Medical Editor / Senior Medical Editor

San Diego, CA

  • Samumed is looking for a Medical Editor to join our Regulatory Affairs team

Specific Responsibilities

  • Working directly to support the medical writing team in all aspects of document generation, assembly, editing, and quality review
  • Reviewing and editing clinical and regulatory documents for language clarity and consistency, cohesiveness, adherence to writing templates and styles, grammar, spelling, formatting, etc. [Documents include but are not limited to: clinical study protocols and protocol amendments, informed consent forms, clinical study reports, investigator brochures, annual reports and regulatory submission documents]
  • Performing formal quality control reviews of clinical and regulatory documents
  • Participating in team meetings to provide input regarding deliverables, timelines, and processes
  • Developing and maintaining style guides and document templates
  • Assisting other clinical teams with various medical writing and editing tasks as needed


  • Qualifications: Bachelor's or Master’s degree in biomedical or life sciences
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in the biotechnology or pharmaceutical industry
  • Excellent analytical, research, writing, and editing skills, with a keen eye to detail
  • Experience using advanced formatting tools in Microsoft Word, Adobe Acrobat, and scientific graphing software
  • Working knowledge of referencing software (e.g., EndNote)
  • Familiarity with ICH guidelines and the current AMA Style Manual
  • Some knowledge of drug development and regulatory processes preferred

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