ICON Clinical Research Senior Medical Writer (Home-Based) in Bethesda, Maryland
- Senior Medical Writer*
This is an exciting opportunity to work within a fast paced, dynamic environment for a leading global provider of outsourced development services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries. Our medical writers work independently, creating clinical trial reports and other regulatory documents according to ICON or client-specified formats.
- Overview of the role*
You will provide additional writing and editing services as required (e.g. for publications) as well as producing preclinical summaries, clinical summaries, pharmacokinetic reports, safety summaries, literature reviews and other documents needed for regulatory submissions.
Involved with quality control (review) of documents, you will interpret and summarise data from biostatistical summary tables and listings accurately, precisely and concisely into narrative text.
Liaising with internal groups such as Biostatistics, Data Management etc., you will obtain the necessary information to ensure the timely implementation of activities related to the production of reports.
You will interact directly with clients (with support where required) and keep the Senior Director of Medical Writing or designee informed of document status in relation to quality and timelines.
You will have a life science degree qualification (preferably at post-graduate level) or equivalent and have knowledge of the clinical trial process, gained preferably from previous experience as a medical writer.
A highly organised, self-motivated individual, you are able to plan/prioritise effectively and demonstrate expertise with grammar, syntax and format, with advanced word processing and related computer skills.
You are a keen problem-solver with excellent written and oral communication skills. You should also have strong interpersonal skills, which enable you to win the confidence and cooperation of colleagues.
Benefits of Working in ICON*
Other than working with a great team of smart and energetic people, we also offer a very competitive benefits package. This varies from country to country so a dedicated recruiter will discuss this with you at interview stage.
We care about our people as they are the key to our success. We provide an open and friendly work environment where we empower people and provide them with opportunities to develop their long term career.
- What’s Next?*
Following your application you will be contacted by one of our dedicated recruiters and if successful we will be able to provide you with more details about this opportunity.
- ICON plc Company is an equal opportunity employer - Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans and committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment.*