Senior Medical Writer

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Company: Covance Inc
Category: Healthcare
Published on 2021-04-15 12:27:37

Job Overview:

Senior Medical Writer

Remote in the United States or Canada 


Medical Writers in the Early Phase group would typically work on clinical documents for studies in the early phases of clinical development; this includes Phase I through IIa studies focused on safety, pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics.

Responsible for preparation and coordination of clinical study protocols and clinical study reports (CSRs), and other documents as needed. Provide support for and participate in development of submission level documents under guidance of senior staff. Production of scientific publications and other documents. Interpretation of clinical, pharmacokinetic, pharmacodynamic and statistical results as appropriate. Ensure timely delivery of high quality documents to internal customers and Sponsors. Provision and development of intra- and inter-departmental training. Works with the management team to provide guidance and mentoring to Medical Writers to ensure best working practices are maintained. Scientific presentations both internally within Covance and externally. Represents the company at scientific meetings and meetings with clients. Foster excellent working relationships with all clients, both internal and external, with the highest quality of service in a cost-effective manner on time, every time.


Minimum of first degree in life sciences (or equivalent); advanced degree (e.g., PhD or Masters) preferred.


Minimum Qualifications Required:

  • Typically minimum 4 years medical writing experience including 3 years as medical writing project lead.
  • Current experience writing clinical study protocols and clinical study reports (CSRs).
  • Minimum Required:

  • Excellent command of written and spoken English.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • In-depth knowledge of MS Word.
  • Excellent organizational and time management ability.
  • Detailed knowledge of ICH guidelines applicable to medical writing.
  • Good understanding of medical/scientific terminology and experience in data analysis and interpretation.

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