ISMPP Job Board

February 2017 Listings

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Position Titles:

Associate Director, Medical and Scientific Writing, Regulatory Affairs

Associate Director, Medical Communication

Associate Scientific Services Director (Publications)

Content Development Manager

Director – Early Assets Medical Publications, Immuno-Oncology/Oncology

Educational Content Manager

Immuno-Oncology, Global Publications Lead 

Instructional Technologist/eLearning Specialist

Manager, Publications and Medical Communications

Medical Writer, Publications

Senior Account Manager

Senior Manager/Associate Director, Publication Planning

Senior Manager/Manager, Scientific Communications

Senior Medical Writer

Senior Medical Writer (Publications)


Position: Associate Director, Medical and Scientific Writing, Regulatory Affairs (Palo Alto, CA or Philadelphia, PA)
Company: Jazz Pharmaceuticals
Location: Philadelphia, PA or Palo Alto, CA

The Associate Director is responsible for writing and managing the completion of a broad range of documents in support of company products and projects; will craft document messages and write, substantively rewrite, and edit documents for sense, clarity, accuracy, and effectiveness; will manage project documents, timelines, and contract writers; and will ensure that documents comply with ICH guidelines, Jazz SOPs, GCPs, and GPPs. This individual will work with colleagues companywide to ensure that documents meet the company’s objectives and its high quality and compliance standards.

Essential Functions:

  • Provide companywide writing and editing direction and support

  • Write or substantively edit high-quality written documents, including investigator’s brochures, clinical study protocols and reports, integrated summaries, pre-meeting packages, requests for scientific advice, pediatric investigational plans, literature reviews, journal articles, SOPs, responses to regulatory authorities, and other submissions

  • Manage contract writers as needed

  • Develop appropriate project timelines and determine writing and editing resource needs

  • Help develop and maintain companywide style standards for submission documents

  • Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS or higher and at least 7 years of regulatory/clinical writing experience in the pharmaceutical industry

  • Strong English language skills and ability to write and edit complex material to ensure accuracy, clarity, and effectiveness

  • Experience with a variety of regulatory and clinical documents

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and demonstrated coaching and problem-solving abilities

  • Ability to handle multiple projects and short timelines

  • Ability to work cooperatively with colleagues in a wide range of disciplines

  • Knowledge of ICH and CTD guidelines for clinical and regulatory submission documents

  • High level of competence in Microsoft Word (some experience with Excel is beneficial)

  • High level of competence with document templates and electronic submissions

Description of Physical Demands:

  • Occasional mobility within office environment.

  • Routinely sitting for extended periods of time.

  • Constantly operating a computer, printer, telephone and other similar office machinery.

Description of Work Environment:

  • Work indoors in normal office environment with little exposure to excessive noise, dust, fumes, vibrations and temperature changes.

  • Frequent computer use at workstation.

  • May move from one work location to another occasionally.

  • Responsibilities may require a work schedule that may include working outside of “normal” work hours, in order to meet business demands.

  • Occasional public contact requiring appropriate business apparel.

Jazz Pharmaceuticals is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.

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Position: Associate Director, Medical Communication
Company: Jazz Pharmaceuticals
Location: Philadelphia, PA or Palo Alto, CA

The Associate Director, Medical Communication is responsible for the development of medical publications as well as the management of publication agencies/vendors and the associated budgets, and oversight of internal medical writer led projects. This role collaborates with the medical communication lead for the therapeutic area and the therapeutic area medical director in the development of comprehensive strategic publication plans as well as scientific communication plans.

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for leading publication planning teams in assigned therapeutic area(s) along with the development and implementation of a comprehensive publication plan. Strategic publication planning is conducted in collaboration with the medical communication lead for the therapeutic area and the therapeutic area medical director.

  • Responsible for the overseeing the development of abstracts, posters, oral presentations, and manuscripts from Jazz sponsored clinical trials and other Jazz sponsored research.

  • Build effective partnerships with all internal stakeholders, including medical affairs directors, other medical communications associates, HEOR, biostatistics, clinical development, medical science liaisons, medical information, and other members of the publications team.

  • Establish strong working relationships with authors and other external experts.

  • Manage day to day interactions with publication agencies and participate in vendor selection activities.

  • Assist with the coordination of internal writing resources.

  • Manage all financial and contractual aspects of assigned projects, including external vendors.

  • Coordinate publication reviews and integration of reviewer comments.

  • Ensure that all developed materials are reviewed and appropriately signed off according to Jazz SOPs and maintain archive of approved materials within the appropriate management system.

  • Assist in the review of publications for medical accuracy, fair balance, and ensuring adherence to Jazz policies and good publication practice.

  • Ensure all Jazz-sponsored publications are developed according to Jazz publication policy and good publication practice, including published guidelines (e.g., GPP3, ICMJE, CONSORT).

