(NYC or Remote) Medical company seeking a new scientific director specializing in hematology and oncology. The ideal candidate will have proven experience working in the promotional medical education industry and will have a clear understanding of content production. This role is responsible for developing content that supports therapeutic areas & product positioning of pharmaceutical, biotech & medical device clients. The Scientific Director will demonstrate excellent clinically oriented communication skills, and be able to quickly analyze and assimilate new clinical markets, therapeutic areas, and product information.
Write and develop promotional materials, while providing strategic alignment, ensuring medical accuracy, and taking responsibility for the scientific content in a variety of projects,
Anticipate client’s scientific content needs and proactively work to ensure client satisfaction.
Work with account and project teams to coordinate resources to ensure appropriate scientific support and communication, maintaining scientific integrity of content during project implementation.
Develop scientific basis for strategically focused communication plans to support product marketing goals and objectives.
Use therapeutic expertise and commercial awareness to support proposal development and understanding across the account team.
Work with the business development team to identify and develop business opportunities, developing and presenting scientific rationale for proposals credibly and insightfully.
Maintain familiarity with FDA, AMA, and PhRMA Guidelines as they pertain to the core business and product legalities.
Develop and maintain contacts and access to key decision makers from the various pharmaceutical clients.
PhD in scientific field, PharmD, or MD/DO.
5+ years’ experience in medical communications agency.
Understanding and competency in hematology and oncology therapeutic areas
Understanding of a variety of therapeutic categories, as required. Ability to learn quickly.