Senior Medical Writer, Publications

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Date: Sep 25, 2022

Location: Philadelphia, US London, GB GB Jersey City, US New York, US

Company: Springer Nature Group

inScience Communications has over 30 years’ experience in providing strategic and tactical medical communications services to the global pharmaceutical industry. Working in partnership with our valued clients, we deliver the highest quality of service and ethical content by drawing on the extensive talent and experience of our global team. We pride ourselves on ensuring each individual has the ability to contribute to our continuing expansion, providing the opportunity to progress their career and make a real difference to this dynamic agency.

The Senior Medical Writer writes and manages delivery of scientific content for a range of medical communications that meet client needs, internal quality standards and timelines. Heavy focus on publications, posters, and abstracts.The position can be based in one of the following locations. Flexible work arrangements are available.


United States:

  • Jersey City, NJ
  • New York, NY
  • Philadelphia, PA

United Kingdom:

  • London
  • Manchester



  • Act as Lead Writer for one or more major accounts and provide the main point of contact on matters of scientific content for the client and KOLs
  • Review scientific content according to client needs, internal quality standards and agreed specifications, budgets and timeframes
  • Contribute to revenue targets by ensuring that projects are progressed as soon as possible after confirmation
  • Monitor own adherence to budget and utilization rate
  • Apply knowledge of the therapeutic use and strategic marketing of pharmaceuticals to account plans, strategic publication plans, strategic communication programs, proposals and pitches
  • Participate fully in briefing and brainstorming meetings
  • Provide scientific expertise to Business Development in the development of new business pitches and proposals 
  • In conjunction with the Scientific Services Director and Assistant Scientific Services Director(s), help develop writers within an account team to achieve their full potential
  • Any other duties that can reasonably be expected of you


Experience, skills, and qualifications

  • BSc/BA, preferably in life sciences ; PharmD, MD or PhD strongly preferred
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in medical writing within a medical communications agency or publishing environment
  • An excellent understanding of the pharmaceutical industry and the drug development process
  • Experience in data handling and analysis
  • Excellent writing, editing, and organizational skills
  • Proficiency with Word, PowerPoint and other Microsoft packages 
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
  • Ability to manage multiple writing projects at one time
  • Strong communicator with the ability to present clearly and confidently to the highest level of customer


To apply please upload a copy of your CV and covering letter, stating your salary expectations


We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision
  • Life and AD&D
  • 401(k)
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Transit Accounts
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Summer Hours


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