Senior Medical Writer

Icon Chicago , IL 60602

Posted 4 weeks ago

ICON plc is a world-leading healthcare intelligence and clinical research organisation. From molecule to medicine, we advance clinical research providing outsourced services to pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device and government and public health organisations.

With our patients at the centre of all that we do, we help to accelerate the development of drugs and devices that save lives and improve quality of life.

Our people are our greatest strength, are at the core of our culture, and the driving force behind our success. ICON people have a mission to succeed and a passion that ensures what we do, we do well.

The Role:

The primary responsibilities and accountabilities of our Senior Medical Writer are:

  • Responsible for writing and reviewing study documents such as Protocol, Synopsis, Informed Consent, Data Collection Documents and Study Report, etc.

  • Responsible for developing scientific communication such as abstract, poster, manuscript, etc.

  • Responsible for performing quality control for medical writing deliverables

  • Responsible for interpreting statistical results and for soliciting statistician input for developing study reports, abstracts, manuscripts, and other documents as required

  • Participating in the improvement of the quality assurance system

  • Responsible for participating in bid-defence presentations representing medical writing activities

To be successful in the role, you will have:

  • Advanced degree in a scientific discipline, preferably PhD, PharmD or MD

  • 5+ years of professional experience in Medical Writing at a pharmaceutical, biotechnology, CRO or other health care setting

  • Proven knowledge of ICH/GCP and GPP guidelines or other meaningful guidelines or industry standard

  • Outstanding written and verbal interpersonal skills

  • Good computer literacy

  • Ability to work effectively and cooperatively with cross-functional teams

  • A strong desire to be a key part of a global network of services that lead to better outcomes for its clients, its people and for patientsapply now and Own IT@ICON!

Benefits of Working in ICON:

Our success depends on the knowledge, capabilities and quality of our people. That's why we are committed to developing our employees in a continuous learning culture - one where we challenge you with engaging work and where every experience adds to your professional development.

At ICON, our focus is to provide you with a comprehensive and competitive total reward package that comprises, not only an excellent level of base pay, but also a wide range of variable pay and recognition programs. In addition, our best in class employee benefits, supportive policies and wellbeing initiatives are tailored to support you and your family at all stages of your career - both now, and into the future.

ICON, including subsidiaries, is an equal opportunity and inclusive employer and is committed to providing a workplace free of discrimination and harassment. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please let us know through the form below.

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