Publications Medical Writer

Summit, New Jersey, us
Company: Alpha Consulting Corp
Category: Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations
Published on 2021-06-17 13:30:56

Description:


Our Client is seeking an individual with a strong scientific background and experience in writing manuscripts for publication in peer-reviewed journals.
  • The successful candidate will join a cross-functional publication team to develop, manage and execute publication plans of one or more therapeutic areas in support of clinical programs in Hematology/Oncology.
  • Timely and efficient planning, development, and submission of manuscripts, abstracts, and scientific meeting presentations, in partnership with company teams (scientists, study investigators, other writers and medical communications) and publication vendor.
  • Assisting in preparation of other scientific documents, including clinical and non-clinical study reports, as well as preclinical and translational sections for regulatory submission dossier.
  • The position requires a self-motivated, independent worker, able to balance several projects and assignments and deliver materials on deadline.
  • The successful candidate will possess an understanding of pre-clinical development and translational sciences, including biomarkers, and working knowledge of basic medical statistics.
  • Excellent communication skills with an ability to effectively convey scientific concepts concisely and accurately are absolutely required.
  • Collaborate with translational scientists and representatives from various scientific disciplines (Hematology/Oncology, Pharmacology, Drug Metabolism & Pharmacokinetics) to develop, manage and execute publication plans with a focus on preclinical development and translational sciences.
  • Contribute to the development, review, approval, and submission of manuscripts for publication in peer-reviewed journals and at key independent medical and scientific congresses
  • Review data to determine the appropriate tabular and textual formats, and the clarity, logic and order of presentation.
  • Assist in the preparation of other scientific documents, including clinical and non-clinical study reports, preclinical and translational sections for regulatory submission dossier.
  • As needed, review work of other writers for accuracy, quality, focus, and adherence to format and stylistic requirements in order to ensure high quality documents.
  • Assist in statistical analysis of clinical and non-clinical data for presentation.
  • Required Skills:
  • Advanced degree in biology, pharmacology, or related science (MS or PhD).
  • At least 3 years of experience in writing scientific publications, abstracts, reports and/or review articles in biological or pharmaceutical research related fields.
  • Excellent technical scientific writing and verbal communication skills.
  • Knowledgeable in preclinical development and translational sciences, including biomarkers.
  • Demonstrated ability to compile concise and accurate summaries of complicated data sets.
  • Working knowledge of basic medical statistics.
  • Proficiency in use of Microsoft Word, Excel, Adobe Acrobat, data graphics software, and Spotfire.
  • Advanced knowledge of and compliance with Good publication practices and ICMJE guidelines.
  • Demonstrated ability to work on multiple projects efficiently and in a timely manner.
  • Ability to work within cross-functional teams.
  • The incumbent must have organizational skills for planning and executing publication plans in collaboration within cross-functional teams. At the same time, the selected individual must be a self-motivated and able to work independently.
  • The position is responsible for working in collaboration with other writers and scientists. This position has responsibility for the quality, quantity, timeliness, and acceptability of various types of documents created to support publications plan in alignment with strategic goals.

  • Contacts:
  • Principal recurring contacts, including their frequency and purpose.

  • Internal:
  • Moderate contact with various levels of R&D.

  • External:
  • Some contact with publication writing vendors, as necessary.



  • This 12+ month position starts ASAP.

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