ISMPP Job Board
February, 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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Account Director
Associate Medical Director (Publications)
Communication Consultant
Copy Editor
Director, Client Services
Manager, Medical Publications and Communications
Manager/Associate Director, Scientific Communications and Publications
Market Access Senior Writer
Medical Publication Advisor
Medical Writer
Medical Writer- FDE
Project Manager
Scientific Director
Scientific Manager/Director
Scientific/Medical Director-Sr Medical Writer

Senior Medical Editor/Writer


Position: Account Director
Company: Synchrony Group
Location: West Chester, PA

The Synchrony Medical Communications Account Director is responsible for leading and managing a dedicated team for assigned accounts and clients. The Account Director is required to have an in-depth understanding of pharmaceutical publication planning and client challenges, and will lead internal and external core teams to conceptualize, design, and deliver novel solutions for clients in a manner that is consistent with the values and reputation of Synchrony.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Develop and grow key client relationships
  • As client liaison, develop project proposals and budgets with internal teams
  • Successfully communicate across a diverse client base; maintain frequent client interactions 
  • Manage escalated client concerns and define appropriate responses 
  • Oversee financial aspects of client relationships
  • Drive and identify organic business growth opportunities within current clients
  • Support key internal committees pertaining to new business development
  • Participate in key pitch and new business development meetings
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in account services support or related experience in the pharmaceutical publication planning or medical communications industry
  • History of successful management of more than $1.5 million of fee/year
  • Travel up to 40% of the time
  • Specific industry and/or therapeutic expertise required

For more information or to apply to this position please visit our careers page: http://synchronygroup.com/careers/

 

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Position: Associate Medical Director (Publications)
Company: Springer Science + Business
Location: Philadelphia, PA

Leadership

  • Work with the other members of the Medical Communications business unit management team to drive business to meet/exceed client expectations by providing scientific leadership in specific therapeutic categories.
  • Maintain expertise and interpret new research findings in at least one area of expertise and advise clients and internal staff on how new developments will impact the field
  • Research medical and scientific topics utilizing various information services including in-house reference system, on-line journal subscriptions, libraries, and literature search databases (i.e., Pub Med)
  • Research and source appropriate medical literature for editorial projects and proposals (often within a tight timeline)
  • Efficiently and effectively use medical literature searching resources available within the company
  • Attend conferences, scientific symposia, and advisory boards
  • Support Scientific Services leadership in developing methods and offerings to best provide strategic consultancy to clients.
  • In conjunction with the Scientific Services Director, help develop writers within an account team to achieve their full potential and coach and mentor junior writers as required

Project work

  • Write and manage delivery of scientific content for a range of medical communications that meet client needs, internal quality standards and timelines:
  • Act as lead consultant for one or more major accounts and provide the main point of contact on matters of scientific content for the client and KOLs
  • Advise Scientific Services leadership about resource requirements
  • Recommend authors, publications and target journals
  • Review scientific content for range of medical communications, according to client needs, internal quality standards and agreed specifications, budgets and timeframes:
  • Monitor quality, style and accuracy and provide timely, consistent and constructive feedback
  • Ensure that projects reflect a thorough understanding of clients’ marketing objectives and that key messages are supported appropriately
  • Liaise with clients and Account Handler to agree to specifications and check that client expectations are being met
  • Liaise with Scientific Services leadership on writers’ training needs and provide coaching as required
  • Coordinate at an appropriate level with external parties such as clients and key opinion leaders (e.g. liaising with speakers in the preparation of briefing notes and slide presentations)
  • Provide ongoing strategic and scientific consultation to clients
  • Monitor external competitor environment and scientific data. Report changes and findings to clients as appropriate
  • Coordinate at an appropriate level with external parties such as clients and opinion leaders (e.g. coordinating with speakers in the preparation of briefing notes and slide presentations)
  • Facilitate client presentations, speaker briefings, etc.
  • Identify, develop and maintain professional relations with key opinion leaders globally

 

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Position: Communications Consultant
Company: Eli Lilly
Location: Indianapolis, Indiana and Bridgewater, New Jersey

The purpose of the Scientific Communications Consultant role is to collaborate with cross-functional, multidisciplinary teams across multiple geographies and phases of drug development to lead the development of communication strategies / plans and primary document development for the delivery of external scientific publications, and/or regulatory documents (including, but not limited to, protocols, clinical study reports, briefing documents, regulatory responses, and marketing authorization applications).  This role is responsible for driving and influencing decisions across multiple levels, regions, and functions to ensure answers to customers’ questions are timely, accurate and of the highest quality. 

