Medical Writer - Clinical and Patient Resources Specialist

Karger Publishers
United Kingdom (GB)
Competitive salary, dependent on experience
07 Jul 2021
16 Aug 2021
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)

For the unit Clinical and Patient Markets within Karger Experience, the Karger division aimed at communities and markets, we are looking for a motivated person to join our increasingly agile organization as a

Clinical and Patient Resources Specialist (100%)

(Abingdon, United Kingdom)

In this role you will be primarily responsible for writing, developing and project managing interactive medical educational eLearning programs from inception to launch.

This multifaceted role includes:

  • Design, write and create engaging medical educational eLearning programs for a broad range of target audiences from specialists to patients
  • Develop excellent relationships with KOL contributors, providing support and encouragement, and firm editorial guidance
  • Creative direction of interactive elements including coordinating and carrying out filming of KOL videos for eLearning programs
  • Assist colleagues as necessary to provide editorial and writing support for the development of Fast Facts medical handbook series

Qualifications and experience required:

  • A life sciences degree or higher
  • Minimum of 3 years’ medical writing experience in STM publishing (journals, books or online) or a medical communications agency
  • Solid project management and organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously, prioritize a variety of tasks and meet agreed deadlines
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of clinical medicine
  • A passion for effective health communication in print and digital formats
  • Experience of the Articulate suite or other similar authoring tools would be a plus
  • Confident interacting with specialist authors, contributors, and clients
  • Very high command of English

What we offer:

  • A work environment where personal development and responsibility are highly valued
  • Flexible working hours and full remote work arrangements available
  • 28-days holiday, plus bank holidays
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Bike to work scheme
  • Competitive salary

If you would like to take on the challenge this role presents, we look forward to receiving your application. To apply, please send your CV and a short cover letter to Geoff Covey,

About us: Karger Publishers is a worldwide publisher of scientific and medical content based in Basel, Switzerland. It is independent and family-led in the fourth generation by Chairwoman and Publisher Gabriella Karger. Connecting and advancing health sciences since 1890, Karger has been continuously evolving, keeping pace with the current developments and shifts in research and publishing. The publishing house is dedicated to serving the information needs of the scientific community, clinicians and patients with publications of high-quality content and services in health sciences. Karger Publishers has 240 employees and is present in 15 countries around the globe.

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