PRIME Education PhD Fellowship: Medical and Scientific Writing

Editorial Fort Lauderdale, Florida


Position at Everyday Health - Professional

Everyday Health Group (EHG) is a recognized leader in patient and provider education and services attracting an engaged audience of over 74 million health consumers and over 890,000 U.S. practicing physicians and clinicians. Our mission is to drive better clinical and health outcomes through decision-making informed by highly relevant information, data, and analytics. We empower healthcare providers, consumers and payers with trusted content and services delivered through Everyday Health Group’s world-class brands.

The Opportunity

PRIME Education, a leading innovator in medical education and healthcare research, seeks highly motivated PhD students in biological and medical science fields looking to apply their analytical mind and research passion to drive sustainable change in clinical practice and patient care. This is an excellent remote opportunity for anyone who enjoys scientific writing and is interested in exploring a dynamic scientific career outside of academia and bench science. PRIME’s PhD Fellowship program provides pre-doctoral PhD students a hands-on opportunity to work on engaging, high-impact projects and learn medical and grant writing, research-informed approaches to medical education, and transformative systems-based quality improvement research.


Key Responsibilities

Specifically, as a participant in the program, fellows will be embedded within the Scientific Affairs team to:

  • Research, design, and develop high-caliber, scientifically accurate, and up-to-date medical and scientific content, such as presentation slide decks, interactive video program scripts, print monographs, and case studies, collaborating with internal stakeholders and external key opinion leaders and leading clinical experts
  • Participate in landscape research and analysis, as well as grant planning and development to address unmet educational and healthcare needs
  • Support outcomes measurement of high-impact educational programs, including measurement planning, survey development, and interpretation of key findings
  • Contribute to development of scientific articles, abstracts, and outcomes-based presentations and publications to extend the sustainability and scalability of educational initiatives

The fellowship is designed to support pre-doctoral students in development of core competencies for career readiness in alignment with the National Association of Colleges and Employers. As such, fellows participating in this program will gain experience in:

  • Communication: Scientific grant and medical writing, including conveying clinical evidence and complex information in a clear and concise manner
  • Critical Thinking: Conducting research to identify healthcare gaps and educational needs and applying creative skills to develop innovative educational designs and research interventions to address identified gaps
  • Teamwork: Working in a collaborative, fast-paced environment
  • Professionalism: Building professional relationships with internal and external stakeholders; Delivering multi-channel educational designs and deliverables efficiently, fluently, and accurately

Job Qualifications

  • Enrolled in a PhD program (3rd year or beyond) in biomedical sciences or a related field with anticipated graduation within 6-9 months
  • Ability to make a 6-9-month commitment to the fellowship and work 10-15 hours per week (based on student availability) throughout the duration of the program
  • Highly motivated self-starter
  • Excellent interpersonal and English communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Organized and detail-oriented
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, including PowerPoint and Word

Compensation Structure:
PRIME will be accepting applications on a rolling basis. Scheduling is flexible, though fellows are expected to work 10-15 hours per week for 6-9 months based on student availability. Each fellow will be paid $30/hour, paid semi-monthly. This position is remote.

To Apply:
Interested applicants should send the following:

● Cover letter expressing interest in PRIME’s PhD Fellowship Program, addressing the questions:
   o “Why do you want to complete a Fellowship at PRIME Education?”
   o “What makes you a good fit for the Fellowship program?”
● Current resume
● Example slide presentation you have developed (eg, conveying your research or teaching a course)

About PRIME Education

PRIME is a leading research and medical education company with a mission of advancing the science of learning and behavior change among providers, patients, payers, and health ecosystems to improve competency, performance, and quality health outcomes. The scalable and sustainable research and education that PRIME delivers has measurably improved patient care for the last 29 years. Outcomes from our initiatives are presented each year at leading scientific and medical conferences and published in peer-reviewed journals: Link to PRIME’s learner portal with some of our active programs:

Our Culture and Values

We created our values together to guide our collective purpose and pursuits. We are collaborators and problem solvers. We empower one another to make informed decisions and to be enabled towards action. We embrace success. We recognize that innovation can spark and be born from any of us no matter our individual role or background. We encourage open mindedness and sensitivity to each other and our environment. Our personal and professional passions get ignited, nurtured and supported. We value that doing is greater than talking as the most measurable means of impact. Our collective purpose to deliver enlightened audience experiences with trusted brands is what drives the success of our business and our professional satisfaction.

Life at Everyday Health

At Everyday Health Group, a division of Ziff Davis, we work in a culture of collaboration and welcome those who desire to join our growing global community.  We believe in careers versus jobs and people versus employees.  We seek enthusiastic individuals with an entrepreneurial spirit looking for an environment that rewards your best work.  If you’re seeking a dynamic, flexible work environment where you can see the direct impact of your performance, then Everyday Health is the place for you.  Everyday Health Group has employees located in 35 states as well as offices in NYC, San Francisco, Fort Lauderdale and Denver.

Everyday Health Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive and equitable environment for all employees.