ISMPP Job Board
June, 2016 Listings

Please take a moment to scroll through the exciting employment opportunities listed here this month.  Or click on the links below to view the individual positions that catch your eye.

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Business Development Manager (Books)
Director, Business Development (Publications)
Manager/Associate Director, Scientific Communications & Publications
Manager/Senior Manager, Medical Publications
Manager, Projects & Technical Services
Medical Communications Manager/Sr. Manager
Medical Editor (FREELANCE)
Medical Writer (FREELANCE)
Medical Writer (Publications)
Senior Medical Writer
Sr. Manager, Scientific Communications


Position: Business Development Manager (Books)
Company: Springer Healthcare
Location:  New York, NY

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

This is an exciting entry to mid-level opportunity for a pharma sales professional in the NYC area to prospect and drives sales of specified product lines to the pharmaceutical, medical, and corporate industries for books and book content, including custom projects.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Responsibilities:

  • Target sales opportunities for assigned product line, within assigned therapy areas, working towards achievement of specific goals
  • Make and field all inquiries to/from potential customers of your product, within your therapeutic area
  • Design and recommend new sales initiatives to specific clients and see that they are followed through upon
  • Identify, develop, and manage new corporate sales accounts via attendance at major medical conferences, prospecting phone calls, and names gathered through own research initiatives
  • Interact and manage existing accounts to increase sales of products
  • Lead all pitch opportunities for assigned products and develop proposals
  • Work with management team to develop strategic plan for assigned products and develop a current product and pipeline analysis for assigned products
  • Any other duties that can reasonably be expected of you


QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION:

Experience, skills, and qualifications

Essential:

  • BA/BS degree
  • Minimum 1-3 years previous sales or account experience, preferably to the pharmaceutical industry, within an agency or publishing environment
  • Experience in updating databases and proficiency with Word, PowerPoint and other Microsoft packages
  • Demonstrate high levels of motivation and able to work to deadline
  • Excellent writing, editing, and organizational skills
  • Excellent spoken and written communication skills
  • Excellent prospecting skills

Desirable:

  • An understanding of the pharmaceutical industry and the drug development process
  • Knowledge of the publishing industry


Springer Nature is the world’s largest academic book publisher, publisher of the world’s highest impact journals and a pioneer in the field of open research. The company numbers almost 13,000 staff in over 50 countries and has a turnover of approximately EUR 1.5 billion. Springer Nature was formed in 2015 through the merger of Nature Publishing Group, Palgrave Macmillan, Macmillan Education and Springer Science+Business Media.

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

We are an EOE.

Apply online at the Springer Career Site.

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Position: Director, Business Development (publications)
Company: Springer Healthcare
Location:  Philadelphia, PA

inScience Communications is a brand of Springer Healthcare, a leading full service medical communications agency, which forms part of Springer Nature, the world's largest academic book publisher, publisher of the world's highest impact journals and a pioneer in the field of open research. With more than 40 years' experience working with the pharmaceutical industry, we are specialists in delivering innovative medical content and services across a wide range of communication platforms.

As Director, Business Development you will plan, develop and close profitable new Medical Communications business in the US and Canada region. This includes, but is not limited to, the identification and development of new client relationships while interacting with other Springer Healthcare (SH) colleagues to strengthen our Medical Communications business throughout the health care industry.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Responsibilities:

  • Sell strategic and tactical communication services and tools to meet agreed business development targets through establishing and maintaining contacts with key Pharmaceutical Industry personnel
  • Prepare and implement detailed business development plans and objectives in line with overall Springer Healthcare business goals
  • Conduct financial forecasts and evaluate campaign successes against financial deadline and client expectation/effectiveness (fit for purpose) criteria
  • Liaise internally to optimize business development strategy and assist other team members with opportunity identification, proposal development and pitch delivery
  • As pitch leader, develop and present new business presentations, Requests for Proposals (RFP) and Requests for Information (RFI), in conjunction with members of the Editorial and Account Management teams within the Medical Communications Group as well as other SH colleagues
  • Work with Marketing to identify new markets, services, products and skills to broaden the scope of the Medical Communications Group and other SH divisions at both a strategic and tactical level
  • Any other duties that can reasonably be expected of you
  • Extensive travel in the US and Canada.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION:

