Medical Writer

Content Development & Instructional Design · Yardley, Pennsylvania
Department Content Development & Instructional Design
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

Red Nucleus is looking for a new teammate!


Our Agency

Red Nucleus is the leading provider of strategic learning, performance, and process solutions for the life sciences industry. Our team is composed of more than 400 full-time employees whose commitment to creativity, quality, and on-time delivery is unrivaled in our space. At Red Nucleus, we work in an environment that fosters trust, self-expression, and the ability to excel in our careers. We are proud to have been recognized as one of the “Best Places to Work in PA” for all 4 years that we have been headquartered in PA.


Our Work

The types of projects we work on are diverse, spanning from pre-launch to post-launch positions of a brand lifecycle, across multiple audiences. Examples include

  • Design and development of new drug and medical device launch curricula for sales representative and medical science liaison audiences
  • Patient journey videos
  • Interactive MOA animations
  • Designing virtual clinical environments in which learners interact with HCPs and patients
  • Workshop design, development, and live support for new product launches, national sales meetings, and plan-of-action meetings
  • Patient, HCP, and KOL podcasts

Our Clients

We work with life sciences companies of all sizes, from companies who are bringing their first product to market, to the largest multinational firms, including all 10 of the top 10 pharmaceutical companies by revenue.


Your Responsibilities

  • Consult with clients and subject matter experts to shape the design and development of content
  • Research, learn, and distill complex scientific information and communicate it clearly to the target audience
  • Collaborate with a group of individuals with diverse skills—project managers, instructional designers, artists, programmers, and medical editors—to ensure that our solutions are engaging, are accurate, and meet our clients’ needs
  • Attend status calls and review meetings with client teams that may consist of members from Sales, Marketing, Medical, Legal, and Regulatory departments
  • Occasionally participate in the development and delivery of sales presentations



  • BS/BA in a life science, pharmacology, or medicine
  • Willingness and ability to
    • Navigate between multiple and changing projects, tasks, and priorities
    • Meet deadlines
    • Work independently and collaboratively in a team environment
    • Handle constructive criticism
    • Consistently project an upbeat, professional attitude and image
    • Occasionally travel to client meetings/events
  • Proficiency with
    • Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook
    • Adobe Acrobat
    • Virtual meeting software (eg, Zoom, Microsoft Teams, GoTo Meeting, Skype for Business, WebEx, Adobe Connect)


Desired Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Pharmaceutical, medical device, and/or biotechnology sales training experience
  • Experience as a healthcare provider (MD, physician assistant, nurse practitioner, nurse, pharmacist, etc)
  • Advanced degree (MA, MS, PhD, PharmD, MD)
  • Teaching experience
  • Familiarity with clinical research principles
  • Experience writing in multimedia formats
  • Familiarity with instructional design principles
  • Working knowledge of the American Medical Association style guide


Red Nucleus is an equal opportunity employer.

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  • Location
    Yardley, Pennsylvania
  • Department
    Content Development & Instructional Design
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience