Biomedical Writer

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Updated: January 25, 2020
Location: New York, NY, United States
Job ID: 7682


The biomedical writer 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

  • 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


    PowerPoint experience
  • 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.
  • EndNote reference management database experience, preferred

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