Senior Medical Writer, Genentech (Full Time, South San Francisco, CA)

Job Title
Sr. Medical Writer #06-1000015762

Job Location
S. San Francisco, CA

Job Description

This position is responsible for the writing, editing, and assistance in submitting clinical manuscripts for peer-reviewed journals, as well as abstracts, posters, and presentations for medical congress. This individual will also be responsible for the timely delivery of publications outlined in product-specific publication plans. The timely publication of clinical trial manuscripts directly impacts Genentech%u2019s strategic imperatives and is critical to the achievement of its corporate goals.

Candidates must possess a graduate-level degree (PhD) in the life sciences (immunology, cell biology, e.g.). Candidates must also possess a minimum of 3-5 years medical writing and editing experience with clinical trial manuscripts and posters for the biotechnology and/or pharmaceutical industry. This individual must effectively and clearly communicate across multiple functional areas with a diverse group of scientists, statisticians, marketing managers, and other team members, and manage multiple projects working independently as well as within functional teams. The senior writer must work with minimal supervision to complete their projects. Candidates will also have demonstrated ability to set priorities and work within tight deadlines without compromising publication quality. This individual must have good organizational and interpersonal skills and demonstrate attention to detail.

Candidates must possess advanced Microsoft Word skills. Working knowledge of Endnote and PowerPoint and some familiarity with graphics programs a plus.

Contact: Joann Casasos,

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