Medical Writer

Cornerstone Research Group Inc. - Burlington, ON (22 days ago)

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The Value & Evidence team (formerly Cornerstone Research Group) at EVERSANA, is a research group focused on identifying, demonstrating, and communicating the value of pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device products for companies in the US, Canada, Europe, and Asia. We offer innovative health economic, health outcomes, market access and data analytic services. We pride ourselves on high-quality work that has been published in a wide range of peer-reviewed journals. Our reputation is for strategic thinking that results in high quality research that meets the needs of our clients, payers, and health technology assessment and regulatory agencies.

We are currently seeking an experienced Medical Writer for a full-time, on-site position within our multi-disciplinary team at our Burlington, Ontario office.

To apply, please send your (1) resume, (2) cover letter and (3) copy of your post-secondary transcripts (an unofficial version is fine).

The Medical Writer will develop evidence-based, value-driven documents that support the communication of global and local health economic and market access activities for medical device and pharmaceutical products.

The successful candidate will have at least one year of experience as a medical/scientific writer, with demonstrated strong written and verbal communication skills. Experience in scientific/medical literature reviews and systematic reviews, an understanding of human physiology and/or pharmacology, the ability to problem solve, and experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint are preferred. Experience in evidence synthesis, health technology assessment, health economics, library sciences, and/or market access are assets but not required.


Key responsibilities will include the design and development of product value dossiers, value messages, clinical summaries, peer-reviewed manuscripts, health technology assessments, and white papers for pharmaceutical and biotechnology products. Specific tasks may include the following:

  • Conduct structured and/or systematic reviews of clinical and economic literature
  • Synthesize, interpret, and communicate clinical and economic data, including disease-specific and pharmaceutical product research
  • Develop outlines
  • Develop strategic content
  • Conduct revisions
  • Perform proofreading
  • Support meta-analyses and network meta-analyses
  • Work with and potentially manage other writers and researchers (dependent on level of experience)


The ideal candidate will have the following:

  • A bachelor’s or advanced degree in the life sciences (e.g., pharmacology) or a related field
  • A love of science combined with strong writing skills and an interest in their intersection with health care

Critical Skills:

  • Demonstrated writing skills (samples will be requested)
  • Strong multi-tasking and organizational abilities
  • Sense of urgency to meet goals, objectives, and deadlines
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communications skills
  • Demonstrated initiative and accountability
  • Expertise in Microsoft Office applications (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Experience with literature reviews, systematic reviews, critical appraisal, and/or health technology assessment

To apply, please send your (1) resume, (2) cover letter and (3) copy of your post-secondary transcripts (an unofficial version is fine).

Please note, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. All other resumes will be kept on file for six months in the event a new position becomes available.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent