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February Listings

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Position Titles:

Associate Director, GMA Oncology- Publications- ADC 

Global Publications Planning Senior Manager

Publication Manager/Senior Manager

Publication Strategy and Execution Advisor

Scientific Communications Medical Reviewer 

Scientific Communications Medical Writer 

Scientific Publications Manager


Position: Associate Director, GMA Oncology- Publications- ADC
Company: Daiichi Sankyo, Inc.
Location: Bernards, NJ

The Associate Director, Global Medical Affairs Oncology Publications works with Director, GMA Oncology Publications, to independently develop publication plans, drive the execution of publication projects of assigned products, and support other GMA Oncology activities as needed.

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with Global and Regional Medical Affairs and various cross functional teams to develop publication plans of assigned GMA Oncology products.Leads the planning, execution and delivery of publication projects to ensure high quality and timely delivery of scientific publications. 

  • Manage publication activities in Datavision publication management software, including internal and external review and collection of authorship agreements, financial disclosures, and author approvals.

  • Ensure documentation of compliance with authorship and publication guidelines as stipulated by the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) and Good Publication Practice for Communicating Company-Sponsored Medical Research (GPP).

  • Work with and oversee publication vendors to ensure deliverables are of high quality, delivered in a timely manner, and in budget. 

  • Liaise with internal and external stakeholder, including authors, researchers, investigators, GMA medical leads, R&D clinical leads, bio stats and Publications Committee members on publication activities.

  • Lead study publication committee discussions, including monthly, quarterly, and yearly publication update meetings as needed.Manage timelines of publication output

  • Facilitate study Publication Committee discussions

  • Liaise with internal & external authors, academic research organizations, and study investigators

  • Manage vendor budget and activities & oversee quality/timeline of vendor work

  • Collaborate with study medical lead and biostat to ensure availability of necessary data 

  • Coordinate author review/approval & internal review approval

  • Abstract/manuscript submission with vendor support

  • Facilitate response to journal reviewer comments/requests

  • Publication tracking and announcement, in coordination with MI/E

  • Support global medical communication plan development by collaborating with GMA team

  • Align with the Director Publications and respective team members to ensure robust publication plans for the Therapeutic Area and respective products.

  • Lead and facilitate Publication Review Committee(s) discussion. 

  • Manage vendor budget and activities and Oversee the quality and timeline of vendor work.

Qualifications:

Successful candidates will be able to meet the qualifications below with or without a reasonable accommodation.

Education/Experience:

  • PharmD, or PhD in Health Sciences preferred; Bachelor’s Degree or Advanced Degree may be considered based on years of experience/qualifications. 

  • Minimum of 3 - 5 years of pharmaceutical industry, clinical, and/or academic experience or 8 years of medical writing experience for PharmD, or PhD; Minimum of 5 years of pharmaceutical industry experience or 7 years with publication/communication agency for Bachelor's or Master's degree.

  • Proven track record of working successfully with cross-functional teams to achieve goals. Experience with publication planning is required. 

  • Experience with clinical trials and international work experience are preferred.

  • Excellent written/oral communication skills, particularly strong formal presentation skills; strong interpersonal skills; possession of strong scientific analytical skills; excellent planning/organizational skills; experience in managing budgets; understanding of good publication practices and guidance; proficient in Datavision. Supervisor provides recommendations as to most appropriate means to achieve department objectives, as needed. 

  • Basic knowledge of clinical development process and appropriate application of biostatistics; Oncology experience is strongly preferred; proficiency using standard software suites

  • Ability to travel up to 20%

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Position: Global Publications Planning Senior Manager
Company: Amgen
Location: Thousand Oaks, CA

For nearly four decades, Amgen has been at the forefront of providing novel therapies that have changed patients’ lives. Here at Amgen, we believe the best is yet to come – and we need your help! Join our Amgen team in Thousand Oaks, CA as a Global Publications Planning Senior Manager reporting to a Director of Global Publications. The successful candidate will work with cross-functional and cross-regional leaders to develop dynamic, strategic Global Publication Plans aligned with program objectives for Inflammation products.

