Manager, Clinical Genetics Communications

Illumina, Inc
Job Location
Redwood City, California,
market salary DOE

industry standard package

Job Description

This position will be responsible for developing scientifically accurate publications and presentations. This position will report directly to the head of Genetics for Illumina’s RGH Business Unit. The candidate will work closely with Illumina Clinical Genetics, R&D, CLIA Lab Operations, Product Marketing and Market Development to effectively communicate Illumina’s clinical data worldwide.

Duties & Responsibilities:
• Assist with preparation of peer-reviewed journal articles; and congress abstracts, posters, and presentations for Illumina RGH
• Drafts, reviews, and edits medical congress publications (abstracts, poster presentations, etc.)
• Drives document writing and review processes
• Develops and maintains timelines for document generation, revision, and completion, with collaboration with other team members and external clinical collaborators
• Work with internal stakeholders, external authors and medical writers on oral presentations, posters, abstracts, and manuscripts
• Coordinate internal, partner and external reviews of publication materials
• Adjudicate reviewer comments with internal and external authors
• Attend medical and scientific conferences to support sponsored speakers and presentations.
• Proactively review and interpret pertinent and emerging scientific literature
• Development of outlines, presentations, clinical summaries, meeting reports and other materials for internal use or external promotional communication
• Self-management to adhere to agreed T&E schedules, budgets, and to alert team to potential deviations and overages
• Occasionally prepare and execute analysis plan for raw data from clinical experience
• Manage internal publication planning process and proactively seek external collaborations for publications


• Doctoral level degree in biomedical sciences (PhD, PharmD)
• At least 2 years of experience as a scientific writer/manager, with experience in publication planning
• Ability to write high-quality, fully-referenced promotional materials, distilling complex clinical and technical information for a variety of medical audiences
• Strong preference for candidates with experience in or knowledge of reproductive health
• Expertise in MS WORD, including the ability to solve technical problems with documents and templates
• Experience with databases and statistical analyses strongly preferred
• Excellent writing and editing skills, including writing for both technical and non-technical audiences
• Ability to work as a team member
• Ability to summarize complex information and present in a clear, concise, and scientifically accurate manner to a range of audiences
• Knowledge of good publication practices and guidelines (GPP2, ICMJE)
• Experience in preparing abstracts, posters, presentations and manuscript
• Strong problem solving, decision-making, influencing, and negotiation skills
• Effectively build relationships and work with global medical thought leaders
• Excellent oral and interpersonal skills
• Attention to detail, self-motivated, creative, and independent

How to Apply

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