Posts tagged Career Options: Medical Communications/Writing

Science Education and Outreach Summer Internship Opportunity at the Broad Institute

Ashley Brady
March 20, 2015
Posted in Announcements

The Office of Education and Outreach at the Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT is seeking an Education and Outreach intern from June 1-August 15, 2015.  This position has typically been geared toward undergraduate students, but the Director is flexible in entertaining the possibility of a filling the position with a graduate student or postdoc.

Guest Blog Post: So you want to be a science writer?

Abby Olena
January 12, 2015

While moving away from the bench toward a science-writing career can feel daunting, it is possible (and as this collection of science writer origin stories shows, lots of folks have done it). When you’re interested in any career, whether it’s one at the bench or not, the best way to eventually get the job that you want is to demonstrate interest.

Job Posting: Medical Writer/Associate Medical Director, various locations

Kate Stuart
December 12, 2014

Job Title: MEDICAL WRITER / ASSOCIATE MEDICAL DIRECTOR Status: fulltime/on-site Location:  Positions available in -- New York City -- Parsippany, NJ -- Indianapolis, IN Looking to develop content for significant, groundbreaking scientific projects? Our clients are well-established medical communications / medical education companies, recognized for their outstanding scientific strategy, stakeholder engagement, and client service.

Job Posting: Senior Regulatory Writer, Synchrogenix Information Strategies Inc.

Rachel Howell
December 5, 2014

Synchrogenix Information Strategies Inc. Seeking: Senior Regulatory Writers Location(s): Bloomfield, NJ; Cambridge, MA; Wilmington, DE; Malvern, PA; San Diego, CA; Cary, NC Status: Full-time, in-office, permanent positions Regulatory writers are in high demand and will not settle for second best, nor should you. At Synchrogenix, you will:

Job Posting: Science/Medical Writer, Technical Resources International, Washington D.C.

Rachel Howell
November 12, 2014

Job descriptionThis position involves preparing scientific and regulatory documents on behalf of government and private sector clients for submission to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) (Investigational New Drug applications, annual reports, preclinical and clinical study reports, safety reports, and Investigator's Brochures), performing literature searches, preparing meeting reports and proceedings, safety documents and/or data analysis.

AGI/Schlumberger Fellowship in Geoscience Communication

Rachel Howell
October 3, 2014

AGI/Schlumberger Fellowship in Geoscience Communication The American Geosciences Institute is accepting applications for the AGI/Schlumberger Fellowship in Geoscience Communication. The successful candidate will play a leading role in AGI’s Critical Issues program, a new initiative to make relevant geoscience information more accessible to decision makers at all levels. The program is supported through AGI’s Center for Geoscience Education and Public Understanding.

Online Webinar: "Freelance Medical Writing: How to Use Your Scientific Background to Make a 6-Figure, Work-At-Home"

Kate Stuart
September 26, 2014
Posted in Announcements

This webinar will describe some of the basics you need to know to get your freelance medical writing business up and running, and will answer some general questions, including the following:  • What is the scope of medical writing? • How do I get work if I have no samples or experience?• How feasible/realistic is it to make money as a freelance medical writer? • How do I transition from a scientific/academic career—what kind of time frame will it take? • What preparation do I need and how do I get my first clients?

Young Scientist Call for Reviewers

Rachel Howell
September 22, 2014
Posted in Announcements

Young Scientist invites science and engineering post-doctoral fellows and graduate student to become reviewers. Young Scientist is an interdisciplinary research journal published by Vanderbilt highlighting research conducted by high school students in research labs. The journal will host twenty research articles annually. Articles will be no more than three pages in length with a maximum of three figures.

Job Opportunity: Science Associate, American Association of Immunologists, Bethesda, MD

Kate Stuart
August 5, 2014

THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF IMMUNOLOGISTS, BETHESDA, MARYLAND The American Association of Immunologists (AAI), a professional biomedical research association, seeks scientist to assist with activities including writing assignments and assisting in the peer-review and editorial process for a major scientific journal. This is a full-time, exempt position.

American Medical Writers Association annual conference, Oct 8-11 in Memphis

Kate Stuart
July 25, 2014
Posted in Announcements

The AMWA Annual Conference is the ultimate resource for medical communicators around the world, offering educational and networking opportunities beyond compare in the field. Join the AMWA's 74th Annual Conference from Oct 8-11 in Memphis. Learn more about the conference here:   

Science in the Classroom

Kate Stuart
May 5, 2014
Posted in Announcements

Become a contributing editor for Science in the Classroom (, an initiative by Science Magazine to get K-12 and undergrads involved in reading their magazine and learning more about science in general. Briefly, Science gets postdocs to summarize manuscripts in lay language, come up with glossaries for scientific language used in the article, and then they allow the content to be accessed for free as a teaching tool to anyone.

Job Opportunity: Senior Research/Writer

Kate Stuart
February 26, 2014

We're looking for a senior researcher/writer to join our team. This person will lead projects focused on the pharma life sciences sector in producing up to 3 major (10-14 page) research projects a year, as well as shorter papers and video interviews. We are looking for an enthusiastic, energetic sharp thinker who has digital experience and comes with ideas for communicating in the digital age (blogging, videos, interactive graphics, charticles, etc.) The individual will also serve as a writing coach for younger members of the team.

ComSciCon: The Communicating Science workshop for graduate students

Kate Stuart
February 14, 2014

Communicating Science is a workshop series organized by graduate students, for graduate students, focused on science communication skills.  Our goal is to empower future leaders in technical communication to share the results from research in their field to broad and diverse audiences, not just practitioners in their fields.  For more information about ComSciCon events, read about our inaugural 2013 workshop.