Job Title: Postgraduate Medical Writer

  • Salary: £29K+
  • Location: Oxfordshire
  • Date posted: 04/10/2016
  • Date expires: 16/10/2016
  • Degree Subject: PhD in Life Sciences or related
  • Degree Grade Equivalent: 2:1
  • UCAS Points: Strong
  • Position Type: Full-Time
  • Job Category: Healthcare, Publishing, Science
  • Vacancy Reference: FR29189Medwriter

This company is a dynamic, highly successful healthcare consultancy, specialising in evidence-based medicine and market access.

Their clients range from large pharmaceutical companies to smaller biotech companies. Their Medical Writing team produces a range of specialist communications including journal articles, health technology assessments and value dossiers, as well as abstracts and posters for presentations at medical conferences. They are currently seeking a Postgraduate Medical Writer to join them.

This exciting role will involve:

- Research, planning and writing of market access documents
- Completing journal articles in collaboration with in-house Health Economists and Systematic Review Analysts
- Bespoke research on healthcare interventions and therapeutic areas
- Analysis of clinical studies, proofreading documents and editing written material
- Client and co-collaborator liaison

They offer excellent training within the role and fantastic opportunities for career progression. You have the choice of being located in their Oxfordshire or Manchester offices.

Essential skills:

- PhD (or equivalent) in a transferrable scientific subject
- Very strong writing, proofreading and editing skills
- Excellent research skills and the ability to summarise information
- Strong analytical skills
- A creative and strategic mind-set
- Good knowledge of Word and Excel
- Ideally knowledge of healthcare systems or clinical trials

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