Scientific Writer (R4215)


Genmab is focused on the creation and development of innovative and differentiated antibody products, with the aim of improving the lives of cancer patients.

The role

Genmab is recruiting a motivated scientist passionate about writing and presenting data to significantly contribute to gathering and communicating essential scientific information needed to shape the strategy for developing antibody drugs for IMCID therapy. Genmab, typically developing antibodies for cancer therapy, is now at an exciting time for recruitment of a new team dedicated to exploring antibody therapeutics for chronic inflammatory diseases

The scientific communication team is responsible for providing scientific writing and communications support for our antibody discovery, translational research, and new antibody formats & technology groups. The team is central to global Translational Research department.

This role will be primarily to provide support to a new program focused on exploring chronic inflammatory diseases areas. With a strong immunological background and scientific expertise, this new role will contribute to the discovery of transformative antibody products to treat immune-mediated chronic inflammatory diseases (IMCID)


  • The scientific writer will contribute to the discovery of new therapies for immune-mediated chronic inflammatory diseases, by providing information on relevant targets, competitive therapies, disease mechanisms and the latest developments in the area of chronic inflammatory diseases

  • The candidate will work together with a multidisciplinary team of experts that will formulate a strategy to generate transformative antibody products to treat chronic inflammatory diseases

  • The candidate will work closely with both internal and external parties to generate high-level overviews and summaries for prioritization of research activities

  • The candidate will contribute to publication strategy for the IMCID program by authoring and reviewing high quality abstracts, posters, presentations, and scientific manuscripts as well as writing high-quality reports and summaries of preclinical and translational data for patent applications and regulatory documentation (incl. IND/CTA/BLA, investigators brochures, etc.) at a later stage of the project


  • The successful candidate holds a PhD relevant to antibody biology, immunology or similar

  • In addition to extensive experience in identification, gathering and concise reporting of scientific information and communication management, including scientific searching tools and business intelligence tools proficiency

  • We are searching for a content expert in immune-mediated chronic inflammatory diseases with excellent writing and communication skills, as well as strong skills in evidence building, data analysis and data collation

  • The candidate will be independent, motivated, and committed to the long-term development of the IMCID program

  • Work experience in a (biotechnology) company in a similar position will be considered an advantage

  • This position is full-time and (partially) office located in Utrecht, The Netherlands

Genmab will offer the successful application a challenging position, where the right candidate will have the opportunity to work with highly specialised people across functions in an informal, multicultural environment, with an aim to make a difference in the lives of people with cancer.

At Genmab, we pride ourselves on our unique culture. We are committed to make a positive impact on the lives of cancer patients. We hypothesize and experiment to seek innovative solutions, no matter the employee’s role; we speak up, empower each other, and embrace change and growth; we respect and celebrate our differences while working as one team. Teamwork and respect are central pillars of Genmab’s culture and we therefore ensure an inclusive, open, and supportive professional work environment across our international locations. Genmab employees work with determination, challenge the status quo and cultivate a growth mindset in everything we do.

We are committed to fostering workplace diversity at all levels of the company and we believe it is essential for our continued success. No applicant shall be discriminated against or treated unfairly because of their race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability or genetic information.

Please note that if you are applying for a position in the Netherlands; Genmab’s policy for all permanently budgeted hires in this location is initially to offer a fixed-term employment contract for a year, if the employee performs well and if the business conditions do not change, renewal for an indefinite term may be considered after the fixed-term employment contract.

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Company profile

About Genmab

Genmab is an international biotechnology company with a core purpose to improve the lives of people with cancer. For more than 20 years, Genmab’s vision to transform cancer treatment has driven its passionate, innovative and collaborative teams to invent next-generation antibody technology platforms and leverage translational research and data sciences, fueling multiple differentiated cancer treatments that make an impact on people’s lives. To develop and deliver novel therapies to patients, Genmab has formed 20+ strategic partnerships with biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies. Genmab’s proprietary pipeline includes bispecific T-cell engagers, next-generation immune checkpoint modulators, effector function enhanced antibodies and antibody-drug conjugates.

Genmab is headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark with locations in Utrecht, the Netherlands, Princeton, New Jersey, U.S. and Tokyo, Japan. For more information, please visit and follow us on

Location Utrecht
Scientific Writer (R4215)

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