ISMPP Job Board

October Listings

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Position Titles:

Associate Director/Director

Associate Director, Global Medical Communications

Associate Director Medical Communications, Immunoscience

Associate Director, Publications

Associate Director, Scientific Communications Lead, GI

Clinical Research Scientist: Help fight cancer with AI

Director, Publication Excellence

Lead Global Medical Affairs Oncology Publications

Medical Editor

Oncology Scientist/Medical Writer

Publication Manager-Oncology

Scientific Integrity and Impact Director 

Senior Medical Writer

Senior Medical Writer, Scientific Communications

Senior Publications Manager

Position: Associate Director/Director
Company: Incyte Corporation
Location: Wilmington, DE

Incyte is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development, and commercialization of novel medicines to meet serious unmet medical needs in oncology and inflammation and autoimmunity. Incyte is committed to the rigorous pursuit of research and development excellence to improve the lives of patients, make a difference in health care, and build sustainable value.

The Company strives to discover and develop first-in-class and best-in-class medicines-advancing a diverse portfolio of large and small molecules.

Job Summary:

This position will be responsible for the delivery of high-quality scientific publications (manuscripts, congress abstracts, presentations, and posters) in support of Incyte products. Critical competencies include managing publication plans and effective leadership of cross-functional teams.

Essential Functions of the Job:

Responsible for producing high-quality publications supporting Incyte products and disease education.

  • Lead publication team, facilitating the development of new publication concepts.

  • Facilitate and drive cross-functional development of scientific statements and lexicon.

  • Contribute to the overall scientific communication strategy, demonstrating a strong knowledge of the therapeutic landscape.

  • Support the development of training materials related to Incyte and competitor congress presentations.

  • Interact with external authors and collaborators within Global / Regional Medical Affairs, Drug Development, and Drug Discovery organizations to develop and review publication content.

  • Manage external agencies and freelancers involved in the writing, editing, formatting and submission of articles to peer-reviewed scientific journals and scientific/medical conferences.

  • Write and/or edit publications as needed.

  • Track and report the progress of publication development. Utilize Datavision (with vendor support) to document project status, drafts, author comments, and Incyte reviews/approvals.

  • Understand published guidelines for authorship and good publication practices.

  • Ensure that publication activities are within company policies, procedures and good publications practices.


  • Degree in a scientific discipline. Advanced degree is preferred (ie, MS, PharmD, or PhD).

  • 5-7 years of experience within the pharmaceutical industry, a consulting organization, and/or medical communication company as a publication manager or senior level content reviewer.

  • Experience in hematology or oncology.

  • Strong project management skills.

  • Ability to plan, prioritize, and execute multiple projects; ability to multitask and work both independently and within multi-disciplinary teams.

  • Understand the clinical development process, especially clinical study data and outcome measures in hematology/oncology.

  • Ability to critically appraise and apply knowledge gained from the medical/scientific literature.

  • Strong interpersonal skills for effective professional communications, aiming to cultivate strong working relationships with both internal and external groups.

  • Ability to effectively communicate complex medical/scientific information.

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Position: Associate Director, Global Medical Communications
Company: Abbvie
Location: Mettewa, IL

Applicant Qualifications:

  • Minimum of bachelor’s degree required. PhD, PharmD, Master’s Degree preferred.

  • 5 years of medical/scientific publications or medical inofrmation (or related) experience required. Pharmaceutical industry or related (eg, medical communication agency) experience, and people management experience required.

  • Demonstrated abilities in a leadership capacity required and demonstrated abilities in leading cross-functional teams.

  • Demonstrated experience in participating in cross-functional initiatives that have advanced a group’s or department’s reach and influence. Ability to navigate relationships with senior management, as well as develop and deliver strategic presentations for such an audience.

  • Experience developing and motivating direct reports and addressing performance issues. Experience developing and implementing processes and projects.

  • Able to maneuver through complex political situations effectively, with minimal noise, achieving win-win outcomes. Comfortable operating within “gray,” with tolerance for ambiguity, reaching decisions with limited information.

  • Exercises judgment in distinguishing issues needing elevation, as well as the level to which an issue should be elevated.

