ISMPP Job Board

March 2017 Listings

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Position Titles:

Account Manager

Associate Director, Global Scientific Communications

Associate Director of Medical Publications, Dupilumab, Global Medical Affairs

Associate Scientific Services Director

Content Development Manager

Director, Medical Communications & Publications, Oncology-Genzyme

Director of Medical Publications, Sarilumab, Global Medical Affairs

Educational Content Manager

Instructional Technologist/eLearning Specialist

Manager, Publications and Medical Communications

Medical Writing Manager, Amgen Global Medical Writing

Medical Writer (Publications)

Senior Account Manager

Senior Medical Writer (Publications)

Scientific Publications Manager


Position: Account Manager
Company: MediTech Media
Location: Hamilton, NJ

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

As an Account Manager, you will: 

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

  • Manage the day to day 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 and

  • 5+ years related professional experience or combination of education and experience 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: Associate Director, Global Scientific Communications
Company: Genzyme
Location: Cambridge, MA

The Associate Director, Global Medical Communication, Franchise for Multiple Sclerosis (MS) will be accountable for the development of medical materials and resources for Franchise and at times MS products for Medical Affairs staff (e.g. Medical Science Liaisons, Medical Managers), content for medical meetings/symposia, advisory board materials, and content for internal medical affairs education. This role will report into the Global Medical Communications team - Franchise and Lemtrada in MS Global Medical Affairs, and support Franchise and product medical initiatives. Assignments could pertain to one or more of Sanofi Genzyme’s current or future therapies for MS, or to disease state materials. Tactical implementation could involve collaboration with external academic experts in Neurology/MS.

The Associate Director will also play a key role in the planning and execution of certain medical activities including educational symposia, global medical congresses, and advisory boards. Additionally, the role will involve contributing to the creation of the communication plan, congress plan and advisory board plan for MS. The Associate Director will work with the medical communications leads to drive execution of these plans and regular updates to the plans. The job will require working closely with cross-functional teams as well as internal stakeholders from multiple regions and countries. All educational materials must conform to high ethical standards and industry guidelines, as well as Sanofi Genzyme and Sanofi policies and procedures.

Occasional domestic and international travel will be required.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Contribute to the development of (and updates to) the Franchise and product global medical communication plans.

  2. Ensure appropriate execution of medical content elements of the tactical plan for assigned product(s). Oversee (and when needed contribute to) the preparation of high quality content and educational and communication materials according to established timelines and procedures.

  3. Work closely with external vendors/service providers, including the medical agency(ies) of record, in assisting with medical content planning and execution.

  4. Work with external and internal resources (Sanofi Genzyme contributors/reviewers, meeting planners, and medical agency) in the development of educational materials (for internal and field/external use) and event planning to meet objectives in a cost-efficient and timely manner, effectively using project management skills to track and coordinate activities.

  5. Contribute to the development of medical content and execution for congress medical communication activities (e.g., congress medical booth materials and planning) and participate in cross-functional congress planning meetings and working groups.

  6. Develop and maintain expertise in MS as well as current literature regarding overall MS treatment options, and Sanofi Genzyme MS product data.

  7. Identify and engage internal and external Neurologists and MS experts when appropriate, for participation in medical communications meeting as well as consultants for content development, when necessary.

  8. Oversee the agenda development, content creation, and execution for educational symposia and internal meetings/summits.

  9. Ensure that strategically aligned scientific communication points, elements from other internal guidance and resource documents, and key data are included appropriately in tactics, and that statements and conclusions are accurate and supported by appropriate data.

Advanced scientific or clinical degree in the life sciences (e.g. Ph.D., Pharm.D.)

At least 5 years of relevant experience in the Pharmaceutical and/or Biotechnology Industry; will consider candidates with less experience but with the appropriate background for Sr. Manager role.

