Who are Cognito Medical? We are a group of passionate and experienced experts who know how to unlock the full potential of medical communications. Our scientific credentials and depth of experience enable us to develop smart solutions that deliver on strategic objectives, are credible and engage.


We like to build partnerships with mutual trust and open communication, so that we can share your vision and drive towards your goals as one team. We love what we do and are in our element when we are making new connections and bringing new possibilities to life. In combination with our network of outstanding in-house digital, creative and logistics services, this adds up to excellence in healthcare communications.

We are looking for a talented, enthusiastic and passionate Medical Writer to become part of the growth of Cognito Medical, a small but growing agency, backed by the security and stability of the Nucleus Global Group.


This is your chance to work as part of a highly scientific team. This varied role involves writing accurate scientific / commercial copy for a range of printed and computer-based scientific materials from technical manuscripts to congress materials, interactive web projects and sales aids.

Working with leading international pharmaceutical clients, you will have the opportunity to interact with some of the world’s leading scientists and physicians on critical therapeutic and scientific issues. You will be required to participate in client meetings / teleconferences and attend scientific meetings such as congress, symposia and advisory boards and participate in pre-meetings, onsite activities and post meeting work as required / appropriate.


To succeed, you must have a BSc in the life sciences, ideally combined with a MSc or PhD and therapeutic experience. In addition, you will have previous relevant medical writing experience within a medical communications, pharmaceutical marketing or related environment.

You should be passionate about communicating science to a variety of audiences and be able to add a creative edge and maintain quality standards. You will be interacting with some of the world’s leading scientists and physicians on critical therapeutic and scientific issues to make cutting-edge science accessible to those who need it.


In addition to a competitive salary and benefits package we are happy to talk flexible working. Nucleus Global are known for our friendly and informal working environment with Friday socials across all our offices, regular wellbeing weeks, and Town Hall events all of which have continued virtually during lockdown. We are pleased to be able to offer mental health support with over 25 professionally trained mental health first aiders on call for all our staff, we are committed to CSR and have established various committee's globally for Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging. At Nucleus we are able to offer excellent opportunities for career and personal development, with over 183 promotions in 2020, all staff are supported by our fantastic Learning and Development  department offering all employees the tools they require to develop in their careers.


Nucleus Global is not accepting unsolicited résumés from search firms for this employment opportunity. Regardless of past practice, all résumés submitted by search firms to any employee of Nucleus Global and its affiliated companies via email, the Internet or in any form — without a current signed fee agreement for that position (as authorised by the Recruitment Manager) — will be deemed the sole property of Nucleus Global, and no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired as a result of the referral or through other means.

Apply for this Job

* Required