  • Adept at distilling and packaging information for varying audiences within the organization, adapting messages and level of information.

  • Manages the development of direct reports, including creation of performance assessments, goals, and growth plans. Must continually train/be compliant with all current industry requirements as they relate to medical information and publication practices.

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Position: Associate Director Medical Communications, Immunoscience
Company: Bristol-Myers Squibb
Location: Princeton Pike, Lawrence Township, NJ

Our focus on the Bristol-Myers Squib mission – to discover, develop and deliver innovative medicines that help patients prevail over serious diseases – is what sets us apart and creates the framework for all we do; and this greatly depends on our people. By combining the reach and resources of a global pharmaceutical company with the can-do spirit and agility of a biotechnology company, we are becoming a leader for the future – a next-generation BioPharma leader. Our vision requires bold leaders. People like you.


The Worldwide Publications & Scientific Content organization’s mission is to support the development of high quality medical publications to ensure clear, scientific communication of BMS data enabling the safe, appropriate use of and access to BMS medicines. The primary responsibility of the Immunoscience Medical Communications Associate Director will be to lead the development and execution of comprehensive, globally aligned, strategic medical communication plans within the BMS Immunoscience Portfolio.


  • Advanced degree: PharmD, PhD or MD in a science subject with in-depth experience in publication planning management

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience within the pharmaceutical or related healthcare industry, in both a regional and global capacity; prior experience in Medical Strategy is highly desirable

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

  • Scientific expertise in rheumatology and/or other immune-mediated diseases is highly preferred

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

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

  • Outstanding interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills with exceptional time management skills are required for this highly visible global position

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Suite applications and familiarity with publication management tools & systems (Datavision)

  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally approximately 15-20% of the time

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Position: Associate Director, Publications
Company: Takeda
Location: Cambridge, MA

As the subject matter expert on publication strategy, define and drive publication strategic plan based on medical strategies, publication obligations, and data availability. Develop and implement compliant and fit-for-purpose publication plan for the franchise. Provide oversight of agencies partners to ensure appropriate execution of publication plans. Manage budget for assigned programs, including Project Work Orders, Change Orders, invoice approval; coordinate budget reporting; responsible for appropriate tracking and reporting of transfer of value according to transparency rules and regulations. Promote good publication practices and principles among authors and internal stakeholder ensuring high scientific quality & alignment with Compliance/Legal requirements. Communicate regular updates to facilitate ongoing functional and regional planning.

Education: A higher education degree (M.D., Pharm.D., Ph.D.) is preferred; Master’s degree in biomedical discipline or equivalent with publication experience will be considered.


  • 6+ years in the medical communications or biopharmaceutical industry, biopharmaceutical industry, preferably within a matrix structure.

  • 4+ years’ experience in Medical Affairs

  • Experience and knowledge of clinical trial reports, data presentation, and interpretation

  • Knowledge of scientific publication planning approaches is required

  • Familiarity with regulatory and legal guidelines on publication planning strategy and execution

  • Experience leading cross-functional and global teams

  • ISMPP CMPP™ certification is preferred

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Position: Associate Director, Scientific Communications Lead, GI
Company: Johnson & Johnson
Location: Horsham, PA, USA

Requisition ID: 2934190821

Janssen Research & Development, L.L.C., a division of Johnson & Johnson's Family of Companies is recruiting for a Associate Director Scientific Communications Lead, GI, located in Horsham, PA.

At the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, we are working to create a world without disease. Transforming lives by finding new and better ways to prevent, intercept, treat and cure disease inspires us. We bring together the best minds and pursue the most promising science.

We are Janssen. We collaborate with the world for the health of everyone in it. Learn more at and follow us @JanssenGlobal. Janssen Research & Development, LLC is part of the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies.

The Associate Director, Scientific Communications Lead GI will assist in providing strategic and technical leadership in planning and driving the, scientific direction for the development and dissemination of scientific communications (i.e., manuscripts, abstracts, posters and presentations). This position will support one or more assets in the gastroenterology (GI) therapeutic area within the immunology portfolio. The incumbent will be expected to provide hands-on medical writing support for the development of scientific publications for up to 50% of their time.

