Careers

Hiring Rock Stars

Are you amazing? Are you an experienced clinical or CMC regulatory writer? We have open positions for both employees and sub-contractors to work with our amazing clients. We have a rich telecommuter culture of collaborative, tech-savvy scientist-writers. Specific open positions include:

  • Medical Writer I
  • Medical Writer II

Do you want to be part of our team? Whitsell Innovations, Inc. is a 100% telecommuter company. All employees and subcontractors work remotely.

Please email your cover letter and resume to: careers@whitsellinnovations.com.

Interns at WI

In the 1st quarter of each year, we accept applications for our internship program. Our internship is a paid position requiring a ~10-hour commitment per week, over up to 18 months. Our ideal candidates are PhD-level scientists who are considering transitioning from their postdoctoral laboratory position into a career in industry; however, all applicants with an appropriate scientific background will be considered. A passion for science, writing talent, a strong work ethic, and a desire to learn about written communication in a regulated environment are prerequisites for our program. Topics the interns will learn include:

  • An overview of scientific communication in the life science industries (pharmaceutical, biotech, and medical device)
  • How to interpret and apply the documentation that governs medical and scientific communication from: the Food and Drug Administration (and other global regulatory authorities), the International Congress on Harmonization, and the US Code of Federal Regulations
  • Medical and scientific publications and publication planning
  • Pharmacovigilance research and writing

Applicants should be prepared for a rigorous screening process. A cover letter detailing their desire to learn medical writing and their interest in WI as well as a CV are required. Second round applicants will be given a sample writing test. Third round candidates will be offered interviews.

2019 timeline:
1/7/19 – Applications open
3/1/19 – Applications close (no exceptions)
4/1/19 – Interviews start
4/14/19 – Notifications
4/24/19 – Tentative first day

Please submit your cover letter, including why you are interested in medical writing and WI, and resume to: careers@whitsellinnovations.com. No phone inquiries, please.

Select universities have invited us to speak about our industry and details of our internship. Additional universities may be added in the future.

University Invited by Date Talk Scheduled
University of Illinois at Chicago UIC College of Pharmacy Thursday, October 25, 2018;
11:30 am to 1:00 pm CT
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Office of Postdoctoral Affairs Friday, January 11, 2019;
9:30 to 11:00 am EST
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus Postdoctoral Career Development Office Monday, January 14, 2019;
12:00 to 1:30 pm MT
Duke University Office of Postdoctoral Services Tuesday, January 15, 2019;
9:30 to 10:30 am EST,
143 Jones Building
University of Pittsburgh Office of Academic Career Development Tuesday, January 22, 2019;
3:00 to 5:00 pm EST