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Medical Writer

at MedThink

Posted: 9/18/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 9oVi9rbKZU
Keywords: medical

Job Description

Position Summary:

Are you a strategic thinker? Are you an efficient planner and organizer? The MedThink SciCom team is seeking a motivated individual who can efficiently produce high-quality, technical content while managing multiple timelines. You will be able to accurately interpret, analyze, and communicate data with clients and authors. Experience in specialties such as oncology, immunology, inflammatory diseases, diabetes, and infectious diseases is a plus. If you excel at and enjoy developing scientific content in a variety of formats, we want to hear from you!

Our THINKER Values

Take Ownership 

Help Colleagues Do Their Best

Infuse Optimism and Fun

Nurture Innovation

Keep an Open Mind

Exceed Expectations

Respect others

Education and Core Competencies Required

  • PhD in life sciences, PharmD
  • ≥1-year postdoctoral research or prior scientific communications agency experience with developing publications including scientific manuscripts for peer-reviewed journals
  • Demonstrable interest in medical writing (eg, participation in other writing initiatives such as scientific blogs, freelancing)
  • Excellent writing and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to handle multiple timelines
  • Efficient planning and organization 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, and reference management software (eg, Endnote, Reference Manager)

Primary Responsibilities include:

  • Function within 1 to 3 business units and produce quality products efficiently under multiple timelines  
  • Accurate scientific/medical writing on a variety of medical communication and promotional projects
  • Develop content with coherent and logical story flow
  • Interpret clinical data accurately
  • Perform literature research (eg, literature or competitor searches)
  • Excellent verbal and written internal communication (eg, project status) and external communication (eg, clients and authors)
  • Work in a cross-functional team, establishing effective working interactions with editorial, graphics, account services, and product management teams