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Lead Medical Writer
Posted on 10/6/2022
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Adobe Creative Suite
Data Analysis
  • 4+ years of publications writing experience post academia
  • Excellent writing ability with strong editorial and formatting skills
  • Ability to create high-quality documents that effectively and clearly convey scientific data, properly identify/target the audience for each document, and communicate key messages clearly and concisely
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills; ability to work cross­ functionally, collaborate, negotiate with and influence stakeholders at all levels of the organization
  • Experience submitting abstracts and manuscripts to congresses and journals
  • Ability to read the primary literature and analyze data as necessary
  • Basic­ to ­intermediate knowledge of biostatistical and clinical research concepts
  • Familiarity with electronic literature search tools and obtaining copyright permissions
  • Strong Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) skills; experience using Adobe Creative Suite/Creative Cloud (Illustrator,Professional, and InDesign) a plus
  • Advanced degree (PhD, MD or PharmD) in Biology, Molecular Genetics, Chemistry, Molecular Biology, or other relevant scientific discipline; postdoctoral experience a plus
  • 4+ years' experience writing/editing scientific documents/publications experience in the biotechnology, pharmaceutical, medical device, or medical communications industries. Time spent writing in graduate school or during a postdoc does NOT count
  • Experience or background in molecular biology/genomics, oncology, prenatal testing, or diagnostics a plus
  • Work in a collaborative team to develop conference materials (abstracts, posters, presentations), marketing materials, and peer­ reviewed publications
  • Work closely with Natera's Clinical Affairs, Research and Development, Marketing, and medical education teams Drafting, editing, and submission of abstracts, posters, slide presentations, and manuscripts targeted for publication in peer reviewed journals
  • Participation in the writing, editing, and confirmation of the scientific accuracy of marketing and medical education materials, including white papers
  • Perform data analysis as needed and develop related graphics and figures
  • Interact with internal stakeholders and with external service providers to ensure the timely development, review, and publication of documents
  • Work with third parties including academic partners, key opinion leaders, and contractors during development of technical documents

1,001-5,000 employees

Clinical genetic testing
Company Overview
Natera's mission is to change the management of disease worldwide with a focus on reproductive health, oncology, and organ transplantation.
  • Flexible medical plans
  • Investment options
  • Time off
  • Workplace perks
Company Core Values
  • A person behind every sample
  • Embrace diversity
  • Be accountable
  • Think team
  • Learn and nimble
  • Show me the data
  • Be ready to change the world
  • Integrity is in our DNA