(Senior) Scientific / Medical Writer*

  • Mainz
  • Research, development, teaching
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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.

(Senior) Scientific / Medical Writer*

As a Senior Scientific / Medical Writer*, you will assure the timely generation of high-quality 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), but some mobile office work will also be possible. We offer a competitive package, flexible hours, personal development, and an innovative environment where the person counts. Your main responsibilities will be:
  • Write, edit, and format a wide range of scientific and regulatory documents required for non-clinical, and clinical development according to standard procedures
  • Prepare/edit posters and publications, coordinate the document preparation, review, and approval process
  • Check and (if required) revise documents with regard to content, completeness, consistency, and standards compliance
  • Manage the generation of packages of documents (e.g., for regulatory dossiers) by multifunctional teams of scientific/medical writing staff and/or external service providers
  • Provide training and guidance on good writing practices and the structure/format requirements for regulatory documents/dossiers
  • (For the senior role) Mentor* for junior team members

What you have to offer.

  • A relevant life science university degree, ideally M.D. or Pharm. D. or a Ph.D.
  • Ideally, a background knowledge in immunology or oncology
  • For the Senior Scientific-Medical Writer* role >6 years / for the Scientific-Medical Writer* role >3 years of hands-on experience as medical writer in the pharmaceutical or biotech industry
  • Ability to interpret and summarize scientific results in a clear and concise manner, attention to detail
  • Excellent organizational and time management ability
  • 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* MS Office applications (Word, Powerpoint, Excel) skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including motivational and conflict resolution
  • Native-level written and spoken English, German skills would be advantageous

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, Anna Flister 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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