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Senior Medical Writer

Employment Type Permanent
Field of Work Clinical/Medical


As a Senior Medical Writer you will provide senior level medical/clinical writing support as part of a dedicated team servicing a particular pharmaceutical client. This includes development of outlines, manuscripts, abstracts, scientific posters, and slide presentations that are generally focused on a specific therapeutic area. The Senior Medical Writer works closely with other Editorial and Client Services team members to meet client expectations, budgets and timelines. Travel to professional meetings, client locations, and other project-related travel may be required.



  • Must have PharmD, PhD or MD OR Masters Degree with five (5) years or more of corporate/business experience
  • 3 years relevant pharmaceutical/medical writing experience required
  • Excellent demonstrable understanding of guidelines and regulations required
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals
  • Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers
  • Ability to write presentations and articles for peer reviewed publications that conform to prescribed style and format
  • Must demonstrate a command of the English language (read, write and speak)
  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference
  • Must demonstrate strong experience in relationship-building and experience in collaborating with large and strategic accounts.

Computer Skills:

  • Internet, Spreadsheet, Word Processing software
  • Graphics (PowerPoint or Prism)
  • Bibliographic software (EndNote)