Requirements:

  • BA required; life sciences preferred
  • Previous experience in a sales or marketing function within a healthcare communications agency (e.g. account management or scientific services), or a Scientific, Technical Medical publishing company in a commercial function
  • Specialist knowledge of the global pharmaceutical industry, wide therapeutic area knowledge and drug development process; strong business acumen
  • Strong negotiation/communication/presentation skills
  • Ability to build and maintain productive relationships and networks of internal and external contacts; tenacity to continually deliver new business opportunities
  • General facility with Microsoft Office programs
  • European language skills a plus

 

Apply online at the Springer Healthcare Career site.

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Position: Manager/ Senior Manager, Medical Publications
Company: Biogen
Location: Cambridge, MA

The Manager/Sr. Manager, Medical Publications leads the development and execution of strategic publication plans in support of the therapeutic area. The Manager/Sr. Manager liaises with key functions in Biogen (e.g. Research and Development, Medical Research, Global Medical Therapeutic Area, and Commercial) in the development of the publication plan and also works closely with external medical communications agencies, alliance partners and external authors to develop publications (congress abstracts, posters, manuscripts, etc.).

As part of responsibilities for publications development, this person ensures compliance with Biogen publications policy and standard operating procedures and with external guidelines on good publication practices. Additionally, the Manager/Sr. Manager updates internal stakeholders on product publication-related activities.

The Manager/Sr. Manager will also participate in internal and cross-functional team meetings to assure alignment of publications with the medical strategy and communication objectives.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Some of the major responsibilities of this role include (specific responsibilities may differ between Manager/Sr. Manager; see descriptions at https://jobs.biogen.com):
1. Developing strategic publication plan

  • Coordinates meetings and leads discussions of cross-functional Core Publication Team and/or Joint Pub Team with an alliance partner to develop a publication plan aligned with the Medical Strategy and communication objectives; the pub plan is revised annually
  • Works with agency to develop initial draft publication strategy, and coordinates review and approval of the strategic publication plan and tactics

2. Coordinating the development of publications reporting scientific and clinical data

  • Leads Core Publication Plan Team meetings and/or Joint Publication Team Meetings with alliance partner 
  • Reviews draft abstracts, posters, slides, and manuscripts critically for content
  • Leads and coordinates meetings to discuss conflicting comments on manuscripts
  • Follows-up with agency regarding the status of manuscripts in development
  • Ensures development of publications complies with Biogen publication policy
  • Manages publications budget
  • Aligns resources to support the development of all publications in the plan with Associate Director, Medical Publications

3. Managing medical communications agency

  • Oversees agency maintenance of documents in publication planning software, Datavision; responsible for consistency, accuracy, and currency of documentation in Datavision
  • Regularly monitors Datavision and documents compliance with publications policy

4. Providing regular updates on publication activities related to product

  • Maintains bibliographies
  • Participates in weekly Therapeutic Literature Alert meetings and completes associated deliverables
  • Reports monthly publication metrics on key objectives

Knowledge & Skills

  • Master’s, PharmD, MD or PhD in a biological science or related field strongly preferred
  • 2+ years for Manager (or 4+ years for Sr. Manager) of related experience at pharmaceutical or biotechnology company or medical communications agency
  • Successful track record of implementation of global publication programs
  • Knowledge and understanding of the pharmaceutical commercialization process 
  • Development of global medical plans and global medical communication and publication strategy
  • Working knowledge of the marketing process
  • Management of consultants and vendors
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills

For more information or to apply, please visit: https://jobs.biogen.com. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Please be advised that all legitimate correspondence from a Biogen employee will come from "@biogen.com" or "@biogenidec.com" email accounts.

 

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Position: Manager, Projects & Technical Services
Company: ISMPP
Location: Virtual (Home Office)

The ISMPP Manager, Projects & Technical Services is responsible for the oversight, management and implementation of technologies utilized to manage and support society events, programs and member benefits. This position reports into the Director of Operations.

