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Senior Grant Writer

REMOTE, NY 10013

Posted: 09/11/2023 Employment Type: Permanent Category: Life Sciences Job Number: 257181 Pay Rate: $110-$125K

Job Description

We are working with independent research institution focused on advancing research.  They are furthering investigation and patient care for those suffering from cancer and neurological diseases. Their scientific focus is disease-based research in areas where they can make a significant difference. Our client has engaged us on a search to identify and refer a Grant Writer to join their team. This is a remote based position.

As the Senior Grant Writer you will prepare grant applications and other scientific communication materials on a wide range of genomic research topics. This role is deeply immersed in the science of our client and supports their research team in building and expanding a successful, independently-funded research base. Take a lead role in the preparation and project management of single project and multi-investigator proposals. Manage the scientific writing process, including proposal management, team-building and coordination, establishing timelines and deliverables and provides draft preparation, review and revision of grants and scientific writing. Edit manuscripts, fellowship applications, research progress reports, clinical research protocols and other research communications materials written by faculty and postdoctoral fellows. Interact with lab members to independently develop new grant proposals.

Job Requirements

  • PhD in genetics, genomics, neurology, cancer biology or related discipline
  • 5+ year’s research experience including contributing to grant writing required
  • Strong written communication skills required to prepare and edit competitive grant applications, publications, administrative materials, and other research communications
  • Experience handling the scientific writing and project management process for multi-investigator and institutional grant applications strongly preferred
  • Ability to collaborate with diverse teams of investigators and administrative personnel required
  • Strong project management skills and experience required

Meet Your Recruiter

Matthew Assael




Matt Assael heads up a team focused on Management level to C Suite searches in the Life Sciences industry. He is a staffing industry veteran with 30+ years in Executive Recruitment; 29 years in Life Sciences. Matt has worked extensively in the Precision/Personalized Medicine area including Cell and Gene Therapy, Molecular Diagnostics, Gene Editing and Next Generation Sequencing. He began working in this niche specialty area approximately 20 years ago when he first became interested in Precision/Personalized Medicine for the Pharma/Biotech industries. Matt predicted that this novel approach to treating disease was going to lead to a medical revolution and he wanted to be a part of this new specialty’s growth. Matt focuses on leadership talent in areas such as Discovery Research (Principal Scientist through the Head of R&D), Biomarker Research, Translational Research, Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, Clinical Development, Medical Affairs, MSLs, Medical Information, Pharmacovigilance/Safety Surveillance, Regulatory Affairs, Biostatistics/Data Management, Quality Systems/Manufacturing, Sales and Marketing and Business Development.  #LIVINGLLOYD

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