Grant Engine

Company Description:

Internship Job Description:

Life Sciences Grant Writer with data mining, machine learning, cloud platforms, image processing, distributed computing, or MRI imaging and data analysis systems sought for fast growing Company.

This role is responsible for leading the full range of activities required to conceptualize, prepare, submit, and manage grant proposals to NIH, DoD, and other government agencies. Responsible for sourcing new funding opportunities, producing highest quality written scientific documents for funding applications and publication, including writing, editing, and proofreading grant proposals, as well as supporting end-client with interface with Funding Agencies.
This position is part-time to full-time opportunity, although individuals with superior skills and a demonstrated track record will be considered for immediate full time hire.

Job Title:

Life Sciences Grant Writer

Part-time, with a full-time opportunity.


Proactively search for government, and other non-dilutive, grant opportunities.
Identify fit between granting agencies’ research needs and the end-client’s product roadmap and technical focus.
Perform literature/product searches on new ideas to understand and assess novel advancements as they relate to end client’s product roadmap.
Work closely with technical and business staff in developing and transforming ideas into grant proposals.
Maintain comprehensive and up to date knowledge of platform technological advances and particular market areas involved in identifying and soliciting grants.
Manages deadlines and deliverables and keeps all involved parties on schedule.
Draft high quality written grant applications; translate scientific abstracts into lay terms.
Assist with assembling scientific documents as necessary (e.g., large institutional grants, annual/occasional reports, progress reports for grants admin., etc.).
May assist with planning and conducting educational courses and workshops.
All other duties as assigned.

Necessary Qualifications:

PhD preferred. Masters Degree in biomedical engineering, biostatistics, neuroscience, computer science, or relevant background, Postdoctoral fellows with grant writing experience preferred.
Minimum 1 year scientific writing experience, preferably in a healthcare/research/academic environment.
Proven experience writing grants, including NIH SBIR proposals, and/or experience with other funding mechanisms.
Technical expertise to include one or more: data mining, machine learning, cloud platforms, image processing, distributed computing, or MRI imaging and data analysis systems.

Additional Qualifications and Competencies:

Critical Evaluation: Measurement and assessment skills objectivity, critical thinking, problem solving, curiosity, inquisitiveness, research methodology, knowledge management, on-line search skills.
Communication for Impact: Exceptional verbal and written English language communications skills, presentation skills, diplomacy, perceptual objectivity, active listening.
Relationship Building: Internal and external customer service, objectivity, credibility, confidentiality, proactivity, responsiveness, team work and mutual respect.
Flexibility: Ability to handle changing priorities and multiple deadlines while maintaining high quality of workmanship.
Ethical Practice: Rapport building, trust building, personal and professional integrity, credibility, professional and personal courage.


Competitive salary commensurate with experience. Bonus and profit sharing eligible.

Type and Timing of Internship:

Part Time

Internship Location:

Durham, NC


Application Instructions:

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