Apply Online (In "Job Number" enter job ID: POS_75132644-1)

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Position: Associate Director of Medical Publications, Dupilumab, Global Medical Affairs
Company: Genzyme

Location: Cambridge, MA

The Associate Director of Medical Publications will be accountable for development and implementation of strategic publication plans for Dupilumab (Dupixent) in respiratory indications. The ideal candidate will have significant publications management experience and a clear understanding of publication strategy and planning for both marketed products as well as products in clinical development. Long-term budget, vendor, and resource allocation management experience are necessary, in addition to expertise in the policies and best practices governing publications globally. Candidates must possess the ability to direct multiple complex projects.

This role with be part of the broader Scientific Communications Team supporting Immunology & Inflammation Medical Affairs at Sanofi Genzyme. Sanofi co-develops Dupilumab with Regeneron Pharmaceutical, a US-integrated biopharmaceutical Company based in Tarrytown, NY. The two companies have a major global collaboration to discover, develop, and commercialize fully human therapeutic antibodies. Therefore, the Associate Director of Medical Publications must be able to establish excellent working relationships and credibility within the Sanofi & Regeneron Alliance Pharmaceutical Team.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead the development and execution of global publications plans for Dupilumab in respiratory indications, with a strong understanding of how publications support the overall Development, Medical, and Commercial strategies 

  • Establish and maintain collaborative relationships with cross-functional stakeholders and KOLs (key opinion leaders) to facilitate collaborative, strategic publication planning

  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date records on publication activities within the Datavision system 

  • Oversee development, review, and approval of publications on company sponsored studies 

  • Oversee appropriate reviews of publications resulting from research collaborations and independent company-supported investigator-sponsored studies (ISTs) 

  • Participate in the review of manuscripts, abstracts, and presentations to ensure accuracy, appropriateness, and alignment with scientific communication and data disclosure strategies

  • Serve as an expert on publications best practices, company processes/SOPs, and on industry publications standards, including GPP3 and ICMJE 

  • Foster an in depth understanding of respiratory therapeutic area and treatment landscape, reviewing emerging literature and communicating insights to inform strategic planning

  • Participate in long-range planning exercises; develop and manage project plans, assess resource needs, and develop and implement processes and standards 

  • Contribute to the development of Global and Regional Medical Affairs/Communications strategies and planning

  • Communicate trends and progress against plans updates to leadership and key stakeholders

Basic Qualifications:

  • Advanced Scientific/Medical degree (i.e. PhD, MD, PharmD, MS, MPH)

  • 5-10 years scientific writing, communications, and/or publications experience 

  • Minimum of 5 years pharma/biotech industry global or US publications experience

  • Strong analytical and communication skills, both oral and written

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Doctorate level Scientific/Medical degree (i.e. PhD, MD, PharmD)

  • CMPP certification

  • Medical/Scientific/Clinical background

  • Experience in Asthma and/or other respiratory areas

  • Knowledge of GPP3 and ICMJE 

  • Experience in Strategic Publication planning in support of product launch

  • Enthusiastic, detail-oriented, strategic and collaborative

  • Approximately 20% travel required

Apply Online (In "Job Number" enter job ID: POS_75130633-1)

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Position: Associate Scientific Services Director
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.

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

  • Assist in commissioning and contracting thought leader authors and editors, as needed

  • Any other duties that can reasonably be expected of you

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

  • 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

Springer Nature is an EOE.

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Position: Director, Medical Communications & Publications, Oncology-Genzyme
Company: Genzyme
Location: Cambridge, MA

The Director of Global Medical Communications & Publications will oversee the development and execution of scientific communications & publications strategies and plans in Oncology world-wide, with a primary focus in prostate cancer. This highly visible role will engage key thought leaders in Oncology, while collaborating cross-functionally with Project teams, Regions, Clinical Development, and the broader Medical Affairs team, in the oversight of medical activities, including medical advisory boards, medical education and publications.

