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Senior Medical Writer, City of London



City of London, United Kingdom 

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€30,000.00 - €50,000.00

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Job Description:

We are delighted to team up with our client in Chelsea to bring you this long term office based contract as Medical Writer,(Senior levels also considered) an amazing opportunity to work with a great team on different projects and business processes.

As a Medical Writer you will be responsible for creating high-quality written materials across a range of media, including slides, manuscripts, posters, meeting reports and websites in collaboration with our clinical advisors and PR team.

Here's an idea of what you will be doing:
The Medical Writer will contribute to the development of high-quality, medically accurate documents, in the field of thrombosis, addressing different target audiences.
Depending on the scope and nature of each project, this responsibility will include: content development (writing), editing, conducting background research, data checking, reference annotation and taking minutes at meetings.
Other responsibilities will include assistance with strategic publication planning and meetings’ support.
Key Responsibilities:

* Content development of written materials (e.g. abstracts, posters, slides, manuscripts, and a wide range of other medical communication activities)
* Builds an increasing knowledge of the science/medicine of thrombosis to the degree required for effective communication with internal team members, clients, authors and target audiences
* Conducts searches of the published medical literature and other sources of medical, marketing and drug development information as directed by the team members
* Maintains and organizes electronic reference libraries using EndNote
* Uploads files and complete submission for abstracts and manuscripts
* Maintains the publication plans for various studies
* Works with multidisciplinary project teams and external advisors to ensure projects are delivered within-budget, on-time and on-message
* Occasional travel, including international travel, required

You should recognise yourself here:

* A sound scientific understanding and strong writing ability
* An aptitude for interpreting data and distilling complex scientific information into engaging and effective content, with a keen attention to detail and accuracy
* Ability to find and correct errors in spelling, punctuation, grammar and check text for consistency, clarity and accuracy
* Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
* A high level of personal motivation and initiative
* The ability to work independently and effectively in a team across multiple projects
* A flexible and proactive attitude, with the ability to prioritize and work to tight deadlines without compromising quality


* A PhD or MSc in life sciences
* Proven previous experience as a Medical Writer in the life sciences
* Some project management experience
* A basic understanding of statistics
* Experience in working with collaborative, cross-functional teams
* Knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry and processes

All interested candidates are required to complete a writing test.
Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK in order to be considered for this role.

Pop Science are an innovative, personal and experienced recruitment and staffing consultancy. Our aim is to make science more popular by championing careers in clinical and scientific research, technology, engineering, maths and more. Whether you want a permanent job, a contract role or even a change in perspective with some volunteering, contact us and let us help you. We support working practises that promote happiness at work.

We're an experienced, skilled team with personality; we have a passion for science, and drive and enthusiasm to make a difference to you.

Find out more at Pop Science - Scientific Recruitment
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Pop Science Ltd

London, London, City of, United Kingdom
Web Site: www.pop-science.co.uk
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