Science Editor (Freelance)

Medical Content · Toronto, Ontario
Department Medical Content
Employment Type Contractor
Minimum Experience Entry-level

About INVIVO, A Red Nucleus Company

We are a multi-dimensional agency that caters to the life sciences space where our purpose is to improve the quality of life by accelerating the understanding of science. Since 1998, we've been pioneering the integration of technology and creative visualization into communication that connects people and science.  As a Digital Scientific Communications agency, we are committed to meeting our global healthcare client’s needs through:

  • Insightful medical strategy
  • Compelling scientific storytelling
  • Illumination of data through visualization and interaction
  • Digital solutions that use the best in leading edge technology


We have won over 150 industry awards including medical animations, AR/VR, data visualizations, medical games, and holography delivered on the latest digital devices and at major medical conferences around the world.

Our culture is not typical or ordinary, and we aim to keep it that way. At INVIVO, A Red Nucleus Company, we believe in providing a rich working environment, one filled with challenge that pushes us to innovate in ways that captures the imagination. Our culture is about fun, meaningful work and a true sense of community.


About the Science Editor Role

We are looking for Editorial Associates as passionate about the written word as they are seeing it brought to life in the final format, including  interactive and digital tools like e-learning platforms, VR/ AR technologies, ppt slides, workshops,  among others.

You will be working alongside the best and brightest in scientific communication. Our atmosphere fosters collaboration and curiosity, and produces outstanding work that makes a difference directly in physician knowledge and indirectly in patient lives.



  • Execute MLR submission processes and perform submissions directly into client MLR systems (such as eMAPS, Veeva Vault, Zinc, MyPRB, ePTS, GCMA).
  • Verify the medical data/information against source content (fact-check).
  • Provide referencing for medical data/information by referring to relevant online content.
  • Create bibliographies in AMA style.
  • Review the deliverables and validate their accuracy (ensuring all copy has been included, check formatting against specifications, identifying layout issues, and reviewing for overall comprehension) prior to submission into MLR systems. 
  • Collaborate with various team members including the medical writers, project managers, and/or editors to ensure accurate and timely submissions in MLR systems.
  • Work with medical director/medical writers to resolve referencing queries.
  • Work within copy deck formats that appropriately record changes, style decisions, source materials, and referencing requirements.
  • Contribute to support tasks for medical writing function.


Capability Requirements – Education, Skills & Experience

  • Post-secondary science degree/diploma required (Bachelor's/Master’s degree in life sciences and/or professional experience a plus)
  • Preference for a mixed science and journalism/communication background.
  • Minimum one year of experience in copywriting/editing/fact checking.
  • Prior experience in digital media, web applications or new technology beneficial.
  • Ability to perform web searches to find accurate medical sources.
  • Ability to read, comprehend, and understand the basic concepts within medical text
  • Attitude to be flexible and adaptable to changing priorities.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage workload across multiple projects under tight timelines.
  • Collaborative style that will work well across departments, cultures, and geographies.
  • Ability to assume personal ownership and accountability for business results.
  • Detail oriented and highly organized individual.
  • Naturally inquisitive and attentive individual.
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills.
  • Exemplary written communication skills.
  • Fluency in writing and speaking both UK and US English


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We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. #LI-MS1

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  • Location
    Toronto, Ontario
  • Department
    Medical Content
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience