Columbus Technologies and Services, Inc.

Scientific Communications Editor

Job Locations US-MD-Bethesda
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 weeks ago(3/26/2021 5:42 PM)
# of Openings
Health Services


Roles and responsibilities
Must be authorized to work in the United States
W2 with full benefits
Some travel may be required
Offer contingent on ability to successfully pass a background check and drug screen


Columbus Technologies and Services Inc. is a strategic supplier and business partner to the federal government and its key suppliers. Through our partnership with the National Institutes of Health, Columbus offers administrative, IT, engineering, scientific, and healthcare professionals the opportunity to work with one of the most prestigious research organizations in the world. We are currently seeking a Scientific Communications Editor to work onsite with the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD.


This is a long-term position which offers:
- Competitive salary
- Tremendous growth opportunity
- Opportunity to work at NIH, the world's foremost medical research center
- Learn more about what Columbus can do for you at


Job Description:

The contractor shall, as guided by existing policies, procedures, directions, orders, and other guidance:

• Assist in managing activities to facilitate NIA’s implementation efforts around the NIA national recruitment strategy.
• Develop, organize, and review internal and external content, such as briefings, SOPs, and presentations, related to clinical studies recruitment activities.
• Establish a working relationship with NIA’s Office of Communications and Public Liaison (OCPL) on strategy and communications around newly developed outreach programs (e.g., Outreach Pro), including management and coordination of multi faceted outreach activities (blogs, web content, etc.) on the topic of Alzheimer’s clinical research recruitment.
• Participate in message development and dissemination for national recruitment strategy implementation activities, including social media, in collaboration with NIA’s OCPL.
• Coordinate internal and external stakeholder feedback on national recruitment strategy implementation activities to ensure timelines and objectives are met.
• Plan and prepare project documents to assist in senior staff decision making.
• Perform a weekly overview of implementation activity progress and next steps.



Required Skills:

• Master’s degree in Life Sciences or other related discipline. Three (3) years of specialized experience plus a BA/BS degree is equivalent to a Master’s degree.
• Minimum of one (1) year of experience in a related field.
• Experience in the area of health communication.
• Strong communication skills, both oral and written.
• Excellent interpersonal, analytical, organizational and time management skills.


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