Major Duties & Responsibilities:  

  • Act as a contributing writer for abstracts, posters and manuscripts, and oral presentations.  

  • Provide direction, oversight, and feedback to contractors and/or vendors.  

  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with internal (biostats, global medical affairs, R&D, Med Affairs TA leads, medical writing and communications team) partners/authors and external (key opinion leaders, principal investigators) authors:  

    • Ensure timely dissemination of high-quality publications on R&D clinical trials by contributing to strategy as well as planning and driving execution of publications and data presentations  

    • Collaborate with other internal and external authors to strategize on concepts for secondary publications  

    • Cultivate and maintain effective working relationships with internal (commercial and medical affairs) and external (authors and opinion leaders) partners to understand data presentation and publication needs


  • Bachelor's degree with 8-10 years of related (pharmaceutical) work experience is required, Master's degree with 6+ years related (pharmaceutical) work experience is preferred  

  • People and vendor management experience preferred.  

  • Self-starter, diplomatic, good management skills in moving projects forward and handling a high volume of work while meeting deadline is required  

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, presentation skills, conflict management and problem-solving skills is required 

  • Demonstrated ability to work/lead in cross-functional environments, demonstrated ability to partner with scientists, academicians, and clinicians, service oriented, and detail oriented is preferred  

  • A minimum of 2 years publication planning experience is preferred  

  • Minimum of 5 years' experience writing publications in a CRO or pharmaceutical setting is required.

Johnson & Johnson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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Position: Clinical Research Scientist: Help fight cancer with AI
Company: Optellum
Location: Oxford UK

Are you ready to join the fight against cancer and improve the lives of millions?
Do you want to work with AI technologies that will redefine medicine?
Join the Optellum team and help us shape the cancer care of tomorrow!

Clinical Research Scientist (Medical Software, Artificial Intelligence)

Your Mission: Would you like to

  • Help bring to market AI solutions that will improve cancer care in thousands of hospitals?

  • Plan clinical studies for digital biomarkers for lung cancer diagnosis and treatment?

  • Drive the scientific and clinical publications to promote their results to the world?

  • Work with the Chief Medical Officer on biomarker strategy and trials design?

We are looking for people who

  • Are passionate, have initiative and produce high quality work.

  • Have strong problem solving & analytical skills, while being at ease handling multiple responsibilities at once

  • Are strong communicators who positively influence a small, highly productive team.

Required: You must have

  • Postgraduate degree related to life sciences or medicine (PhD, MD, PharmD or similar)

  • Proven experience publishing results of medical experiments or studies in clinical journals

  • Strong understanding in research methods, data analysis and medical statistics.

  • Excellent command of written and spoken English.

  • Eligibility to work in the UK.

Desirable: One or more of these would be a definite plus

  • Strong familiarity with design, planning and management of clinical trials

  • Relevant work experience incl. pharmaceutical, biotech, diagnostics, medical devices, GCP

  • Project management skills, esp. in collaborations with hospitals.

  • Data analysis & basic programming skills (Excel, Python, R, or similar)

  • Experience in any of these: oncology (esp. lung cancer), lung diseases, molecular biomarkers (esp. early detection, patient risk stratification, companion diagnostics, NGS, proteomics), biostatistics, imaging, medical physics, pathology, Regulatory Affairs.

What We Offer:

  • Fast growth, ownership & high impact as one of first employees

  • Work with serial entrepreneurs & AI experts from the University of Oxford, and globally leading clinicians - authors of medical guidelines.

  • Professional development opportunities.

  • Competitive salary and benefits, including possibility of equity.

  • Flexible working hours from the outset. Working location may be negotiable in the future.

  • Great location in Oxford’s historical center: just 5 min walk to train station, 1h to central London.


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Position: Director, Publication Excellence
Company: Takeda
Location: Cambridge, MA

The Director of Global Publications Excellence serves as a subject-matter expert on global publications policies and procedures. The Director is responsible for establishing the Global Publications policies & procedures, identifying training needs, developing training materials, and serving as a resource for business units, regions and local operating countries.

