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Principal Publications Specialist



Cincinnati, OH, USA · Mason, OH, USA · Minneapolis, MN, USA · Minnetonka, MN, USA
Posted on Sunday, September 10, 2023

Principal Publications Specialist

Cincinnati, OH, USA ● Mason, OH, USA ● Minneapolis, MN, USA ● Minnetonka, MN, USA Req #1681
Friday, September 8, 2023
AtriCure, Inc. provides innovative technologies for the treatment of Afib and related conditions. Afib affects more than 33 million people worldwide. Electrophysiologists and cardiothoracic surgeons around the globe use AtriCure technologies for the treatment of Afib and reduction of Afib related complications. AtriCure’s Isolator® Synergy™ Ablation System is the first medical device to receive FDA approval for the treatment of persistent Afib. AtriCure’s AtriClip® Left Atrial Appendage Exclusion System products are the most widely sold LAA management devices worldwide. AtriCure’s Hybrid AF™ Therapy is a minimally invasive procedure that provides a lasting solution for long-standing persistent Afib patients. AtriCure’s cryoICE cryoSPHERE® probe is cleared for temporary ablation of peripheral nerves to block pain, providing pain relief in cardiac and thoracic procedures. For more information, visit or follow us on Twitter @AtriCure.

We foster a culture of inclusion by embracing diverse experiences and individuals where everyone’s authentic self is welcome.   We offer supporting programs and resources that provide enriching and equitable opportunities for each person to contribute professionally and personally.


The position is responsible for supporting development, maintenance, and execution of the publication plan in alignment with the publication strategic goals. The Principal Publications Specialist will interact with internal collaborators, including cross-functional team members from AtriCure R&D, Clinical, Regulatory, and Marketing, as well as external collaborators, including statisticians, healthcare professionals, and research staff. The Principal Publications Specialist will possess medical writing experience, understanding of scientific research methodologies, analytical skills and technical knowledge of products and processes to create scientifically accurate congress abstracts, peer-reviewed articles, and clinical science white papers/internal literature summaries.


  • Author/review abstracts and manuscripts for submission to scientific meetings/congresses and peer reviewed scientific journals
  • Author podium presentation and posters for meetings/congresses worldwide
  • Support development, maintenance, and execution of the publication plan with the AtriCure publication team
  • Independently manage publication projects from start to finish, including publication committees
  • Work independently with internal and external collaborators, including cross-functional AtriCure teams, physicians, research staff, statisticians, and other stakeholders to achieve publication goals
  • Proactively gain and maintain subject matter expertise with AtriCure devices, relevant clinical trials, new medical developments, treatment guidelines, and publications on state-the-art devices/therapies
  • Coordinate data analysis needed for publications with internal or external statistician as needed
  • Ensure that accurate, high-quality documents are prepared on schedule and in accordance with relevant regulations/standards/guidelines
  • Provide input on and review accuracy of clinical science content as needed by cross-functional teams


  • Regular and predictable worksite and meeting attendance during AtriCure business hours
  • Ability to use virtual meeting platforms (i.e. WebEx, Teams) with internal and external collaborators
  • Ability to work under fast-paced conditions
  • Ability to make decisions and use good judgment
  • Ability to prioritize various duties and multitask to meet target deadlines
  • Ability to successfully work with others including professional and timely communication
  • Additional duties as assigned


  • Master of Science with 8 years of relevant experience or Bachelor of Science with 10 years of relevant experience
  • At least 3 years of experience in scientific/medical writing, preferably with cardiac medical devices in an industry environment
  • Experience with analyzing and summarizing scientific data
  • Previous authorship on peer-reviewed publications
  • Collaborative approach in working with cross functional teams
  • Ability to travel approximately 10%


  • PhD and/or MD
  • Experience in the domain of Cardiac Surgery / Electrophysiology
  • Computer Skills (EndNote, Microsoft Word, Excel, and Teams)
  • Ability to write independently with minimal input
  • Demonstrated project management experience


  • Ability to regularly walk, sit, or stand as required
  • Ability to occasionally bend and push/pull
  • Ability to pass pre-employment drug screen and background check

AtriCure has a variety of benefits available for US based employees and their families.  Examples include Medical & Dental beginning day 1 of employment, 401K plus match, 20 days of paid Parental Leave, in addition to maternity leave, for new moms and dads, Volunteer Time off, Pet Insurance, and more.   Corporate-based employees also have full access to our on-site fitness center and cafeteria.  To see a complete list of our benefits, please visit our careers website: AtriCure participates in the federal E-Verify program to confirm the identity of and employment authorization of all newly hired employees. For further information about the E-Verify program, please click here AtriCure is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and provides Drug Free Workplaces. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, protected veteran status, status as an individual with disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law(s).

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  • Job Family Scientific Affairs
  • Job Function Scientific Affairs
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Employment Indicator Non Manager
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