Scientific Writer

Royal Pharmaceutical Society
30000.00 GBP Annual + + excellent benefits
19 Aug 2017
29 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Scientific Writer

Full-time permanent post

Salary: Up to GBP30,000 per annum + excellent benefits

Location: London E1W

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) is the professional body for pharmacists and pharmacy in England, Scotland and Wales. Due to the increasing activity of our publishing services, we have an exciting career opportunity as a Scientific Writer within Pharmaceutical Press (PhP), the publications division of the RPS.

The successful candidate will assist in coordinating, creating, compiling, editing and producing new content for the diverse range of Pharmaceutical Press products in order to maintain their positions as authoritative sources of information about drugs and medicines.

The ideal candidate would hold a degree in a physical or life science, and have good knowledge of drugs and medicines, in addition to prior editorial experience. Experience in toxicology or pharmacology would also be advantageous. Excellent IT skills and experience in searching scientific databases is very important, as is the aptitude to work effectively within a team and to ensure tight deadlines are met.

You'll find a career with the RPS to be challenging, interesting and fun. We take the development of our staff seriously and we welcome ambitious applicants with an appetite to learn !

How to apply and further details:

A full job description and further information on how to apply can be found on our website:

Application is by CV and covering letter / supporting statement. Please note we will not accept CV's without a covering letter.

Closing date for applications: 5pm on 28 th August 2017.

Interview date: TBC

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society is an equal opportunities employer