1+ months

Ph.D. Science Writer (Minority Health) - NIH

Kelly Services
Rockville, MD 20851
Kelly Government Solutions is a strategic supplier and business partner to the federal government and its key suppliers. Through our partnership with the National Institutes of Health, Kelly Government Solutions offers administrative, IT, engineering, scientific, and healthcare professionals the opportunity to work with the leading medical research center in the world. We are seeking an individual to work as a Ph.D. Science Writer (Minority Health & Health Disparities) at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD.

This is a long-term contract position which offers:

- Competitive compensation and comprehensive benefit package

- Optional health, vision, and dental plans

- Vacation leave as well as paid federal holidays and 401K plan.

- Access to NIHs unparalleled resources and niche scientific initiatives

TASKS/SERVICES. The contractor shall:

(1) Collaborate with senior leadership to design and implement a publications program that enhances development and dissemination of information about the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) research programs, activities and outcomes.

(2) Provide senior-level writing and editing support for online and print materials and publications

(3) Serve as lead for editorial operations and advice for written content.

(4) Write and edit health and science communications information for lay audiences in a variety of formats, including articles, blog posts, factsheets, one-pagers, brochures, presentations and speeches, workshop summaries, reports, briefing materials, press releases, along with content for digital media, for online and print formats.

(5) Critically review draft documents, synthesize comments, verify content from source data, and incorporate appropriate comments from other reviewers into successive drafts to prepare final documents.

(6) Prepare work products for use in presentations; organize data in various forms such as charts, graphics, tables, illustrations, diagrams and PowerPoint presentations.

(7) Provide copy edit support to assure the quality of all documents based on writing standards such as GPO Style Manual and Associated Press (AP) style, punctuation and grammar standards; maintain writing style guide

(8) Conduct extensive research on the subject matter; interview and/or observe subject matter experts; research journals and on-line resources, and other substantive source material to write about scientific topics.

(9) Maintain editorial calendar to ensure that posts and publications are completed by deadlines; update and share content calendar with staff.

(10) Provide support and advice for general health and science communications activities that involve content creation for health communications and outreach projects, and online events.

REQUIREMENTS. The contractor must have:

(1) Ph.D. in a scientific, public health, social science, communications, or related discipline.

(2) Health and science writing/editing experience that includes writing about minority health, health equity, and/or health disparities topics

(3) Ability to translate complex science and health information for non-scientific audiences into digestible formats for promotion and distribution across communication channels (i.e., print digital and video platforms).

(4) Ability to research, review, analyze, interpret, validate, organize and produce information for a variety of audiences and in various formats, including online, print and video formats.

(5) Knowledge of scientific information sources, research methods, publishing processes, policies and procedures; relevant government policies, procedures and requirements.

Please Note: Vaccination against COVID-19 is a requirement for all job opportunities offered through Kelly Government Solutions, in accordance with the Executive Order on Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors.


When you apply, please know a Kelly Government Solutions Recruiter will review your resume and will contact you directly, if your skills and experience match the requirements of this position; a full job description can be made available at that time.

Due to the high volume of inquiries, we regret that we cannot accept phone calls. Even if you arent contacted for this position, you are still part of our talent network. All Kelly recruiters have access to your profile, which expands your opportunities even further.

As a specialty talent company, Kelly is committed to doing the right thing for our talent and clients. We stand up for equity, inclusion, fair treatment, and opportunity for all as these build the foundation of our Talent Promise. With a focus on safety, value, well-being, investment, and opportunity, Kellys Talent Promise confirms our commitment to those in search of a better way to work and live and to help discover whats next.

It is obvious things are different than they were just a few months ago. Kelly is at the forefront of ensuring the safety of our employees in this new working environment. Be well and stay strong.

**You should know:** Your safety matters! Vaccination against COVID-19 may be a requirement for this job in compliance with current client and governmental policies. A Kelly recruiter will confirm and share more details with you during the interview process.

**Why Kelly** **** **Government Solutions?**

Looking to connect with premier government agencies or the top 25 federal government contractors? Kelly Government Solutions partners with these organizations to create expert talent solutions that solve the worlds most critical challenges. We offer a variety of full-time, project (SOW), seasonal, and surge support opportunities in science, engineering, technology, professional, and administrative support roles. Our experts will connect you to the opportunity that fits your schedule and interests and handle the details of transferring and processing all levels of security clearances. Its just another way we make the job search work for you.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly Services is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We welcome, value, and embrace diversity at all levels and are committed to building a team that is inclusive of a variety of backgrounds, communities, perspectives, and abilities. At Kelly, we believe that the more inclusive we are, the better services we can provide. Requests for accommodation related to our application process can be directed to Kellys Human Resource Knowledge Center.
Kelly complies with the requirements of Californias state and local Fair Chance laws. A conviction does not automatically bar individuals from employment.
Posted: 2022-08-19 Expires: 2022-10-03

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