Medical Writer

Clearance Level
Technical Documentation
Fort Detrick, Maryland

REQ#: RQ108785

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Public Trust: NACI (T1)
Requisition Type: Pipeline

GDITs Military Health team is hiring a Medical Writer  to support the Office of Regulated Activities (ORA) under the DoD (Dept. of Army) located at Ft. Detrick in Frederick, Maryland.

The Office of Regulated Activities (ORA) is a multidisciplinary team of regulatory affairs, compliance, and clinical support professionals dedicated to supporting the USAMRDC mission of developing Food and Drug Administration regulated medical products for the Warfighter. The ORA provides full-service, oversight, and consultation for regulatory, clinical, non-clinical, manufacturing, data management, biostatistics, product technical, safety monitoring.

This position is a remote position, but some meeting attendance at Fort Detrick will be required.

In this role, the Medical Writer will:

  • Write, review, edit, and advise on the development of documents and dossiers in an electronic Common Technical Document (eCTD) format, to include IND applications, master files, investigational new device applications, biologics license applications, new drug applications, annual reports, information amendments, clinical protocols and study reports, investigator’s/investigational brochures, FDA meeting requests and background materials, responses to FDA requests for information, target product profiles, clinical development plans, manuscripts, white papers, 510k pre-market notifications, and to a lesser extent pre market approvals, and Environmental Protection Agency registration packages.
  • Use eCTD format to produce compliant writing products.
  • Maintain a writing product tracker to ensure regulatory deadlines are met for annual reports, FDA requests for information, and overall product submission timelines
  • Attend meetings to document all regulatory tasks and activities associated with the product development life cycle.
  • Provide routine reports and updates to the Government leadership.
  • Respond to questions and provide advice on activities and issues related to documentation.
  • Participate in special projects as required.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Science field or a related discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, professional training, or work experience.
  • 5 years of related medical or regulatory writing experience.
  • Experience writing investigational new drug (IND) application documents in Common Technical Document (CTD) format
  • Proven editorial and MS Word formatting skills
  • Knowledge of current regulatory guidelines related to regulatory communications
  • The ability to work independently and as part of a team and oversee the activities related to US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) dossier preparation
  • Have excellent Microsoft Office skills and experience with eCTD formatting.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Must be U.S. citizen and be able to obtain a TI (Public Trust).





COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

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GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.