  • In collaboration with key stakeholders within medical affairs, lead the medical communication strategy activities at key medical congresses, including the medical and/or therapeutic area booth panel development, other booth materials, meeting summaries to internal audiences, and post-meeting slide reviews to internal audiences; ensure all materials undergo appropriate medical affairs review committee assessment.

  • Support development of scientific communications plans and oversee execution of tactics both internally and externally.

  • Provide scientific/medical input into the development of commercial strategies.

  • Support the development and execution of medical education strategies (i.e., CME and congress activities).

  • Collaborate with the MSL therapeutic area lead and/or lead the development and revision of Medical Science Liaison (MSL) slide decks.

  • Develop and expand scientific proficiency in assigned therapeutic area(s).

  • Prepare, analyze, interpret, and summarize data.

  • Evaluate study data from tables and listings.

  • The Associate Director, Medical Communication reports into the medical communication lead for the therapeutic area.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Advanced scientific degree (Doctorate degree preferred: PhD, PharmD, or MD).

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in pharmaceutical medical communications / publications, medical writing, or other medical affairs scientific functions, or at a medical communications agency as a medical director and/or writer. Publications leader experience is preferred.

  • Strong Knowledge of current good publication practices and guidelines and medical writing guidelines (e.g.,GPP3, ICMJE, CONSORT).

  • Travel will vary, plan on 10-20%.

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Position: Associate Scientific Services Director (Publications)
Company: Springer Healthcare
Location: New York, NY

inScience Communications has over 30 years’ experience in providing strategic and tactical medical communications services to the global pharmaceutical industry. Working in partnership with our valued clients, we deliver the highest quality of service and ethical content by drawing on the extensive talent and experience of our global team. We pride ourselves on ensuring each individual has the ability to contribute to our continuing expansion, providing the opportunity to progress their career and make a real difference to this dynamic agency.

Responsibilities:

  • Leadership of a medical writing team to include Medical Writers and Senior Medical Writers

  • Manage all aspects of delivery of scientific content that meets client needs, internal quality standards and timelines

  • Act as lead writer (if required) for one or more accounts and provide the main point of contact on matters of scientific content for the client and KOLs

  • Apply knowledge of the therapeutic use and strategic marketing of pharmaceuticals to account plans, strategic publication plans, strategic communication programs, proposals and pitches as needed

  • Monitor your own/writers’ adherence to budget and utilization rates and take remedial action if required

  • Assist the Scientific Services Director in preparing and updating SOPs/training modules 

  • Any other duties that can reasonably be expected of you

Flexible work arrangements may be available.

Experience, skills, and qualifications:

Essential:

  • Life science degree

  • 5 years' minimum agency experience with a focus on medical publications

  • Proven ability to successfully drive results through others 

  • Strong people management skills

  • Oncology experience

Desirable: Advanced degree in life sciences, pharmacy or medicine (PhD, PharmD, MD)

To apply please upload a copy of your CV and covering letter, stating your salary expectations

We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes:
- Medical, Dental and Vision
- Life and AD&D
- 401(k)
- Flexible Spending Accounts
- Transit Accounts
- Tuition Assistance
- Summer Hours

Visit our website at www.insciencecommunications.com or www.springerhealthcare.com.

Springer Nature is an Equal Opportunity Employer that complies with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO Is The Law Poster.

Springer Nature is a leading global research, educational and professional publisher, home to an array of respected and trusted brands providing quality content through a range of innovative products and services.

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Position: Content Development Manager
Company: Springer Healthcare
Location: New York, NY or Philadelphia, PA

Springer Healthcare is a leading full service medical communications agency, and forms part of Springer Nature, the world’s largest academic book publisher.

The Content Development Manager supports the development and delivery of medical/scientific education and training services to the pharmaceutical industry. This diverse and exciting role presents an excellent opportunity for a motivated individual with the commitment, experience, and drive to work with the world's leading pharmaceutical companies to ensure that the educational needs of both their internal audience (eg, sales representatives, medical science liaisons) and the wider international healthcare provider audience are served.

This position is currently being offered in New York, NY and Philadelphia, PA.