The Director has oversight of the implementation and use of global publications systems and tools used across Takeda which requires interfacing the IT and managing publication system vendors, is responsible for ensuring publications systems/tools meet the business needs of the organization.

The Director is responsible for the development of metrics and reports used to measure the Global Publications department’s performance and identify opportunities for efficiencies. Additionally, the Director is responsible for establishing criteria for third-party selection, performance evaluation and policies/practices for interactions with outsourcing companies.

Education: A higher education degree (M.D., Pharm.D., Ph.D.) is preferred; Master’s degree in biomedical discipline with experience will be considered.

  • 10+ years in the medical communications or biopharmaceutical industry, biopharmaceutical industry, preferably within a matrix structure.

  • 7+ years’ experience in Medical Affairs or Clinical Development (e.g. Clinical Scientist, Medical Information, Medical Communications, Publications, Post-Doctoral medical communications residency or fellowship)

  • Experience and knowledge of communication strategies, and data presentation for various scientific and medical audiences

  • Knowledge of scientific publication planning approaches and ability to apply relevant external guidelines related to publications are required

  • Significant previous experience in managing/leading cross-function and global teams

  • Significant vendor management experience and experience with publication-support systems

  • ISMPP CMPP™ certification is preferred

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Position: Lead Global Medical Affairs Oncology Publications
Company: Bayer
Location: Whippany, New Jersey

Primary responsibilities:

  • Support the Head of GMA Oncology Publications and Medical Inquiries in the development of the strategic publications plans as well as the execution of the tactical publications plans for assigned BSP oncology products, to ensure the timely presentation of data at key Congresses and rapid journal publication

  • Initiate and lead cross-functional development of strategic publications planning platform of product and disease group communication/education statements

  • Ensure that all vendors comply with Bayer operational guidelines regarding master services agreements, accounting practices, communications with physicians and documentation of service agreements

  • Review and interpret BSP product data from preclinical, clinical development, statistics and health economics departments within Bayer and external investigators to determine appropriate publications for inclusion in tactical publications plans

  • Oversee the accurate and on-scientific theme representation of study data in all Congress and Journal publications in the tactical plan

  • Write, edit and submit abstracts, manuscripts as needed in concert with vendors

  • Represent the Publications and Communications department on Global Launch, Global Brand, and Global Medical team meetings presenting the Strategic and Tactical Publications initiatives for the respective teams

  • Chair the cross-functional product/tumor specific Publications Team meetings

  • Contribute input and direction on the content and strategy for all scientific relations programs developed by GMA Oncology, participating in these activities as required and overseeing publications development from these programs as appropriate

  • Follow, educate and enforce all Good Publication Practice guidelines and Bayer Publications SOPs with internal departments, external authors and communications agencies, and ensures that all publications are reviewed through publication management tools (eg. Datavision)

Required Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree of PhD, MD, PharmD or MS in a scientific/medical discipline or equivalent

  • 10 years experience in the development and execution of Global strategic publications plans within the pharmaceutical or biotech industry; preferably in Oncology

  • Proven ability to interpret scientific and clinical trial data and derive scientific themes from the findings and effectively communicate these findings in multiple publication formats and to diverse scientific and medical audiences

  • Proven ability to think strategically and work cross functionally to develop strategies that enhance the value of the publications through effective communication of the scientific and clinical data working with Global research and development, and through integrated communications themes working with Global Departments in health economics, market research, commercial, and market access

  • Knowledge of the drug development process and its application to the strategic publication planning process

  • Disease and therapeutic knowledge in Oncology, or the proven ability to quickly learn a new scientific discipline and apply this knowledge in interpreting data and developing publications

  • Knowledge of Global roles within the pharmaceutical industry, and the ability to work effectively in a Global organization and with external partners

  • Strong scientific writing and editing skills and knowledge of journal requirements and Congress guidelines for publications development and submission

  • Thorough knowledge of Good Publication Practices, and proven ability to work effectively within these guidelines to ensure that all authors and vendors are in compliance

  • Proven ability to work effectively on cross-functional teams, building effective working relationships and gaining consensus on publications initiatives

For more information, please contact [email protected]

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Position: Medical Editor – TWO Positions Available (FREELANCE)
Company: Innovative Strategic Communications
Location: Virtual (US-based required)


  • Innovative Strategic Communications, LLC, (ISC) is a specialty communications agency focused on early phase development

  • ISC offers a variety of targeted services focused upon increasing Pre-Market Awareness for pharmaceutical therapies and medical devices under development

  • ISC works on a global basis supporting a broad range of therapeutic segments


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.


