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  • Medical Editor

    Job Location(s) IN-Bangalore
    Job Number
    2018-20571
    Job Category
    Clinical Operations
    Position Type
    Full-Time
  • Job Overview

    1. Essential Job Duties:
    • Proofs and edits clinical study reports, protocols, amendments, and other documents as needed, ensuring that company or client conventions, styles, formats, and terminology have been used.
    • Assists with the development of standard language for documents, including clinical study report and protocol templates.
    • Assists in the compilation of an electronic version of the final clinical study report and the creation of associated PDF files.
    • May perform the bookmarking and hyperlinking of the final PDF of the CSR prior to client receipt.
    • Creates and ships CDs to clients. Uploads documents to and downloads documents from client sites as needed.
    • Prepare subject narratives and performs QC checks as needed.
    • Assists with archiving as needed.
    • Mentors and trains Medical Editors and new Medical Writers on style guide as appropriate.
    • Addresses process improvements needed for maintaining efficiencies within the Editorial group.
    • Must have excellent command of the English language, both oral and written.

    Performs any other duties as assigned by Manager or Supervisor.

    Education/Qualifications

    Relevant science degree (e.g., BS in Life Sciences, Biochemistry, or Pharmacology)/BA in English or a related field.

    Experience

    • Knowledge of standard editing/proofing conventions, grammar, sentence structure, and style.
    • Advanced knowledge of MS Word and Adobe Acrobat, and the ability to apply related knowledge regarding scanning and other software programs.
    • Knowledge of medical terminology preferred.

    Typically 1 to 2 years of experience at the Editor I level or equivalent.

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