We are looking for a bright, ambitious, recent life science PhD or MSc to introduce into the world of medical communications – ideally, someone who has studied in an area relating to long-term conditions (e.g., cardiovascular disease, diabetes, multiple sclerosis, inflammation). The successful candidate will join our strong graduate training scheme as part of the medical writing team and follow our development programme to build writing skills and experience across a variety of media on various project activities. Many aspects of the job will be new to you, so you should be the kind of person who is enthused by trying new challenges and learning processes. Both on-the-job internal and external training will be provided.
HealthCare21 is a thriving independent medical communications company in Cheshire, working in challenging therapy areas where there is a high educational need. As such, a significant proportion of our work involves the development of expert-led medical and scientific content for a wide range of technology rich projects aimed at different healthcare stakeholders. Our clients are all among the top ten pharmaceutical companies in the global market.
The ideal candidate should be able to demonstrate some writing experience and be organised, articulate, conscientious, and confident in presentation skills. The ability to quickly acquire and assimilate new information, convey this through engaging writing and manage your time in response to changing priorities will be key. Excellent communication and research skills are essential. The ideal candidate will have experience with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Experience with other tools such as EndNote would be a plus.
Qualifications and experience requirements
- recent life science PhD or MSc
Accepted degree subjects
health sciences · medicine and surgery · biology and life sciences · pharmacy and pharmacology
Cheshire · Macclesfield · North West England
Contract and working hours
Permanent · Full-time
How to apply
Number of vacancies: one
Please send a personalised covering letter to us, stating why you feel you would be a good candidate for this position and detailing any relevant experience that you have. Please also take a look at our website and let us know what you think about it. We have previously experienced high volumes of applications for our graduate positions so we apologise if you do not recieve a response to your application. However, please feel free to follow-up on your application after the close date.
Closing date: Continuous recruitment
This job listing will no longer be available on Prospects from 02/07/2017