Responsibilities:

  • Review editorial, scientific and clinical content of learning projects for accuracy and relevance (including but not limited to: eLearning programs, apps, booklets, PowerPoint slides, digital magazines)

  • Assist in developing needs analyses, learning curriculums, and strategic training initiatives based on principles of adult learning

  • Manage internally and externally written content to ensure that it meets Springer Healthcare’s quality standards and is in alignment with client expectations and medical/legal/regulatory requirements/processes

  • Ensure appropriate syntax, style, and content flow for different product types and target audiences (from clinical specialist to pharmaceutical sales representative); amend or rewrite content as needed

  • Provide timely, consistent and constructive feedback to writers and other contributors

  • Direct content through appropriate review and workflow processes, to ensure on-time delivery and content quality

Experience, skills, and qualifications:

  • Bachelors of Science degree required, graduate degree in the sciences or scientific writing preferred

  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience in scientific, technical or medical editing or writing within a training agency environment

  • Understanding of the pharmaceutical industry and the drug development process

  • Well organized with the ability to prioritize and organize work, meet tight deadlines, adapt to shifting deadlines, and successfully function within a team environment

  • Experience with AMA style referencing, ability to adapt to house style/format

  • Strong communicator with superior writing and developmental editing skills

  • Proficiency with MS Word, PowerPoint, and Adobe Acrobat Pro required; knowledge of Adobe

  • Ability to successfully and efficiently interact with colleagues and external stakeholders at all levels: writers, editorial and support staff, clients/sponsors, and key members of the scientific/medical community

We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes:
- Medical, Dental and Vision
- Life and AD&D
- 401(k)
- Flexible Spending Accounts
- Transit Accounts
- Tuition Assistance
- Summer Hours

Springer Nature is an EOE.

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Position: Director – Early Assets Medical Publications, Immuno-Oncology/Oncology
Company: Bristol-Myers Squibb
Location: Princeton, NJ

Bristol-Myers Squibb is a global biopharmaceutical company whose mission is to discover, develop and deliver innovative medicines that help patients prevail over serious diseases.

Responsibilities:

  • Accountable for ensuring the clear, accurate and scientifically rigorous communication of BMS data that inform the medical community about our early Oncology pipeline. 

  • Partner with Medical Leads working across functions and markets to ensuring timely decisions on aspects impacting planning & execution of practice informing publications for defined assets

  • Work across medical publication team leads across Oncology to ensure successful and seamless integration of publications supporting pipeline assets as they advance through development to commercialization

  • Engage and effectively align across a broad range of internal stakeholders on the development of long-term strategic publication plans

  • Ensure approval and endorsement of an integrated Early Asset publication plan by governance bodies prior to execution; continuously evolves plan in conjunction with clinical, regulatory, and scientific landscapes

  • Demonstrate understanding of the disease areas, medical strategies and objectives necessary to provide strategic input to a broad range of stakeholders on matters related to publication & scientific content planning & data dissemination/disclosure

  • Implement effective & consistent strategies for engaging external expertise to advise on & shape publication plan strategy 

  • Foster collaborative relationships with academic & clinical experts, publishers, medical associations & other relevant stakeholder groups 

  • Review publication drafts for scientific quality and to ensure alignment & consistency with author direction, scientific communication platform & key communication points supported by data

  • Manage the author external/internal interface to ensure timely execution & delivery 

  • Serve as the subject matter expert on publication-related matters involving the oncology pipeline and publication point of contact for key stakeholders

  • Ensure compliance with internal and external standards and models good publication practices and principles among authors and internal publication stakeholder community ensuring all publications are being authored, written, and reviewed according to GPP3 and BMS processes 

  • Facilitate decision making during publication planning & execution process through alignment Partner with Operations & Execution Leads to assess, plan, manage and allocate resources

Qualifications:

  • PharmD, PhD or MD in a science subject or biomedical degree preferred; MS in biomedical discipline or equivalent with in-depth experience in publication management considered 

  • A minimum of 7 years experience within the pharmaceutical or related healthcare industry, in a regional and global capacity

  • Expertise across all aspects of scientific publication strategy, planning and execution during all phases of drug development and commercialization process investigational, registrational, pre & post-launch and marketed

  • Certification as a Medical Publication Professional CMPP highly desirable

  • Scientific expertise in Oncology with a particular emphasis in early phase clinical trials and preclinical

  • Ability to lead and execute in highly matrix environments collaborating with the Medical Affairs, Health Outcomes, R&D, regulatory, legal and commercial teams.

  • Understanding of the clinical trial design and execution, statistical methods and clinical trial data reporting requirements

  • Understanding of good publication practices and guidance GPP3, ICMJE, Sunshine Act, Pharma Code of Conduct, data transparency requirements and other guidance related to post-marketing practices and scientific data communication

  • Outstanding communication skills and time management skills are required 

  • Working knowledge of MS applications and publication management tools & systems Datavision

  • Ability to travel domestic and international about 25-30% of time

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Position: Educational Content Manager
Company: ISMPP
Location: Remote/Virtual Office

The ISMPP Educational Content Manager is responsible for the development, review, and editing/copyediting of educational content for dissemination to the ISMPP membership. This position reports to the ISMPP President/CEO.

