Position Filled

Medical Writer

Team: Medical Writing
Hours: Full-time (37.5 hours)
Location: Chelsea, London

Company Overview:

The Thrombosis Research Institute is a renowned institution dedicated to advancing research in the field of thrombosis and cardiovascular health outcomes. The institute has been involved in laboratory studies, randomised clinical trials and large international observational registries. The institute is now moving into the area of large national and regional databases, as well as studies that using administrative claims, laboratory results, EHR data, as well as large-scale biomedical databases like UK Biobank. For further information on the scope of our research, please visit:

The Thrombosis Research Institute is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. We encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply.

Role Overview:

We are seeking an enthusiastic and highly motivated individual to join our Biostatistics and Medical Writing team at the Thrombosis Research Institute in London. As part of a dynamic and growing team, you will have the opportunity to work with other medical writers and statisticians within our institute, as well as directly with leading clinicians and multi-disciplinary team members. You will play a crucial role in supporting our research aimed at improving cardiovascular health outcomes. You will be responsible for creating high-quality written material across a range of media, including scientific manuscripts, presentation slides, posters, meeting reports and websites. You will present complex clinical information in a clear and concise manner and ensure accuracy of the information presented.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate on current clinical research projects, help with the communication of new clinical studies and support study publications in clinical scientific journals
  • Contribute to the content development of written materials (e.g. abstracts, posters, manuscripts, and a wide range of other medical communication activities)
  • Build an increasing knowledge of the science/medicine of thrombosis to the degree required for effective communication with internal team members, clients, authors and target audiences
  • Develop and maintain the publication plan of research studies Works with multidisciplinary project teams and external advisors to ensure projects are delivered within-budget, on-time and on-message
  • Develop and deploy procedures to monitor project progress
  • Ensure that processes are in place to coordinate and communicate plans, priorities and goals
  • Define, embed and communicate standards for accuracy on all written materials
  • Stay up-to-date with industry trends and advancements in cardiovascular research

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • A PhD or Master’s degree in an area pertinent to the subject area, e.g., life sciences. Candidates with a Bachelor’s degree with working experience will also be considered.
  • At least two years previous experience as a Medical Writer in the life sciences industry is preferred
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Basic knowledge of statistical concepts and methodologies
  • Experience in project management is desirable
  • Good knowledge of the clinical development and real-world evidence studies is desirable
  • Familiarity with ICMJE, GPP2, STROBE will be considered
  • Publication track-record in medical research would be an advantage

To apply: Please use the ‘APPLY NOW’ form or submit your cover letter and CV by email to

Posted on: 9th February 2024