Scientific Proposal Writer (Remote)

Full Time
Mid Level

The Scientific Proposal Writer will support the Business Development Team at the pre-contract phase as well as on ongoing commercial activities. As a Scientific Proposal Writer, you will be responsible for developing and writing the scientific and technical content of study proposals/contracts and will interact with multiple functional groups within the company (business development, costing and operations).

To be successful in this position, the Scientific Proposal Writer must be able to understand complex scientific information and must possess strong writing skills (in English). The Scientific Proposal Writer will also be responsible to convert study-related information from business development into an articulate and compelling proposal/contract that can be easily understood and address sponsor’s needs.

You will also be involved in developing and maintaining templates, reviewing others work to ensure high quality, as well as identifying where processes can be made more efficient. The successful candidate has an academic or professional background in Immunology and is an experienced writer of scientific, medical, or technical content. You must enjoy working independently, be self-motivated, and love to learn about scientific domains and technologies. You must be able to handle concurrent assignments that have quick turnaround times under strict deadlines with a professional and positive attitude and enjoy mentoring and training others.

Main Responsibilities

  • Write scientific and technical content of study proposal to address sponsor’s biomarkers and trials needs and which will be used for budget preparation.
  • Ensure that the technical/scientific components of the project and the operational efficiency are considered in the assay plan design in order to meet the client’s objectives as well as CellCarta’s.
  • Actively collaborate with Business Development, Operations and Quote team.
  • Act as scientific expert representing CellCarta’s immune monitoring with internal and external Clients.
  • Proofread and edit proposals so that the content is direct, easy to read, and compelling, while maintaining technical accuracy.
  • Participate in the elaboration and continued improvement of study proposal templates.
  • Prepare supporting material to be used in BD presentations.
  • Identify gaps and inefficiencies and propose solutions.

Main Requirements

  • Graduate degree in biomedical sciences, preferably a PhD in human immunology.
  • At least 3-5 years of industry experience, preferably as a scientist in a CRO environment working under GDP, GLP regulation and/or GCLP guidelines.
  • Experience in flow cytometry, immunoassays and experimental design of cell-based assays.
  • Experience in immune oncology, infectious diseases, biomarkers, as well as general conduct of clinical trials.
  • Good understanding of biomarkers assays in support of drug development.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to edit and proofread your own work.
  • Excellent writer and verbal communicator.
  • Fluent in English and French (written and spoken).
  • Proactive and open-minded attitude to resolving problems and delivering results.
  • Independent, entrepreneurial work style.
  • Excellent organizational and multi-tasking abilities.
  • Willingness to help create, maintain, and adhere to style guides and standard processes.
  • Ability to work effectively and independently to manage multiple tasks in parallel.
  • Demonstrated initiative, self-motivation, and self-discipline.
  • Flexibility to work extended hours during peak times.

All applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, military or veteran status, genetic information, marital status, ethnicity, citizenship or immigration status or any other protected classification, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local news. By completing this application you are seeking to join a team of hardworking professionals dedicated to consistently delivering outstanding service to our customers and contributing to the financial success of the organization, its clients, and its employees. Equal access to programs, services, and employment is available to all qualified persons.


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