Specific responsibilities include:

European Meeting Content Development/Planning

  • Work with Programme Committee Chairs to implement aspects of yearly meeting that address educational and professional needs of European membership and respond to concerns/suggestions of member survey participants

  • Hold May-June kick-off meeting to welcome committee members, design educational content of general session and workshops; consolidate ideas of committee members and member survey comments to inform content; create milestone document as scheduling guideline; choose meeting theme, discuss potential faculty and session topics

  • Assist in recruitment and develop relationships with faculty for plenary sessions; customize and send confirmatory invitation letters to each faculty including information related to meeting participation, request for relevant faculty materials/agreements

  • Meet semimonthly with European Programme Committee to populate agenda, recruit faculty, inform members of relevant ISMPP leadership and BOT decisions/communications; record and upload meeting minutes 

  • Format content for program brochure, write welcome letter, solicit logistics input; manage version control of brochure iterations; monitor and respond to general reviews

  • Assist in selection of roundtable moderators and updating/dissemination of moderator guide; develop presenter “briefing document” to familiarize presenters with European meeting audience and ISMPP membership and mission

  • Develop social media plan with operations contact for dissemination over 6-month meeting planning period

  • Develop and oversee regular dissemination of eblasts throughout 6-month planning period

  • Organize and monitor responsibilities of abstract subcommittee to evaluate and select meeting abstracts for acceptance and to judge resultant posters onsite for meeting awards; develop appropriate judging and review forms; develop and send appropriate communications to abstract/poster authors

  • Work with multifunctional group, including ISMPP operational staff, onsite logistical crew, A/V team to confirm venue set-ups and availability of equipment, furniture, etc. 

  • Follow up regularly with faculty to confirm attendance and acquire necessary materials; review and edit faculty biographies; develop operations handbook; work with logistics staff to confirm faculty lodging; work with faculty and operations staff to coordinate post-meeting reimbursement

  • Provide meeting information and speaker contact details to operations staff member partner 

  • Travel to London for onsite pre-meeting contact with programme committee staff, execution of dry run with A/V team, interaction with logistics vendor, polling system vendor and A/V team regarding on-site issues, and for ensuring timely uploading of material to master show reel; oversee and facilitate mic running for Q&A sessions

  • Report on progress of programme committee at ISMPP’s weekly staff meeting, monitor/update progress regarding responsibilities at ad hoc meetings with ISMPP colleagues; develop and update operations manual

  • Summarize and disseminate post-meeting survey responses to the Programme Committee, and develop formal presentation of results for ISMPP Board of Trustees

Annual Meeting Content Development/Planning Support

  • Attend regular Annual Meeting Program and conduct Global Workshop Committee meetings to develop agenda and acquire faculty for general session/workshops, take the lead in creation of new workshops and enhancement/updating of existing workshops

  • Communicate with workshop faculty to acquire relevant materials, assist in content development, creation of slide decks, facilitation of surveys as necessary to inform workshop content

  • Develop learning objectives and discussion questions for workshops; submit topic content descriptions to Recertification Committee for ISMPP CMPP™ credit consideration 

  • Submit information on workshop curricula for ISMPP CMPP™ recertification review in timely manner

  • Plan annual workshop kick-off meeting; manage attendance, meet with new meeting chair(s) to design content and develop slides; work with logistics staff to schedule rooms and acquire A/V equipment and supplies 

  • Assist in development of operations manual with step-by-step description of Annual Meeting logistics/activities/timing/contacts for dissemination to ISMPP staff

  • Review content of workshop and general session slides to ensure consistency with ISMPP’s strategy and mission

  • Proofread/edit content (abstracts from Annual/European Meetings for annual CMRO supplement

Act as ISMPP U Liaison (Alternate monthly with J Ciafullo to organize and manage ISMPP U webinars as part of member educational platform)
  • Acting on guidance from ISMPP U Committee, plan and develop educational content for webinars 

  • Contact and develop relationship with presenters and moderators, obtain necessary faculty license agreements, develop “teaser” eblast, schedule and confirm dates for ISMPP U presentation and dry run

  • Work with operations staff to facilitate dry run, describe roles/responsibilities of presenters and moderators, review slide content for time and flow, answer presenter questions, assist in development of sample questions for Q&A segment

  • Send instructional email to presenters one day before ISMPP U, including logistical details and access information, confirming availability of final slide deck version

  • Update and ensure inclusion of standard ISMPP slides in deck

  • Submit webinar content description and other material for ISMPP CMPP™ recertification credit review

  • Summarize and disseminate survey responses to ISMPP U committee, presenters, relevant ISMPP staff

Internal Processes/Procedures

  • Develop description of relevant internal processes, document/review/update standard operative procedures to ensure process quality and maintain consistency while conforming to ISMPP’s mission.

