Principal Scientific Writer (Publications)

The opportunity:

Cactizens make an impact. We seek professionals who see differently; who find opportunity where others don't; and who look within themselves and know that with the right support and team, they can impact the world.

If you are looking for challenging and rewarding work which combines your understanding of medical science and aptitude for writing into one unique job, the Principal Scientific Writer role is for you. This is an opportunity to grow your career and make a greater impact on the lives around you. 

 

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure timely production of high-quality documents (manuscripts, abstracts, short communications, and review articles) for publication in journals or presentation in meetings and of other written communication material supporting pharmaceutical brands, research activities, and business needs
  • Prepare documents that are publication ready
  • Review work done by team members and provide appropriate feedback
  • Liaise with internal and external stakeholders, including authors & KOLs
  • Act as document specialist and provide intellectual input across document types
  • Provide quality-related coaching or mentoring to team members, as appropriate
  • Develop, maintain, and use necessary templates, formats, and styles to ensure that documents generated meet industry, internal, and client requirements.
     

Requirements (Desires skills & experience)

  • PhD in Pharmacology or any life science, MD or similar advanced degrees, with knowledge of clinical research
  • At least 6-7 years of experience of writing clinical trial publications in a medical communications agency or in a scientific writing team in a pharmaceutical company
  • Advanced knowledge of clinical research processes and drug development, as well as CONSORT, ICMJE and other such industry guidelines
  • Proven skills in writing and editing documents for publications, including interpretation and summarization of complex clinical data across multiple studies and phases
  • Knowledge of methods and techniques for analysis and presentation of statistical results
  • Excellent literature reviewing capabilities
  • Excellent data interpretation and presentation skills
  • Clear, concise scientific style of writing with a high level of attention to detail
  • Ability to work under tight timelines
  • CMPP certification or willingness to prepare for and pass the CMPP exam.

 

Job location : 
Remote, anywhere in India

Job location: 
India

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