Are you ready for your next Medical Writer role?

Gothenburg, Sweden
04 May 2021
25 May 2021
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)

Are you a passionate Medical Writer with Clinical and Regulatory authoring experience? Can you envision using your expertise to impact patients' lives? Join our Medical Communications department to make a purposeful difference!

At AstraZeneca we're dedicated to being a Great Place to Work. Where you are empowered to push the boundaries of science and unleash your entrepreneurial spirit. There's no better place to make a difference to medicine, patients and society. An inclusive culture that champions diversity and collaboration. Always committed to lifelong learning, growth and development.

We are growing and have several Medical Writing opportunities available across the early and late portfolio - including Director, Principal and Senior Medical Writing roles and we want you to join us!

As a team, we author clinical and regulatory documents that align with project strategies, regulatory requirements and communications best-practices. We support AstraZeneca's core therapeutic areas in all phases of clinical development, playing a key part in delivering medicines to patients most in need as swiftly as we can.

Whichever role you're successful in, you'll be joining an extraordinary team with an outstanding record of achieving successful submissions and approvals. Each role will afford you flexibility in ways of working.

Essential for the role

We believe that you hold a Bachelor's degree in life sciences at a minimum, and if you have a MSc or PhD, this will be an advantage. Your education is further complemented by regulatory writing experience from the pharmaceutical industry. Collaboration is key and you have a track record of running fruitful and effective partnerships, both internally and externally. We also believe that you share our passion for applying Medical Writing expertise to reach our goal to change lives.

  • Solid understanding of the clinical drug development process with experience in integrating information from all phases of clinical development into clinical and regulatory documents and submissions

  • Extensive knowledge of current regulatory guidelines relating to regulatory communications

  • Consistent display of ability in project management, thinking (conceptual, analytical and integrative), influencing and team working

  • Flexibility in adapting to changing circumstances or new information

The recruitment process will follow the below steps:

  • Application and CV review 30 minute screening call with a senior member of the team

  • Completion of a medical writing exercise

  • Informal meeting of various team members

  • Final interview

Pioneer a new future to meet global healthcare challenges

Work with curious minds in an inclusive culture. Thrive in a place where the brightest and most curious minds seamlessly come together in our inclusive environment.

We strongly believe that everyone contributes with a unique set of competence. Your curiosity and passion for personal development combined with support from colleagues, mentors and leaders, will ensure you maximise your skills, abilities and contribution.

So, what's next?

Are you already imagining yourself joining our team? Good, because we can't wait to hear from you. This application period is open from May 4, 2021 and we welcome your application no later than May 31, 2021.

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