The Senior Manager responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Evaluate cross-functional and regional insights and use these to build and maintain a global publication strategy, publication objectives, and publication tactics, in alignment with global product and medical strategies

  • Lead global publication planning team meetings and facilitate decision-making on publication priorities

  • Manage internal relationships with cross-functional partners and external relationships with authors and corporate partners

  • Support transparency commitments by ensuring adherence to disclosure requirements

  • Contribute to and/or lead department, functional, and/or cross-functional activities and initiatives

  • Facilitate various department processes (eg, congress travel for presenting authors, requests for deviations from the Publications Standard Operating Procedure, copyright permissions)

Additional activities may include:

  • Provide on-site support at key scientific congresses and meetings

  • Understand the evolving publications landscape through engagement with and participation in professional societies

  • Manage execution of publications, including oversight of vendors, as needed

  • Travel occasionally (up to 10%)

Basic Qualifications:

  • Doctorate degree & 2 years of Clinical Development and/or Medical Affairs experience within the biopharmaceutical industry

    OR

  • Master’s degree & 6 years of Clinical Development and/or Medical Affairs experience within the biopharmaceutical industry

    OR

  • Bachelor’s degree & 8 years of Clinical Development and/or Medical Affairs experience within the biopharmaceutical industry

    OR

  • Associate’s degree and 10 years of Clinical Development and/or Medical Affairs experience within the biopharmaceutical industry

    OR

  • High school diploma / GED and 12 years of Clinical Development and/or Medical Affairs experience within the biopharmaceutical industry

Preferred Qualifications:

  • PhD, MD, PharmD, with experience in Clinical Development and/or Medical Affairs within the biopharmaceutical industry

  • Experience in publication planning

  • Clear understanding of current publication environment, good publication practices, Sunshine Act/Pharma Code of Conduct, ICMJE, GPP3, and other global guidelines related to publications, scientific data communication, and transparency standards

  • Inflammation disease/therapeutic area knowledge

  • Demonstrated record of executing strategically and tactically in a highly matrixed environment working successfully with cross-functional, dynamic teams

  • Demonstrated ability to provide strategic input to senior leadership and influence decision making

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills (written, verbal, and presentation) and organizational, time management, and project management/planning skills

  • Strong computer and database skills, particularly with Microsoft Office products and Datavision

Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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Position: Publication Manager/Senior Manager
Company: BioMarin Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Location: San Rafael, CA

BioMarin is the world leader in delivering therapeutics that provide meaningful advances to patients who live with serious and life-threatening rare genetic diseases.

The Publication Planning Manager is responsible for the timely dissemination of scientific and clinical data to healthcare providers, enabling them to provide the best possible care to their patients. Organizationally, this position is part of the Medical Communications department supporting Global Medical Affairs. Key functions include strategic publication planning, scientific message development and literature analyses, as well as overseeing the development of manuscripts, abstracts, posters, and presentations. Effective communication and collaboration, both cross-functionally within the organization and with external experts, are critical components of this role.

RESPONSIBILITIES

- Develop and ensure timely execution of the publication plan in collaboration with BioMarin Global Medical Affairs, BioMarin Clinical Sciences, and external authors/investigators
- Lead global publication planning meetings and coordinate publication efforts in each region
- Research, develop, and edit scientific and medical manuscripts, abstracts, posters, and presentations, and ensure high-quality, accurate scientific and/or medical content is disseminated
- Lead development of scientific messaging platforms and ensure cross- functional alignment of messaging
- Conduct literature analyses to support product and disease areas
- Support scientific congress activities including symposia, medical booth materials, and on-site expert meetings
- Develop expert knowledge of product- and disease-specific literature and create literature alerts for company-wide dissemination
- Manage agency and/or contract medical writers to ensure projects are completed on time and within budget
- Follow authorship and publication guidelines as stipulated by internal BioMarin policies, ICMJE and GPP3
- Assist with maintenance and reconciliation activities within publication development database

