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Assistant Report Writer Part-time

Company name
Southern Research Institute

Birmingham, AL, United States

Employment Type

Part Time, Writing, Education

Posted on
Jan 08,2019

Valid Through
Apr 23,2019

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General Summary

The Assistant Report Writer is responsible for creating, updating, and finalizing reports for external and internal clients of the Drug Development division (DDV). Individual in this role will work both independently and collaboratively with the scientific team on straightforward preclinical reports that are standalone or parts of a larger report compilation. The Assistant Report Writer is also responsible for report tracking to ensure deadlines are met for draft and final reports. This position is part-time working 20 to 25 hours per week on average.

Key Responsibilities

Creates straightforward study and contributing scientist reports according to standard templates and formats. May also draft sections for more complex reports in collaboration with other Report Writing staff.

Ensures that reports are of the highest quality by adhering to correct grammar, punctuation, and consistent styles and formats.

Ensures that reports meet regulatory and Sponsor document requirements.

Responsible for archiving final reports.

Takes responsibility for managing day-to-day workload for assigned tasks. Collaborates with supervisor on any changing priorities.

Identifies project needs and collaborates with scientific staff to collect data and information for reports.

Incorporates both internal and external report review comments, as well as responding to QA report audits, in collaboration with scientific staff and in consultation with more experienced Report Writing staff.

Keeps status of assigned reports up-to-date and meets deadlines for draft and final reports.

Tracks on-time delivery metrics for assigned reports.

May assist other Report Writing staff with report preparation, creating tables from other sources (e.g., LIMS, Excel), quality control checks, and archiving final reports.

Performs other duties as may be required by supervisor.

Requirements/Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in science, technical writing, liberal arts, or related field

Proven writing skills, and knowledge of technical and/or scientific writing.Must be highly knowledgeable on grammar and punctuation rules.

Proficient with Windows-based Microsoft Office Suite (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and experience with Adobe Acrobat.

Detail oriented; possesses good planning, organization, and time management skills.

Ability to work both independently and collaboratively as a team member, handling multiple priorities.

Preferred Qualifications

1 to 2 years of scientific study experience and report formulation

Knowledge of preclinical drug development studies

Experience working in a regulated environment (e.g., GLP, ISO)


In addition to a resume, applicants must submit a writing sample that is representative of the writing they have done most recently.

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