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION:

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree with at least 2 years of experience OR Master’s Degree with 1 year of experience OR a Ph.D. with a post doc or equivalent experience in the following areas: clinical, scientific, or regulatory research
  • 1 year of experience in medical scientific or technical writing fields
  • 1 year of experience leading complex projects and/or teams to achieve superior business results
  • Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to be employed in the United States. Lilly does not anticipate providing sponsorship for employment visa status for this employment position

Additional Information

Lilly is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

Instructions: Please apply online at: http://bit.ly/24639BR

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Position: Copy Editor
Company: Innovative Strategic Communications, LLC

Location: Virtual (US-based)

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.

JOB DESCRIPTION

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Excellent written English, including good spelling and grammar
  • 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

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION:

EXPERIENCE:
A minimum of six years direct industry (pharmaceutical, biotech, device) and/or medical communications agency experience as a medical copy editor with specific knowledge of medical publications and related communications. Having direct experience in the areas of Infectious Diseases, Rare Diseases, Vaccines, Allergy / Immunology, Respiratory, Gastroenterology, 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:
For more information please contact Tim Day at tday@iscmedcom.com.

 

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Position: Director, Client Services
Company: ApotheCom

Location: Yardley, PA

In a leadership-focused role on his/her account team(s), the Director, Client Services, (‘DCS’) provides strategic client direction; team leadership, quality assurance and financial responsibility to ensure all project elements are implemented according to objectives and deliver client value, as follows:

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Account Management

  • Demonstrate ability to manage multiple, complex, high-volume projects simultaneously
  • Work with Global Practice Lead, Scientific Communications and Publications to manage client expectations by assessing client needs effectively and demonstrating a clear understanding of issue and possible solutions 
  • Demonstrate a clear understanding of medical publication planning issues
  • Design and maintain responsibility for all activities designed to foster partnership and growth of the assigned communication plan

Business Development

  • Proactively provide insight with regard to proposal and account development
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the clinical development process and how this can be influenced by strategic communication planning 
  • Manage proposal development by utilizing budget information from all relevant departments to generate project budgets
  • Act in the interests of the clients long-term goals, with an eye towards organic growth
  • Participate in new business activities, such as capabilities, RFI/RFP, and pitch assignments as needed

Client Communication

  • Develop a keen sense of client needs and strategic goals
  • Foster strong relations with team members and clients 
  • Communicate with client in a proactive, appropriate, professional and timely manner, acting with a sense of urgency
  • Attend and participate in client meetings

Financial and Status Reporting

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the financial implications of account management and understand the subsequent impact of any changes in project specifications 
  • Exhibit a strong understanding of the project budgeting process, including an understanding of revenue recognition, project losses, and invoicing


Team Leadership

  • Exemplify professional behavior by exhibiting a mature, positive, and professional attitude towards interactions with colleagues, clients, authors and other stakeholders at all times
  • Act as the internal team leader, demonstrating ability to motivate and foster excellent teamwork and communications to achieve program goals
  • Provide mentoring/training to develop skills of team members
  • Consistently provide clear direction, accurate interpretation of client needs, program requirements, and strategic insight to team through daily interactions and regular team meetings

Core Experience and Skills

  • Minimum of 7-10 years’ experience in the medical communications industry (with at least 3 years experience in strategic publications planning)
  • Possesses a Bachelors degree or equivalent. A Master’s degree and/or CMPP certification is desirable, but not required.
  • Previous managerial experience is desired
  • Previous therapeutic area experience in immunology, oncology, pain, or related conditions is desirable
  • Strong interpersonal skills – ability to work as a member of a team, as well as independently
  • Advanced knowledge of publication management programs such as Datavision. 
  • Some travel (10-20%) may be required, including potentially international travel, primarily to Europe

ApotheCom, part of the Huntsworth Health family of companies, is built on strong leadership, vision and culture. We provide an exciting work environment, competitive salaries and outstanding benefits including medical, dental, 401(k), & tuition reimbursement. If this is your area of expertise and you enjoying working with the best in the industry, please communicate your interest to us by email to the hiring manager, Matt Lewis at matt.lewis@apothecom.com, or Human Resources, at hr@hhna.com.

