• Research Writer

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(7/2/2018 2:55 PM)
    Requisition ID
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    COM Biostatistics DCOC B
    Post End Date
  • Overview

    The Data Coordinating and Operations Center (DCOC) for the IDeA States Pediatric Clinical Trials Network (ISPCTN) is a network which will provide rural and undeserved children with representation in clinical studies exploring environmental influences on early development and child health. This position will be responsible for serving as the research writer for this initiative.


    UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:

    • Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and family
    • Holiday, Vacation and Sick Leave
    • Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only)
    • Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS
    • Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000
    • Career Training and Educational Opportunities
    • Merchant Discounts
    • Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy


    Salary: Negotiable


    1. Research, draft, edit, and format written and electronic reports for Federal partners and contracts with sub-awardees, as well as SOPs, protocols, policies, and other documents as needed.
    2. Monitor and manage adherence to NIH policies and guidelines.


    Bachelor's degree in Technical Writing, Science or related field plus three (3) years of experience writing/editing and proofreading a variety of technical materials, in particular, peer-reviewed publications or other scientific writing required.


    Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

    • Ability to exercise a high degree of independent judgment;
    • Maintain continuity of writing style among different writers and throughout the material.
    • Translate complex concepts in multidisciplinary documents into a common vocabulary that is understandable by reviewers from multiple academic and non-academic fields.


    UAMS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is committed to excellence.

    Physical Requirements

    Stand: Occasionally
    Sit: Occasionally
    Walk: Occasionally
    Bend, crawl, crouch, kneel, stoop, or reach overhead: Occasionally
    Lift, push, pull, carry weight: 10 lbs or less
    Use hands to touch, handle, or feel: Never
    Talk: Frequently
    Hear: Frequently
    Taste or smell: Never
    Read, concentrate, think analytically: Frequently
    Physical Environment: Inside Office Environment
    Noise Level: Moderate
    Visual Requirements: Near visual acuity
    Hazards: None


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