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Principal Medical Writer - AbbVie, Inc

  • AbbVie
  • 1239 Berkeley Ave
  • Chicago Heights, IL 60411
  • Full-Time
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About AbbVie

is a global, research-driven biopharmaceutical company committed to developing innovative advanced therapies for some of the worlds most complex and critical conditions. The companys mission is to use its expertise, dedicated people and unique approach to innovation to markedly improve treatments across four primary therapeutic areas: immunology, oncology, virology and neuroscience. In more than 75 countries, AbbVie employees are working every day to advance health solutions for people around the world. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us at

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People. Passion. Possibilities. Those three simple words mean everything at AbbVie, where patients always come first. So do cutting-edge science and innovation, which fuel our expanding pipeline as we take on the world's toughest health challenges in oncology, immunology, liver disease, women's health and beyond. Together, we strive to make a difference for patients around the world. For more visit: www.abbvie.com.

The Principal Medical Writer is responsible for providingscientific publications and advanced scientific writing expertise to theclinical pharmacology teams, ensuring effective implementation of the writingprocess. Provides medical writing expertise for multiple compounds and/orprojects within a therapeutic area. Interfaces with external groups (e.g. DMPK,Statistical Support, Clinical, Publishing) to ensure accurate and timelycompletion/delivery of information and review of scientific publications.Serves as the scientific writing content expert for the department. Level will be based on education and years of experience. Qualifications: Bachelor of Science required, with significant relevant writing experience, or Bachelor's degree in English or communications, with significant relevant science experience. Masters or PhD in science discipline preferred with relevant writing experience. American Medical Writing Association (AMWA) certification or other is preferred, with a specialty in Editing/Writing or Pharmaceutical. 2 years relevant industry experience preferred in medical writing in the healthcare industry or academia required or in a related area such as quality, regulatory, clinical research, or product support/R&D.. 4 years experience in experimental design and clinical/preclinical data interpretation preferred. High-level content writing experience and experience with all types of clinical publications required. Expert in assimilation and interpretation of scientific content with adeptness in ability to translate for appropriate audience. Working knowledge of statistical concepts and techniques. Expert knowledge of requirements and guidance associated with scientific publications or clinical regulatory document preparation and submissions and ability to advise teams regarding compliance with regulations. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Superior attention to detail. Ability to find and correct errors in spelling, punctuation, grammar, consistency, clarity and accuracy. Expert in word processing, flow diagrams, and spreadsheets. Excellent working knowledge of software programs in Windows environment. Extensive experience in working with collaborative, cross-functional teams, including project management experience. Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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Associated topics: ancmg, aoa, breast, hematology, lah, oncology, palliative, physician md, radiation, thedacare


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