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Scientific Communications Writer

Apply now Job no: 616428
Work type: Permanent
Location: Sydney
Categories: Clinical Studies, Oceania, Individual Contributor

The Opportunity

Cochlear has an opportunity for a Scientific Communications Writer based at our head office at Macquarie Uni, Sydney. In this role, the successful Scientific Communications Writer will play a crucial role in planning, creating, and disseminating evidence-based communication materials to facilitate scientific exchange with healthcare professionals, institutions, and customers, supporting Cochlear's Clinical Research Strategy and Business Objectives across global regions.

Responsibilities include the following:

  • Write and review scientific manuscripts for peer-reviewed journals.
  • Develop abstracts, posters, and presentations for various audiences.
  • Ensure compliance with best-practice guidelines for scientific communications.
  • Coordinate internal and external reviews to maintain quality and brand alignment.
  • Generate high-quality communications to support these initiatives.
  • Review and write market research and clinical evidence materials.
  • Align with internal stakeholders and adhere to communication guidelines.


What makes this opportunity unique? 

This role as a Scientific Communications Writer at Cochlear offers a unique opportunity to be an integral part of a global team dedicated to bridging scientific knowledge with practical understanding. By creating impactful communication materials based on evidence from clinical investigations, and collaborating with cross-functional and external stakeholders, you will contribute to the accurate dissemination of research findings, ultimately shaping the perception and appreciation of implantable treatment for hearing loss on a global scale. This role empowers you to enhance your skills in scientific writing, cross-regional collaboration, and communicating complex concepts effectively to both professional and lay audiences.


About You


As we grow our operations, we are looking for people who share our passion for delivering quality hearing solutions to our customers. To add value to Cochlear in this role, you'll be able to demonstrate the following skills and experience:



  • University Degree, in a medical, health-related or scientific discipline
  • Proven track record in delivering written scientific communications, including publications, White Papers, abstracts, and podium presentations involving internal and external stakeholders.
  • Familiarity with clinical trial design and statistics and their application for interpretation and presentation of clinical data
  • Demonstrated ability to working cross-functionally and cross-geographically to deliver goals within agreed timeframes.  
  • Good project management skills, including establishing project timelines and milestones.



  • Experience in the audiological industry – ideal but not essential
  • Familiarity with applicable Clinical Research Regulations (ISO13485, ISO14155, ISO9001, FDA 21CFR820 etc)
  • Successful and demonstrable publication record in scientific peer reviewed journals, or non-scientific platforms, to professional and or patient forums from creation to publication.
  • Experience in the design and use of health economics and research outcomes for the purposes of promoting medical products.  
  • Ability to communicate complex material in presentations and discussions in lay language.
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office (word, excel and power point)

How we recognise your contribution

We want Cochlear to be a place where our people truly enjoy coming to work. Through our internal programs and employee benefits, we aim to create an environment where our people will feel value and supported.  Whether your focus is on continuous learning, professional development or simply finding an environment which enables you to thrive whilst balancing family or personal life commitments, then we have several programs in place to support you.


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At Cochlear we value and welcome the unique contributions, perspectives, experiences, and backgrounds of our employees and aim to build a culture that celebrates and leverages these differences, creating a sense of belonging and enabling our people to realise their full potential. We offer flexible working arrangements, and we understand flexibility is not the same for everyone. We're open to a conversation about what flexibility means for you.

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