Creative Science Writer

Thermo Fisher Scientific

Thermo Fisher Scientific

Marketing & Communications
Multiple locations
Posted on Tuesday, May 21, 2024

Work Schedule

Standard (Mon-Fri)

Environmental Conditions


Job Description

As part of the Thermo Fisher Scientific team, you’ll discover meaningful work that makes a positive impact on a global scale. Join our colleagues in bringing our Mission to life every single day to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. We provide our global teams with the resources needed to achieve individual career goals while helping to take science a step beyond by developing solutions for some of the world’s toughest challenges, like protecting the environment, making sure our food is safe or helping find cures for cancer.

Location/Division-Specific information
Customer Channels/Research & Safety Market. This position offers one remote workday per week.

Discover Impactful Work
Join our team as a creative science writer and contribute to a leading scientific brand. Your attention to detail, writing precision, digital marketing knowledge, and understanding of scientific concepts will be crucial in creating compelling copy across channels. As a resource of scientific knowledge, you'll ensure our marketing communications address customer concerns accurately.

A day in the life

  • Excel in creative and technical writing to drive impactful marketing campaigns and enhance the customer experience.
  • Brainstorm and develop compelling creative concepts to support marketing strategies.
  • Craft innovative and customer-centric marketing communications that adhere to brand standards and best practices.
  • Develop copy that effectively highlights product features and benefits to engage the target audience.
  • Provide scientific and healthcare expertise to educate writers, content authors and designers.
  • Optimize website copy for a seamless customer journey.
  • Continuously expand knowledge to inform and differentiate our marketing communications.

Keys to success

  • Bachelor's Degree in Marketing, Science, Communications, English, Journalism, Advertising, or a related field, with at least 5 years of experience, or a Master's Degree with at least 3 years of experience.


  • Marketing writing experience, including creative concepting for agencies or retail brands, as well as experience working with highly technical or scientific material, ideally gained from a research lab or healthcare setting preferred. An equivalent combination of education and experience will also be considered.
  • Proficiency in developing targeted marketing messages and creating compelling marketing content for clinical, healthcare and scientific audiences preferred.
  • Skilled in simplifying complex subjects for consumer understanding.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Ability to simplify complex scientific and healthcare topics for clear communication preferred.
  • Understanding of customer engagement methodologies and ability to innovate.
  • Initiative, problem-solving, collaboration skills, and effective multitasking abilities.
  • Familiarity with scientific and clinical terminology and awareness of research and healthcare trends preferred.


We offer competitive remuneration, annual incentive plan bonuses, healthcare benefits, generous personal time off allowances and a range of other colleague benefits. Thermo Fisher Scientific offers employment with an innovative, forward-thinking organization and outstanding career and development prospects. We offer an exciting company culture that stands for Integrity, Intensity, Involvement, and Innovation.

Compensation and Benefits

The salary range estimated for this position based in Pennsylvania is $68,200.00–$105,000.00.

This position may also be eligible to receive a variable annual bonus based on company, team, and/or individual performance results in accordance with company policy. We offer a comprehensive Total Rewards package that our U.S. colleagues and their families can count on, which includes:

  • A choice of national medical and dental plans, and a national vision plan, including health incentive programs

  • Employee assistance and family support programs, including commuter benefits and tuition reimbursement

  • At least 120 hours paid time off (PTO), 10 paid holidays annually, paid parental leave (3 weeks for bonding and 8 weeks for caregiver leave), accident and life insurance, and short- and long-term disability in accordance with company policy

  • Retirement and savings programs, such as our competitive 401(k) U.S. retirement savings plan

  • Employees’ Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP) offers eligible colleagues the opportunity to purchase company stock at a discount

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