Job Description Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Lead and manage the execution of the global medical communication and publication plans for prostate cancer, with a strong understanding of how these activities support the overall Medical Affairs and Brand strategy

  • Lead and manage the development and execution of key global medical education programs to fill learning gaps that are identified through the medical affairs annual plan.

  • Tactics may include live meetings (satellite symposia, advisory board meetings, educational grants, or online programs).

  • Facilitate the development of high quality clinical publications to fill gaps in the literature and track publications from IST programs

  • Generate Annual Medical Communications and Publications plans in conjunction with the Project teams based on scientific and unmet medical needs

  • Understand and follow the various compliance policies in place for global and US publications and medical education activities

  • Manage medical communications agencies Potential to increase scope of responsibilities to other tumor types with demonstrated capabilities

Basic Qualifications:
  • Doctoral level degree (Ph.D., Pharm.D., or M.D.) in life sciences with minimum of 5 years bio-pharmaceutical industry experience within Medical or Clinical Affairs

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to understand and effectively communicate complex scientific and clinical data to internal and external stakeholders

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in Medical Communications and/or Publications Management Clinical knowledge in Oncology Ability to collaborate and build solid working relationships cross-functionally

  • Strong leadership skills and ability to plan and organize effectively.

  • Demonstrated functional knowledge of applicable guidelines including ICMJE, ACCME, OIG, PhRMA, GPP & GCP

Apply Online (In "Job Number" enter job ID: POS_75042799-0001)

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Position: Director of Medical Publications, Sarilumab, Global Medical Affairs
Company: Genzyme
Location: Cambridge, MA

The Director of Medical Publications will be accountable for development and implementation of strategic publication plans for Sarilumab (Kevzara) in rheumatoid arthritis. The ideal candidate will have significant publications management experience and a clear understanding of publication strategy and planning for both marketed products as well as products in clinical development. Long-term budget, vendor, and resource allocation management experience are necessary, in addition to expertise in the policies and best practices governing publications globally. Candidates must possess the ability to direct multiple complex projects.

This role with be part of the broader Scientific Communications Team supporting Immunology & Inflammation Medical Affairs at Sanofi Genzyme. Sanofi co-develops Sarilumab with Regeneron Pharmaceutical, a US-integrated biopharmaceutical Company based in Tarrytown, NY. The two companies have a major global collaboration to discover, develop, and commercialize fully human therapeutic antibodies. Therefore, the Director of Medical Publications must be able to establish excellent working relationships and credibility within the Sanofi & Regeneron Alliance Pharmaceutical Team.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Lead the development and execution of global publications plans for Sarilumab in rheumatoid arthritis, with a strong understanding of how publications support the overall Development, Medical, and Commercial strategies

  • Establish and maintain collaborative relationships with cross-functional stakeholders and KOLs (key opinion leaders) to facilitate collaborative, strategic publication planning

  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date records on publication activities within the Datavision system

  • Oversee development, review, and approval of publications on company sponsored studies

  • Oversee appropriate reviews of publications resulting from research collaborations and independent company-supported investigator-sponsored studies (ISTs)

  • Participate in the review of manuscripts, abstracts, and presentations to ensure accuracy, appropriateness, and alignment with scientific communication and data disclosure strategies

  • Serve as an expert on publications best practices, company processes/SOPs, and on industry publications standards, including GPP3 and ICMJE

  • Foster an in depth understanding of rheumatoid arthritis therapeutic area and treatment landscape, reviewing emerging literature and communicating insights to inform strategic planning

  • Participate in long-range planning exercises; develop and manage project plans, assess resource needs, and develop and implement processes and standards

  • Contribute to the development of Global and Regional Medical Affairs/Communications strategies and planning

  • Communicate trends and progress against plans updates to leadership and key stakeholders

Basic Qualifications:

  • Advanced Scientific/Medical degree (i.e. PhD, MD, PharmD, MS, MPH)