Ad Hoc/Volunteer Activities

  • Volunteer to support other ISMPP initiatives as needed (eg, Asia-Pacific educational efforts, on-line education programs, Publications Primer, other emerging responsibilities or those not officially covered by other staff)

  • Write original content for member-directed communications (eg, newsletters, eblasts, press releases, social media interactions)

  • Review for accuracy (strategic and editorial) and edit materials created by other ISMPP staff, the Board of Trustees, and Committee members

  • Interface with Committees to support design and development of ISMPP educational programs and materials

  • Develop and implement internal processes to facilitate content review

Minimum requirements: Minimum of a bachelor's degree and 5 years of experience in medical publications/communications, with experience in developing and managing publication plans, proposals/pitches, and industry–agency interaction/management. Thorough knowledge of current regulations, guidelines, and compliance policies relating to medical publications required. ISMPP Certified Medical Publication Professional™ credential preferred. Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite required. Demonstrated success in working independently within a virtual office environment is essential.

Employment type: Full time position preferred. This is an exempt position as defined by the Fair Labors Standard Act.

Apply Via Email to: applications@ismpp.org. Interested applicants should email a recent curriculum vitae or résumé, cover letter, and salary requirements by March 13, 2017.

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Position: Immuno-Oncology, Global Publications Lead
Company: Bristol-Myers Squibb
Location: Princeton, NJ

Bristol-Myers Squibb is a global biopharmaceutical company whose mission is to discover, develop and deliver innovative medicines that help patients prevail over serious diseases.

The primary responsibility is the development of a comprehensive, globally aligned strategic publication plan and the delivery of the publications. 

Other responsibilities include:

  • Will manage publication plans and activities for large, complex brands or for multiple brands or tumors, within a therapy area and may serve as a mentor to less experienced team members.

  • Will also be deployed to the Global Medical Team and work across the key global markets for their responsible products.

  • Builds and leads a high performing, cross-functional global publication matrix team engaged in the planning, integration and execution of medical publication activities globally;

  • Translates medical strategies and objectives into strategic publication plans; plans that are globally aligned;

  • Ensures endorsement of publication plan by governance bodies prior to execution; continuously evolves plan in conjunction with scientific landscape

  • Understanding of the disease area, medical strategies and objectives necessary to provide strategic input to stakeholders on publication planning & data dissemination/disclosure.

  • Implements effective and consistent strategies to advise and shape publication plan strategy.

  • Relationships with academic and clinical experts, publishers, medical associations & other stakeholder groups;

  • Leads the execution of the publication platform International and domestic congresses (abstracts, presentations);

  • Reviews publication drafts for scientific quality and to ensure consistency with author direction, the scientific communication platform and key communication points supported by data.

  • Manages author interface to ensure timely execution and delivery of publications in accordance with GPP3 and BMS processes;

  • Works across a broad range of key internal stakeholders to facilitate decision making during publication planning and execution process;

  • Partners with Publication Execution Leads to allocate resources to ensure timely delivery of communications;

  • Identifies, selects, and manages 3rd-party providers and independent contractors to ensure the timely delivery of quality publications;

  • Employs innovative strategies and solutions to ensure timely communication of scientific data and extend the scientific reach and breadth of publications;

  • Serves as the global publication point of contact for countries; ensuring country/global level awareness & connectivity;

  • Communicates timely publication updates and metrics to stakeholders to facilitate ongoing functional and regional planning;

  • Promotes good publication practices and principles among authors and internal publication stakeholder community ensuring all publications are following GPP3 and BMS processes.

Qualifications:

  • PharmD, PhD or MD in a science or biomedical preferred; BS degree in biomedical or equivalent with in depth experience in publications

  • A minimum of 5-7 years’ experience within the pharmaceutical or related healthcare industry, regional and global capacity

  • Expertise across all aspects of scientific publication strategy, planning and execution during all phases of drug development and commercialization process 

  • Certification as a Medical Publication Professional (CMPP) desirable

  • Scientific expertise in Oncology preferred

  • Experience working in matrix environment across a broad functional areas 

  • Understanding of the clinical trial design and execution, statistical methods and clinical trial data reporting requirements

  • Understanding of good publication practices and guidance (GPP3, ICMJE), Sunshine Act, Pharma Code of 

  • Outstanding communication skills with exceptional time management skills are required for this highly visible global position

  • Working knowledge of MS applications and publication management tools & systems (Datavision)

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Position: Instructional Technologist/eLearning Specialist
Company: Springer Healthcare
Location: New York, NY or Philadelphia, PA

Springer Healthcare is a leading full service medical communications agency, and forms part of Springer Nature, the worlds largest academic book publisher, publisher of the worlds highest impact journals and a pioneer in the field of open research.

