Position Title

Grant Writer


Public Health


College of Health Professions

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Work Location

Atlanta, GA

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Job Category



Under the direct supervision of the Chair of the Department of Public Health, the Grant Writer will be responsible for assisting with the preparation and submission of research, service, training, and other grant proposals to support the activities of the Mercer University College of Health Professions Department of Public Health. This will involve identifying funding opportunities, helping to coordinate preparation of large proposals, assisting faculty members with preparation of funding requests, writing portions of grant submissions, technical editing/reviewing of grant submissions written by others, facilitating the submission of grant proposals, and the maintenance of records and generation of reports related to the grant submission activity. The Grant Writer will also assist with other technical and scientific writing needs (e.g., journal articles, white papers).

Required Qualifications

A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university is required; a master’s degree is strongly preferred. Additionally, candidates must have at least two years of experience preparing grants, scientific manuscripts, or other technical reports, and have experience using applications such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. The successful candidate must have exceptional communication and technical writing skills, including technical editing, to facilitate preparation and editing of grant proposals.

Is a criminal background check needed for this position?


Pay Rate

Commensurate with experience

Pay Basis


FLSA Status


Required Documents

Resume, Cover Letter, References

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants should be prepared to answer the following questions:

1. Do you have a bachelor’s degree?

EEO Statement


Mercer University recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds.

COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate

All faculty and staff, excluding student employees, on-call staff and adjunct faculty teaching online only, are required to have the COVID-19 vaccine or an approved medical or religious exemption by the University. New hires will be required to provide their COVID-19 vaccination card or receive approval for a medical or religious exemption by the University before their first day of employment.

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