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Reporting to the Chair of the Neuroscience Department/Director of the Mahoney Institute for Neurosciences, this position will provide high level direct support for all of the Chair's activities with a special focus on scientific, activities, including scientific writing of recommendations, grant proposals, web-site content, newsletter, and annual and other reports.
The minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Neuroscience or comparable field and 5 to 7 years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience are required. Master's degree or PhD strongly preferred. Technical expertise to comprehend and manage scientific information and technical writing skills to transform this information into accurate, understandable communications. Previous experience with submission of scientific manuscripts or grant writing/editing preferred. Proficiency with Microsoft Office, Endnotes and Adobe Suite strongly preferred. Demonstrated experience meeting critical deadlines.
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