Principal Medical Writer

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Updated: December 22, 2023
Location: Remote, Remote, India
Job ID: 331

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You are looking to be a communications change maker.

In this role, you will take a leading role in development of high-quality and strategic peer-reviewed publications that deliver on our clients’ science and business strategy. The Principal Medical Writer will ensure the strategic alignment, accuracy, credibility, and quality of the manuscripts, literature reviews, abstracts, posters, slide decks, and other written pieces you develop with author direction. You will:

  • Understand and champion scientific and communication strategies for one or more clients
  • Ensure accuracy and rigor, including provision of a full reference pack and annotations for fact checking
  • Ensure adherence to internal or client-directed specifications and templates for deliverables

Essential Requirements:

  • PhD, PharmD, M. Pharm, or other advanced professional degree in the health sciences
  • 4 to 6 years' professional medical writing experience

Desired Requirements:

  • Knowledge of good publication practice guidelines
  • Industry certifications demonstrating knowledge of compliant publication planning and execution (e.g., CMPP) are a plus but not required

The annual base salary for this position ranges from $X to $Y. The base salary range represents the anticipated low and high of the Syneos Health range for this position. Actual salary will vary based on various factors such as the candidate's qualifications, skills, competencies, and proficiency for the role. In addition, some positions may include eligibility to earn commissions/bonus based on company and / or individual performance.

At Cadent, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace. If your past experience doesn’t align perfectly, we encourage you to apply anyway. At times, we will consider transferable skills from previous roles. We also encourage you to join our Talent Network to stay connected to additional career opportunities.

Cadent is a US Medical Communications company with employees located across the US. The home office is in New York City. Cadent specializes in high science, high touch peer to peer medical communications. The company excels in translating complex science into compelling messages that deliver value and action. Cadent builds relationships and collaboration between the biopharmaceutical industry and healthcare professionals.

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Disclaimer: Tasks, duties, and responsibilities as listed in this job description are not exhaustive. The Company, at its sole discretion and with no prior notice, may assign other tasks, duties, and job responsibilities. Equivalent experience, skills, and/or education will also be considered so qualifications of incumbents may differ from those listed in the Job Description. The Company, at its sole discretion, will determine what constitutes as equivalent to the qualifications described above. Further, nothing contained herein should be construed to create an employment contract. Occasionally, required skills/experiences for jobs are expressed in brief terms. Any language contained herein is intended to fully comply with all obligations imposed by the legislation of each country in which it operates, including the implementation of the EU Equality Directive, in relation to the recruitment and employment of its employees. The Company is committed to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, including the provision of reasonable accommodations, when appropriate, to assist employees or applicants to perform the essential functions of the job.

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