Senior Medical Writer, Medical Education

Springer Nature, Philadelphia, PA

A world-leading research, educational, and professional publisher.

Duration: Full-Time

We are looking for a Senior Medical Writer (Medical Education) to join Springer Healthcare’s Medical Education and Training team. The writer will lead in the preparation and delivery of content for medical education activities. The Senior Medical Writer will work closely with other Editorial and Client Services team members to meet client needs in terms of quality, focus, clinical relevance, timing, and cost.  The successful candidate must be able to prepare creative and engaging content for a varied audience, across multiple platforms and therapeutic areas. 

This position can be located in either our New York office, NY, Jersey City office, NJ, or our Philadelphia office, PA.

* Write clear and succinct needs assessments that provide evidence for identified clinical practice gaps, that follow recognized standards, and are supported by internal and external data
* Write proposals that tell a compelling story on the rationale, instructional intent, and value of the proposed educational solution
* Provide research and content development expertise for medical education projects specific to program type and audience
* Work with Client Services team to respond to RFPs or other business development opportunities, including researching therapeutic areas, proposing curricula, and participating in pitches
* Work across varied therapeutic areas, acquiring up to date knowledge as needed

* At times, manage external medical writers or thought leader contributors to ensure that content developed is of the highest editorial quality, and in alignment with client expectations and medical/legal/regulatory requirements and processes
* Resolve content-related queries from the client
* Contribute to revenue targets by ensuring that projects are progressed as soon as possible after confirmation
* Monitor own adherence to budget and utilization rate
* Attend account team meetings (business development, status, copy review or medical/legal/regulatory review, job kickoffs) as well as editing team and department meetings, as available
* Participate in project kick-off and related calls/meetings with clients, vendors, or other external stakeholders as necessary
* Mentor more junior members of the writing/editorial team
* Any other duties that can reasonably be expected of you

Experience, skills, and qualifications
* Graduate degree (MS or higher) in a scientific discipline
* Minimum of 6 years’ medical/science writing and editorial experience within an agency environment
* Experience in educational grant writing
* Experience in medical communication, tactical medical education or sales training; proven creativity preferred (e.g., journalism, writing for a lay audience)
* Ability to travel up to 10% of time
* MS Office, Adobe Acrobat Pro required
* Superior language and communication skills with the ability to translate complex scientific materials into various formats efficiently

* Familiarity with InDesign useful
* Understanding of instructional design and adult learning principles
* Experience in oncology, molecular testing and biomarkers, immunology/infectious diseases or neurology is an advantage

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