The Sappani Foundation is seeking two remote scientific writers to join the team! This is an exciting opportunity for those who are currently enrolled in or have completed a graduate degree in the Life Sciences and want to make an impact in the rare disease community.

They are seeking scientific writers to generate content for CDG HUB – the first online knowledge base for curated scientific content on congenital disorders of glycosylation (CDG). As a scientific writer, you will be conducting robust literature reviews and connecting with a network of experts in the field to develop scientific content that is engaging to a diverse audience.

If this sounds like you, please send a cover letter and your resume to [email protected]. More information on this exciting opportunity can be found in the attached job description below.

Job Description

Tasks and responsibilities:

  • Conduct robust scientific and medical literature reviews
  • Summarize scientific literature and produce high-quality, scientifically accurate written content in an easy-to-follow narrative
  • Review and proofread content to check quality and scientific accuracy as required
  • Correspond with our network of CDG experts to refine content
  • Collaborate with our project manager to meet project timelines

Qualifications and Skills Requirements:

  • The ability to access, review, and summarize scientific and medical literature
  • Excellent writing abilities. Must be able to write clearly and concisely, and to explain complex scientific information to the general public and scientific peers
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Graduate of, or enrolled in, a life sciences MSc/PhD
  • Prior academic experience in the CDG field, such as an advanced degree or postdoctoral training, is a plus
  • Hourly rate dependent on experience and qualifications

The Sappani Foundation is a CRA registered charitable organization dedicated to empowering vulnerable persons and marginalized communities globally. They advise and fund projects focused on education, science, healthcare and public policy. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion.

Please apply with a cover letter and your cv to [email protected].

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