ApotheCom and Huntsworth Health are equal opportunity employers.

 

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Position: Manager, Medical Publications and Communications
Company: Insulet Corporation

Location: Billerica, MA

The Manager, Medical Communications and Publications at Insulet is a unique position that includes medical writing and publication management with the opportunity to participate in clinical research program development and medical affairs functions. In this role the Manager will collaborates with the Director, Medical Affairs and participates in working groups with key cross-function teams including Clinical Affairs, Legal, Regulatory, Marketing and Managed Care. This role will manage development and publication of medical and clinical communications including abstracts, posters, presentations, manuscripts and white papers and other written communications.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

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 coordination of the development of publications including abstracts, posters and presentations for medical meetings, manuscripts, white papers and other communications
  • Providing regular updates on publication activities to the Clinical Pipeline and Publications team
  • Managing contract writers
  • Ensuring compliance with Insulet policies and external guidelines on good publication practices
  • Facilitate the development of study protocols
  • Monitoring the medical literature and draft executive summaries of high impact articles
  • Manage Speakers Bureau administration

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION:

Qualifications

  • 5+ years of related experience at medical device or biotechnology company or medical communications agency with emphasis on diabetes as a therapeutic area preferred
  • 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
  • Knowledge and understanding of the medical device commercialization process
  • Strong attention to detail and exceptional follow-up skills
  • Strong initiative, sense of urgency, and commitment
  • Solid 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.

For more information or to apply, please visit the Career site

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Position: Manager/Associate Director, Scientific Communications and Publications
Company: Retrophin, Inc.
Location: New York, NY

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.

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 & 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. 
  • Ability to travel up to 20-40%

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

For more information, please contact Kelly O'Rourke at careers@retrophin.com.

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Position: Market Access Senior Writer
Company: Envision Pharma Group

Location: Any US or UK

New business wins within Envision Pharma’s Market Access Division have led to openings for talented writers to join the team. With our increasing pipeline of business and our projected growth over the next few years, this is an exciting time to advance your career in one of the ‘hot spots’ of our industry.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

What does the role entail?
You will work with our clients, consultants and evidence-review specialists to plan and deliver a range of HEOR/market access-related communications: manuscripts, abstracts, posters and other assets (e.g. value dossiers, systematic literature review reports, evidence audit reports and training toolkits). You will have regular contact with clients via phone, email and occasional face-to-face meetings. Liaison with external advisers and authors is undertaken in full compliance with industry regulations and best practice guidelines.

What profile do I need?

  • At least 2 years’ experience of communicating scientific evidence that, ideally, includes development of materials relevant to product value demonstration (e.g. epidemiology, disease burden, unmet need, cost-effectiveness, comparative effectiveness, HRQoL, Patient-reported Outcomes (PRO), budget impact or Real World Evidence/retrospective database studies). Experience in immunotherapeutic or biosimilar products would be an advantage.
  • You will have an MSc, PhD or other relevant higher degree in life sciences, epidemiology, pharmacy, or quantitative social sciences. An ability to evaluate the medical literature is a pre-requisite, as are expertise in writing and the ability to understand basic statistical analysis. Experience of EndNote and familiarity with Datavision will also be an advantage. 
  • You will have written several manuscripts that have been published in peer-reviewed scientific journals. You will also have a strong customer focus and some understanding of the evidence of value needed by healthcare providers, payers and formulary decision makers. In addition, you will have excellent project management and collaboration skills, an ability to prioritize and multi-task, and a flair for this fast-evolving area.
  • Our ideal candidate will enjoy multi-tasking and working proactively and independently, as well as being part of a team to drive the success of our business. Writers will be joining a dynamic group with presence on both sides of the Atlantic. Market Access Solutions is increasingly working with the other Divisions in the Envision Pharma Group, offering writers the opportunity to work with clients in the US, Europe and Asia-Pacific and to contribute to global initiatives.

Interested? 
Please send your CV and a covering letter explaining why you believe you can contribute to our continued success. Candidates in the US should send their applications to Opportunities-US@envisionpharmagroup.com quoting reference ma007.

