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Technical Writer (Life Science)

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This is a 3 month assignment in support of a special project. 


• Create, edit, and maintain procedural documentation including but not limited to department policies and SOPs, user and training guides under general instruction. 

• Write, edit, produce, and maintain online documentation.

• Research and translate technical information into manuals and/or web-based documents for non technical and technical users.

• May document engineering processes and specifications.  

• Collect data by interviewing specialists, researching written material, attending training and demonstrations, using software, and observing users

• Recommends formats responsive to technical and customer requirements.

• Update documents and help develop a standardized method for cataloging, versioning and retiring documents.

• Support quality assurance efforts, assemble documentation for audits and ensure that documentation is compliant with federal regulations. 

• Successfully manage multiple projects from concept to publication under tight deadlines              

• Collaborate with departmental staff to collect and interpret input from IT or other departmental personnel.


• Practical lab experience preferred,  multiple disciplines e.g. QA, Engineering; Research a plus.
• Strong knowledge of the Internet and the associated technology and architecture.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills and ability to work as part of a team.
• Strong proficiency with PC applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio and Windows.


• B.S. or equivalent

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