Specific responsibilities include:

Project Management:

  • Responsible and accountable for the coordinated management of multiple projects across all ISMPP platforms, including:
    • Maintain and update ISMPP Job Board as required, including managing ad submissions, invoicing and electronic postings on ISMPP website
    • Maintain and update ISMPP meeting and educational webinar archives immediately following events
    • Manage attendee registration for all ISMPP events
  • Create task-based project timelines and track project deliveries for all ISMPP projects liaising regularly with key stakeholders for each project
  • Develop project status reports and conduct project status meetings, as required
  • Identify resources required, assign responsibilities, and coordinate staff to ensure successful completion of projects
  • Support various committees as needed

Technical Services:

  • Maintain and update ISMPP website weekly or more frequently as needed
  • Work with outside vendor(s) to develop, implement, and update ISMPP meeting technology platforms (e.g., apps)
  • Conduct monthly dry-runs of ISMPP educational webinars (ISMPP University) via our LMS platform to educate and acclimate faculty and committee members to the technology prior to the live presentation
  • Manage LMS platform with all relevant materials in advance and on the day of the ISMPP U webinars
  • Support staff with output of member communications and ad hoc member issues as required

Miscellaneous:

  • Manage general society email box and respond to inquiries in timely fashion
  • Evening hours required 2x per quarter for Asia-Pacific based programming
  • Ad hoc project/program support as needed
  • Travel to ISMPP US-based annual meeting required
  • Travel: 5%


Minimum requirements: A bachelor's degree and 3-4 years of relevant experience. Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite required, and experience with database management and/or association management systems preferred. Experience in meeting planning within a non-profit organization preferred. Demonstrated success in working independently within a virtual office environment is essential.

Employment type: Part-time (24 hours per week) – exempt status

If interested, please forward your resume to applications@ismpp.org.

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Position: Medical Communications Manager/ Sr. Manager
Company: Seattle Genetics
Location: Bothell, Washington

Seattle Genetics is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Job ID 1727; Job Code: 1604CW-01 #LI-JW1


JOB DESCRIPTION:

Description:

Responsibilities:

  • Drive scientific communication activities, such as: 
    • Lead scientific communication team meetings to align cross-functional stakeholders on the external scientific communication plan 
    • Development and execution of the scientific communication platform and strategic publication plan that aligns with program objectives
    • Conduct gap analyses to identify medical/scientific communication needs or opportunities 
    • Manage tracking of company- or investigator-led publications
    • Monitor related industry issues for publication planning, ensure adherence to company best publication practices, and participate in educating internal stakeholders about best publication practices 
    • As needed, attend medical and scientific conferences to support sponsored speakers, presentations, and participate in the reporting of competitive intelligence within company guidelines
    • Provide writing and editorial support for Medical Affairs-driven publications 
    • Track timelines and milestones for projects contracted with communication agencies providing tactical support and provide status reports to Medical Communications Senior Management
    • Supervise the work of medical communications agencies ensuring work is high quality and developed on time and budget
  • Oversight and review of marketing/promotional and sales training materials 
    • Verify medical accuracy, fair balance, completeness of materials, and accuracy of citations 
    • Determine whether data conveys accurate and non-misleading messages or impressions of the product
    • Interface and collaborate with Commercial Project Sponsors of materials to resolve issues and questions about materials during the review process
    • Enter requested revisions/comments in the promotional review material database and attend weekly promotional review meetings to contribute interactive discourse regarding revisions or comments
  • As needed, support achievement of broader Medical Affairs organizational goals, projects, and timelines


QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION:

Qualifications:

The successful candidate will have the following skills and experiences:

  • An advanced scientific degree (e.g. PhD, Pharm D) required; a Bachelor's degree or Master's degree is acceptable with extensive relevant experience
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant industry or agency experience in biotechnology or pharmaceuticals (such as Medical Communications, Medical Writing, or Medical Education). Experience within oncology is preferred
  • Minimum of 3 years of publication planning and knowledge of external clinical publication practices and standards (ICMJE, AMA, GPP)
  • Comprehensive understanding of Medical Communications projects including promotional review, publication planning, and MSL support
  • An established record of writing and editing peer-reviewed clinical publications
  • Demonstrable strong leadership, communication skills (verbal/written), negotiation skills, and ability to work well in cross-functional teams
  • Experience managing contract vendors
  • Medical Affairs experience a plus
  • Up to 5% domestic travel

 

Apply Here at the Seattle Genetics Career Site.  

