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Medical Writer (Commercial Publications)

Morristown, NJ 07960

Posted: 09/13/2023 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Regulatory Sciences and Medical Writing Job Number: 584252 Is job remote?: Yes Country: United States

Job Description

Target Pay Rate: 80-115/hr **salary will be commensurate with experience 

Principal Duties and Responsibilities
• Provides medical writing, editorial and peer-review support for publications, abstracts, posters, white papers and other promotional material.
• Responsible for ensuring that assigned documents undergo a quality check before approval, and that documents are routed correctly in the document QC process.
• Attends meetings about document(s) in development and provides management, team and reviewers with document status reports as needed.
• Supports communication strategy development.
• Collaborates with other writers to ensure continuous improvements in writing style, harmonization of terminology, and team initiatives.

Qualifications and Skills
• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in life sciences or related field, with 10+ years medical writing experience in the pharmaceutical industry
• PREFERRED - Masters or Doctorate (PhD) in a life sciences related field and 6+ years of medical writing experience in the pharmaceutical (drug) industry
• Project management experience.
• Fluency in English and local language, if different, required.
• Strong computer skills, project management skills, problem solving skills and a high attention to detail.
• Strong communication skills, both written and oral.
• Comfortable working in a regulated industry that demands tracking changes to regulatory requirements.
• Exceptional organizational skills.

Technical Competencies
• Knowledge of and experience with Microsoft Word, Excel and other medical writing tools.
• Expertise in conducting focused literature searches on PubMed, MedLine or other similar medical literature databases.

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