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November 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 - Worldwide Publications and Scientific Content, Translational Medicine/Biomarkers/Pharmacodiagnostics Medical Communication Lead, Immuno-Oncology/Oncology

Director, Lung Publications & Scientific Content 

Director, Publication Excellence

Lead Global Medical Affairs Oncology Publications

Manager, Worldwide Publications and Scientific Content Manager, Gastrointestinal Tumors, Oncology

Scientific Director

Senior Medical Writer

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.

Qualifications:

  • 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 information (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 Company
Location: Princeton Pike, Lawrence Township, NJ

Our focus on the Bristol-Myers Squibb 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.

Description:

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.

Qualifications:

  • 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.

Experience:

  • 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 - Worldwide Publications and Scientific Content, Translational Medicine/Biomarkers/Pharmacodiagnostics Medical Communication Lead, Immuno-Oncology/Oncology
Company: Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
Location: Princeton Pike in Lawrence Township, NJ

Our focus on the Bristol-Myers Squibb 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.

Description:

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 accountability of the Associate Director in the role of Medical Communications Lead for Worldwide Publications and Scientific Content Immuno-oncology Translational Medicine/Biomarkers /Pharmacodiagnostics will be to partner in the development and execution of comprehensive, globally aligned, strategic publication plans and related content deliverables for assigned biomarkers, diagnostics, and translational medicine topics across the immuno-oncology portfolio.

Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree: PharmD, PhD or MD in a science subject; MS in biomedical discipline or equivalent with in-depth experience in publications/communications management

  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience within the pharmaceutical or related healthcare industry, in both a regional and global capacity; experience in customer-facing roles is a pulse

  • 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 Oncology and/or Immunology 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: Director, Lung Publications & Scientific Content
Company: Bristol Myers-Squibb Company
Location: Princeton Pike, Lawrence Township, NJ

Our focus on the Bristol-Myers Squibb 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.

Description:

The Medical Publications 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 Director, Lung Publications and Scientific Content will be part of a high performing, cross-functional lung publication and scientific matrix team engaged in the planning, integration and execution of medical publication and related scientific content activities globally. He/she will work collaboratively across key matrix teams to ensure timely publications of data and development of scientific content.

Qualifications:

  • Advanced scientific degree, PharmD, PhD or MD; Certification as a Medical Publication Professional (CMPP) desirable.

  • 7 - 10 years of Pharma/Healthcare industry experience. Scientific expertise in Oncology is a must.

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

  • Proven ability to think strategically at an enterprise level and lead teams to make strategic decisions even under conditions of ambiguity, evolving landscapes and tight timelines

  • Proven ability to think strategically and take decisions even under conditions of ambiguity, evolving landscapes and tight timelines.

  • Adept at building credibility with external investigators & collaborative partners, evidenced by strong leadership behaviors and excellence in the science.

  • Expert knowledge of good publication practices, medical information guidance, and content standards of practice.

  • Understanding of Sunshine Act, Pharma Code of Conduct, global guidance and regulations related to post-marketing practices and scientific data communication.

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

  • Ability to travel (domestically and internationally)

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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.

Experience:
  • 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

  • 5 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: Manager, Worldwide Publications and Scientific Content Manager, Gastrointestinal Tumors, Oncology
Company: Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
Location: Princeton Pike in Lawrence Township, NJ

Our focus on the Bristol-Myers Squibb 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.

Description:

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 for the Worldwide (WW) Publications and Scientific Content Manager, Gastrointestinal Tumors, Oncology is to support the WW Publications and Scientific Content Lead, Gastrointestinal Tumors, Oncology in the development and delivery of comprehensive, globally aligned strategic publications and scientific communications plans that reflect priorities for key markets.

Qualifications:
  • Advanced degree: PharmD, PhD or equivalent in a science subject or biomedical subject preferred;

  • Oncology experience strongly preferred

  • 3+ years in medical writing and relevant industry work experience; expert in medical communications

  • Working knowledge of scientific publication strategy, planning and execution during all phases of drug development and commercialization process

  • Ability to analyze and interpret complex clinical information

  • Ability to develop high-quality scientific content and medical information that is communicated clearly and delivered concisely

  • Experience working in highly matrix environment across a broad range of functional areas

  • 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

  • Attention to detail, excellent editorial skills, and familiarity with the AMA style guide

  • Excellent organizational skills

  • Strong management and leadership skills

  • Working Highly proficient in the use of Microsoft Word and PowerPoint

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Position: Scientific Director
Company: Nucleus Global
Location: Hamilton, NJ

ArticulateScience is an international medical communications agency. Our reputation for delivering high-quality and creative communication solutions is founded on the scientific expertise, strategic understanding and motivation of our staff. As part of Nucleus Global, our clients benefit from synergies across our network of 14 offices spanning the US, Europe and Asia Pacific regions. We offer an unrivalled integrated approach to medical communications from across the globe.

Our success has led to continued expansion both in the range of services we offer and our global presence. We are now looking for a talented and enthusiastic Scientific Director.

The Scientific Director will be the key scientific lead on a particular account, providing editorial, scientific and strategic expertise to our client teams.

Working in partnership with Client Services, you will help to establish a cohesive and dynamic relationship between the accounts and editorial teams and the client, leading discussions in client meetings / teleconferences (as required) to ensure client satisfaction is maintained at all levels.

In this role, you will have management responsibility for a team of Associate Scientific Directors, Senior Medical Writers and Medical Writers (potentially based across several sites).

To succeed you will have an advanced degree in the life sciences, (PhD, MD or PharmD required) and 5+ years experience in a communications agency encompassing a broad range of medical communications deliverables and therapeutic areas. You will have well-developed scientific writing skills for different target audiences and proven leadership / line management skills of a medical writing team, possibly based across multiple locations.

In addition to a competitive package, we are known for our friendly and informal working environment. We also offer excellent opportunities for career and personal development, and a robust benefits package including health, dental, vision, 401(K), vacation, holiday, and sick time.

Apply via Email: please send your resume to: [email protected]

Nucleus Global is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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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 Publications Manager
Company: Abbvie
Location: Mettewa, IL

Qualifications

  • 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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