Welcome to Scintillant Life Sciences Recruitment

Careers in Life Sciences

Top 10 Candidates

  • Biotechnology Business Development Professional
    21
    Feb
    Commercial Biotechnology Business Development Professional with over 15 years’ experience in Sales, Marketing, Business Development and R&D across several Life Science sectors.
  • Business Development & Portfolio Planning Professional
    21
    Feb
    An experienced Business Development, Licensing and Portfolio Planning Professional, currently Head of Department, with a strong mix of scientific, strategic planning and marketing expertise.
  • Applied Statistician
    21
    Feb
    An applied statistician with a strong scientific and technical background and extensive experience of manufacturing and R&D
  • Business Operations Manager
    16
    Nov
    Business Operations Manager with a mix of Engineering, Pharmaceutical and Medicinal Chemistry degrees and 12 years’ in-depth industry experience.
  • Professor Department of Molecular and Applied Biology
    07
    Oct
    PhD BEng(hons) BA CEng FIMechE FRSB, based in Kent, currently a professor of Molecular and Applied Biology
  • Clinical Contracts Manager
    03
    May
    Clinical Contracts Manager with Masters Degree in Intellectual Property
  • Microbiologist (Ref: 132215)
    12
    Feb
    Microbiologist, PhD Molecular Microbiology, with 6 years post-doc experience working within the Biotechnology industry. Primary focus, Virology.
  • Biomedical Scientist (Ref: 132218)
    12
    Feb
    Biomedical Scientist, State Registered, FIBMS with speciality in Haematology and Blood Transfusion. 5 years experience, post Fellowship, in routine Haematology laboratory of a major Regional Hospital ...
  • Molecular Biologist (Ref: 132221)
    11
    Feb
    Molecular Biologist, PhD in Cell and Molecular Biology with 3 years Post Doc experience in Academia and a further 3 years within the Pharmaceutical industry. Primary focus Genetics and Genomics.

Senior Medical Writer

Reference:
MC / SMW 280587
Sector(s):
ADMET and DMPK, Cell Signalling, Diagnostics (in vitro), Drug Development, Drug Discovery, Genetics and Genomics, Immunology, Medical Communication, Medical Writing, Metabolomics, Microbiology, Nanotechnology, Neurosciences, Pharmacology, Proteomics, Stem Cells, Toxicology, Vaccines, Virology
Salary:
£45,000 to £65,000 Per Annum
Benefits:
+ Bens
Town/City:
Cambridge
Contract Type:
Permanent

Description

 

We specialise in the recruitment of high quality candidates in the medical communications sector. We have an excellent opportunity for a Senior Medical Writer to join a well-respected, expanding agency that provides imaginative communication materials to the healthcare industry for diverse target audiences. Their Scientific expertise, commitment, and teamwork give their global clients confidence that they will deliver excellence.

Senior Medical Writer’s Core Duties

The Senior Medical Writer role provides leadership in the delivery of accurate and well-written medical and scientific communications. The role is office-based, and involves a variety of tasks including, but not limited to:

  • providing strategic and scientific input to a range of projects and proposals
  • undertaking literature research, analysing data, and providing critical appraisal
  • developing evidence-based text for various types of communication, including manuscripts, training programmes (paper-based and e-learning), and value dossiers
  • generating specialist communication pieces for the purposes of issue handling and information sharing
  • attending international Advisory Boards and other scientific meetings, before preparing strategic meeting minutes or follow-up reports
  • providing creative input to the visual development of materials
  • preparing slide kits and supporting texts
  • working in close collaboration with a team of editors, project managers, and clients.

In addition to content creation, the Senior Medical Writer is also responsible for managing, coaching, and mentoring other medical writers. Project management aspects of the role include contributing to the scoping of projects and to financial planning; business development aspects include providing scientific expertise for new business pitches and the preparation of proposal documents.

Senior Medical Writer’s Key Experience

  • strong scientific background
  • a degree in a relevant life science or medical subject (2:1 or above)
  • at least three years of experience in medical writing.
  • postgraduate qualification is advantageous, but not essential.
  • must have a passion for accurate and effective scientific communication, with a keen eye for detail.
  • exceptional command of written English.
  • IT literate with excellent organisational skills.
  • a willingness to travel is also required.