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Technical Access Writer

Apply now Job no: 503611
Position Type: Staff
Location: Boston Main Campus
Categories: College of Engineering

About Northeastern:

Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and a world leader in experiential learning. The same commitment to connecting with the world drives our use-inspired research enterprise. The university offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Our campuses in Charlotte, N.C., San Francisco, Seattle, and Toronto are regional platforms for undergraduate and graduate learning and collaborative research. Northeastern pursues advanced research in security and materials at the Innovation Campus in Burlington, Massachusetts, and in coastal sustainability at the Marine Science Center in Nahant, Massachusetts. This position is subject to annual renewals.

About the Opportunity:

Bioengineering faculty member Dr. Mona Minkara is seeking a full-time technical writing access assistant (TWAA). The TWAA will assist in revising, planning, and coordinating Dr. Minkara’s publications, grant proposals, and presentations. The main focus of the TWAA is to help Dr. Minkara’s writing process run smoothly so that she can research without hindrance. 


The TWAA will edit and proofread all technical writing, maintain/organize references for publications, review relevant literature, format documents, create presentations/posters, and assist with other miscellaneous written works. The TWAA will ensure all writing is consistent with Dr. Minkara's previous works. The TWAA will also help ensure all materials and documents are accessible.


Bachelor’s degree in Technical Writing or a scientific discipline required. Strong writing and organizational capabilities and excellent Microsoft Office skills required. Must be flexible, detail-oriented, work well in a team, and in a fast-paced environment. Must be willing to pitch in as needed on a variety of tasks. An in-depth knowledge of English grammar and unusual scientific writing styles and reference formats, such as ACS, APA, and Chicago, also required. Experience in technical proposal writing strongly desired. Experience with LaTEX and Adobe Creative Suite desired.

Preferred Qualifications:


 Salary Grade: 


Additional Information: Required Documents:

  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter

Optional Documents:

  1. Writing Sample
  2. Digital Portfolio


Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff.  Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion. 

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other  characteristic protected by applicable law.

To learn more about Northeastern University’s commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see



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