IBM Watson Health - Healthcare Research Editor - Writer in Austin, Texas

The Healthcare Research Editor-Writer researches, writes, and edits technical materials such as scientific or technical research reports, government or commercial proposals, and healthcare journal manuscripts.The editor-writer supports multiple researchers and projects across the business.Responsibilities:

  • Perform substantive and technical editing of documents written by Truven Health researchers, consultants, and contractors

  • Craft crisp, targeted, strategically driven, engaging, and accurate copy for various audiences and on various healthcare topics

  • Adhere to corporate and client research standards to ensure data consistency and compliant documents

  • Draft manuscripts, literature reviews, reports, and sections of proposals with support from literature, an outline, or results from statistical analyses

  • Apply style and formatting guidelines (e.g., Government Printing Office Style Manual, Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association) as appropriate for the document

  • Use available research tools effectively (e.g., PubMed)

  • Edit and format complex tables and figures

  • Translate complex technical and scientific concepts into plain English

  • Ensure client satisfaction by anticipating client needs and meeting deliverable deadlines

*The Healthcare Research Editor/Writer will work remotely from a home office location.

  • Five or more years of experience in editing and writing complex reports and research publications

  • A keen eye for detail

  • Strong editing, writing, analytic, and time-management skills

  • Ability to convey complex, technical information to wide range of audiences

  • Ability to think strategically about communication issues

  • Understanding of policy issues and research methods

  • Knowledge of various publication style guides

  • Ability to use advanced functions to format Microsoft® Word documents

  • Ability to work independently and meet tight deadlines

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.