At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes.
For the 27th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2016, as well as Glassdoor’s annual Employees’ Choice Awards 2017. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.
The Gastric and Mixed Tumor Service of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) is dedicated to providing the highest level of care tailored specifically to each patient. Our surgeons — Samuel Singer, Charlotte Ariyan, Mary Sue Brady, Daniel G. Coit, Aimee M. Crago, Vivian E. Strong, Brian Untch, and Sam S. Yoon— are internationally recognized innovators in this field and perform hundreds of complex surgeries each year.
The Senior Editor/Grant Writer will be a member of the Department of Surgery’s 21-strong editorial group. The incumbent will enhance the faculty members’ grant applications and academic efforts through a combination of editing, grant coordination, and project management.
As a Senior Editor/Grant Writer you will:
Edit, write, and coordinate research- and grant-related documents to support the Gastric and Mixed Tumor Service’s research efforts.
Identify opportunities for peer-reviewed funding, locate suitable applicants, provide support with grant preparation, and work with investigators and other staff to ensure timely submission of proposals to maximize external research funding.
Edit highly technical documents under tight deadlines.
Capable of building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions.
Flexible in your approach and demeanor in order to align with the shifting demands of evolving circumstances.
An effective communicator, capable of determining how best to reach different audiences and executing communications based on that understanding.
A minimum of a Bachelors degree plus 7-10 years of grant submission/project-coordination experience OR a Masters degree or PhD in a life science plus 4-7 years of publishing, editing, or management experience (preferred).
Medical editing experience.
American Medical Writers Association Board of Editors in the Life Science University of Chicago Medical Writing & Editing Program preferred.
Advanced knowledge of medical terminology; technical publishing; grammar, syntax, and usage; new media, print, and web-based writing processes. Intermediate proficiency in Word and proficiency in Excel.
Ability to understand and communicate complex information.
Experience in substantive editing, stylistic editing, and copy editing required. Experience in developmental and plain-language editing desirable.
Ability to organize electronic and print data materials.
Proficiency in Word and bibliographic/reference management software (i.e., EndNote) required. Knowledge of PowerPoint, Adobe Acrobat Writer, Quark Express or InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator helpful.
Please submit a cover letter along with your resume as part of your application.
MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.
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As one of the world's premier cancer centers, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center is committed to exceptional patient care, leading-edge research, a...nd superb educational programs. The close collaboration between our physicians and scientists is one of our unique strengths, enabling us to provide patients with the best care available today as we work to discover more effective strategies to prevent, control, and ultimately cure cancer in the future. Our education programs train future physicians and scientists, and the knowledge and experience they gain at Memorial Sloan-Kettering has an impact on cancer treatment and the biomedical research agenda around the world.