Guidehouse Rockville , MD 20850

Posted 1 week ago

Job Family:

Communications (Digital)

Travel Required:


Clearance Required:

Ability to Obtain Public Trust

What You Will Do:

We are currently searching for an Editor to independently provide support services to satisfy the overall operational objectives of the NCI/DCTD. This opportunity is full-time, and it is on site in Rockville, MD.

  • Research and write communication strategies and plans that identify goals to be achieved, measurable objectives, audiences, messaging, creative concepts, communication channels, and government clearance requirements

  • Research and write in appropriate scientific or technical style various communication products, to include press releases, newsletter articles, media releases, fliers, web content and video and podcast scripts

  • Monitor scientific and technical literature, conduct content analysis and report findings

  • Perform site administration functions related to updating content and design and managing site settings and security protocols

  • Provide science writing and editing for the Division of Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis (DCTD) in the preparation and compilation of documents describing past accomplishments and future endeavors of the Division's on-going initiatives

  • Collaborate with staff on writing clinical trial protocols and informed consent documents for use in clinical studies of investigational new drugs at the NIH Clinical Center

  • Conduct clinical study management tasks, including preparation and submission of protocol amendments, annual reviews, and other regulatory documents

  • Analyze, organize, and interpret scientific data for publications, posters, and oral presentations

  • Work with scientists and physicians to ensure timely submission of time-sensitive

  • Track frequently asked questions at speaking engagements and other events and develop materials to address relevant Establish and develop relationships with key stakeholders and public affairs personnel of specialized advocacy groups

  • Attend meetings and conferences to keep abreast of the extramural activities

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

  • Coordinate program activities at exhibit booths and provide information and services regarding the program to members of the research community at conferences

  • Attend scientific meetings and seminars to identify new research developments and activities, including publication/announcement of research results, launching of clinical trials or initiatives involving new technologies, and others


What You Will Need:

  • Masters degree or above in a science related field

  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience writing

  • Preferred writing experience in clinical and research science

What Would Be Nice To Have:

  • Expertise in copyediting, science and technical writing and writing for the media

  • Understanding of technical scientific terms and concepts, communicating technical ideas to a general audience, and translating scientific language into plain language

  • Experience in medical and scientific writings for a variety of audiences (public, the science press, the media, and researchers)

  • Extensive understanding of basic biology and lower level science

  • Strong communications skills, both oral and written

  • Excellent analytical, organizational and time management skills

  • MS Office Suite



What We Offer:

Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.

Benefits include:

  • Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance

  • Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays

  • Parental Leave

  • 401(k) Retirement Plan

  • Group Term Life and Travel Assistance

  • Voluntary Life and AD&D Insurance

  • Health Savings Account, Health Care & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Transit and Parking Commuter Benefits

  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability

  • Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development, Certifications & Learning Opportunities

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach

  • Care.com annual membership

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Supplemental Benefits via Corestream (Critical Care, Hospital Indemnity, Accident Insurance, Legal Assistance and ID theft protection, etc.)

  • Position may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive bonus

About Guidehouse

Guidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.

Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.

If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1-571-633-1711 or via email at RecruitingAccommodation@guidehouse.com. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation.

Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.

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