Science Writer

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Recent advancements in healthcare technology have made it possible for AI to impact clinical care in a meaningful way. Tempus’ proprietary platform connects an entire healthcare technology ecosystem to deliver real-time, actionable insights to physicians. Our platform and data drive precise, individualized care, empower researchers to better characterize diseases and improve patient outcomes, and accelerate healthcare innovation and discovery. 

We are seeking an independent and highly motivated Science Writer to join our Scientific Communications team. This individual is a clear communicator, effective collaborator, and proactive problem solver that can drive and deliver results. This individual will collaborate with interdisciplinary teams of computational biologists, data scientists, pathologists, medical science liaisons, and/or research scientists to communicate important research and clinical insights derived from our clinicogenomic database in the oncology field, as well as other disease areas (i.e., cardiology, neurology, infectious diseases).

Responsibilities:

  • Lead the preparation of scientific/clinical manuscripts for publication in top-tier peer-reviewed journals.
  • Draft, edit, and submit conference materials, including abstracts, posters, and slide presentations.
  • Manage publication roadmaps and review processes including timelines for document generation, submission, revision, and completion.  
  • Collaborate with leads to ensure they adhere to Good Publication Practice (GPP) and the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) guidelines. 
  • Deposit publication-related data to external repositories as needed. 
  • Review drafted publication and/or publication-related marketing materials.
  • Communicate and follow research publication guidelines and processes.
  • Generate technical documentation and/or tailored materials for internal (e.g. commercial stakeholders) and external (clinical research) partners.
  • Perform literature/references searches and support the generation of other technical documentation. 

Required Qualifications

  • Advanced degree in biomedical/life sciences, or a similar field with relevant scientific/clinical publication writing experience. 
  • Experience writing and submitting manuscripts, abstracts, and other technical documents to conferences and journals, along with a track record of success.
  • Ability to interpret and summarize primary scientific literature for a range of audiences.
  • Basic to intermediate knowledge of next-generation DNA and RNA sequencing, clinical research concepts, computational biology, data science, and/or oncology.
  • Familiarity with GPP and ICMJE guidelines.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with/knowledge of genomics, bioinformatics and computational biology (machine learning, statistics, algorithms).
  • Experience with Adobe Illustrator and Acrobat.
  • Experience with/knowledge of genomic data repositories. 
  • Experience using google drive and microsoft powerpoint, excel, and word.
  • Experience managing projects in a cross-functional setting.


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Location

River North is a lively neighborhood in the Near North Side.

An Insider's view of Tempus

What makes someone successful on your team?

We value creativity in ideation, autonomy in execution, and a healthy tendency to always question the status quo.

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What are Tempus Perks + Benefits

Tempus Benefits Overview

Health Insurance
Dental Insurance
Vision Insurance
Life Insurance
Short Term Disability Insurance
Flexible Spending Account
Commuter Benefits
Parental Leave
Charitable Matching Program
Mental Health Support Platform
Pet Insurance
Company Cafeteria with Breakfast, Lunch & Grab & Go Options
Stocked Kitchen with Snacks
On-Site Barista
Discounted Gym Membership
Discounted Divvy Membership
Diversity & Inclusion Initiatives
Team & Company Outings

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Highly diverse management team
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Time allotted for learning
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