  • Review content developed by both internal and external authors for medical accuracy, appropriate tone and journal format / structure requirements

  • Support internal writers and external clients in researching / verifying materials and supporting references

  • Performing targeted literature searches and developing reporting formats to convey search findings

  • Perform a variety of other editorial-related tasks and services


  • University degree in science and/or biology preferred.

  • Work experience in the pharmaceutical/biotech/med communications industry in as an editor (>6 years).

  • Awareness of compliance issues and guidelines around medical education and publications practices (ICMJE, GPP3, GRDP, Sunshine Act, etc.).

  • Strong inter-personal skills and problem-solving capabilities.

  • Ability to work with cross-functional teams, and to execute multiple project simultaneously, and in a timely and cost-efficient manner.

  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.

  • Understanding of manuscript submission format (Harvard, APA, etc.)

  • A meticulous approach to their work and an eye for detail

  • The ability to maintain high-quality work while meeting tight deadlines

  • Ability to maintain appropriate guidelines across broad programs

  • Flexibility, positive attitude, strong ability to multitask, and to prioritize projects effectively and communicate at all levels within the company.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications including End Note, and experience working with document management systems (e.g. Datavision, SharePoint, Veeva Vault, etc.).

  • Client facing experience an added bonus.

  • Having direct experience in the areas of Infectious Diseases, Rare Diseases, Vaccines, Allergy/Immunology, Respiratory, Gastroenterology, Neurology, Infection Control, Epidemiology and/or Health Outcomes also a bonus

Apply via Email: to Tim Day at [email protected]

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Position: Oncology Scientist/Medical Writer
Company: National Comprehensive Cancer Network
Location: Plymouth Meeting, PA

This position is responsible for the development, review, and update of scientific and clinical content for the NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology (NCCN Guidelines), NCCN Guidelines-related initiatives and projects related to the assigned NCCN Guidelines, including but not limited to continuing education materials, conference reports, journal publications, and task force reports.


  • Participate and assist in the development and update of assigned NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines; track scientific literature for assigned NCCN Guidelines; attend NCCN Guidelines Panel meetings and web-based teleconferences; develop, review, edit, and update algorithms and accompanying Discussion sections of the assigned NCCN Guidelines

  • Provide clinical content expertise and serve as resource for clinical content development for NCCN educational programs, grant proposals; needs assessment and develop learning objectives; faculty recommendations for NCCN educational programs

  • Develop, edit, and/or review clinical content for JNCCN publications

  • Review permission requests and NCCN Guidelines content licensed by external users, including but not limited to print and electronic media, and integration into health information technology systems


  • PhD or equivalent experience with ability to evaluate clinical research

  • Experience in scientific/medical writing required

  • Experience in oncology strongly preferred


  • Must have excellent writing skills and the ability to formulate scientific/medical information in a clear and concise manner

  • Must have strong interpersonal communication skills and the ability to interact effectively with internal and external personnel at various levels

  • Must be proficient in MS Office products and EndNote Software

Apply via Email: with resume and salary history to [email protected]. EOE. No calls please.

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Position: Publication Manager-Oncology
Company: GSK
Location: Collegeville, PA

Are you looking for an opportunity to build relationships and lead multi-functional teams in the end-to-end delivery of GSK’s scientific publications? Do you have strong communication and interpersonal skills? Do you like working in a dynamic fast-paced environment? If so, this is the role for you.

