Virtual Freelance Medical Writer – Emerging Need

Chicago Medical Communication Agency- Virtual
Ref #970
Are you a PhD, PharmD or MS with experience as a Scientific Medical Writer?  Have you written articles that have been published in medical journals or publications? Able to communicate science with integrity in concise & accurate manner to variety of target audiences, including doctors and scientists?
Our Client:
Privately owned MedComm agency with global clients in pharma and biotech.  Medical Writer will work within wide range of therapeutic areas (oncology, CNS, dermatology, immunology, GI, infectious diseases, ortho, urology, women’s health, etc.). Company provides services in publication planning & management, scientific & regulatory writing, CME, etc.
Ideal candidate is U.S. citizen or Green Card holder.

  • Degree in Biological Sciences required. Advanced degree preferred: Eg. MS, PhD, PharmD.
  • Experience writing manuscripts, abstracts, posters, slide decks is a must.
  • Years of experience not as important as ability to do hands-on publication writing from agency or corporate clients
  • Must submit relevant published writing samples as part of application process.
  • Self-motivated & entrepreneurial thinking.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Attention to factual detail and accuracy.
  • Able to produce quality work within set timelines & budgets.
  • Outstanding organizational skills.
  • Desire to work within culturally diverse business.


  • Research, coordinate & produce accurate, captivating content on behalf of clients within agreed timelines & budgets; proactively manage workload.
  • Ensure scientific accuracy, technical quality & consistency through effective briefings, reviews & feedback.
  • 95% of time will be spent writing manuscripts, posters, abstracts, and slide presentations. 5% is spent with senior staff person or President.
  • Gain in-depth understanding of product & competitive data. Keep abreast of scientific developments in relevant therapy areas.

Content deliverables include: Abstracts, posters, oral presentations, manuscripts, slide decks, MSL & sales training manuals, educational literature, FDA & EMA submission briefing documents, dossiers, white papers, etc.  Currently, most of their work is writing Manuscripts for publication.
To apply: Please forward your resume, hourly rate, writing samples and answers to the questions from this link to with the header “Virtual Freelance Medical Writer-Emerging Need”