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Senior Medical Writer- Publications ( $135k, remote-based)

Metro Staffing
New York, New York, United States
November 04, 2018



Leading global scientific organization with prestigious medical communications division in NJ is seeking at least three (3) full-time remote-based Medical Writing staff to work in the publication planning group.

Focus of the position will be to medical writer scientific publications in the oncology category.

Candidates must have high-quality publications medical writing experience.


• Writing and editing high-quality scientific content

• Manage own work and project schedule to meet deadlines

• Work within project scope, managing budgets and objectives.

• Monitor project progress, scope changes, and own hours sufficient to flag changes in scope to project lead, and proceed accordingly

• Will interpret clinical/scientific data

• Will become familiar with client objectives and messages and curtail output to meet

• Conduct research on topics relevant to projects, maintain familiarity with information sources

• Liaise with opinion leaders, authors or external parties to create long-lasting positive relationships

• Take independent action to solve issues and liaise effectively with Manager and team members to solve issues

• Follow up on all assigned actions and proactively communicate status

• Maximize project efficiency and make recommendations or take actions as appropriate

• Will guide other team members to improve process when necessary

• Mentor and coach team members when directed

• Will communicate effectively and sensitively with team members across all functions

• Take part in in team discussions, meetings and can actively contribute

• Use personal industry knowledge to benefit project delivery and success

• Work with external freelancers

• Participate in peer review of others works- internal team or freelancer

• Use experience to participate in development of project budgets


- Advanced degree (MSc, PhD, MD, PharmD)

- 1 – 5+ yrs medical communications, medical publishing, or pharmaceutical industry experience

- High-quality medical writing skill

- Ability to work remotely and independently

SALARY: Up to $135k (senior-level experience, must have oncology too), plus additional 10% annual bonus, and benefits.

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