Medical Writer

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Medical Writer who is passionate about communicating real-world clinical research. In this role, you will be working within the Scientific Communications Team, based either at our offices in Cambridge, Norfolk, Singapore or Brisbane. The position will involve working closely with our internal research leads and statisticians and also externally with key opinion leaders, academic partners, social enterprises and pharmaceutical clients as required.

The successful candidate will have excellent written and verbal skills, fluency in English, have high attention to detail and the ability to interpret health data. The candidate will be expected to work on multiple projects and deliver quality work as per project timelines. There will also be opportunities for named authorship on publications.
Primary Responsibilities

  • Develop publication plans with clients alongside our internal research leads.
  • Liaise with clients and scientific experts to develop publication material as required.
  • Draft and revise manuscripts suitable for journal publication.
  • Generate slide decks and posters for the purposes of client communication and conference presentation. – Develop physician education pieces.
  • Write press releases suitable for a variety of audiences.
  • Conduct literature research to develop written materials.
  • Undertake quality checks of written material generated by OPRI.


  • Minimum BSc in a life science subject such as Biomedical Science or Pharmacology.
  • Advanced degree: MSc or PhD preferred. Experience
  • At least 3-5 years of medical writing experience.
  • Experience of interpreting and communicating complex health data to a variety of audiences.
  • Experience of working in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines.
  • The ability to work self-sufficiently and in a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Evidence of journal publication is preferable.
  • Experience of standard Microsoft software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Fluent in written and verbal English.

About the Observational Pragmatic Research Institute (OPRI)

OPRI is an independent organisation with a focus on generating real-world clinical evidence with a primary focus on respiratory care. OPRI aims to improve disease management and patient outcomes by undertaking the highest quality observational and pragmatic clinical research. OPRI focuses on identifying real-life factors that influence outcomes and real-life effectiveness both in terms of disease management and pharmacological interventions. By collaborating with world-renowned clinical, academic and industry partners, OPRI drives a vision for inclusion of real-life research into all aspects of medical research and clinical practice and publishes 40+ manuscripts a year.

Contract and Salary

  • Part-time and full-time roles are considered.
  • Salary is dependent on qualifications and experience. (SGD $50,000 – $60,000 Annually)
  • Immediate start is available.

Please send your CV, three writing examples, completed assessment test and a covering letter summarizing your suitability for the role and why you would like to join us.

We look forward to hearing from you.