Specialist* Scientific / Medical Writing & Publication

Become a member of the BioNTech Family!

As a part of our team of more than 4.000 pioneers, you will play a key role in developing solutions for some of the most crucial scientific challenges of our age. Within less than a year, we were able to develop our COVID-19 mRNA vaccine following the highest scientific and ethical standards – writing medical history.
We aim to reduce the suffering of people with life-changing therapies by harnessing the potential of the immune system to develop novel therapies against cancer and infectious diseases. While doing so, we are guided by our three company values: united, innovative, passionate. 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.


Your main responsibilities will be:

  • Support the administrative aspects of generating, maintaining, and distributing detailed publication plans project plans for preclinical and clinical topics.
  • Support of the RightFind journal access platform (internal customer engagement, engagement with IT SMEs at BioNTech and RightFind to solve technical issues, and manage our publication library).
  • Support copyright management for publications and parts thereof, including use and support for RightFind for copyright purposes.
  • Perform checks for plagiarism using suitable tools.
  • Support license management for scientific/medical writing tools (e.g., PerfectIt, DXC Toolbox), and web-based portals (e.g., Transparency CT and Chicago Manual of Style). This includes the identification, selection, initial testing, acquisition, and rollout of new tool/subscription/licenses.
  • Support journal subscription management, including analysis of publication usage, to support optimization of our subscription strategy.
  • Working closely with line managers in the team, support other organizational tasks such as training planning and archiving.


What you have to offer

  • Excellent coordination and time management skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to establish and maintain professional relationships with internal and external subject matter experts, investigators, and journal editors.
  • Excellent (native level) command of both written and spoken English. Fluency in written and spoken German would be a bonus.
  • A proactive ‘can do’ attitude with the ability to work according to tight timelines while delivering excellence.
  • Ideally, expert skills in MS Office applications (Word, PowerPoint, Excel).
  • Ideally, knowledge of applications for graphics generation/editing, editorial checks, and reference management.
  • Ideally, knowledge of (immune)oncology and/or infectious diseases.
  • Ideally, a degree in a related scientific discipline.
  • Ideally, a good understanding of the drug development process.

Benefits for you:

We offer a competitive compensation package which will be determined by the contract type and selected candidate’s qualifications and experience.


How to apply: 

Apply now and simply send us your application documents including Curriculum Vitae, copy of ID, copies of degree certificates and professional certificates, motivation letter as well as your contact details by using our online form.

Please note: 

  • Only applications sent via our online form shall be considered.
  • Only Candidates with the right qualifications and relevant experience shall be shortlisted and
  • Incomplete applications shall be rejected.
  • Please note that BioNTech will run a background check during the hiring process

We are looking forward receiving your application.

*BioNTech does not differentiate on the basis of gender, race or ethnicity, religion, color, sexual orientation or identity, disability, age and other protected statuses as given by applicable law. We are committed to creating a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Most important – it’s a match!


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