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Scientific Medical Writer

POSITION SUMMARY: [remote or local]

Disc Medicine is seeking a Scientific Medical Writer to lead and coordinate the scientific and clinical regulatory writing aspects of documents that will support scientific publications, clinical studies and submission-ready regulatory documents. The Scientific Medical Writer will implement scientific knowledge and writing skills to communicate clinical science information in a form suitable for the target audience, which include regulators, clinicians, patients, lay people, among others.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Lead the overall timeline planning and preparation of the clinical section and update for global regulatory submissions
  • Partner and collaborate with clinical and regulatory team members in the preparation of clinical protocols and regulatory documents; participate in study results interpretations, and manage the document review/approval process to capture comments and resolve conflicts
  • Communicate and coordinate with line function team members to gather, organize and compile information towards the development and planning of writing scientific, clinical and regulatory documents; communicate deliverables needed, writing process and timelines, and hold team members accountable to agreed-upon dates for deliverables
  • Write articles and/or reports on research discovery results connected to Disc Medicine Discovery programs to support our publication strategy; collaborate with research scientists to prepare abstracts and presentations
  • Ensure applicable guidelines and regulations are followed in the scientific and clinical writing deliverables, including but not limited to the International Conference on Harmonization [ICH], Common Technical Documents [CTD] guidelines, content, and templates, as well as document appropriate quality control [QC]
  • Stay up-to-date on current industry practices, compliances, regulations and company standard operating procedures [SOPs]

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

A graduate degree in life sciences or paramedical sciences with five years of relevant writing experience; or a bachelor’s degree in life sciences or English/communications with more than five years of writing experience in the biotechnology/pharmaceutical industry;

Certification from industry-recognized Medical Writers associations is also preferred.

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:

  • Strong communication skills and aptitude for communicating scientific and clinical information in a succinct manner
  • Meticulous attention to detail and critical thinking, with ability to correct grammar and provide consistency, clarify and accuracy
  • Solid writing skills, with strength in language and English grammar, knowledge of style guides, and word processing/software programs in the Windows environment
  • Thorough understanding of the drug development process, and expertise with CTD document content and templates
  • Passion for scientific and clinical research knowledge/vocabulary, with “a knack” for working on scientific clinical/medical literature and research data
  • Ability to work as part of a team and independently, as well as the capability to coordinate and collaborate with a variety of people!

ABOUT DISC MEDICINE:

The people at Disc Medicine are dedicated to the discovery and development of novel therapies to transform the lives of patients who suffer from hematologic diseases. Disc Medicine is led by a seasoned, collaborative team of scientists and industry experts committed to innovative programs that advance the frontiers of medicine. Disc Medicine values transparency, authentic communication, and scientific rigor and promotes a company culture in which differences are celebrated and all individuals are valued!

Interested in joining our team? Please contact us at careers@discmedicine.com

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