Ever thought about Medical Writing as a career? If you want to get away from scientific research, but still use your scientific knowledge and skills, it might be worth considering a career in Medical Communications.
Medical Communications provide services to the Pharmaceutical industry to help raise awareness of medicines via education and promotion. Medical Writing as a function became established in the Pharmaceutical world because the industry recognised it required individuals with special skills to produce well-structured documents that present information clearly and concisely.
Working in Medical Writing gives you an overview of the entire clinical development process, so it’s an ideal starting point for other careers in the Pharmaceutical industry, such as regulatory affairs, clinical research, document management, and even marketing. Other roles within Medical Communications include:
To get started in Medical Communications, you will ideally have a science degree or background in Medical Communications. Medical Writers work as part of inter-disciplinary teams and, in some cases, with people outside of their company. You need to be comfortable communicating with people from a range of backgrounds, and you will need very good writing and/or account management skills depending on the role.
Max Resourcing currently have vacancies in medical writing so please send us your CV if you are interested in one of the positions being advertised. Alternatively contact us, and we will tell you when a suitable job becomes available.