As Publications Manager you will be responsible for developing publication plans and engaging internal and external authors to deliver high-quality scientific publications for the portfolio. You will be supporting senior leaders, external experts and other global team members in their publication activities to ensure quality, timeliness and compliance with internal and external requirements.

This role will provide you the opportunity to lead key activities to progress your career.

These responsibilities include some of the following:

  • Lead high performing global publication teams, develop integrated global data dissemination plans and deliver high-quality publications within agreed timelines and policy requirements. Drive teams to meet agreed targets and policy requirements and ensure advanced execution of plans

  • Provide input into journal selection, as well as the development, editing and submission of scientific manuscripts, abstracts, posters and presentations derived from clinical data, including liaising with internal and external stakeholders on these materials

  • Coach and guide publication accountable people and internal/external stakeholders, as needed

  • Ensure that all developed materials are reviewed and appropriately signed off and maintain archive of approved materials as well as documentation of author participation and other audit records

  • Be responsible for compliance with company policy and external requirements (e.g., journal policies, Corporate Integrity Agreement), including working with authors and scientific contributors to ensure that publications are accurate and balanced

  • Manage all financial and contractual aspects of assigned projects, including vendor relationships and tracking of data necessary for US Sunshine and EFPIA compliance

  • Contributes to special projects as a team member

  • Manage external agencies in production of deliverables when appropriate

  • Develop relationships with key stakeholders internally (product teams, LOCs) and externally (e.g, authors)

Why you?

We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals:

  • MSc, PharmD or PhD in science or other allied health field degree

  • Minimum of 5 years experience in the pharmaceutical industry with emphasis on publications management and, ideally, experience in Oncology

  • Experience leading authors and medical writers in planning, developing and submitting manuscripts for publication in peer-reviewed medical journals and abstracts to medical congresses. Develops and executes publication plans to agreed timelines and budget

  • Proven expertise in scientific publishing including journal selection, increasing likelihood of first time acceptance, navigating the journal submission process and review process, etc

  • Experience managing global publication teams to develop publication plans. Has experience leading the development of plans for high profile assets and programs

  • Strong and continual focus on scientific integrity and ethics and comfortable escalating and challenging digressions from company policy or values with supervision.

  • Good all-around knowledge of external guidance and best practices governing reporting of biomedical research (GPP3, ICMJE, CONSORT, etc.)

  • Project and budget management skills and attention to detail

  • Self-starter who is willing and able to work independently; Ability to prioritize and deliver multiple projects simultaneously

  • Good written and verbal communication skills

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Position: Scientific Integrity and Impact Director
Company: Eubio
Location: Remote

Are you both a born leader and a certified science geek, driven to find the positive ways in which science can make an impact on the world? Do you have a knack for seeing the big picture while also keeping the details in mind and never losing sight of the things that matter most? Do you thrive when you inspire others to reach their dreams and be the best they can be?

Eubio is an innovative and growing firm that creates valuable scientific communications developed by physicians, scientists, and nurses with the mission of sharing information that inspires us all to live our most healthful lives.

We are opening our doors to one remarkable person who:

  • Is a values-driven leader

  • Has impeccable integrity

  • Fosters vision, purpose, and team accountability

  • Thrives on team interaction, mentoring, training, and team building

  • Understands and expertly communicates scientific data and strategy

  • Quickly designs and implements impactful win-win solutions

  • Excels in directing multiple initiatives simultaneously and works well in a fast-paced environment

  • Is driven to serve clients with both scientific integrity and joy!

Our Scientific Integrity and Impact Director will Lead, Direct, Serve and Build our amazing team of people.

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Position: Senior Medical Writer
Company: Abbvie
Location: Mettewa, IL

Qualifications for this role:

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree required. PhD, PharmD, Master’s Degree preferred. Relevant professional certification/credential (eg, CMPP, AMWA) is a plus.

  • 3 years of medical/scientific writing experience in the pharmaceutical/health care industry, academia, or related experience (eg, medical communication agency, clinical/scientific research) required.

  • Knowledgeable of US and international regulations, requirements, and guidances associated with scientific publications.

  • Ability to assimilate and interpret scientific content, and translate information for appropriate audience.

