Posted: Jan 22, 2021

Scientific team lead

AMICULUM - Bollington, England
Application Deadline: N/A

About us

AMICULUM was designed to be different. In 2001, we decided to build a global healthcare communications, consulting and learning business from scratch. We have made substantial progress towards achieving that goal and now have teams based across multiple locations in New Zealand, China, Singapore, UAE, Switzerland, UK and USA. We offer highly specialist services to global pharmaceutical and biotechnology clients, including medical communications; healthcare learning; clinical and commercial consultancy; market access; rare diseases; genomic medicine; digital engagement and advocacy.


The opportunity

Our core expertise is developing accurate and engaging scientific content and delivering that through a variety of communication channels for maximum reach and impact. Our teams have developed an excellent reputation with our clients for the quality of work that we deliver.

As a result of this success, AMICULUM is looking for an experienced and ambitious scientific team lead with specialist publications experience and a passion for innovation to join our growing team. Working across a range of therapy areas and accounts, you will support the development of high-quality publications and, in collaboration with our in-house Design and Digital teams, develop innovative enhanced content for our global pharmaceutical clients. This role can be based from any of our UK locations, which include Bollington (Cheshire), Brighton, Dundee, Manchester, Oxford and Richmond (London), with home-working flexibility.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Generating captivating content that is scientifically accurate and aligned with client objectives
  • Building positive relationships with leading clinicians around the world
  • Providing scientific insight to clients and internal account teams
  • Contributing to creative and innovative ideas for information/data sharing within the virtual publications landscape
  • Supporting less experienced writers, including effective briefing and reviewing, with opportunities for line management
  • Working effectively with colleagues to ensure projects are delivered to the highest standards, within agreed timelines and budgets
  • Developing strategic planning materials


About you

You will be a senior/principal medical writer or editorial/scientific team lead with significant healthcare communications agency experience and a desire to develop your career with a leading independent agency that is focused on delivering the highest-quality scientific content for its clients. You will be an exceptional communicator with a passion for transforming complex scientific information into accurate and engaging content. You will reflect the key attributes we look for in all colleagues, which are:

  • Intellectual curiosity: you will have an accomplished academic record in biomedical science (MSc or PhD preferred)
  • Teamwork and collaboration: you will be an enthusiastic team member, collaborating with colleagues both locally and internationally to deliver industry-leading client service
  • An exceptional eye for detail: you will be passionate about the technical accuracy of your work
  • Accountability and responsibility: you will take responsibility for your workload and deadlines


Why work at AMICULUM?

We are proud to be a flexible and inclusive employer that provides a supportive working environment. We are committed to developing the careers of our team members and encourage colleagues to create their own career path: we are a job-title-free business that offers progression based on knowledge, skills and ambition. We value creativity and encourage colleagues to offer ideas that further the success of our business, and in return, we offer competitive salaries and a great benefits package, including two annual bonus schemes, a generous pension scheme, life and income protection insurance, and 25 days’ annual leave plus public holidays.


How to apply

Please supply a CV and covering letter in support of your application, detailing your experience and interest in working at AMICULUM.


More information

For more information about the AMICULUM story and our family of agencies, please visit or contact a member of our recruitment team.