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UT Health Scientific Editor in Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Scientific Editor

Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas


McGovern Medical School at UTHealth

Requisition #: 200000JE

Position Summary:

Provides substantive and developmental editorial and writing services at an advanced level for all phases of the preparation and issuance of grants, contracts and manuscripts with heavy emphasis on funding opportunities.

Position Key Accountabilities:

  1. Prepares and edits grant proposals, contracts or other science related documentation ensuring compliance with necessary standards.

  2. Assists investigators with proposal editing and writing to secure extramural funding via the outreach program.

  3. Provides support for the annual reporting to granting agencies, ensuring accuracy of the information and data.

  4. Assists faculty with grant renewal and extension editing and writing.

  5. Assists faculty with external publication document editing and writing. Provides major reorganization/ reconstruction of documents and/or extensive rewriting to enhance logical presentation, coherence and clarity.

  6. Perform other duties as assigned.


Minimum Education:

Bachelor’s degree in English, Communications, Science or related field

Minimum Experience:

Five years of writing/editing science related grants, publications, etc.

Physical Requirements:

Exerts up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds frequently and/or a negligible amount constantly to move objects.

Security Sensitive:

This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215

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