  • 8-15 years scientific writing, communications, and/or publications experience

  • Minimum of 5 years pharma/biotech industry global or US publications experience

  • Strong analytical and communication skills, both oral and written

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Doctorate level Scientific/Medical degree (i.e. PhD, MD, PharmD)

  • CMPP certification

  • Medical/Scientific/Clinical background

  • Experience in rheumatoid arthritis and/or immunology

  • Knowledge of GPP3 and ICMJE

  • Experience in Strategic Publication planning in support of product launch

  • Enthusiastic, detail-oriented, strategic and collaborative

  • Approximately 20% travel required

Apply Online (In "Job Number" enter job ID: POS_70060218-1)

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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: 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

  • Review learning content and support tools to ensure sound instructional design

  • 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

  • Ability to thrive in a team environment

  • High levels of motivation to solve problems and provide solutions

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office

We offer a comprehensive benefits package.

Springer Nature is an EOE.

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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 Writing Manager, Amgen Global Medical Writing
Company: Amgen
Location: Thousand Oaks, CA

The Medical Writing Manager is a full-time, headquarters-based position at Amgen Inc. in Thousand Oaks, CA.

In this position, the successful candidate will be responsible for developing publications within the oncology therapeutic area. The Manager will work closely with external authors and key internal stakeholders to develop high-quality, scientifically rigorous manuscripts and review articles for peer-reviewed scientific journals, as well as abstracts and presentations for scientific congresses.

Additional responsibilities may include the following: attending congresses and writing meeting summaries; preparing or editing documents for internal use or for submission to external, regulatory bodies; providing strategic input to publication teams and congress planning teams; overseeing the work of publication vendors; contributing to internal, process improvement initiatives.

This role provides an exceptional opportunity to be an integral member of a dynamic team that communicates the results of Amgen's research to the scientific community and embraces Amgen's aspiration to be the world's best human therapeutics company.

Basic Qualifications:
Doctorate degree & 2 years of directly related experience OR Master’s degree & 6 years of directly related experience OR Bachelor’s degree & 8 years of directly related experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Doctorate degree

  • At least 1 year of publication development experience in a biopharmaceutical setting, preferably in the oncology therapeutic area, or postdoctoral experience in oncology

  • Experience preparing clinical manuscripts for publication in peer-reviewed medical journals as well as abstracts, posters, and slide decks for presentation at scientific congresses

  • Experience working in a matrix team setting

  • Experience collaborating with clinical investigator-authors on publication development 

  • Exceptional analytical, communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to apply project management skills to advance numerous projects simultaneously and to deliver high-quality documents rapidly

  • Ability to lead and/or facilitate effective team meetings

  • Proficient in word processing, including touch-typing, and pertinent software (eg, Microsoft Office, EndNote, Adobe Illustrator)

  • Knowledgeable about publication guidelines and best practices

Apply Online (Search by job ID: 31919)

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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

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 EOE.


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Position: Senior Account Manager
Company: Springer Healthcare
Job Location: 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 Account Manager functions as a key member of the account management team for delivery across the whole range of Medical Communications products and services.  This includes autonomous financial management for all accounts, account management, being main point of client contact, project delivery, and resourcing.

Responsibilities:

  • Autonomously manage projects on-time and on-budget according to SOPs and client standards

  • Oversee development of the project brief with the client, work with other members of the delivery team to deliver projects (publications, meetings, multimedia, thought leader development, customized products to name a few) in accordance with the needs of the client and target audience

  • Develop and implement budgets and milestones with client teams on all projects

  • Attend and manage client meetings and scientific meetings as part of the delivery team, as required

  • Attend and manage internal status meetings with team, including updating all meeting minutes and meeting reports

  • Effectively manage and keep up to date the internal financial tracking tools with all financial information

  • Contribute to new business proposals/RFPs and pitches including slide development and attend pitches, as needed.