The Instructional Technologist/eLearning Specialist will support the development and delivery of training services to the pharmaceutical industry through their expertise developing e-learning using Articulate Storyline and Adobe Captivate. Experience designing live and virtual workshop programs (preferably in the pharmaceutical/medical device setting) is a plus. This diverse and exciting role presents an excellent opportunity for a motivated individual with the commitment, experience, and drive to work with the world's leading pharmaceutical companies to ensure that the educational needs of both their internal audience (eg, sales representatives, medical science liaisons) and the wider international healthcare provider audience are served.

Responsibilities:

  • Design/develop engaging training programs using rapid tools

  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to develop learning content

  • Review and organize storyboard content and multi-media assets in preparation for programming

  • Assist in the design and development of instructor-led live and virtual training workshops

  • Assist in preparing learning support tools such as, but not limited to, PowerPoint presentations, facilitator guides, participant guides, quick reference guides, and job aids

  • Consult with clients and subject matter experts to uncover business needs and develop appropriate learning objectives

  • Assist in the development and presentation of proposals and pitches for new business development purposes

  • Actively stay abreast of current industry technologies and learning approaches to meet the changing needs of our clients

  • Adhere to existing quality assurance policies and procedures; propose new quality assurance policies, when necessary

Experience, skills, and qualifications:

  • Undergraduate or graduate degree in instructional design, education, or organizational development; or equivalent experience

  • 1-2 years minimum experience developing e-learning and other learning assets using a variety of authoring tools

  • Experience in needs analysis, curriculum development, and training strategies based on adult learning theories

  • Exceptional attention to detail, as well as project management, organizational, multi-tasking, creativity, writing, and communication skills

We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes:
- Medical, Dental and Vision
- Life and AD&D
- 401(k)
- Flexible Spending Accounts
- Transit Accounts
- Tuition Assistance
- Summer Hours

Springer Nature is an EOE.

Springer Nature is a leading global research, educational and professional publisher, home to an array of respected and trusted brands providing quality content through a range of innovative products and services.

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Position: Manager, Publications and Medical Communications
Company: Insulet Corporation
Location: Billerica, MA

The Manager, Publications and Medical Communications at Insulet is a unique position that combines medical writing, publication management, clinical research program development, and medical affairs responsibilities. This position is responsible for the development and execution of a strategic publication plan for the Omnipod Insulin Management System. This includes research protocol development and the development and publication of medical and clinical communications including abstracts, posters, presentations and manuscripts. This will position will work closely with the Director of Medical Affairs to lead a cross-functional Clinical Research Pipeline and Publications working group that includes Clinical Affairs, Managed Care, Legal, Regulatory and Marketing functions.

Some of the major responsibilities of this role include:

  • Development and execution of a strategic publication plan in support of the Omnipod Insulin Management System

  • Drafting and coordinating the development of publications including abstracts, posters and presentations for medical meetings, manuscripts and other publications

  • Facilitating the development of study protocols

  • Monitoring the medical literature and drafting executive summaries of high impact articles

  • Developing promotional and education slide presentations

  • Providing regular updates on publication activities to the Clinical Research -Pipeline and Publications team

  • Managing contract writers

  • Ensuring compliance with Insulet policies and external guidelines on good publication practices 

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of related experience at medical device or biotechnology company or medical communications agency

  • Experience in diabetes as a therapeutic area

  • Experience with the medical publications process including submissions and responding to reviewer comments

  • Demonstrated analytical skills and interpretation of clinical data

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong attention to detail and exceptional follow-up skills

  • Strong initiative, sense of urgency, and commitment

  • Solid project management and organizational skills with the capacity to prioritize and multi-task

  • Microsoft and EndNote proficient

Education:

Master’s degree, PhD or PharmD, in a biological science or public health. Diabetes related clinical experience strongly preferred.

Apply Via Email to: Maggie Pizzochero at mpizzochero@insulet.com

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Position: Medical Writer, Publications
Company: Springer Healthcare
Location: New York, NY

inScience Communications has over 30 years’ experience in providing strategic and tactical medical communications services to the global pharmaceutical industry. Working in partnership with our valued clients, we deliver the highest quality of service and ethical content by drawing on the extensive talent and experience of our global team. We pride ourselves on ensuring each individual has the ability to contribute to our continuing expansion, providing the opportunity to progress their career and make a real difference to this dynamic agency.

The Medical Writer prepares scientific content of medical communications (focus: publications, posters, abstracts) that satisfy client needs in terms of quality, commercial focus, timing and cost.

Responsibilities:

  • Write and edit scientific content for a range of medical communications, according to client needs, deadline, budget and internal quality standards, as directed by the Scientific Services Team Leader

  • Contribute to account plans, strategic publication plans and publication programs, where appropriate, by maintaining current awareness of developments in therapeutic area or discipline and the Springer Healthcare product portfolio

  • Present to clients the results of activities, when required, e.g. publication plans, results of competitive intelligence reports, and to contribute to client brainstorming meetings

  • Monitor own adherence to budget and utilization rate

  • Support team working principles within the business unit, account team and other departments and collaboration between business units by attending team and editorial meetings/tutorials 

  • Record and monitor actual time spent on a project against budgeted time, and complete timesheets in an accurate and timely manner

  • Any other duties that can reasonably be expected of you

Note: Flexible work arrangements are available.

