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Associate Medical Writer

Covance is seeking an Associate Medical Writer. 

COVANCE is a leading global drug development services company and we provide support to the Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology industries.

We are recruiting for our Medical Writing team in Madison, WI and are currently seeking to hire an Associate Medical Writer to help support the team. This is a full time position, based in our Madison, WI location. Remote work is not an option and must work onsite in our Madison, WI office.

Covance’s early clinical business is unique in the industry because it includes an extremely diverse and challenging set of studies–typical phase I healthy volunteer studies through Phase II proof of concept, and even some Phase III patient studies. Covance medical writing team is exposed to a variety of study designs, endpoints, molecules, and clients. Additionally, we offer the opportunity to develop clinical pharmacology skills that most other medical writing employers do not offer. We are a part of the scientific team reviewing analysis plans and tables. The challenges of our study opportunities combined with the diverse role make the position a unique opportunity for someone to develop a broad knowledge base and skill set. We are seeking applicants who want to develop long term scientific and writing careers within our team at Covance.

About the Job
Within this position, your duties will include:
Responsible for preparation and review of clinical documents such as patient safety narratives and clinical study report (CSR) appendices. Responsible for preparing lower complexity documents such as synoptic or abbreviated CSRs under guidance of more senior staff. Assist Medical Writers in the preparation and background writing of clinical study protocols, CSRs, and subject narratives.
Ensure timely delivery of high quality documents to internal customers and Sponsors. Assist Medical Writers in the archiving and filing of clinical study protocols and CSRs and associated documentation. Foster excellent working relationships with all clients, both internal and external, with the highest quality of service in a cost-effective manner on time, every time. This position is for early phases of clinical development (e.g., Phase I through IIa studies focused on pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics).



Minimum of first degree in life sciences (or equivalent including nursing and pharmacy); advanced degree (e.g., PhD or Masters) preferred.
A COPH graduate currently works at Covance, and is happy to talk with any students interested in this line of work. Contact Career Services for info.
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