 

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Position: Medical Publication Advisor
Company: Bristol-Myers Squibb
Location: Princeton, NJ

The Publication Policy & Education organization within Global Medical Publications is responsible for ensuring consistency and overall adherence to BMS medical publication policies, processes and tools; for monitoring internal and external trends in the medical publication space and for implementing enhancements as needed to ensure timely and transparent development of high quality medical publications. To distill, share and apply publication best practices; drive process improvements; and foster alignment of publication standards across therapeutic areas and between Global, Regional and Local medical publication groups. The Global Publication Advisors report into the Head, Publication Policy & Education, and are tasked with creating appropriate BMS publication processes and procedural documents aligned with the external guidelines, and ensuring necessary education of all personnel globally (internal & external) that are involved in publication development.

JOB DESCRIPTION:
1. Demonstrating true publication functional subject matter expertise & credibility (e.g, CMPP certification, ISMPP active member) to serve as an educator to internal & external audiences (matters related to publication planning & data dissemination/disclosure)
2. Monitoring the external publication landscape and leading process improvements/simplification efforts internally to ensure BMS publication standards are aligned with Good Publication Practices and industry standards

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION:

  • BS in health-science related field with a minimum of 7 years experience in the pharmaceutical or related healthcare industry or doctoral degree with commensurate experience
  • Publication leader experience (leading publication teams) in the pharmaceutical industry is highly preferred
  • Experience creating or revising publication procedural documents (or other R&D procedural documents) is preferred 
  • Demonstrated expertise and understanding in publication field across all phases of drug development and commercialization (investigational, registrational, pre & post-launch and marketed products) 
  • An in-depth knowledge of good publication practices and guidance (GPP3, ICMJE), Sunshine Act, Pharma Code of Conduct, and other guidance related to post-marketing practices, scientific data communication, and transparency & conflict-of-interest environments 
  • An in-depth knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry as well as the external compliance, transparency & conflict-of-interest environments
  • Experience with change leadership and demonstrated success in leading across a cross-functional matrix team with excellent organizational, written & oral communication, facilitation, interpersonal and leadership skills; ability to facilitate discussions and decision-making with cross-functional and cross-cultural team members; ability to influence and negotiate appropriate solutions and proven ability to establish strong stakeholder relationships (internal and external).
  • Proven experience effectively managing timelines and identifying resource needs and constraints and implementing strategies to meet changing needs/ requirements
  • Previous experience of being associated with or having participated in workstreams/committees of organizations like ISMPP/AMWA is preferred
  • Ability to clearly communicate policies and rationale to diverse audience and to present training to cross-functional global colleagues.
  • Track record of success in leading complex projects. Demonstrated strong project management skills
  • Experience managing 3rd party vendors and influencing without authority
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Suite applications and familiarity with publication management tools & systems (Datavision). 
  • Certification as CMPP is highly desirable

Bristol-Myers Squibb is an equal opportunity employer - Vet/Disability

For more information or to apply, please visit: www.bms.com/careers Job ID# 1504429

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Position: Medical Writer
Company: MedVal Scientific Information Services 
Location: Skillman, NJ

MedVal Scientific Information Services, located in Skillman, NJ develops communications and platforms that facilitate and foster communication and information exchange among healthcare professionals, among patients and caregivers, and in some cases, among all stakeholders. MedVal is committed to the craft and discipline of professional medical writing and to disseminating scientific communications to the appropriate medium. Our team focuses on providing science-based education and empowering patients by providing scientific communications and programs that encompass a mix of media (print, digital, and web) for healthcare providers and patients, as well as caregivers.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION:

Requirements:
Qualified applicants will have a MS or PhD in life sciences or have a PharmD, be an RN or MD and also possess strong written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to convey clinical data in a clear, concise manner, and a commitment to scientific accuracy. Candidate should have at least 3 years of experience in any of the following areas: neurology or oncology and endocrinology (Type 2 diabetes) as primary experience. A secondary experience in infectious disease is helpful.

Responsibilities:
Our medical writers are intimately involved with the creation of publication plans for specific therapies and work closely with top opinion leaders in their respective fields to produce papers for peer-reviewed medical journals, abstracts, posters, and slide presentations. Other writing responsibilities include scientific product monographs, slide kits, conference reports, and patient education materials. The ability to work well in a team-based environment and consistently deliver work on time and thorough knowledge of word processing is essential. Some project management, some travel. All applicants will be given a medical writing test and are required to submit five (5) samples of their writing.