 

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Position: Senior Medical Writer
Company: Fishawack Group of Companies
Location: San Francisco, CA

Provide research, writing, and substantive editing expertise for customized medical communications initiatives with minimal direction or supervision.

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Responsible for developing and delivering original, accurate, high-quality content (manuscripts, slides, and other editorial assignments) within the project specifications, timeline, and budget. Provide high quality editorial oversight for both project work and business development efforts. Strive to function as scientific and therapeutic expert (within limitations of budget and timelines) for assigned project teams, and function as primary writer for assigned accounts.

RESPONSIBILITY PERFORMANCE MEASUREMENT
Content Development

  • Research, write, and revise high-quality, original editorial content
  • Develops clear, concise outlines, on-target first drafts, and proactively incorporates data/revisions
  • Cultivates expertise in assigned therapeutic areas
  • Maintains focus and completes projects in timely manner, meeting project timeline, and staying within budget (assuming project scope does not change)
  • Assesses each project to proactively identify areas that will require assistance from others (ie, graphic design, editorial support); elicits help as needed
  • Assesses potential projects to provide an estimate of writing time required for completion
  • Demonstrates ability to balance multiple projects for multiple clients
  • Assists new/junior employees with content development activities and serves as a resource for questions
  • Continuously complies with Fishawack Group of Companies standard editorial procedures, including ethical standards

Content Editing and Referencing

  • Edit and appropriately reference content written by others 
  • Improves clarity in others’ writing
  • Ensures flow, content, and grammar are appropriate
  • Enhances clarity and grammatical accuracy of the writing while maintaining the voice/tone/thoughts of external authors
  • Ensures scientific accuracy while editing and referencing

Company Representation

  • Represent the company at client meetings (eg, advisory boards, speaker-training meetings, business development initiatives) in a professional manner
  • Serves as onsite editorial resource and content expert in a professional manner
  • Reviews and revises program content as needed in an accurate and timely manner
  • Prepares speakers for their presentations in a professional manner 
  • Anticipates additional onsite needs and proactively prepares for these needs
  • Proactively assists project team; acts as a collaborative team member
  • Is prepared to discuss topline information pertaining to content of business development meetings; educates internal, nonmedical team members about content-related issues

Communication

  • Effectively and proactively communicate with team members (editorial, editorial support, project, client), authors/faculty, and vendors in areas related to project completion
  • Ensures that information is communicated effectively within internal project teams 
  • Keeps project team and manager apprised of project(s) status (through weekly status meetings or routine email communications) and challenges encountered during the project (eg, changes in scope, delays in receiving comments)

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION:

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES
Education Required: 4 year post secondary education, or equivalent experience Bachelor’s degree in the life sciences; PharmD or PhD highly preferred

Experience: 3+ years of medical writing experience; 3+ years of experience in the editorial process

Special Knowledge/ Skills

  • Proficiency in the use of MS Office, specifically Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
  • Proficiency in Internet and PubMed searches
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, and as part of a team


Website link for applicants:
If you are a motivated individual who wants to work in an industry-leading, well-respected organisation, and you believe you possess the skills for these roles, then please send a copy of your CV and covering letter to recruitment@fishawack.com.

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Position: Sr. Manager, Scientific Communications
Company: Alexion Pharmaceuticals
Location: Cambridge, MA

