• Sr Medical Writer- Home Based

    Job Locations (All) | US-Remote
    Posted Date 2 months ago(9/26/2018 9:32 AM)
  • Overview

    Do you want to watch clinical development change, or do you want to be the one to shape it?


    Because we’re hoping you’re here for the latter.


    Who are we?

    We Are PRA.

    We are 15,000+ employees strong, operating in more than 80 countries. We are committed to saving lives and we are constantly striving to be the best at what we do. Our impact is real and we see it every single day. We are getting lifesaving drugs into the hands those who need them most.


    Who are you?

    You are a Medical Writer who researches, writes, and edits clinical documents by applying functional expertise and clinical drug development knowledge. 



    Applies a wide range of therapeutic expertise and clinical drug development knowledge to the development of drugs, biologics, devices and/or other products for human use in developing individual clinical study protocols, clinical plan outlines, drug development programs, clinical study reports, manuscripts, investigator brochures, and sections of regulatory submission documents. Also provides therapeutic training to external clients and internal PRA staff.


    • Contributes advanced therapeutic expertise, clinical drug development knowledge/skills, and scientific/technical expertise in the development of clinical plan outlines and design of clinical drug development programs for the development of drugs for human use
    • Consults with and advises other medical writers and clients in the development of clinical plan outlines and design of clinical drug development programs
    • Develops clinical study design documents and clinical protocols
    • Builds and maintains strategic relations with customers
    • Provides client support regarding clinical data and issues at regulatory meetings
    • Directs and/or leads the writing, reviewing and editing of various technical documents
    • Evaluates non-clinical and clinical data in the development of technical documents such as regulatory submission documents, (e.g. meeting packages, investigational new drug [INDs] applications, and sections of marketing applications [NDA/MAA/CTD] or other submissions depending on host country), clinical study reports, investigator brochures, pharmacovigilance documents, poster presentations and manuscripts
    • Directs or performs scientific literature searches for manuscript writing and to support sections of deliverables including regulatory submissions
    • Provides bid estimates for medical writing work for potential projects and attends bid defense when requested
    • Leads project teams that involve protocol development and preparation of regulatory information packages
    • Serves as project team leader overseeing operational activities of other medical writers
    • Develops and implements training for medical writers and mentors junior staff members
    • Conducts in-service training for clinical research associates, other clinical functions and clients in area(s) of therapeutic expertise
    • Mentors all levels of medical writing personnel
    • Develops and implements training for all medical writers


    • Substantial experience in pharmaceutical or CRO industry developing pharmaceutical drugs for human use required e.g. non-clinical science, medical related writing, protocol writing, writing for regulatory submissions, clinical trials management, monitoring, or as an investigator or sub-investigator for clinical trials
    • Substantial experience writing clinical study reports, other regulatory submission documents, poster presentations, and manuscripts for publication in a scientific journal required
    • Experience using computerized systems (PC-Windows, and MS Office) required
    • Knowledge of regulatory agency requirements for protocols and regulatory submissions in the host country required
    • Direct or indirect experience interacting with FDA or host country regulatory agency required
    • Demonstrated project leadership skills required
    • Read, write and speak English; fluent in host country language required
    • To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States, and should not require, now or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status.



    To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States, and should not require, now or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status.

    PRA is an EEO/AA employer and is committed to providing opportunities to minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities.


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