Preclinical Medical Writer

  • Salary: 60 - 68 CHF per hour
  • REF Number: 00050981
  • Consultant: Jocelyn Blackham
  • Contact: 0041 (0) 800 106 106
  • Date Published: 24.06.2021
  • Closed Date: 12.08.2021
  • Sector: Basel Area
  • Location: Allschwil, Basel, Entry Level, Experienced
  • Discipline: Clinical - Medical Writing

Jocelyn Blackham is recruiting for a Preclinical Medical Writer to join a growing company in the pharmaceutical industry at their site based in Allschwil, Basel on a contract basis for 12 months.

The main purpose of the role will be to:

  • Serve on early development teams as preclinical medical writer for a wide range of therapeutic areas
  • Write preclinical modules of regulatory documents (IB, IND, NDA/MAA) and publications
  • Compile, edit, and manage review of preclinical documents authored by cross-functional teams
  • Edit and format nonclinical research reports

Further responsibilities will include:

  • Coordinating overall quality control review of nonclinical sections of regulatory documents
  • Performing quality control checksfor internal consistency of data, accuracy and completeness of content, compliance with company style guides etc.
  • Supervising the tracking and archiving of nonclinical documents in electronic databases
  • Managing nonclinical templates, forms andSOPs

In order to be considered for this role, you will be required to have the following qualifications, skills and experience:

  • Masters or PhD in the life sciences
  • Previous medical writing experience highly desirable
  • English mother tongue or comparable level of spoken English and excellent English writing skills
  • Ability to correct grammar and usage and ensure logical and coherent presentation of scientific information in documents
  • Ability and interest in writing and editing awide range of documents
  • Ability to work independently and with teams from different functional areas (e.g., preclinical and clinical research, regulatory, communication)

This is an excellent opportunity to join a pharmaceutical company at a keypoint in their progression.

For more information or to apply for this position, please contact Jocelyn Blackham on 0041 (0) 800 106 106 or email Please could you send any correspondence in English. Please quote reference 50981 in all correspondence.

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