Medical Writing Scientist

  • Boston, MA


: $76,170.00 - $104,650.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Healthcare - Allied Health

Job Description:

The Medical Writing Scientist is responsible for preparing routine clinical study documents and sections of regulatory submissions. The Medical Writing Scientist may assist other Medical Writing staff to prepare more complex documents. Works under general supervision.
  • Prepare routine clinical regulatory documents, including clinical study protocols, clinical study reports, and investigator s brochures, and sections of regulatory submissions
  • May assist with preparing more complex documents
  • Contribute scientific knowledge and analytical skills to the production of documents
  • Manage timelines and communicate with team members to maintain awareness of expectations, milestones, and deliverables
  • Help prepare presentations for Vertex governance committee meetings
  • Work effectively with an electronic document management system and related tools to develop clinical documents
  • Exercise judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate actions
  • May manage contract medical writers
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Experience producing high quality scientific/medical documents
  • Ability to analyze, interpret, and summarize data
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; a team player
  • Basic project management and organizational skills
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects
  • Attention to detail related to consistency, grammar, syntax, and scientific accuracy
  • Basic computer skills related to word processing, templates, table/figure creation, and literature searches


  • Ph.D. (or equivalent degree) and 1 3 years of relevant work experience

Associated topics: histotechnologist, immuno oncology, immunoassay, immunohematology, industrial hygienist, medicine, pharmacometrics, therapy, toxicologist, transfection

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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