Opportunity to Work as Sr. Associate Publications Writer at Pfizer


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About Pfizer

Pfizer engages in the discovery, development, manufacturing, and distribution of high-quality, safe, and efficient prescription medicines aimed at treating and preventing various diseases for humans and animals. The company also collaborates with healthcare providers, governments, and communities worldwide, with the goal of enhancing access to its medications and offering improved healthcare services and support for health systems.


Sr. Associate Publications Writer

Job Description:

Responsible for providing support to the Pfizer Biopharmaceuticals Group (PBG), CMAO-Global Medical Excellence & Innovation, Global Medical Affairs team specifically:

Support Development of Medical Documents:

  • Assist in creating abstracts, posters, manuscripts, congress presentations, and slide decks in line with business requirements under Publications Writer’s guidance.
  • Conduct necessary data mining as per document needs.
  • Ensure accurate and objective representation of data quality in all documents.
  • Adhere to general publication and company policies.

Project Management:

  • Provide project updates through predefined trackers and presentations.
  • Receive training in crafting plain language summaries for manuscripts.
  • Offer scientific support at congresses including material and report development.
  • Assist Medical Affairs with tasks such as literature reviews, slide deck preparation.

Timely and Guideline-Adherent Deliverables:

  • Ensure all activities meet timelines, budget, and guidelines.

The Associate Publications Writer supports the Publications Writer and the Global Medical Affairs by:

  • Assisting in manuscript composition, including researching, organizing, compiling, and quality checks for technical and medical information.
  • Developing slides, abstracts, training materials, and style guides for diverse client audiences.

Candidate Profile:


  • Post-graduate/Doctorate degree in life sciences/Pharmacy/Medical sciences or equivalent.


  • 2 to 3 years of relevant experience for medical graduates/PhDs.
  • Over 3 years of relevant experience for masters in life sciences.
  • Minimum 2 years of publication writing experience in academic settings/communications roles within agency, CRO, Pharma/Biotech Company.
  • Preferred experience in search tools, developing search strings, assessing search results, and data analysis.

Required Skill Set:


  • Proficient scientific writing skills, including effective interpretation and summarization of complex data.
  • Utilize tools like OvidSP, PubMed, Medline, Embase, and Biosis for analysis.
  • Formulate hypotheses, execute analyses, and examine data.

Language Skills:

  • Fluent in written English; strong functional fluency in spoken English.

Personal Skills:

  • Strong organization and prioritization skills; meeting deadlines.
  • Maintain confidentiality and attention to detail.

Interpersonal Skills:

  • Effective influencing and negotiation, guiding content strategy decisions.


  • Proficiency in Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and reference management tools like EndNote.
  • Preferred experience in literature search and accessible database usage.

Additional Information:

  • Experience: 2 to 3 years
  • Qualification: Post-graduate/Doctorate degree in life sciences/Pharmacy
  • Location: India Remote
  • Industry Type: Pharma
  • End Date: 30th September 2023
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