This opening is for the position of Senior Technical Writer for the Program Evaluation and Research Unit (PERU) in the School of Pharmacy's Department of Pharmacy and Therapeutics. The Senior Technical Writer will work as part of our productive, collaborative team at the University of Pittsburgh. PERU is dedicated to meaningful research and its contribution to a health system that facilitates a patient's ability to achieve optimal health and well-being.
To support this mission, the Senior Technical Writer writes material related to on-line curricula and training; oversees design of graphic materials for web-based and printed works; serves as editor on written materials, including grant applications, manuscripts and reports to sponsors; interacts with faculty and staff to coordinate tasks related to written and on-line communication; synthesizes scientific information into easily understood and well written materials that match the intended audience.
Experience communicating in an academic research environment.
The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets
Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Job Classification: Staff.Communications.III
Minimum Education Level Required: Master's
Minimum Experience Level Required: 5-6 years experience
Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:00-4:30
Hiring Range: TBD Based on qualifications
Relocation Offered: No
Visa Sponsorship Provided: No
Background Check: For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check
Founded in 1787, the same year the U.S. Constitution was signed, the University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. One of three state-related research universities in Pennsylvania, Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.Pitt faculty members have expanded knowledge in the humanities and sciences, earning such prestigious honors as the National Medal of Science, the MacArthur Foundation’s “genius” grant, the Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award, and election to the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. Pitt scientists have defeated polio, unlocked the secrets of DNA, lead the world in organ transplantation, and pioneered TV and heavier-than-air flight, among numerous other accomplishments.Pitt students have earned Rhodes, Goldwater, Marshall, and Truman Scholarships, among other highly competitive national and international scholarships.Alumni have pioneered MRI and TV, won Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes, led corporations and universities, served in government and the military, conquered Hollywood and The New York Times bestsellers list, and won Super Bowls and NBA championships.