The Senior Manager, Scientific Communications, provides support to the Associate Director/Director for the development and execution of the global communications strategy and publications plan for the assigned franchise and product(s). The Senior Manager is responsible for the communication of scientific and clinical findings to external audiences. Engages with internal stakeholders that include research, medical, marketing, biostats and medical affairs, as well as external authors, investigators, publishers, and medical communications agencies. The Senior Manager drives the timely execution of the publication plan by writing, reviewing, editing, revising and placing high quality and impactful scientific and clinical abstracts, posters, oral presentations and manuscripts. Analyzes, interprets, and summarizes scientific and clinical data, and identifies appropriate publication and presentation forums for the data. Develops and maintains global slide decks. Supports and implements the medical education plan within the disease area. Conducts literature searches and interprets scientific literature, and provides assessment of competitor papers, posters and other materials.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Principal Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the planning, producing, writing, revising and placing of abstracts, posters, manuscripts from Alexion sponsored clinical trials
  • Develop high-quality scientific content by means of all necessary research, scientific writing, editing, and fact checking, to meet deadlines while working within project scope and objectives
  • Manage and track the publication plan to ensure its timely execution
  • Work with external authors, investigators and thought leaders on abstracts, posters, oral presentations, manuscripts, review articles and slide decks
  • Coordinate internal and external reviews and collate reviewers’ comments; ensure review and approval of publications in accordance with Alexion SOPs
  • Analyze, interpret, and summarize scientific and clinical data; identify appropriate publication and presentation forums for the data
  • Assist in the development, coordination and execution of medical education strategies such as symposia and CME activities, including agenda development, review of content, slide review and speaker management
  • Conduct literature searches and interpret scientific literature for internal stakeholders, including competitor assessments

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION:

Qualifications

  • 3-5 years experience in a Pharmaceutical company, preferred
  • Medical Communications agency experience
  • Experience in publication planning and implementation, planning and executing CME programs and symposia, and developing medical education materials
  • Ability to work with teams and/or agencies to plan and develop abstracts, posters, oral presentations, manuscripts, slide decks and content for scientific and educational programs
  • Must be skilled writer with demonstrated ability to write / review / edit / place scientific articles, abstracts, posters
  • Ability to interpret and organize highly complex scientific data, including experience reviewing clinical trial data and output from statistical analysis programs
  • Experience in working closely with KOLs and authors
  • Strong oral and written communication skills and collaborative interpersonal skills

As a leading employer in our industry, Alexion is proud to offer a highly competitive package of base and incentive compensation as well as a comprehensive benefits program designed to support the health, wellness and financial security of our employees and their families. Benefits include group medical, vision and dental coverage, group and supplemental life insurance, 401(k) with company match, tuition reimbursement, relocation assistance and much more. To learn more about Alexion, please visit www.alexionpharma.com or download our App for iPhones and Blackberries.
Alexion is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative action employer

For more information or to apply, please email wuhrerm@alxn.com.

 

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Position: Medical Editor (FREELANCE)
Company: Innovative Strategic Communications, LLC
Location: Virtual

JOB DESCRIPTION:

This freelance position would be engaged in the development of a variety of medical communications including, but not limited to, medical publications (various types), training programs, educational programs plus review/generation of content developed in support of educational programs.

Requirements:

  • Excellent written English, including proper spelling and grammar
  • Understanding of manuscript submission format (Harvard, APA, etc.)
  • A meticulous approach to their work and an eye for detail
  • The ability to maintain high-quality work while meeting tight deadlines
  • Ability to maintain appropriate guidelines across broad programs
  • A love of and feel for language


Experience:

  • A minimum of six years direct industry (pharmaceutical, biotech, device) and/or medical communications agency, clinical and/or academic research experience as a medical writer with specific knowledge of medical publications. Experience with Medline searches, journal and related communication topics and formats. Having direct experience in the areas of Infectious Diseases, Rare Diseases, Vaccines, Allergy/Immunology, Respiratory, Gastroenterology, Neurology, Infection Control, Epidemiology and/or Health Outcomes a bonus.


Qualification:

  • University degree in science and/or biology preferred. Client facing experience an added bonus.


Contact:


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Position: Medical Writer (FREELANCE)
Company: Innovative Strategic Communications, LLC
Location: Virtual

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • This freelance position would be engaged in the writing and editing scientific content for a range of medical therapeutic areas and for various types of communications
  • Medical communications including, but not limited to, medical publications (various types), training programs, educational programs plus review/generation of content developed in support of educational programs


Requirements:

  • Excellent written English, including proper spelling and grammar
  • Understanding of manuscript submission format (Harvard, APA, etc.)
  • A meticulous approach to their work and an eye for detail
  • The ability to maintain high-quality work while meeting tight deadlines
  • Ability to maintain appropriate guidelines across broad programs
  • A love of and feel for language


Experience:

  • A minimum of six years direct industry (pharmaceutical, biotech, device) and/or medical communications agency, clinical and/or academic research experience as a medical writer with specific knowledge of medical publications. Experience with Medline searches, journal and related communication topics and formats. Having direct experience in the areas of Infectious Diseases, Rare Diseases, Vaccines, Allergy/Immunology, Respiratory, Gastroenterology, Neurology, Infection Control, Epidemiology and/or Health Outcomes a bonus.


