Biomedical Editor

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Updated: May 5, 2021
Location: Irving, TX, United States
Job ID: 131150

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Meticulous doesn't begin to describe your dedication to accuracy.

You are diligent and punctilious, with an absolute understanding of the tone and structure of writing. You can turn a sprawling explanation into one clear and concise message without affecting the underlying meaning. You are laser-focused on grammar and phrasing, and more reliable than spell check. Do you feel like this paragraph could be improved? This Biomedical Editor role with Cadent Medical Communications may be just place for you.

The Biomedical Editor is responsible for proofreading, copy editing, and formatting content in slide presentations, summaries, pamphlets, posters, external correspondences, abstracts, manuscripts, and other materials.

Cadent Medical Communications 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.



  • Edits and formats slide presentations of scientific data
  • Proofreads meeting materials and external correspondences
  • Copyedits and fact checks abstracts and manuscripts
  • Ensures the quality of format and visual quality of layout
  • Maintains style guides noting client and project preferences
  • Assists with maintaining Editorial calendar when appropriate
  • Produces accurate work, even when under pressure
  • Checks accuracy of information before using it or presenting it to others
  • Establishes solid working relationships with all internal teams
  • Accurately tracks time spent on each job and enters in time-tracking system on a daily basis


Job Requirements


Bachelor’s degree in English or related field



  • Proficient in basic grammar and spelling rules
  • Knowledge of all proofing and editing symbols
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Exceptional written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with internal team members
  • Attention to detail: Extremely organized and efficient; can respond to rapidly shifting priorities and maintain accuracy across multiple tasks
  • Able to efficiently prioritize multiple tasks
  • Proficient in the following: Windows, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word. Experience with Adobe InDesign, Adobe Acrobat Pro, or AMA Manual of Style is a plus.



  • 1-3 years’ experience in Medical Communications field

 This position excludes Colorado applicants. 

At Cadent Medical Communications, our workplace is flexible, family-oriented and places high importance on work-life balance. The engaging and rewarding nature of the work that we do is evident in the enthusiasm employees bring to the office every day. Overall, Cadent has a commitment to integrity, a commitment to client satisfaction and a commitment to employee satisfaction and development.

Cadent Medical Communications is part of Syneos Health Communications, a purpose-built collective of agencies focused on supporting health and biopharmaceutical innovators. We work in scalable, collaborative teams that partner across disciplines and geographies to deliver integrated communications strategies that accelerate brand performance. In today’s fast-changing and complex environment, success lies in making connections: between science, emotion, and technology; between data, design and human insight. We’re able to make those connections because our medical communications, digital, advertising, public relations, data science, research and market access specialists work closely with each other and with healthcare experts, including physicians, pharmacists and advocates. Together, we are the connected healthcare partner tapping rich insights to drive innovation, change behavior and pioneer a new era of accountable marketing.

Syneos Health Communications is powered by Syneos Health, a global professional services organization designed to help the biopharmaceutical industry shorten the distance from lab to life.

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Syneos Health is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer (Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled) 

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