For more information or to apply, please contact rspioch@jobson.comOnly candidates in whom we are interested will be contacted. 

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Position: Medical Writer-FDE
Company: Eli Lilly
Location: Indianapolis, IN and Branchburg, NJ

The purpose of the Scientific Communications Associate role is to work with cross-functional, multidisciplinary teams to facilitate external scientific publications (including and not limited to, abstracts, posters, manuscripts and presentations), and/or regulatory documents (including, but not limited to, protocols, clinical study reports, briefing documents, regulatory responses, and marketing authorization applications).

  • Document Preparation / Document Management (60%) 
  • External Service Provider Management (20%) 
  • Knowledge and Skills Development (10%) 
  • Knowledge Sharing and Consultant Support (5%) 
  • Customer Focus (5%)

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in scientific, health, communications, or technology related field or;•Bachelor’s degree in any field with at least two years of clinical development experience
  • Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to be employed in the United States. Lilly does not anticipate providing sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H-1B or TN status) for this employment position.

Additional Skills/Preferences

  • A writing exercise is required as part of the candidate evaluation process. Additional writing samples may be requested.
  • Demonstrated mastery of verbal and written English skills in the medical, scientific or technical writing fields
  • Experience writing regulatory, clinical trial documents and or publications
  • Graduate degree with formal research component or in life sciences.
  • Experience in clinical development, clinical trial process or regulatory activities
  • Clinical pharmacology, therapeutic area, or other medical and scientific specific knowledge and experience specific to hiring area (e.g., neuroscience, oncology, cardiovascular, immunology or endocrine expertise).
  • Demonstrated project management and time management skills.
  • Demonstrated high-level end-user computer skills (e.g., word processing, tables and graphics, spreadsheets, presentation and templates).

Additional Information

  • This position is not permanent. It is for a fixed duration of two years with potential to extend annually for up to 4 years.
  • Lilly is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

Application Instructions: Please apply online at http://bit.ly/24619BR.

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Position: Project Manager
Company: Synchrony Group
Location: West Chester, PA

The Project Manager is responsible for the day-to-day management of medical communications initiatives and scientific publication projects in partnership with the account services, editorial, and creative teams.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Provide project management support for the development of medical education and communication activities, including webinars, symposia, steering committee meetings, advisory boards, and publication projects. 
  • Lead the effort to define a project’s objectives, timelines, resources, and budget, and manage each step of the project throughout its lifecycle.
  • Maintain comprehensive knowledge of project status and timelines and communicate that knowledge to team members. 
  • Communicate effectively and thoughtfully with colleagues, clients, key opinion leaders, and authors. 
  • Think strategically and take a proactive approach to problem solving. 
  • Monitor project budgets and work with account leaders and finance personnel to track and manage billing.
  • Bachelor’s degree 
  • 3 to 5 years of project management experience at a medical communications agency or pharmaceutical company
  • Previous experience managing medical education and medical communications initiatives 
  • Previous experience managing publication projects utilizing publication database platforms 
  • Specific industry and/or therapeutic expertise

Our team consists of hard-working, intelligent, and experienced professionals who stand by the mission of being the premier medical and healthcare communications company in the pharmaceutical and medical device industries.

For more information or to apply visit our careers page at http://synchronygroup.com/careers/.

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Position: Scientific Director
Company: Synchrony Group
Location: West Chester, PA

The Synchrony Medical Communications Scientific Director provides scientific and strategic direction to ensure flawless tactical execution. This person must demonstrate a command of relevant therapeutic areas and expertise with assigned products. The Scientific Director will interpret and apply clinical data, and ensure the scientific integrity, clinical relevance, and appropriateness of all scientific communications. The Scientific Director will write, and edit for content, style, and strategy, as well as complete and/or supervise the completion of world-class medical communications deliverables.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of medical and scientific information related to assigned therapeutic areas.
  • Ensure scientific integrity, accuracy, and clinical relevance of all scientific communications. 
  • Collaborate with clinical experts, clients, and the internal team.
  • Proactively identify strategic opportunities through critical analysis and interpretation of data and review of the literature.
  • Possess strong presentation and persuasion skills.
  • Lead teams to support stakeholders in the development of medical communication tactics.
  • PhD, PharmD, MD, or equivalent
  • Minimum of 5 years in medical communications
  • Substantial experience leading the following activities: medical education activities, medical communications campaigns, promotional medical/marketing initiatives, advisory boards, key clinical expert identification and development


