A medical scientist cover letter is a letter attached to the resume that is submitted to the recruiter while applying for a job. It contains all the abilities and specialties of the medical scientist. It also describes in detail the educational qualifications of the person and the courses and programs he has completed or attended related to the medical field. There are many different types of medical scientist and your cover letter will vary according to your own abilities and qualifications and what kind of job you are applying for. Although, the cover letter is not the same as your resume, it is a rather detailed description about your work experience and educational background.
While writing a medical scientist cover letter, one always needs to keep a few key points in mind. Make it a point to include your name, address, email address and contact number in the beginning of the letter. Then put in the date you are writing the letter on. Also, do not forget to include the name of the company, designation of the recruiter and address of the company. Give a salutation, subject and reference to your letter. Then go on to explain why you deserve the job and describe your qualifications as a medical scientist. You may also describe any other experiences you have that are related to the medical field. Make the cover letter as impressive as possible.
Below is a sample medical scientist cover letter:
98 Honey Lane
Grand Trunk Road
The Hiring Manager
Frederick Masslow Laboratories
98 I-Mac Towers
June 28th 2011
Dear Sir/ Madam,
Subject: Application for the post of a medical scientist.
Reference: Advertisement on www.medicare.com
I recently came across an advertisement regarding the vacancy for the post of a medical scientist at Frederick Masslow Laboratories. I came across this information on the website www.medicare.com and wish to apply for the same. I've been working as a medical scientist for over five years now. I did my graduation from Sacramento University of Medical Sciences. I did my major in antibiotics and have conducted several different researches on them. My peers and I were also given an award for recognition for one of the projects we completed in the senior year of college.
After I passed out of college, I worked as an intern at Yale Medical Institute conducting research and improving the quality of antibiotics. I wish to continue my education and attain a PhD in antibiotics. I hope to gain some work experience and explore the horizons of medicine in your esteemed institute. I wish to explore the vast expanses of medicine and find effective medicines that will cure instantaneously and effectively.
I will be honored to come by your office if we could arrange a personal interview. I would like to discuss more on the lines of this job with you. I hope you are convinced that I am a perfect match for the job profile. I have a strong work ethic and have never let my employer down. I am a great finder of solutions to problems and can handle crisis situations smoothly and efficiently. I look forward to seeing you soon.
The above sample medical scientist cover letter is an example of what you could write in your own cover letter. The information you decide to put on your paper will be a lot different from the text given here. Thus, you can alter and change the format and composition of this letter to suit you best.