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Medical Writing Jobs in Delhi NCR

Updated on August 8, 2012

With the increasing demand of medical and scientific data documentation, several pharmaceutical companies, medical research agencies, medical writing business sites, contract research organizations in Delhi NCR have started looking for life sciences graduates and PhD degree holders to write for them. Some companies are on a hunt for first-degree life science graduates for junior medical writing vacancies and some are searching for medical administrators for senior medical writing jobs in Delhi NCR. A few companies in Delhi NCR have also positions vacant for freelance medical writers who can work from home. This is the reason why you can see a lot of medical writing positions when you search with keywords “medical writer”, “health writer”, or “medical communications writer” with job location selected as “Delhi, Noida, Gurgaon, Faridabad” in job search portals like Naukri and Monster.com.

Medical writing is a successful career option involving utilization of multiple skills and talents. Medical writing helps in getting best compensation from the technical writing industry due to its high demand.
Medical writing is a successful career option involving utilization of multiple skills and talents. Medical writing helps in getting best compensation from the technical writing industry due to its high demand. | Source

Scope of Medical Writing Jobs - Demand of Medical Writers

It is interesting to note that medical writing job is not only limited to scientific and medical documentation but also involves documentation of drug research journals and clinical trials. Some companies also provide medical writing jobs for nurses and medical assistants. For them, jobs can range from documentation of drug allergies to crafting reports of medication errors and from documentation of medical necessity forms to writing scientific literature. The scope of medical writing is very vast providing lucrative compensation and knowledge enhancement benefits to a technical medical writer. As a medical writer, you can utilize your medical subject expertise in preparing high quality medical reports and journals. The more experience a writer gains, the more promotions he obtains.

Requirements For A Medical Writing Job

It is a true fact that like any other writing job, a medical writer also needs to have creative writing skills, impeccable English grammar/punctuation, vast knowledge of medical terminology, sentence structure formation, attention for detail, and time management skills, but all these skills are only limited to freelance or home-based medical writers because a person working as a medical writer in an organizational level also needs to have experience of working in teams having hierarchical or matrix organizational structures. For more information on what are the skills required for medical writing, you can visit an overview of medical writing skills.

Medical Writer’s Salary

According to the current job statistics in and around Delhi NCR, salary of an experienced junior medical writer can range anywhere from 3 to 3.5 lakhs per annum and a senior medical writer can get a salary package starting from 4 to 8 lakhs per year. Medical writing team leads and senior medical editors are compensated more according to their experience and skills. Life science freshers planning to build a career in medical writing can expect a salary of 1.8 to 2.4 lakhs per annum. Some companies in Delhi NCR also provide lucrative salary for medical transcription managers and medical underwriters having excellent writing skills, knowledge of complete medical terminology, and flawless English grammar editing skills. All these salary figures depend on your experience, interview, and evaluation of medical writing test. For more information on average salary of medical writers in India, you can visit IMWA (Indian Association of Medical Writers).

So if you are a medical student, a nurse, a physician’s assistant, or a senior MD opting for medical writing as a part-time or full-time career option, then you can start searching for medical writing jobs in Delhi NCR on job portals selecting your experience and desired salary range. Who knows a lucrative and high demand medical writing job is waiting for you.

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      Biva Prasad 

      4 years ago

      Hello, i have completed my m.sc in microbiology. M interested in freelance writing for part time. can contact me through...bivaprasad1@gmail.com

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      Madhulika 

      5 years ago

      I am interested in Medical writer job. I have done MSc in Microbiology and PG diploma in CR and PVG. Are there any openings right now. Please 501redroses@gmail.com

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      Yogesh kumar 

      6 years ago

      hi, i am a doctor and i have some experince in medical writing.I have written about three medicines for an employes as a freelance writer.contact me at yogesh.henrik@gmail.com

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      Rajinder Soni 

      6 years ago from New Delhi, India

      So why not join hubpages here where you can sharing your knowledge of medicine and life sciences: https://www.hubpages.com/user/new

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      nam 

      6 years ago

      hi I am a doctor and work in a medical college as a professor. I am interested in freelance writing

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      Irfan Ahmed 

      6 years ago

      I am BFA Artist and Creative Graphic Designer presently working as all kind medical figures design if you want to see my work than call me my no.9560470893 now I am interested for free lance work

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      mohit 

      7 years ago

      I have some experience in writing medical communications like lbl, abstracts etc, from where i get work.

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      ashish 

      7 years ago

      i am docotor can i do this job and what r the requirement and timing?

      mail me godridingonharley@yahoo.com

    • soni2006 profile imageAUTHOR

      Rajinder Soni 

      7 years ago from New Delhi, India

      Hello Mr. Asnani, thank you so much for letting us know about these excellent openings. Cheers.

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      Kamal Asnani, CEO eMediWrite 

      7 years ago

      We are hiring, training and expanding. Freelancers also welcome. Contact me at admin@emediwritewebsite.com

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      Rajinder Soni 

      7 years ago from New Delhi, India

      Yes Makingsense, you are right. There will be a lot of technological advancements in this field in upcoming years and a good medical writer will always be a bonus for a company.

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      Makingsense 

      7 years ago

      Sounds like a promising career. The technological shifts over the next decade and beyond in this field will be worth writing about.

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