EXPERIENCE
At least 3 years of industry publication planning and medical communications experience. An advanced degree in science is required. Experience with phenylketonuria and/or other rare diseases would be a benefit

Master’s degree required, but a Doctorate degree (PhD, PharmD, or equivalent) is preferred, in a scientific discipline

REQUIRED SKILLS

- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Ability to interpret, critically analyze, and communicate complex scientific data
- Advanced understanding of statistical and clinical research concepts
- Understanding of biotech/pharmaceutical clinical development and regulatory processes
- Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a highly cross-functional environment
- Strong leadership skills, including the ability to lead cross-functional teams
- Strong project management skills
- Solid understanding of publication development activities, GPP3 and ICMJE authorship guidelines
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
- Ability to perform multiple tasks under tight deadlines and maintain attention to detail

DESIRED SKILLS

- Proficiency with MEDLINE, EMBASE and other databases for conducting systematic literature searches
- Datavision publication management software proficiency

Our teams work on developing first-in-class and best-in-class therapeutics that provide meaningful advances to patients who live with rare diseases. Come join our team and make a meaningful impact on patients’ lives.

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Position: Publication Strategy and Execution Advisor
Company: Eli Lilly & Company
Location: Indianapolis, IN

Company Overview:
At Lilly, we unite caring with discovery to make life better for people around the world. We are a global healthcare leader headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. Our 39,000 employees around the world work to discover and bring life-changing medicines to those who need them, improve the understanding and management of disease, and give back to our communities through philanthropy and volunteerism. We give our best effort to our work, and we put people first. We’re looking for people who are determined to make life better for people around the world.

Responsibilities:

  • Scientific Disclosure Strategy Development for Key Launch Assets

  • Portfolio Management/Delivery

  • People Management and Development

  • Subject Matter Expert

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in scientific, health, communications, or technology related field

  • 5 years of pharmaceutical industry experience

  • 3 years pharmaceutical publication writing and/or publication planning

  • Successful leadership of at least 1 product launch, including planning and execution of launch activities

  • 1 year experience leading and influencing others; proven ability to coach and develop others

  • 1 year experience in leading/managing an asset or portfolio

  • 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 Information:
  • Travel: 20%

  • 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.

Additional Skills/Preferences:
  • Successful completion of writing exercise

  • Advanced degree (MA/MS, PharmD, PhD) preferred.

  • Experience in writing, reviewing, and publishing scientific materials and the ability to appraise scientific literature and raw data critically for potential development of new publications.

  • Possess scientific understanding and knowledge to be an effective partner with Medical and Early Phase/Pre-Clinical units in developing SD Plans.

  • Successful leadership of at multiple TA/product launches, including planning and execution of launch activities

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Position: Scientific Communications Medical Reviewer
Company: Cook Research Incorporated
Location: West Lafayette, IN

Cook Research Incorporated is currently accepting applications for a Medical Reviewer to become a part of our growing Scientific Communications team. Medical Reviewers act as in-house consultants for Cook Research as well as for other Cook Group companies. Medical Reviewers research and communicate clinical data relevant to Cook products and provide medical review of documents written by team members who do not have clinical experience.

Responsibilities:
  • Provide medical review of documents (assess clinical safety and performance data and ensure anatomic, physiologic and clinical accuracy)

  • Conduct comprehensive, systematic searches of published medical literature

  • Provide interpretation and analysis of clinical and non-clinical data pertinent to scientific communications projects (e.g., literature reviews, abstracts, posters, presentations, manuscripts, Clinical Evaluation Reports, and clinical study reports)

  • Write and/or direct the preparation of clear and effective documents

  • Fulfill the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) requirements for authorship for scientific communications projects, when appropriate.

