Medical Writer or Senior Medical Writer

Job Title:Medical Writer or Senior Medical Writer
Location UK ~ Edinburgh
Type: Full Time, Permanent

Company Overview

Quotient Sciences is a drug development and manufacturing accelerator providing integrated programs and tailored services across the entire development pathway. Cutting through silos across a range of drug development capabilities, we save precious time and money in getting drugs to patients.

As a growing and successful business, we employ more than 1,100 talented individuals globally, located at state-of-the-art development, manufacturing and clinical facilities in the UK and USA.

Science, Agility and Culture are the core components that define Quotient Sciences, enabling us to do what we do in the way that we do it. People join Quotient Sciences because we are a respected member of the drug development community, driven by an unswerving belief that ideas need to become solutions, and molecules need to become cures, fast. Because humanity needs solutions, fast.

The Role

Due to our continued growth and success, we have an excellent opportunity for an experienced Medical Writer or Senior Medical Writer to join our Medical Writing department. This is an excellent opportunity to further develop your career as a Medical Writer in the challenging environment of early phase clinical studies. 

Data Sciences comprises over 100 staff and provides an expert service in the data management, analysis and reporting of early Phase clinical studies (both healthy volunteer and patient).  Other project team members will perform tasks such as study database set-up, collection of data, statistical analysis, etc. Clinical studies conducted by Quotient include all sorts of different designs, often many study parts and involve working with a wide variety of sponsors, compounds and study endpoints.

Working as part of the project team, you will be responsible for:

  • Writing the study protocol (study design, objectives, methodology, etc.) before commencement of the clinical study
  • Writing the Clinical Study Report (study results, interpretation, conclusions, etc.) after completion of the clinical phase of the study and the availability of statistical results.
  • Lead Medical Writer for assigned studies

The Medical Writer is a key role within Quotient's project team; it involves working closely with other medical writing staff and our statisticians, programmers, and medics. Dependent on your development, our career pathway allows you to expand your medical writing skill over time and progress to more senior roles and tasks.

The Candidate

The successful candidate will have a degree with a large scientific content and experience as a Medical Writer including writing Phase I-IV CSRs and/or Protocols. Medical writing experience writing publications, abstracts, etc. and/or experience as a Lead Medical Writer for projects would also be helpful. Any experience training staff or would be advantageous.

In addition, you should have good organisational and presentation skills and be able to work to deadlines whilst maintaining quality standards. Attention to detail and the ability to multitask are essential. You should have good Microsoft Word skills and an ability to summarise/interpret data. Effective oral and written communication skills are also required as you will be a primary medical writing point of contact for statistical, pharmacokinetic, and clinical staff and sponsors. 

Experienced candidates can be office based (taking into account the local Covid based restrictions) in Edinburgh, Nottingham, Reading or home based in the UK, or a mixture of office and home working.

Company benefits:

In return, you will receive a competitive salary, a generous benefits package, excellent training and development, as well as an exciting career within a fast paced and dynamic business.

Our Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion

Quotient Sciences are advocates for positive change and conscious inclusion.

We strive to create a diverse Quotient family by remaining committed to the development of our culture, equality, mindset, diversity & inclusion in the workplace.

As a global employer, we recognise the value in having an organisation that is a true reflection and representation of our society today. All applicants welcome.