• Medical Writer within Early Phase Clinical Research (32-40 hours per week)

    Job Locations (All) | Netherlands-Groningen
    Posted Date 6 hours ago(6/24/2019 7:59 AM)
  • Overview

    When you join PRA Health Sciences, you will not only witness the future of clinical development. You come to shape it!

    Do you have experience and great affinity with scientific writing? Do you see transforming data into an understandable text as a great challenge? And do you enjoy collaborating with a multidisciplinary team to develop documents for early phase studies? PRA Health Sciences is looking for an additional Medical Writer for their European Early Clinical Medical Writing Group in Groningen.


    The Early Development Services (EDS) division of PRA is a global leader in providing early-phase clinical research and bioanalytical services to the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. With a reputation built on excellence, quality and professionalism, we work with leading pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, performing clinical research and bioanalytical trials on many of the most advanced experimental drugs and biologics in development today. Employees of EDS are enthusiastic and dedicated and work in a dynamic informal organization.


    To extend our Medical Writing team we are looking for a: Medical Writer in Groningen, the Netherlands


    In the Medical Writing department in Groningen, the Netherlands, 8 colleagues are closely working together preparing important documents for our Phase I and IIa studies and reporting the clinical study results. Together with 2 Medical Writers located in our office in Berlin, Germany, you will form the European Early Clinical Medical Writing Group within the global PRA Medical Writing Group.

    As our new Medical Writer you should be able to work independently but also in a team. You will work with other areas of expertise within PRA Health Sciences such as our colleagues from Biostatistics and Science. The Medical Writer is involved during the entire process of early phase clinical research, besides this you will be in contact with our clients.


    What do you do as a Medical Writer?

    • Write, review and edit clinical study documents like clinical study reports, protocols and informed consent forms
    • Interpret clinical data in the preparation of clinical study reports
    • Serve as primary functional representative on project teams
    • Review all relevant documents and interact with functional leader and project manager to develop a thorough understanding of project timelines

    What do you bring as a Medical Writer?

    • Master degree in a scientific field (e.g. in (bio) medical sciences, life sciences, bio-informatics or comparable direction); a PhD degree is a big preference
    • Proven affinity and experience with writing (scientific) documents
    • You are accurate, analytical and flexible
    • Good communication skills; read, write and speak English and native level Dutch

    We offer you:

    • A challenging position in a growing international company
    • We offer a competitive salary and an excellent working environment close to our state-of-the-art clinical facility in Groningen.
    • PRA has its own collective labor agreement that provides good conditions for our employees like 35 holiday days per year and a good pension fund
    • Every year we organize (sporting) activities aimed at, among other things, teambuilding and conviviality. We also engage ourselves socially and, for example, we climb mountain peaks for a noble cause
    • You start with a one-year contract with a view to extension and permanent employment. The contract is for 32, 36 or 40 hours per week.


    Apply for the position:
    If you are interested in a dynamic job and career, please send us your application letter and resume. You can upload one document when you apply via the 'Apply for this job online' button, please combine the two documents to one.

    Contact information:

    If you require further information please contact Chenthuran Raveerathan, Staff Recruiting Consultant, on +31 50 40 22 222.

    PRA is an EEO/AA employer and is committed to providing opportunities to minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities.


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