CAMRIS International

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COMMUNICATIONS EDITOR, SCIENTIFIC 1 STOPS

COMMUNICATIONS EDITOR, SCIENTIFIC 1 STOPS

# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
US-MD-Bethesda
US-AZ-Phoenix
US-MD-Rockville
US-MD-Bethesda
US-NC-Charleston
US-ND-Fargo
US-MD-Baltimore
US-NC-Charlotte
Category 
Global Health
Type 
Regular Full-Time

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Overview

CAMRIS International is an international development and research firm that realizes innovative solutions to health and development challenges through high-quality, cost-effective program and research management services. With experience working in more than 80 countries, we combine our proven systems with today’s most effective, evidence-based best practices to improve the lives of people around the world. We apply a customized, customer-centric, cost-effective business approach to offer greater value to our clients and challenge the way things have always been done in our field.

 

CAMRIS clients include U.S. government agencies and multilateral and private organizations. Our core practice areas include public health, agriculture and food security, economic development, education, environment, humanitarian assistance, democracy and governance, and medical research. 

 

This is an opportunity for employment or a contract, but we reserve the right to make no selection or award. Note: The position is contingent on contract award.

 

CAMRIS is seeking exceptional candidates to provide scientific, technical, and other professional support services to assist the National Institutes of Health (NIH-- which is comprised of the Office of the Director and 27 Institutes and Centers) in meeting its operational objectives.

Responsibilities

  • Organizes and evaluates the completion of communication activities relating to scientific research which are outlined within the Program’s strategic and operational plan.

  • Prepares written and electronic infor- mation documents for various audiences.

  • Searches media sources for latest information pertaining to the Program.

  • Researches, writes and edits speeches, brochures, reports, fact sheets, talking points, press releases, responses to inquiries and letters to the editors of publications.

  • Monitors press coverage through press calls, news alerts, and other sources.

  • Builds relationships with the press and maintains specialized contacts.

  • Attends workshops, seminars, and meetings to stay abreast of current scientific and policy trends.

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    Identifies new meetings and conferences to promote initiatives within the Program.

  • Translates scientific literature for the general public.

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    Creates/maintains print and electronic indexes and databases related to scientific communication within the program.

Qualifications

  • 1-5 years experience in a related field. 
  • Computer skills to include MS Office Suite.
  • Proficiency in proofreading and editing.
  • Experience in organizing information and gathering information related to the development of reports, briefings, and media outreach.
  • Demonstrates experience in Science, Engineering and/or medicine.
  • Demonstrates experience preparing scientific reports.

 

Minimum Education:

 

Master’s degree in a science related field.

Two (2) years of specialized experience plus a BA/BS degree is equivalent to a Master’s degree.