Cool Job Opportunity for a Qualified Forensic Science Writer

04 Apr

My friend Dr. Michael Welner and his staff at The Forensic Panel are looking for a full-time writer and a few writing interns to expand their writing programs. If you are qualified and interested please contact them.

Also check out Dr. Welner’s ongoing Depravity Scale project.

Unique and challenging long term opportunity to join a small but truly pace-setting firm with preeminent track record for a highly competent, mission-oriented employee with a knack for getting things done, an interest in law, psychiatry, forensics, medicine, a desire to be part of making a difference, and creative and innate business development mindset. We are a Manhattan-based forensic psychiatry and medicine practice, involved in state-of-the-art expert consultation services for both complex criminal and civil litigation around the United States as well as groundbreaking research on the distinction of evil.


To build upon and complement our team we are seeking an energetic, mature, team-oriented Case Manager & Forensic Science Writer (focus on forensic behavioral sciences) who shares our unmatched quality control and interacts with our attorney clients, students, press contacts, and patients with composure, assertiveness, and sensitivity. This individual should have the potential to grow as we do, and to inhabit both the case management role and research/writing project leadership with energy and vigor. Candidates must have successful experience with case or project management and must have background in scientific writing and research.  Familiarity with or background in law is a bonus.


We are looking for the “best athlete available” who is the best fit. The successful applicant will be heavily trained by colleagues and the Chairman of the practice. As such, education is appreciated but character, skills and achievement are even more highly valued. We are seeking a positive self-starter and disciplined, enthusiastic doer with an exemplary work ethic, excellent judgment, problem solving and professional people and computer skills who takes initiative and who thrives in a company that takes on projects of great relevance, typically at the cutting-edge.




This position requires a meticulously detail-oriented and deadline-responsive individual with top-notch follow-up and communication skills. Candidates must be scrupulously honest and reliable, proactive, inborn sense of urgency and rigorous work ethic, and adaptable to new challenges, with the ability to prioritize, multi-task, work efficiently as part of a team, inspire enthusiasm in others, and learn from critical feedback and from previous experience. Person must have the kind, warm temperament to maintain and enhance a human and enjoyable work environment for others, and to protect the integrity of the practice. The position places an emphasis on skills, contribution to the success of the practice, and results.


The position requires excellent organizational, management, communication and leadership skills, strong computer skills, heavy research in both legal (PACER, WestLaw, LexisNexis) and scientific/academic purposes; excellent, demonstrated scientific writing and editing ability , fluency with available and relevant resources, and a thirst to learn and share. Other demonstrated skills (statistical analysis, teaching, publication history, multi-lingual, media relations) will significantly advantage a given applicant.


Must be convenient to Manhattan, cannot have other personal responsibilities that encroach upon your level of commitment. To get in the game, you have to be ready to get on the field and stay on the field. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer that recruits on the basis of achievement, talent and results alone.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


Case record and scientific literature research, development of research initiatives and leadership of article writing projects, telephone and written correspondence with attorneys, troubleshooting, administrative management of cases and practice, report editing and quality control, interface with the Chairman, supervision of students, interface with and management of different medical specialists in the practice, patient reception, maintaining organized network of digital and paper files/records, working with contact management, website platform and IT manager as needed, assisting with special projects, performing administrative and personal duties as requested.


SALARY: salary + bonus + 401K


If you are looking for a challenging, fascinating experience within a friendly, unique, principled, and nationally renowned American company where you will be rewarded and appreciated for hard work and achievement, our practice is the right fit. In order to be considered, you must submit cover letter, resume, 2 writing samples and complete previous salary history to Use cover letter to explain how you distinguish yourself from other qualified applicants and reflect the spirit of the specifications of this position.


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

1 Comment

Posted by on April 4, 2012 in Uncategorized


One response to “Cool Job Opportunity for a Qualified Forensic Science Writer

  1. Craig Faustus Buck

    April 4, 2012 at 3:29 pm

    What a cool sounding job! Too bad it’s back East.



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