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Writing Advisor (Part-Time)
The School of Nursing and Health Sciences is seeking candidates for a part-time non-benefitted position as a writing advisor, reporting to the Department Head of Nursing .

Responsibilities include:  provide professional writing consultations with graduate students upon referral from faculty; provide professional writing consultations with faculty upon request; prepare and conduct three (3) writing workshops per year; conduct online consultation and tutoring; conduct individual sessions with graduate students and faculty as necessary; provide editorial support for grant proposals, final manuscripts and professional presentations; medical editing to include: recommendations and assistance on sentence structure, eliminating redundancies, restructuring paragraphs, condensing materials, removing jargon, checking nomenclature and usage, formatting abstracts, references, text, tables, figures, and legends and otherwise ensure that papers and manuscripts clearly and effectively present information the intended audience; maintain accurate records of all work with students and faculty; provide additional assistance to authors whose first language is not English; and perform related work as required.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree in a related field required, doctoral degree in writing preferred.
  • Strong desire to improve the writing skills of graduate students.
  • Demonstration of experience and expertise in effective medical editing and scientific writing.
  • Excellent written, oral, and online communication skills.
  • Proper and proficient use of the stylistic requirements of the American Psychological Association.


Internal Application Deadline:  N/A
External Application Deadline:  Until Position Is Filled
Starting Date:  As Soon As Possible