Technical Writer - Adoptive Cell Therapy Platform

Houston, Texas
November 17 2020
Health Sciences
Organization Type
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston is one of the world's most respected centers focused on cancer patient care, research, education and prevention. It was named the nation's No. 1 hospital for cancer care in U.S. News & World Report's 2019 rankings. It is one of the nation's original three comprehensive cancer centers designated by the National Cancer Institute.

This Technical Writer position will technical writing services for the Adoptive Cell Therapy Platform. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in immunotherapy.


Scientific Writing and Publications:

- Gathers information from leadership to assist in writing manuscripts, grant applications, internal documents and other documents.

- Provides proofreading, copyediting, line editing and minor reorganization of manuscripts and other documents written by faculty and staff.

- Coordinates and prepares manuscripts for journal, internal documents, presentations and other submission according to guidelines established by the organizations accepting the submission.

- Provides assistance in graphic files conversion or reforming to meet submission requirements.

- Assists in writing and graphic art tasks as needed by the department/platform.

Research Administration:

- Supports leadership with identification, preparation, coordination, and submission/tracking of grants and manuscripts.

- Facilitate interactions with Principal Investigators, faculty, staff, and study sponsors across departments, divisions, and institutional boundaries related to CAR NK initiative.

- Assures that institutional policies and procedures are followed.

Other duties assigned.


Required: Bachelor's degree in English or related field.


Required: Two years experience as a writer/editor. May substitute required education degree with additional years of equivalent experience on a one to one basis.

Preferred: Strong background in immunotherapy.

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law.

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