Digital Biomarker Medical Writer


Reference Number: 896000-W
Type of placement: Contract


Our client is a leading international pharmaceutical company, based in Basel area, Switzerland and looking for  a Digital Biomarker Medical Writer. The ideal candidates should have at least 5 + years of experience in Medical Writing in healthcare, biotech or pharmaceutical settings, especially in CNS and writing narratives and publications using sensor data –biomechanical, ECG, EEG .

If this opportunity does not match your profile but you know someone who could fit, we offer a highly competitive and attractive referral scheme! Please contact me directly for more details at:

Main Responsibilities:

  • Drive annual digital planning process and develop integrated plans in alignment with key therapeutic stakeholders
  • Develop compelling narrative and presentations using data from innovative digital biomarker approaches in clinical trials
  • Write manuscripts for peer-reviewed journal articles to establish the biological, clinical and patient relevance of data collected in novel digital biomarker approaches
  •  Drive the review process of these journal articles with scientific, clinical and other experts

Qualifications and Experience:

  • University degree in natural science, medical science or a related field
  • 5+ years of experience of medical writing especially  in Multiple Sclerosis. Experience in Parkinson’s Disease, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Schizophrenia, neuromuscular atrophies/dystrophies
  • Previous experience with writing publications using sensor data like  biomechanical (e.g. movement data such as accelerometer, gyroscope), speech, ECG, and/or EEG data
  • Clinical data management experience will be an advantage
  • Track record of writing compelling publications in high impact, peer reviewed journals Track record of writing publications using data collected in clinical trials
  • Familiarity with the interpretation of large clinical data sets
  • Excellent analytical and communication skills
  • Highly professional user of MS Office
  • Self-starting team player
  • Native English speaker or equivalent
  • Relevant working/residency permit or Swiss/EU-Citizenship required

Our Offer: