Wednesday, September 8, 2021

Part-Time Technical Writer Postion at University of Minnesota

The Institute for Engineering in Medicine (IEM) seeks a Technical Writer to immediately edit several scientific papers and grant proposals. Future work will include more papers, more proposals, and some IEM strategic communications.  


Specific duties: Edit scientific papers and grant proposals and manage multiple editing cycles with authors. For both, this means ensuring that manuscripts 1) meet the standards of the target journal or funding opportunity announcement and 2) have well-organized arguments that are clearly conveyed in robust, error-free prose. 


Hours: 10-20 hours/week for the duration of the academic year and the summer of 2022. Likely extra hours over the summer. Work will be nearly 100% remote with occasional in-person meetings on campus. 


Rate of Pay: $20/hour


Qualifications: Bachelor's degree and documented history of excellent scientific/technical prose. Please be prepared to submit three writing samples upon application. 


Please send a brief cover letter and writing samples to Michael Lotti ( with a CC to Katherine Lindsay ( 

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