Experience, skills, and qualifications:

  • At least one (1) year in as a writer for a medical communication agency or as an internal medical communications writer for a pharmaceutical, healthcare, clinical research, academic research or publishing company

  • Degree in Life Science or pharmacy, pharmacology or medicine (or equivalent); PhD, PharmD or MD 

  • Working knowledge of MS Office suite and referencing software (ie, Endnote, Refman, etc.)

  • Manages time well and able to work independently

We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes:
- Medical, Dental and Vision
- Life and AD&D
- 401(k)
- Flexible Spending Accounts
- Transit Accounts
- Tuition Assistance
- Summer Hours

Springer Nature is an EOE.

Springer Nature is a leading global research, educational and professional publisher, home to an array of respected and trusted brands providing quality content through a range of innovative products and services.

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Position: Senior Account Manager
Company: Nucleus Global
Location: Hamilton, NJ; Warren, NJ; Atlanta and San Francisco

MediTech Media, a division of Nucleus Global, was founded in 1987 and is an agency providing medical education and mixed media communications in support of our healthcare clients.

We are looking for a Senior Account Manager at these multiple locations... Hamilton, NJ; Warren, NJ; Atlanta and San Francisco.

As a Senior Account Manager, you will:

  • Serve as the account lead and main point of contact for client(s) as assigned

  • Manage the planning and execution of a wide variety of medical communications initiatives including publications planning, external thought leader engagements and digital medical education

Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree, preferably in the life sciences

  • 5+ years related experience working in a medical communications agency or pharmaceutical marketing environment

  • Ability to demonstrate solid project management skills including financial budgeting skills

  • Working knowledge or previous experience utilizing Datavision, a plus

Nucleus Global is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Apply via email to: uscareers@nucleus-global.com

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Position: Senior Manager/Associate Director, Publication Planning
Company: Kite Pharma, Inc.
Location: Santa Monica, CA

Seeking a Senior Manager/Associate Director, Publication Planning. Will be responsible for leading and managing strategic planning and tactical execution of global publications plan. Will provide leadership to the cross-functional Global Publications Team to generate external medical communication strategies, including creation of scientific statements, publication gap analyses, and identification of appropriate target audiences. This role is also expected to directly contribute to the writing and development of publications.

Requirements:

  • Advanced degree in life science (RN, PhD, Pharm D, MD)

  • 5+ years of experience in industry (eg, biotech/pharmaceutical/medical device company, Contract Research Organization), academic research, or public health

  • Experience in publications

  • Understanding of good publication practices and guidance (GPP3, ICMJE), Sunshine Act, Pharma Code of Conduct, and other guidance related to scientific data communication

  • Excellent organizational, time management, and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to work across multi-disciplinary groups and to lead decision-making discussions

  • Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, communication, and collaborative skills with individuals, groups, and senior management (internal and external)

  • Experience in hematology/oncology area or related therapeutic area preferred

  • Working knowledge of medical affairs, clinical, legal, regulatory functions; pre- and post-launch experience is preferred

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Position: Senior Manager/Manager, Scientific Communications
Company: Otsuka Pharm Dev & Comm, Inc.
Location: Princeton, NJ/Rockville, MD

Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc. is currently seeking a talented publication manager.

The Senior Manager/Manager, Scientific Communications is accountable for planning and driving the publication planning activities for U.S. marketed/ HEOR and pipeline products. He/or she will work hand in hand with the Medical Director(s) and members of the Strategic Publication Teams in the development of the publication strategy and lead the execution of that strategy through the direct management of all publication activities for their assigned area(s). This position reports to the Director, Scientific Communications.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Develops and drives the execution of compliant publication plans for HEOR, CNS, Cardio Renal, Oncology, and other therapeutic areas

  • Oversees the management of publication projects from initiation to approval to print/online to ensure that the publication plan is fulfilled in a timely and cost-effective fashion

  • Maintains accurate and timely entries in the publication management system at all times and coordinates all necessary review and approval activities

  • Interacts with alliance partners and affiliated companies to ensure that compliant publication processes are followed, facilitates a transparent publication process, participates in publication discussions at team meetings, ensures compliant publication plans are developed and followed

  • Generates reports, develops and manage agency SOW to address publication plans and oversees associated budgets ensuring invoices post to the correct budget lines and assist with other departmental projects as needed

Minimum Requirements:

  • BS or BA Degree in a scientific field required; advanced degree preferred

  • 4+ yrs experience in publication planning and publication development in an agency or pharmaceutical environment. ISMPP CMPP designation highly preferred

