Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Editor/Grant Writer - Immigrant Health & Cancer Disparities Service, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences in New York, New York

Editor/Grant Writer – Immigrant Health & Cancer Disparities Service, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

Job Posting Number: 21519

Professional – Other

New York,NY

July 20, 2018

Company Overview:

At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes.

For the 28th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2018, as well as one of Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Best Place to Work for 2018. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.

Job Details:

The Immigrant Health and Cancer Disparities (IHCD) Service at Memorial Sloan Kettering is working to address disparities in access to cancer treatment and other healthcare services at the local, national, and global levels. Using a cross-disciplinary, community-engaged approach, we identify key areas of need and provide health education and other services to immigrants and medically underserved communities. Through our research initiatives, we continually assess the impact of our programs and seek to identify disparities in cancer treatment and healthcare.

We are currently seeking an Editor/Grant Writer to partner with our Service Chief and faculty members to support end-to-end grant activity by identifying opportunities for peer-reviewed funding, locate suitable applicants, provide support with grant preparation and editing, produce timely submission of proposals, and ensure timely and accurate follow-up.

You will:

  • Coordinate editorial projects such as abstracts, manuscripts, textbooks, syllabi, grant applications, foundation reports, protocol components, presentation materials, and editorial reports to support the academic work of the department.

  • Edit manuscripts, chapters, abstracts, letters, permissions, memos, statistical reports, patient questionnaires, CME materials, proposals, patient education materials, grant applications, foundation/donor reports, department/service newsletters, and other related documents for the department/service for submissions to journals, publishers, committees, meetings, book publication, marketing, other institutions, and groups.

  • Strategize and coordinate submission of grant applications. Includes notifying PIs of requests for applications, creates timelines, advising them on the specific requirements of each. Interpretation of the request for applications. Knowledgeable in NIH procedures.

  • Track workflow, documents, resources, and other data to be used for evaluating editorial timelines, staffing needs, and physical resources in order to maximize the efficiency of the editorial group and keep pace with changing publishing/new media environments.

You are:

  • Capable of building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions.

  • Flexible in your approach and demeanor in order to align with the shifting demands of evolving circumstances.

  • An effective communicator, capable of determining how best to reach different audiences and executing communications based on that understanding.

You have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree plus 2-4 years’ experience as an Editor/Grant Writer required.

  • Experience in a medical editing/grant writing environment preferred. Prior experience in the submission of federal grants preferred.

  • Proficiency in Word and Excel.

Please submit a cover letter along with your resume as part of your application.


MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.

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