For more information or to apply to this position please visit our careers page: http://synchronygroup.com/careers/

 

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Position: Scientific Manager/Director
Company: MedVal Scientific Information Services
Location: Skillman, NJ

The role of the Scientific Manager/Director is to be the primary contact with the client and be the bridge among all stakeholders on the account with the client. This includes direct verbal and written communication with clients and their designees including other vendors and investigators, researchers and authors.
An effective Scientific Manager/Director will continually drive project and account goals and objectives internally and externally. In addition, the scientific manager is to establish internal and external timelines as well as manage project deliverables while managing within the approved budget.

Responsibilities

  • Direct Communication with the client lead (Sr Level)
  • Manage projects within goals and objectives
  • Strategic analysis and tactical planning
  • Publication plan management
  • Project management
  • Create and oversee timelines
  • Create and oversee budgets
  • Some travel required

Required Skills

  • Recent - Publication Planning/Medical Writing experience is required
  • CMPP certification is ideal and preferred
  • Experience in the pharmaceutical or medical communications/education industry, or ancillary area
  • Scientific degree or clinical experience helpful but not required 
  • Account management experience – including direct interaction with the client(s) to manage projects at a Sr level is required
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Reputation for superb follow-up and responsiveness
  • Must be deadline driven
  • Good knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint
  • Schedule flexibility and dedicated work ethic

For more information or to apply, please contact rspioch@jobson.comOnly candidates in whom we are interested will be contacted. 

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Position: Scientific/Medical Director-Sr Medical Writer
Company: Curry Rockefeller Group LLC
Location: Tarrytown, NY

  • Self-starting, detail-oriented editorial professional highly experienced in medical writing, editing, and publication planning
  • Previous experience in pharmaceutical industry or medical communications companies required
  • Doctoral degree (PharmD, PhD, or MD/DO) required
  • Expertise in neuroscience, oncology, and gastroenterology a plus
  • Ability to perform comprehensive environmental assessments and gap analyses to construct scientific platforms and communication points, toward the development of a strategic publication plan
  • Write, edit, annotate, and fact check scientific abstracts, posters, and original research and review manuscripts, as well as a wide range of additional medical communications activities
  • Thorough knowledge of AMA and APA style guidelines as well as ACCME, ICMJE, GPP3, PhRMA, and CONSORT guidelines
  • Extensive experience in dealing with medical opinion leaders and pharmaceutical company medical and marketing teams
  • Experience with preparation of content for digital media
  • Develop and present scientific credentials in collaboration with the Business Development team
  • High-level mentoring of other writers and support staff in team
  • Some coverage of advisory boards and major medical association meetings, involving travel and Executive Summaries
  • Highly proficient with Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel, Reference Manager, EndNote, and Adobe Acrobat

For more information or to apply, please contact Roy Lawlor at rlawlor@curryrockefellergroup.com.

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Position: Senior Medical Editor/Writer
Company: Curry Rockefeller Group LLC
Location: Tarrytown, NY

 

  • Previous experience in pharmaceutical industry or medical communications companies required
  • ELS and CMPP certifications preferred
  • Write, edit, copyedit, fact check, and style scientific abstracts, posters, and original research and review manuscripts 
  • Thorough knowledge of AMA and APA style guidelines as well as ACCME, ICMJE, GPP3, PhRMA, and CONSORT guidelines
  • Conduct literature searches for competitive analyses and publication planning
  • Experience with preparation of content for digital media
  • Assist project teams in researching and writing proposals for new business development
  • Develop, edit, annotate, and fact check slide presentations for educational programs
  • Some coverage of advisory boards and major medical association meetings, involving travel and Executive Summaries
  • Highly proficient with Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel, Reference Manager, EndNote, and Adobe Acrobat

For more information or to apply, please contact Roy Lawlor at rlawlor@curryrockefellergroup.com.

 

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