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Associate Scientific Writer - Vaccine Sciences

Company: Pharmaceutical Product Development, LLC
Location: Richmond
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Location: Flex based or remote *within the Eastern Time Zone PPD clinical research services, Thermo Fisher's clinical research business, is a leading global contract research organization. At PPD clinical research services are passionate, deliberate, and driven by our purpose - to improve health!

PPD clinical research services offers the most comprehensive set of laboratory services available in the industry. Our scientists work together to accelerate pharmaceutical development for small molecules, biologics, and vaccines -allowing our clients to make faster decisions about their compounds.

As an Associate S cientific Writer , you will be an emerging scientific leader that is passionate about science, coaching and engaging analysts and overseeing laboratory operations on a daily basis.
PPD clinical research services offers continued career advancement as an Associate Scientific Writer , as well as management and specialized opportunities in other departments within PPD clinical research services.

At PPD clinical research services, we hire the best, develop ourselves and each other, and recognize the power of being one team. It's not just talk - our award winning training programs speak for themselves. Essential Functions: The Associate Scientific Writer assists in the coordination and preparation of scientific reports. The Associate Scientific Writer is responsible for writing and editing analytical reports and study protocols and summarizing data from analytical studies. Since this is an entry-level scientific writer position, incumbent will be responsible for the less difficult writing projects and work will be closely supervised by more senior scientific writers or group leader. Job Qualification Education and Experience:

  • B.S. in chemistry, biology, biochemistry or related science degree preferred
  • 1-2 years' experience in an analytical testing laboratory
  • Or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience that provides the individual with the required knowledge, skills, and abilities Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
    • Excellent grammatical skills and exceptional communication skills, both written and oral to keep others informed of progress and particularly of changes in status of work
    • Previous writing experience preferred
    • Adaptable to changes in work duties, responsibilities, and requirements
    • Detail-oriented, thorough and methodical, and able to follow timelines
    • Possesses good editorial/proofreading skills and understands and performs well the process of writing (outlining, drafting, revising, and reviewing)
    • Excellent organizational skills
    • Proficient with Microsoft Word and Excel
    • Self-starter Able to perform numerous simple and complex tasks without losing sight of overall objectives
    • Excellent problem solving capabilities Below Is Listed The Working Environment/requirements For This Role

      PPD Clinical Research Services values the health and wellbeing of our employees. We support and encourage individuals to create a healthy and balanced environment where they can thrive.
      • Able to communicate, receive, and understand information and ideas with diverse groups of people in a comprehensible and reasonable manner.
      • Able to work upright and stationary and/or standing for typical working hours.
      • Able to lift and move objects up to 25 pounds
      • Able to work in non-traditional work environments.
      • Able to use and learn standard office equipment and technology with proficiency.
      • May have exposure to potentially hazardous elements, including infectious agents, typically found in healthcare or laboratory environments.
      • Able to perform successfully under pressure while prioritizing and handling multiple projects or activities. Our 4i Values: Integrity - Innovation - Intensity - Involvement If you resonate with our 4i values above, and ultimately wish to accelerate the delivery of safe and effective therapeutics for some of the world's most urgent health needs, submit your application - we'd love to hear from you! Diversity Statement PPD is proud to be an affirmative action employer that values diversity as a strength and fosters an environment of mutual respect. PPD is committed to providing equal employment opportunities without regard to age, race, color, pregnancy, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status or status within any other protected group. --- All U.S. colleagues are required to report vaccination status. New hires will be asked to report vaccination status within the first two weeks of employment.

        --- All U.S. new hires who are in the following job categories must be fully vaccinated before their first day of employment or request an accommodation: executive director level and above, client-facing commercial, clinical research associates (CRAs), remote site monitors-local (RSM-L) all CRA and RSM-L line managers, clinic-based staff in early development services and accelerated enrollment solutions, and FSP within analytical services division roles. New hires will be asked to disclose vaccination status upon first day of employment and are required to report vaccination status within first two weeks of employment.

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