Scientific / Medical Writer*

  • Mainz
  • Research, development, teaching

Become a member of the BioNTech Family!

As a part of our team of more than 1.500 pioneers, you will play a key role in developing solutions for some of the most crucial scientific challenges of our age: Amongst multiple programs in the pipeline, we are conducting research on a Covid-19 vaccine in our project “Lightspeed” based on our mRNA-technologies. Furthermore, we are pioneers in the development of individualized cancer therapies and in the combat against other diseases.
We aim to achieve life-changing successes for patients by being innovative, passionate and united,so get in touch with us if you are looking to be a part of creating hope for a healthy future in many people´s lives.

Scientific / Medical Writer*

As a scientific/medical writer (in a temporary position for one year as a maternity leave replacement), you will assure the timely generation of high-quality scientific and regulatory documents required for the development of novel immunotherapeutic agents from discovery up until marketing approval. You will be part of an international scientific/medical writing team that proactively supports a range of experts in research, non-clinical, and clinical. The position holder will work on site at our headquarters in Mainz near Frankfurt (Germany). Your main responsibilities will be:
  • Write, edit, and format a wide range of documents required for research, non-clinical, and clinical development according to standard procedures
  • Prepare/edit abstracts, posters and manuscripts for publication of research, non-clinical, and clinical data
  • Coordinate the document preparation, review, and approval
  • Check and revise documents with regard to scientific content, completeness, consistency, and standards compliance
  • Check and (if required) revise documents with regard to technical standards compliance

What you have to offer.

  • A Ph.D. in a relevant life science, ideally with experience/background knowledge in immunology and oncology
  • Several years’ experience as scientific or medical writer in the pharmaceutical/biotech industry, and/or as first author of original scientific publications
  • Ability to interpret and summarize scientific results in a clear and concise manner
  • Native-level written and spoken English, good German skills would be advantageous
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • A ‘can do’ attitude with the ability to work according to tight timelines and to prioritize workload, whilst concentrating on delivery and adding value
  • Expert user of MS Office applications (Word, Powerpoint, Excel) and Adobe Professional
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including motivation, coordination, and conflict resolution

Benefits for you.

  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Childcare
  • Jobticket
  • Company Bike
  • Leave Account
  • Fitness Courses
  • Mobile Office
  • Special Vacation
... and much more.

Have we kindled your pioneering spirit?

Then apply now for our location Mainz and simply send us your application documents using our online form.

If you have any further questions, Friederike Mangelsen will be happy to answer them on + 49 (0) 6131-9084-1291 (Monday-Friday, from 12 noon).

*BioNTech does not differentiate on the basis of gender, race, religion, color, origin, sexual orientation, disability, age and other protected status as required by applicable law. We are committed to creating a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

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