  • Working knowledge of statistical concepts and techniques required.

  • Expert in word processing, flow diagrams, and spreadsheets. Excellent working knowledge of software programs in Windows environment. Microsoft Office and Internet navigation proficiencies essential. Working knowledge of Datavision publication management system is a plus.

  • Experience in working with collaborative, cross-functional teams, including project management experience. Builds strong relationships with peers and cross functionally with partners outside of team to enable higher performance. Good business communication skills.

  • Learns fast, grasps the 'essence,' and can change the course quickly when needed. Raises the bar and is never satisfied with the status quo.

  • Creates a learning environment, open to suggestions and experimentation for improvement. Embraces the ideas of others, nurtures innovation, and manages innovation to reality.

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Position: Senior Medical Writer, Scientific Communications
Company: Vaniam Group, LLC
Location: Virtual/Remote

REPORTS TO: Senior Director or Director, Scientific Communications

Vaniam Group operates in a 100% virtual environment to harness the talents and expertise of our team without geographic or time-zone constraints.


The Senior Medical Writer is responsible for independently conceiving and writing strategically aligned and accurate materials that meet the high-quality standards of Vaniam Group. This individual also plays a critical role in managing client satisfaction and relationships. In addition, this role is responsible for supporting business improvement by meeting personal and departmental goals and objectives effectively and on time. In addition, this role is responsible to support business development and improvement in alignment with Vaniam Group goals.

Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Develop high-quality content for an array of projects including: publications (eg, abstracts, presentations, and manuscripts), advisory boards, scientific platforms, gap analyses, literature summaries, slide sets, and training materials

  • Develop materials that are grammatically accurate and audience appropriate

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the treatment landscape and strategic positioning of Vaniam Group clients’ products to produce strategically aligned materials

  • Assist with development of project strategy with internal team and client team

  • Build strong partnerships with internal and client teams

  • Assess project needs and challenges and identify and implement solutions to meet productivity, quality, and client goals while maintaining compliance standards

  • Work with internal team to identify opportunities for organic growth and/or new business

  • Travel and participate on site at client meetings as necessary

  • Work with client services teams to plan, prioritize, and manage timelines

Note: These are the major functions and accountabilities required of the position and are the predominant criteria by which performance will be assessed. OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED.


Minimum: Advanced degree in science; PhD or PharmD



  • At least two years of work experience in an agency, the pharmaceutical industry, or a related scientific or medical writing position

  • One year of experience as an oncology/hematology medical writer preferred

  • Highly proficient in PubMed or other scientific/medical search websites

  • Familiarity with EndNote or other reference management software and publication database (ie, Datavision) preferred


  • Travel within the US and internationally as necessary, based on project, sponsor and organizational needs (<20% travel expected)

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Position: Senior Publications Manager
Company: Abbvie
Location: Mettewa, IL


  • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree required. PhD, PharmD, Master’s Degree preferred. Relevant professional certification/credential (eg, CMPP, AMWA) is a plus.

  • 5 years of medical/scientific publications (or related) experience required. Pharmaceutical industry or related (eg, medical communication agency) experience required.

  • Demonstrated abilities in a leadership capacity required. Builds strong relationships with peers and cross functionally with partners outside of the team to enable higher performance. Collaborative teamwork and leadership track record.

  • Ability to understand and interpret medical data, and create and develop strategic communications required. Knowledge of product therapeutic area preferred.

  • Experience developing and delivering presentations to senior management. Excellent business communication skills with aptitude for summarization, as well as detail orientation.

  • Learns fast, grasps the “essence” and can change the course quickly where indicated. Raises the bar and is never satisfied with the status quo.

  • Demonstrated abilities in a staff oversight capacity. Working knowledge of applicable regulations and legislation.

  • Ability to form, maintain, and lead productive cross-functional working teams, including addressing issues that arise.

  • Creates a learning environment, open to suggestions and experimentation for improvement. Embraces the ideas of others, nurtures innovation, and manages innovation to reality.

  • Microsoft Office and Internet navigation proficiencies essential. Working knowledge of statistical concepts and techniques required.

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