Job ID R-412814 Date posted 09/16/2021 Apply

Sr. Scientist I, Technical Writing

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Job Description

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BD is one of the largest global medical technology companies in the world and is advancing the world of health by improving medical discovery, diagnostics and the delivery of care. We have over 65,000 employees and a presence in virtually every country around the world to address some of the most complicated global health issues.

BD Biosciences, a segment of Becton, Dickinson and Company, is one of the world’s leading businesses focused on bringing innovative tools to life science researchers and clinicians. Its product lines include flow cytometers, cell imaging systems, monoclonal antibodies, research reagents, diagnostic assays, and tools to help grow tissue and cells.

Sirigen, Inc. is a subsidiary of BD Biosciences and produces polymeric reagents for use in Flow Cytometry and other biological applications.

The Sr. Scientist I, Technical Writing is responsible for the creation of technical documents such as product technical data sheets, website collateral, sales sheets and other marketing collateral.  This role requires a strong background in Immunology and proven experience in authoring peer-reviewed publications, grants, talks and posters.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Drafting background information and figure legends for technical data sheets.

  • Authoring sales sheets.

  • Creating technical website collateral.

  • Authoring scientific posters.

  • Staying current with scientific literature to sense new leads.

  • Create testing plans for product development.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education and Experience:

  • Minimum of Master's Degree in Immunology or related life science discipline with at least 8 years’ experience in technical writing or Ph.D. with minimum of 5 years’ experience in technical writing.

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in Immunology and Immuno-oncology.

  • Open to considering remote candidates in PST time zone with a willingness to travel to San Diego office once or twice per week when able/approved to return to work.


Knowledge and Skills:

  • Up-to-date on scientific trends through avid study of scientific literature, conferences and through external networking

  • Proven experience in authoring peer-reviewed publications, grants, and posters.

  • Experience effectively working in a matrixed environment,

  • Demonstrated excellence in interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint.

  • Very little travel required.

BD and Covid-19: To ensure the safety of our associates, BD supports remote work where possible. This position is based in the listed location,  but is temporarily remote-based due to Covid-19.  Any offer of employment is contingent upon the candidate reporting to work at the site several times per week if/when associates are requested to return to the workplace. 

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Why join us?

A career at BD means being part of a team that values your opinions and contributions and that empowers you to bring your authentic self to work. Here our associates can fulfill their life’s purpose through the work that they do every day.

You will learn and work alongside inspirational leaders and colleagues who are equally passionate and committed to fostering an inclusive, growth-centered, and rewarding culture. Our Total Rewards program — which includes competitive pay, benefits, continuous learning, recognition, career growth, and life balance components — is designed to support the varying needs of our diverse and global associates.

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