Medical Writer

The Role of a Medical Writer

The role of a Medical Writer is to develop the content in a clear fashion for the intended audience of a project.  Working under the direction of a Medical Editor develops the content as per the project specifications.  The project involves collaboration with other members of the production team.

Responsibilities/daily tasks:

  • Writes medical and scientific content for a variety of projects and deliverables targeted to specific audiences according to client specifications
  • References materials according to internal SOPS and client specifications
  • Works with the project’s Editor to ensure that content follows client specifications, is instructionally sound, scientifically valid, well organized, and grammatically correct
  • Researches medical/scientific/marketing material to ensure content accuracy and relevance
  • Collaborates with graphic artists to produce the visuals to complement script
  • Partners with Programmers, Graphics Artists, and the Multimedia Specialists to write interactive eLearning storyboards
  • Works with all team members and departments to produce a uniform project


  • Graduate degree in medical/life sciences field (e.g., bio-medical field)
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in relevant science writing
  • Excellent English writing and presentation skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines and multitask
  • Excellent computer skills: Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Internet, Reference Manager
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced, collaborative environment
  • Ability to travel occasionally to the United States (valid passport)


  • Knowledge or formal training in medical or scientific writing
  • Prior experience in medical writing
  • Teaching experience
  • Knowledge of AMA style guide
  • Member of a writing association
  • Experience in multimedia: web writing, graphics

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