Since its inception, Dana-Farber has placed a unique emphasis on all forms of research relevant to the eradication of cancer while, at the same time, providing cutting-edge and highly compassionate comprehensive patient care. Our work is possible because every year hundreds of thousands of donors entrust Dana-Farber with philanthropic gifts. Science Writers translate the latest accomplishments from our outstanding group of investigators into compelling narrative reports that demonstrate to donors the impact of their gifts.
Our team of Science Writers is an important link between our dedicated oncologists and scientists and our donors. Science Writers take complex information and communicate it clearly, concisely, and accurately to share key concepts with Institute donors and help them understand how their gifts are advancing cancer science and improving patient care. As a Science Writer, you interpret some of the foremost challenges in cancer care and research to convey scientific insights that are both deep and broad.
Embody Dana-Farber’s Core Values: Impact; Excellence; Compassion & Respect; and Discovery every day. Add value to the Dana-Farber community by seeking opportunities to collaborate across the Institute. Foster an ethical, positive, results-oriented culture founded on open communication.
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The Science Writer, Donor Relations, is a 40-hour per week position based in the offices of the Division of Philanthropy. A quiet workspace will be provided. There is no work from home option. Some use of personal vehicle for business purposes may be required.
The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” employment relationship.
External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled as defined under the Americans With Disabilities Act, must be able to perform the essential job functions (as listed) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by management on a case-by-case basis.
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