Science Writer/Editor
Roswell Park Cancer Institute

Buffalo, New York

Posted in Medical and Nursing

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Job Info

Science Writer/Editor
Job Type:
Health Research Inc.
Time Type:
Part time
Weekly Hours:
First Shift (United States of America)

Writes and edits copy for multiple content types and channels with a focus on explaining and promoting the scientific mission and accomplishments of Roswell Park to both lay and scientific/medical audiences, including press releases, newsletters, brochures, scripts, direct mail pieces, website, features and other written communications relating to research findings, new programs and services, technology, faculty, grant awards, meetings, presentations and community initiatives. Open to remote work for candidates living in New York State. Starting hourly rate is $31.13 per hour.

Required Education and Experience

Bachelor's degree and the equivalent of five (5) years of full-time experience as a writer or journalist.

Required degrees must have been granted by an accredited college or university or one recognized by Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center as following acceptable educational practices.

Prior experience in science writing and/or editing related to medical research, including crafting of press releases, blogs or other content summarizing research projects and results for a lay/nonprofessional audience.

Roswell Park Cancer Institute Corporation (RPCIC) and Health Research Inc. (HRI) Roswell Park Division believe that all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunities, and we do not discriminate against our employees, applicants or job seekers because of their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, creed, age, disability, pregnancy-related condition, military or veteran status, marital or familial status, domestic violence victim status, citizenship status, genetic information, individual's relationship or association with a member of a protected category or any other protected group status as defined by law.

Additionally, RPCIC and HRI Roswell Park Division are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

Roswell Park is committed to providing an environment where patients, families, employees, and community are treated with courtesy and respect. We support an inclusive environment that nurtures the talents, skills, and abilities of each individual to embody and reflect Roswell Park's core values; Innovation, Integrity, Teamwork, Commitment, Compassion, and Respect.

This is a grant-funded position. Compliance with funding requirements such as time and effort reporting, grant deliverables, and contract deliverables is required.

Health Research Incorporated (HRI) Roswell Park Division participates in the E-Verify program.

Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/Qualified Individuals with Disabilities/Qualified Protected Veterans

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