Dianthus Medical Blog Archive

Index of Recruitment

Two new vacancies

We currently have two vacancies to work within our data management and statistics operations.

Statistical programmer (fixed term contract)

We have a vacancy for a statistical programmer for a fixed term contract of 4 months (with the possibility of extension). You should be fluent at programming with Stata, and knowledge of clinical research and CDISC standards would be an advantage.

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Statistician vacancy

We have a vacancy for a statistician to join our friendly team. The role will mainly involve analysing data from clinical trials, but will also include such things as calculating sample sizes, advising on study design, writing statistical analysis plans, and analysing data from other sources (eg epidemiological databases).

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Clinical data manager vacancy

Dianthus Medical currently has an immediate vacancy for a Clinical Data Manager to join our friendly team.

Job Description:

The selected candidate will be required to assist the senior clinical data manager in all required data management activities. The role will involve managing clinical trial data by designing, building, and validating clinical trial databases in accordance with standard operating procedures and to clean data in preparation for statistical analysis.

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Medical writer vacancy

We have a vacancy for a medical writer to join our team for maternity cover. Please note that the job will be for a fixed-term contract for approximately 6 months, although it is possible that the position could subsequently become permanent if circumstances permit.

The role will involve writing manuscripts for publication in peer-reviewed journals, clinical study reports for drug regulatory purposes, and a healthy variety of other documents. Relevant experience would be useful, but not essential, as full training will be provided. You must have excellent English language skills, a degree (or PhD) in a science discipline, an enthusiasm for writing, and good attention to detail.

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Internships available

Are you trying to get a job in medical writing but finding it difficult without experience?

We currently have internships available for bright and motivated individuals wanting to start a career in medical writing. You will be helping with a research project in medical writing, and seeing the day-to-day work in a medical writing company at first hand. All our recent interns have found full-time jobs in medical writing since doing internships at Dianthus Medical.

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Job applications

We get a lot of speculative job applications at Dianthus from people who want to be medical writers. I am always amazed how much the quality of those applications varies. Sometimes we get excellent ones, and we have been known to recruit medical writers that way.

Today, however, I received one in which the subject line of the email was "mdical writing position". Needless to say, we won't be offering the sender a job.

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