Writer/Copy Editor

Tariffville, CT or Boston area or full-time remote.

Metrum Research Group is seeking a versatile writer to join our Science Communications group to support our scientific deliverables, marketing content, and internal knowledge base. The ideal candidate has a passion for writing, a strong technical aptitude, and a desire and ability to take on a variety of assignments.

Responsibilities

  • Provide technical writing support to science team and technology solutions group
  • Perform in-depth copyediting of written deliverables authored by project scientists
  • Draft documentation and instructional material for internal company-wide knowledge base
  • Support marketing efforts by developing content to explain and promote our tools and services
  • Perform reference retrieval and support the maintenance of internal reference library
  • Illustrate scientific and process diagrams using web apps such as LucidChart or BioRender
  • Contribute to internal processes and style guide to increase efficiency and maintain high-quality and consistent deliverables

With experience, individuals may support scientific writing assignments in greater depth, for example by:

  • Collaborating with our scientists to plan, draft, revise, and submit abstracts, posters, or manuscripts
  • Conducting literature searches and interpreting scientific literature for internal stakeholders
  • Performing science or medical writing services to external clients

Skills and Requirements

  • Possesses a passion for writing, with a strong command of the English language
  • Willingness and capacity to learn about the science and terminology used in our field (pharmacokinetic modeling and simulation)
  • High degree of comfort with and willingness to learn the technical requirements of the role: using a version control system, writing in LaTex and markup language
  • Demonstrates attention to details and proactivity
  • Ability to efficiently manage time spent on tasks, managing multiple and varied tasks with enthusiasm and prioritizing workload
  • Flexible attitude to work assignments
  • A demonstrated understanding of clinical research is a plus

Education and Experience

  • A degree in English, journalism, communications, or life sciences
  • 3-5+ years’ writing experience in pharma/biotech/healthcare or related field
  • Working knowledge of LaTex or other markup language a plus
  • Proficient in Google suite, MS Office, Adobe Acrobat, reference management software.

About Metrum Research Group

Metrum Research Group is a leading provider of biomedical modeling and simulation services in the U.S.A. and internationally. Founded in 2004, our experience spans R&D efforts for small molecule pharmaceuticals, biologic therapeutics, diagnostics, and medical device/drug-device combinations, across multiple therapeutic areas. Metrum Research Group is an equal opportunity employer.