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Scientific Content Creator (Genomics & Artificial Intelligence)

Career description

At Lifebit, we carve our own path. So can you. We’re pioneers in genetic data technology and drug pipeline acceleration that will change the world.

Our driving mission: to revolutionise bioinformatics and biomedical data analysis forever. Our product, Lifebit CloudOS, is the world’s first federated genomics platform for unified, secure research over distributed big data. This means it brings computation TO where data resides – which is key because this data is so sensitive. Think best-in-class UI/UX, seamless integration with open-source tools, powerful cohort browser, advanced AI.

We’re an industry pioneer with such flagship clients as the UK Government and the world’s largest cohort of cancer and rare disease patient genomes (Genomics England) and we need talented people like you who can help build upon this vision and take us to incredible new heights. If you share our passion and commitment to health care, bioinformatics, big data, Machine Learning, and AI we want to hear from you today.

About the Role

We are looking for a life scientist who can write impeccably, and importantly enjoys the writing process. You’re someone who loves to research and write about cutting-edge products, technologies and applications, and you’ll also be eager to engage with clients and interview customers.

As Scientific Editor, you will create and deliver engaging scientific content across all of Lifebit’s digital channels and allocated projects. As an editor specialised in Genomics and Artificial Intelligence, you will provide expertise to internal/external stakeholders and work in partnership with members of the Marketing and Commercial teams.

You must have an interest in all the sciences and be able to quickly understand the benefits of complex technical products and applications in:

  • Genomics, molecular biology/molecular diagnostics
  • Drug discovery
  • General life science/biotech (and clinical) laboratory
  • Population Genomics
Results and Delivery
  • Be able to translate the science with clarity, integrity, empathy and impact
  • Distil complex science into clear, well-structured and meaningful communications
  • Ensure communication and educational messages are relevant, actionable and demonstrate a positive impact on patient outcomes
  • Input to strategic thinking, publication planning, scientific platform, narrative and lexicon development
  • Deliver projects to the brief, scope and timelines required
  • Carry out routine updates with thought leaders when the projects require
  • Ensure the processes for quality control and reviewing materials are adhered to and all work has been proofread and edited appropriately
  • Maintain a content calendar in order to ensure timely and regular content updates on the blog and other digital channels
  • Coordinate with the Marketing team to write and issue Press Releases and other important external-facing communications


  • Proactive communication with team members regarding project status and tracking deadlines
  • Communicate effectively with team members across the company in all departments and internal project team
  • Conduct proactive and professional communication with clients, thought leaders and other external stakeholders
  • Drive and uphold Lifebit brand values and culture

Business Focus

  • Be fully versed in Lifebit’s strategic objectives and aware of the competitor landscape
  • Keep abreast of industry alerts and key new data emerging in your client areas
  • Propose organic growth considerations to the Commercial team
  • Participate in brainstorms with internal teams to drive organic growth

Self Focus

  • Keep abreast of latest updates in medical writing techniques and trends within the industry
  • Instil trust within your team
  • Support and mentor team members
  • Be a team player
  • Show drive and proactivity when undertaking activities
  • Have a solutions-orientated approach to new challenges
  • Seek to learn and develop in the role, working with your line manager on your objectives
  • Be flexible and adaptable in your approach, prioritising work appropriately and seeking help where needed


Ideally educated to a graduate level, with PhD/MSc and or BSc in science

Experience & Skills

  • Proven medical writing with at least one years’ experience
  • Organised with excellent time-management skills
  • Good attention to detail
  • Proactive and enthusiastic
  • Competent in Google Suite (i.e. Slides, Docs, Spreadsheet) or MS Office including Excel, PowerPoint, Word
  • Excellent written communication and good team communication


  • Competitive salary and generous stock options
  • Monthly team activities
  • Access to our mental health tool
  • 25 days of annual leave plus the usual public holidays
  • Conferences, events and training resources (Data science, AI, cloud, any tech stack, painting, origami, you pick!) – we offer £1,000 a year to each person for personal development)
  • An international and diverse team
About "Lifebit"

Lifebit is democratising muti-omics, biomedicine & big data analysis with its AI-powered cloud-based system. This enables developers & researchers, no matter their computational & data analysis training level, & their corresponding organisations (ie. startups, SMEs, pharmaceutical companies), to instantly run & scale such analysis in a cost-speed-efficient and reproducible way that automates the analysis processes, learns from the data and provides actionable insights.

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