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite

  • Must be well organized and able to multi-task in a fast-paced deadline driven environment

  • Ability to independently prioritize workload and develop reliable timelines

  • Excellent working knowledge of Datavision required

  • Ability to travel up to 20%

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Position: Senior Medical Writer
Company: SciStrategy Communications
Location: West Conshohocken, PA

SciStrategy Communications, located in West Conshohocken, PA, is seeking a Senior Medical Writer to deliver scientific and medical editorial quality and accuracy of manuscripts, abstracts, posters, slides presentations, review articles, and other communication initiatives, meeting our valued clients’ objectives, regulatory requirements and excellence in professional writing standards.

Responsibilities:

  1. Develop, execute, and manage communication and publication programs, along with other members of the program team

  2. Serve as senior medical writer, medical lead on some project teams and serve as a mentor for current and new staff members

  3. Ensure editorial work meets project parameters as to content, accuracy, quality, deadlines, budgets and any other requirements as established by the client

  4. Work simultaneously on multiple projects relating to multiple products in various therapeutic areas as assigned

  5. Follow editorial and style guidelines; ensure adherence to copyright laws and any other regulations related to editorial content

  6. Provide scientific and therapeutic background information for project proposals

  7. Maintain positive relations with clients and promotes retention of current clients as well as new business opportunities

  8. Assist in new business by providing scientific information and therapeutic area expertise, leading client presentations and proactively identifying organic growth within existing clients

  9. Maintain up-to-date knowledge of scientific literature in assigned therapeutic area and professional and regulatory standards

Education, experience, skills, training or certifications:

  • Advanced degree in a health care discipline (e.g., PhD, PharmD, MSN) 

  • Extensive scientific writing experience including strategic publication plan development and implementation, communications strategy, and thought leader identification in an agency or pharmaceutical company

  • Minimum of 3-5 years’ medical communication agency experience

  • Excellent written and oral communication, interpersonal, and client relation skills 

  • Certified Medical Publication Professional (CMPP) credential preferred

  • American Medical Writing Association (AMWA) certification or other medical writing certification preferred

  • Knowledge of publication databases (i.e. DataVision and Pubstrat)

  • Experience in oncology, supportive care, and immunotherapy related therapeutic areas preferred but not necessary

  • Proficiency with Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and EndNote; knowledge of AMA style, FDA, OIG regulations, copyright laws, statistical concepts and techniques, as well as publication planning guidelines and requirements

SciStrategy Communications is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) certified member.

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Position: Senior Medical Writer (Publications)
Company: Springer Healthcare
Location: New York, NY or Philadelphia, PA

inScience Communications has over 30 years’ experience in providing strategic and tactical medical communications services to the global pharmaceutical industry. Working in partnership with our valued clients, we deliver the highest quality of service and ethical content by drawing on the extensive talent and experience of our global team. We pride ourselves on ensuring each individual has the ability to contribute to our continuing expansion, providing the opportunity to progress their career and make a real difference to this dynamic agency.

The Senior Medical Writer writes and manages delivery of scientific content for a range of medical communications that meet client needs, internal quality standards and timelines. Heavy focus on publications, posters, and abstracts.

Responsibilities:

  • Act as Lead Writer for one or more major accounts and provide the main point of contact on matters of scientific content for the client and KOLs

  • Review scientific content according to client needs, internal quality standards and agreed specifications, budgets and timeframes

  • Contribute to revenue targets by ensuring that projects are progressed as soon as possible after confirmation

  • Apply knowledge of the therapeutic use and strategic marketing of pharmaceuticals to account plans, strategic publication plans, strategic communication programs, proposals and pitches

  • Provide scientific expertise to Business Development in the development of new business pitches and proposals 

  • In conjunction with the Scientific Services Director and Assistant Scientific Services Director(s), help develop writers within an account team to achieve their full potential

Experience, skills, and qualifications:

  • BSc/BA, preferably in life sciences ; PharmD, MD or PhD strongly preferred

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in medical writing within in a medical communications agency or publishing environment

  • An excellent understanding of the pharmaceutical industry and the drug development process

  • Experience in data handling and analysis

  • Excellent writing, editing, and organizational skills

  • Proficiency with Word, PowerPoint and other Microsoft packages 

  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment

  • Ability to multitask

  • Strong communicator with the ability to present clearly and confidently to the highest level of customer

We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes:
- Medical, Dental and Vision
- Life and AD&D
- 401(k)
- Flexible Spending Accounts
- Transit Accounts
- Tuition Assistance
- Summer Hours

Springer Nature is an EOE.

Springer Nature is a leading global research, educational and professional publisher, home to an array of respected and trusted brands providing quality content through a range of innovative products and services.

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