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Polar Apex Team Rapidly Expanding, Looking for Scientific Writer

BUFFALO, N.Y.December 14, 2022

Polar Apex is looking for Scientific Writer to produce a diverse range of scientific content that informs and inspires our target audience. The remote or hybrid position is only available to applicants living in the Western New York area.

Polar Apex is a New York-based venture capital fund that invests in groundbreaking biotechnology companies across the globe. We currently work with Empire Genomics, Biocare Medical, and Droplet Genomics, among other leading biotech companies. Our innovative marketing and advertising campaigns help nurture the success of companies in our portfolio. Part of this strategy is to ensure that scientists and researchers in this field can access the technologies in these companies to make tomorrow’s big discoveries. Therefore, we are seeking to expand our team of scientific writers to meet the growing demand for scientific content.

Polar Apex employees describe working at the organization as great. You will be working with a team of self-motivated individuals who share a positive attitude and desire to provide solutions to real-world problems. Our culture and continuous growth opportunities make Polar Apex an employer of people willing to develop their careers and work in a fast-paced environment. Although you will be mostly writing scientific content, you will have the opportunity to put ideas forward to science experts and contribute knowledge to the life sciences field.

As the person who produces our written materials, you will be required to write content for laboratory heads, principal investigators, and other scientists and researchers around the world. You will conduct literature reviews, research the latest scientific breakthroughs, analyze scientific data, and present it in a clear, concise, and coherent manner. Every week, you will:

  • Research, write, and edit content for our biotechnology portfolio companies
  • Produce scientific articles for online and print publication according to the agreed style and strict deadlines
  • Identify primary scientific research articles of interest on Google Scholar and other peer-reviewed databases
  • Collaborate with our content team to produce and write science content for marketing and advertising campaigns
  • Participate in other content writing-related activities, including brainstorming sessions and company meetings

To be a successful Scientific Writer at Polar Apex, you will need to meet the following requirements:

  • A minimum bachelor’s degree in biology or related fields in life science
  • A strong interest in science
  • Knowledgeable about scientific topics such as genomics, gene editing, digital pathology, and synthetic biology
  • Ability to understand complex ideas and think logically
  • Ability to work under pressure to deadlines
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Understanding of standard computer programs
  • Flexibility, resilience, self-motivation, and persistence

If this job opportunity sounds like a perfect fit for you, please email your application to with the headline “Scientific Writer Application”. Selected applicants will be required to read a primary scientific article and write a paragraph abstract of the study before an invitation to an interview.

About Polar Apex

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