Scientific Writer and Administrator

  • Coriell Institute for Medical Research
  • Jun 10, 2021
Full time Research

Job Description

Scientific Writing

50% of this role will support Research Faculty and Staff Scientists in proposal writing for grants, contracts, and cooperative agreements to Federal, State, non-profit, and other sponsors. The majority of Coriell submissions are to the National Institutes of Health, and our team submits between 20 – 30 proposals per year. In addition, this role will serve as a support resource to work with existing Investigators and assist in writing, editing, and reviewing manuscripts for peer-reviewed journals, white papers, scientific communications, and reports. Experience in academic writing in biology and the life sciences is preferred.


Post-Award Grant Administration

50% of this role will support the management of post-award requirements for grants and contracts, including a large multi-project grant, such as annual reporting, budgeting, and subcontract management and oversight. This requires working with multiple teams to execute post-award requirements while meeting Sponsor deadlines.



The ideal candidate for this role has a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree and 3 – 5 years of experience in scientific writing of manuscripts and grant applications. Experience in biology or the life sciences is preferred. Administrative experience is desirable, particularly in grants / award administration. The ability to work independently, strong communication skills, attention to detail, and the ability to work well under multiple deadlines are all required for this role. Interested candidates are invited to apply for this opportunity at