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  • Category: Healthcare
  • Education: Bachelors Degree
  • Employment Length: fulltime
  • Location: Foster City CA
  • Source: Business
  • Ad #: 15561
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Kelly Scientific Resources is the world's most recognized brand in Scientific Staffing with more than 100 locations in the North America, Europe and the Pacific Rim. Our scientists contribute to the research and development of products that are used daily in the home, such as medical devices or pharmaceutical products. We employ more than 700 clinical research professionals and 4,500 scientists on an average workday on a temporary, project and full-time basis in a broad spectrum of industries and disciplines. We currently have an exciting opportunity in the San Francisco area as a Scientific Communications Associate I.


Scientific Communications Associate will perform a range of administrative, systems updates, and editorial tasks necessary to facilitate scientific publications (ie. abstracts, posters, presentations, manuscripts) development and submissions.

Essential Duties and Function:

The Scientific Communications resource will be responsible for the following key activities and deliverables:

  • Drive development of a proactive forward looking Global Publication and Conference Plan for the programs in the Inflammation/Respiratory Therapeutic Area
  • Oversee the tactic execution management with external vendors, and communicate progress internally
  • Schedule and facilitate Publication Team Meetings with cross functional representation from Clinical, Non-Clinical functions, Biostatistician, Medical Affairs, and Commercial
  • Serve as a point of contact for external Collaborators on Clinical programs to obtain and track their publication plans, and ensure the internal review in PDN
  • Prepare and communicate timelines for drafting, reviewing of materials, and submissions of conference materials (ie. abstracts, oral presentations, posters) to the cross-functional Publications Team and external collaborators
  • Oversee medical writing agencies to ensure quality deliverables, publication guidelines are followed, and ensure GPP3 compliance
  • Prepare and circulate the Conference Submissions and Dispositions Reports
  • Collaborate and update the Clinical Leads, Project Management Lead and Project Managers to ensure alignment on publication activities
  • Perform minor medical writing and copy editing of abstracts, oral presentations, posters, and peer reviewed papers to ensure formatting and consistency
  • Submit and track completion of publication reviews in PDN
  • Update and track activities in the publication management tool (Datavision) with publication activities

Knowledge, Experience, Skills:

  • A good standard of written and verbal English
  • A high level of accuracy and detail oriented
  • Strong collaborations and team work oriented
  • Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines


Preferably a Bachelor's degree or higher in a scientific degree and/or extensive work experience in a biotech/pharmaceutical drug development capacity

17 Month contract

Please apply now for immediate consideration!

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