Essential Qualifications:

  • MD or DO with medical device experience preferred; however, nurse practitioners and physician assistants may qualify, depending on training and experience

  • Familiarity with literature search databases and manuscript preparation

  • Familiarity with statistical methods, analysis, and interpretation

  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office software

  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely in both spoken and written form

  • Ability to work on multiple projects, organize, and prioritize within time constraints

  • Ability to commit to a team-based environment.

Interested?

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Position: Scientific Communications Medical Writer
Company: Cook Research Incorporated
Location: West Lafayette, IN

Cook Research Incorporated is currently accepting applications for a Scientific Communications Medical Writer to become a part of our growing Scientific Communications team. Medical Writers will act as an in-house consultant for Cook Research as well as for other Cook Group companies.

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct systematic, comprehensive searches of published medical literature

  • Provide interpretation and analysis of clinical and non-clinical data pertinent to scientific communications projects (e.g., literature reviews, abstracts, posters, presentations, manuscripts, Clinical Evaluation Reports, and clinical study reports)

  • Write and/or direct the preparation of clear and effective documents

  • Fulfill the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) requirements for authorship for scientific communications projects, when appropriate

Qualifications:

  • Masters degree or PhD in a life science or biomedical engineering discipline preferred, or equivalent regulatory/writing experience

  • Experience with literature searches through several search databases

  • Experience with manuscript preparation

  • Demonstrate familiarity with statistical methods, analysis, and interpretation

  • Communicate clearly and concisely in both spoken and written form

  • Be able to work on multiple projects, organize, and prioritize within time constraints

  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office softwareCommit to participate in a team-based environment

Interested?

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Position: Scientific Publications Manager
Company: Ipsen Biopharma / Bioscience, Inc. 
Location: Cambridge, MA

Company Profile:
Ipsen is a leading biopharmaceutical company dedicated to improving patient lives through innovative medicines in oncology , neuroscience and rare diseases. We take pride in our culture, which is rooted in collaboration, to deliver results for our core customer the patient. This level of involvement by cross-functional teams promotes a strong sense of unity and pulls together all colleagues locally and across our key geographies, which span 115 countries across North America, Europe and Asia.

Position Overview: 
Drive all aspects of scientific publications on assigned therapeutic area products, including strategic & tactical planning and implementation of key scientific data to be presented at planned relevant congresses. Serve as the central contact for internal/external stakeholders for scientific publications for the assigned products.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead the development of strategic and tactical publication plans for assigned therapeutic area (TA) marketed and pipeline products.

  • Lead the implementation of publication plans to ensure efficient and timely execution of high-quality publication deliverables.

  • Serve as central contact with internal and external stakeholders on all aspects of scientific publications to ensure efficient and transparent communication.

  • Collaborate with all Medical Affairs multi-functional TA members and contribute to the development of Medical Affairs strategy for assigned publication goals at TA relevant congresses.

  • Align with and support other scientific/medical activities led by global publication teams and/or alliance partners as needed.

  • Provide content and editorial support for select publications as needed.

  • Ensure adherence to all applicable SOPs, policies, processes, and compliance guidelines.

  • Prepare and manage publication budget for assigned product, collaborate with Finance to coordinate the processing and reporting of all financial activities.

  • Oversee vendor-related activities (selection, training, contracting, onboarding, day-to-day operation, performance evaluation and improvement).

  • Complies with all laws, regulations and policies that govern the conduct of Ipsen U.S. staff

Requirements:

  • Bachelors degree in Health Sciences or related fields is required; Advanced degrees in Health Sciences or related fields are highly preferred (MD, PhD, PharmD, MS).

  • 3+ years of industry experience in Publications, Medical Affairs, or Medical Communications within a pharmaceutical/biotech company or medical communication agencies. Can include Fellowship experience.

Ipsen Biopharma / Bioscience, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to race, religion, creed, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, sexual identity, marital status, military or veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Apply Via Email: to [email protected]

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