  • Line management of 1 Project Manager

  • Any other duties that can reasonably be expected of you

Experience, skills, and qualifications:
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a Medical Communications Agency company is essential

  • College Degree (or equivalent), preferably in life sciences. College degree in marketing with experience in the pharmaceutical industry also acceptable.

  • Experienced managing a variety of clients, plus project managing a large workload over a number of different accounts

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

  • Proficiency with Word, PowerPoint and other Microsoft packages essential

  • Presents clearly and confidently to the highest level of customer

  • Plans for resourcing depending of the needs of the existing accounts

  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and financial skills

We offer a comprehensive benefits package.

Springer Nature is an EOE.

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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

  • Monitor own adherence to budget and utilization rate

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

  • Participate fully in briefing and brainstorming meetings

  • 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 manage multiple writing projects at one time

  • 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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Job Title: Scientific Publications Manager
Company: Alpha Consulting Corp
Location: Irvine, CA and Jersey City, NJ (Two positions available)

These Assignments are long term, potentially two years with the possibility to go full time directly with the client.

Project Description:

  • CMPP certification preferred.

  • Supervising and leadership:

  • Leads and is accountable for the scientific development and the tactical implementation of a publication plan for brands / indications. Leads the development and the management of the annual budget.

  • Publication strategy and management:

  • Leads the development of a specific publication strategy

  • Develops and maintains long-term (3 years) and short-term (1 year) publication plans and strategies. It includes:

  • Proposes and gets the endorsement of the different internal team members regarding the selection of the type of publication to go after (e.g., manuscript, abstract, poster, etc.) and the content dissemination venue suited to communicate the developed content.

  • Leads and guides agency’s strategic work and deliverables.

  • Publication tactics and management: Plans and monitors the implementation of specific publication tactics:

  • Plans and communicates the publication timing with respective internal stakeholders to timely schedule the delivery of the proposed content through the different channels

  • Manages the external and internal resources to work on publication deliverables (e.g., content drafting, content editing, abstract submission, etc.). Periodically, tracks the status of content development internally, and mobilizes external writers if required.

  • Leads and guides agency’s tactical work and deliverables 

  • Stakeholder management: Leads and/or provides support to manage the relationship with external stakeholders involved in the publication process: 

  • Positions him/herself as the publication point of contact in the eyes of the external stakeholders

  • Internal stakeholder management and knowledge management: 

  • Provides scientific knowledge and strategic inputs to support the scientific platform

  • Develops and communicates Good Publication Practice SOPs across TAs 

  • Monitors compliance to SOPs

  • Performance monitoring and reporting:

  • Leads the development of a strategic dashboard that captures the performance of the publication process across brands and indications.

Required Skills:

  • Education and Experience:

  • Ph.D. or PharmD. with two years specific publications experience OR

  • MS with four years specific publications experience OR

  • BA/BS with six years specific publications experience

  • Previous responsibility for managing key vendor relationships

  • Scientific communication:

  • Experience in developing scientific communication strategies and tactics, including the launch of new products and lifecycle management activities for specific audiences (investigators, payers, thought leaders, trade associations, etc.)

Essential Skills and Abilities:

  • Establishing Strategic Direction: Establishes and commits to a long-range course of action after analyzing information and assumptions; takes into consideration resources, constraints, and organizational values.

  • Driving Execution: Translates strategy into operational reality. Breaks down strategic priorities or business initiatives into key tasks and identifies accountability. Aligns communication, people, culture, processes, resources and systems to ensure effective implementation and delivery of required results.

  • Demonstrated technical abilities and skills in the use and management of the Datavision and other software applications, i.e., Microsoft Outlook, Office, Excel, PowerPoint and Access.

  • Available for limited travel.

This 12+ month position starts ASAP.

Apply Via Email with resume (as attachment to email) with rate and availability to: Michelle at michellea@alphaconsulting.com
REQUIREMENT #17-00405
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