Medical Writer

Mar 13, 2019
Required Education
Masters Degree/MBA
Position Type

Job Description 
We are searching for a Global Publications - Manager to join the Oncology Therapeutic Area (TA) team in Thousand Oaks, CA, reporting to a group leader in Global Publications. The successful candidate will work with cross-functional and cross-regional leaders to develop high impact Publications aligned with program objectives for Oncology marketed products and pipeline molecules. 

Additional responsibilities include the following: 

• Align with key stakeholders (e.g. clinical development, global medical affairs) for the development of the publications 
• Medical writing and/or manage publication 
• Manage publication development timelines and execution of abstracts, posters, oral presentations, and manuscripts 
• Influences the global publication planning team and author decisions based on experience and knowledge of publication landscape (eg, selection of appropriate journal or congress) 
• Ensure compliance with [Comapany] publication policy and external publication guidelines 
• Critically review publications 
• Clinical support of key scientific congresses and meetings 

Some travel required; occasionally up to 10%. 

Basic Qualifications 
• Doctorate degree & 0-2 years of directly related experience 
• Master’s degree & 6 years of directly related experience 
• Bachelor’s degree & 8 years of directly related experience 

Preferred Qualifications 
• PhD, MD, PharmD, with 1-2 years of Clinical Development/Medical Affairs/Regulatory experience in the area of Oncology clinical and therapeutic issues 
• Current or previous medical writing experience (in pharma and/or agency) 
• Aptitude in writing and presenting on scientific and clinical issues. Excellent communication (written and verbal), interpersonal, organizational, time management, and project management/planning skills 
• Experience developing content across different therapeutic areas or for diverse audiences (discovery research, clinical development, global health economics, observation research, etc)