Biomedical Writer

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Updated: October 10, 2019
Location: New York, NY, United States
Job ID: 5126

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Cadent Medical Communications, a Syneos Health company, was established in 1996 with the mission of providing high science medical strategy and delivery to pharmaceutical and biotechnology clients. We are future-ready with full-service capabilities, including opinion leader management, digital peer exchange and engagement, advisory boards, publication planning, peer-to-peer programming and medical meeting execution. By integrating multichannel planning, clinically driven scientific strategy and flawless execution, we help our clients develop a comprehensive and cohesive strategic plan – one that translates the science of medicine and the art of marketing into valuable and actionable, results oriented plans.

We currently are looking for a Biomedical writer to join our growing team!  The role assists in the development of scientific content including slide decks and other written pieces.



(Duties may include, but not limited to all or some of the following)


  • Responsible for the development of scientific content including slide decks and manuscripts. Development includes:

    • Necessary background research

    • Working with clients and other team members to determine outline for project

    • Writing of slides or enduring material

    • Providing full reference set

    • Preparing materials for legal and regulatory review with clients

    • Incorporating all stakeholder feedback

  • Assists senior team members in client-facing meetings

  • Travels to advisory boards (majority Thursday and Friday travel) and assists in:

    • Preparing slides for meeting

    • Providing summary of meeting

  • Travels to scientific meetings (majority Thursday and Friday travel) to gather data for planned or potential publications

  • Focused on learning and fully understanding assigned disease state and treatment options.



Job Requirements

Education and Skills:

  • PhD, PharmD, or other advanced professional degree in the health sciences

  • 1-2 years medical writing experience, or some level of communication experience as a post-doctoral fellow or graduate student (developed slide presentations, wrote manuscripts, etc.)

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with account teams, other writers, editors, physicians and client

    • Ability to communicate medical/technical information to a wide variety of audiences

    • Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven, team-oriented environment

    • Ability to efficiently prioritize multiple tasks and provide effective direction to others; can quickly evaluate the resources necessary to accomplish a goal and put those into action.

    • PowerPoint experience

    • EndNote reference management database experience, preferred

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