I thought I’d put this on the blog as I see quite a few researchers with a science background who are considering a career in medical writing. It is also a good example of a job where you can use your science skills and knowledge outside of the lab – another thing I get asked about a lot!
Trainee Medical Writer, TVF Media, East London
You will be given experience of all sides of the healthcare communications business, including the production, research, writing and editorial departments. You will quickly provide an important role in the delivery of creative projects. Key responsibilities will involve keeping up to date with developments in key pharmaceutical and medical journals, compiling background research and developing project outlines.
Closing Date: 30/10/2010
Person Requirements: Applicants should have excellent oral and written communication skills, and the charisma, charm and force of personality to make their mark both internally and with clients.
Degree Discipline: Applicants should have a science degree and a strong academic background.
How to Apply: Send a CV and covering letter stating vacancy title in the subject line to firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information see the website