Qualification:

  • University Degree in Life Science or pharmacy, pharmacology or medicine (or equivalent); PhD, PharmD or MD
  • Working knowledge of MS Office suite and referencing software (i.e., Endnote, etc.)
  • Client facing experience an added bonus


Contact:


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

inScience Communications is a brand of Springer Healthcare, a leading full service medical communications agency, which forms part of Springer Nature, the world's largest academic book publisher, publisher of the world's highest impact journals and a pioneer in the field of open research. With more than 40 years' experience working with the pharmaceutical industry, we are specialists in delivering innovative medical content and services across a wide range of communication platforms.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Medical Writer prepares scientific content of medical communications 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.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION:

Job requirements

  • At least one (1) year 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.)


Visit our web site at www.insciencecommunications.com or www.springerhealthcare.com.

Springer Healthcare is a part of Springer Nature. Springer Nature is an Equal Opportunity Employer that complies with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO Is The Law Poster:
http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf.


Please Apply Online at the Springer Career Site

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Position: Manager/Associate Director, Scientific Communications & Publications
Company: Retrophin, Inc.
Location: Remote (New York Tri-State Area)
Requisition: RD-MA109

Retrophin, Inc. is seeking a Manager/Associate Director of Scientific Communications reporting to the Director of Scientific Communications. This position will contribute to the dissemination of Retrophin’s scientific/medical data through the development of publication and other medical communication documents.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work with cross-functional teams in the development, management and execution of strategic publication plans, and ensure publication projects are aligned with strategic objectives
  • Perform medical writing, including reviewing manuscript drafts, revisions, and collaborating with internal and external authors
  • Provide tactical execution and oversee project management for publication projects (abstracts, posters/oral presentations, and manuscripts) for assigned products, ensuring scientific accuracy and adherence to timelines and processes
  • Manage medical communication vendor(s) as required. 
  • Build and manage relationships with internal and external contributors to publications and conference material. 
  • Act as Subject Matter Expert and manage publication software(s) used by the department and company
  • Responsible for ensuring the scientific integrity, quality, and accuracy of all deliverables 
  • Collaborate with commercial team to develop, implement, and monitor medical/scientific messages
  • Develop scientific materials (e.g., slide decks, medical information letters, dossiers, conference materials) 
  • Act as medical reviewer on promotional review committee for assigned products
  • Identify and implement best practices and standardized processes for publication planning and scientific meeting/congress planning 
  • Contribute to other Scientific Communications and Medical Affairs projects as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION:

Education:

  • PharmD, MD, PhD preferred

Experience:

  • 5-7+ years in the pharmaceutical industry, with experience in Medical Communications and Publications, Medical Information and Medical Writing experience are a plus.

Specific skills:

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills and ability to work independently or in a team environment
  • Demonstrated ability to produce effective high quality medical communications outputs: e.g., manuscripts, poster presentations, slide presentations 
  • Ability to think strategically to guide publications-related activities in accordance with industry standards and good publication practice, and with scientific integrity and balance. CMPP certification is a plus.
  • Ability to manage various projects, solve problems, deliver on commitments and work with multidisciplinary teams.
  • Knowledge of FDA guidelines and regulations. 
  • Independent, self-starting individual with a demonstrated ability to thrive in smaller, fast-paced environment is required. 
  • Must be able to prioritize and work effectively in a constantly changing environment. 
  • Previous work experience in a remote or field-based environment preferred
  • Ability to travel up to 20-40%

To apply for this position, please send your resume to careers@retrophin.com. When applying, please include the Job number and title in the subject line of your email.

Retrophin, Inc. is an EEO/AA/Veteran/Disability Employer.

 

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Reports to: Director, Scientific Communications

Location: Remote (New York Tri-state)

Requisition: RD-MA109