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Strategic Scientific Communications Fellowship

For Ph.D. professionals in the life sciences, the Strategic Scientific Communications Fellowship is an opportunity to jumpstart your career while delivering life-changing information to colleagues and customers.

Novo Nordisk Fellow Debbie Ostani

The Strategic Scientific Communications (SSC) group creates clinical, scientific and regulatory documents that advance the medical and educational initiatives of Novo Nordisk. We take pride in producing balanced and scientifically accurate publications that adhere to the highest ethical and quality standards. Over the course of the one-year Fellowship experience, Fellows learn and engage in the following activities:

  • Understand the role and responsibilities of a medical writer
  • Learn and adhere to guidelines for ethical publication practice
  • Provide medical writing support to authors in the development of scientific publications and presentations
  • Perform medical accuracy review of supplements and articles
  • Coordinate internal medical review and author review of publications
  • Assist SSC members in the preparation of regulatory documents such as clinical trial reports and clinical summary documents
  • Collaborate with stakeholders including authors, clinicians, biostatisticians, publication planners, trial managers, regulatory affairs professionals and medical communications companies

Who We're Looking For

We are seeking candidates with a doctorate degree (Ph.D.) in the life sciences with a demonstrated expertise in scientific writing, including manuscripts and research grant documents. Bring your knowledge of statistical methods, plus your ability to understand regulatory requirements related to the drug development process. Candidates must exhibit attention to detail, deep scientific knowledge and a passion for delivering high-quality communications.