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Scientific Writer

Medical Writer – Remote – work from home!

Position Overview

  • Develop high-quality scientific content by means of all necessary research, scientific writing, editing, and fact checking, to meet deadlines and work within project scope and objectives.
  • Acquire and maintain in-depth understanding of relevant therapy areas, client products, and objectives
  • Take ownership of assigned projects or programs and resolve complex technical issues, with minimal management direction, to ensure excellent project delivery

  • Liaise effectively with client and external authors/opinion leaders during the life cycle of assigned projects or programs
  • Demonstrate sufficient understanding of department’s service offerings in order to:
  • Develop and maintain in-depth knowledge of client products and therapy areas on assigned accounts
  • Develop and maintain in-depth knowledge of relevant industry guidelines (e.g., Good Publications Practice), apply these to assigned projects and promote adherence by others


Project Management Experience:

  • Undertake writing and editing to develop high-quality scientific content – must have significant Oncology experience
  • Prioritize own work and manage project schedule to meet delivery deadlines
  • Be familiar with and work within project scope (specification and budget hours) and objectives. Monitor project progress, scope changes, and own hours sufficient to flag changes in scope to project lead, and proceed accordingly
  • Interpret scientific data accurately and appropriately
  • Maintain familiarity with client objectives and messages and produce output consistent with these
  • Undertake necessary research on topics relevant to assigned projects and maintain familiarity with available information sources
  • Liaise with all opinion leaders/authors or other external parties in such a way as to foster strong and positive relationships and to ensure project success

Client Engagement Experience:

  • Proactively assess project needs and work to identify how these can be best met, to the benefit of client satisfaction and project profitability
  • Identify complex technical and process issues and work with internal cross-functional teams, client, and/or external bodies to resolve them
  • Be alert to opportunities to develop follow-on business
  • Actively communicate and manage changes in project scope


Degree and a higher degree in Life Sciences, Pharmacy, or Medicine (BSc, BA, PharmD, PhD, MD)

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