Position Description

Job Title: Scientist Scientific Affairs

General Description:

This role is responsible for providing critical and thorough scientific fact-checking and evaluation of written materials to ensure accurate and timely progression of medical/scientific documents or projects; including reference verification, editing content for accuracy and to reflect cited references; identifying and citing new reference material to adequately support content, rewriting if needed for a lay audience. Also serves as an expert resource and collaborator to other business units.

Core Duties and Responsibilities:

Reviews draft content of Life Extension Disease Prevention and Treatment textbook chapters for medical and scientific accuracy and organizational consistency; and, develops lay-friendly, scientifically accurate summaries of these chapters as needed
Reviews draft content of Life Extension Magazine articles and advertisements; supports development of Product Brief with Product Champion for new products
Maintains consistency of new text with previously published Life Extension documents
Serves as Scientific Affairs partner to other business units, including Marketing, Product Development, Discovery Research and Clinical Research
Maintains current up-to-date expertise by monitoring new publications, attending seminars, pursuing directed readings, staying current with the scientific literature and new developments, particularly in relation to aging
Works collaboratively with the Senior Scientists within Scientific Affairs to efficiently utilize the expertise of each
Respects deadlines
Assists with other Scientific Affairs projects as needed
Regular onsite attendance is an essential function of this position
Additional duties as needed

Position Requirements:

Advanced degree preferred (MS, MA, ND or equivalent)
Outstanding written English competency with writing experience
Robust familiarity with MS Office applications, PubMed and ability to utilize referencing software, such as EndNote
Superior attention to detail
2+ years of nutraceutical industry experience or equivalent preferred