Medical Affairs

Medical Affairs

Product development never rests. With new sophisticated molecules, medical devices, and even gene therapies, there is a higher demand for clinical and drug information, creating new career opportunities for pharmacists in the growing area of medical affairs. To quote Albert Einstein, “Make everything as simple as possible, but not simpler.” Medical Affairs teams are the medical face of the company and their value lies their ability to disseminate information as accurately and precisely as possible without changing its meaning.

The medical affairs sector as a whole is growing in popularity, according toKyle Kennedy, vice president of customer strategy with the Medical Affairs Company (TMAC), “I have always said a position in medical affairs is the best job in the pharmaceutical sector. You learn so many skills that prepare you to be successful in other positions in the industry. In medical affairs, you have opportunities to work in or with clinical trial activities, medical information, competitive intelligence, pharmacovigilance, medical writing, health outcomes, scientific platform communications, and key opinion leader development, and you may even be able to move over to the commercial side of industry, such as marketing.”

The Medical Affairs Professional Society(MAPS) is the premier non-profit global society of medical affairs professionals across a spectrum of fields, experience, and locales. The European branch of MAPS is headed up byEMEA President, Danie du PlessisMD, MBA.MAPS Vaulthosts an array of valuable resources addressing critical issues for medical affairs professionals, from current trends in medical affairs to changes in government laws that may impact our profession.

The future in terms of job growth looks positive for the sector,William Soliman, PhD, chair of the Accreditation Council for Medical Affairs says, “Medical affairs has grown over 300% globally in the last decade and it will continue to do so, there are many more career opportunities than ever before.”

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Medical Affairs Jobs

Senior Medical Science Liaison- Southeast

About the job Title: Senior Medical Science Liaison Territory: Southeast (FL, GA, AL, LA, AR, TN) Therapeutic Area: Nephrology/Hepatology (Experience Required) ​ A well-established global pharmaceutical company is looking to bring on an experienced professional as a Senior Medical Science Liaison (MSL) traveling the Southeast. Acting as an integral part of the US Medical Affairs division, you will actively pursue strategic initiatives aimed at fostering physician support and advocating patient interests to support the organizations growing pipeline. ​ What You'll Do: Identify and develop relationships with national and regional medical and scientific KOLs consistent with the strategy and objectives of Medical Affairs and overall strategies of the Company. Engage in scientific exchange and education about current and emerging therapies in a compliant fashion with KOLs (to include advisory boards, individual meetings, and congresses). Develop and maintain scientific, clinical and therapeutic expertise in the areas of nephrology. Represent the company at specific continuing medical educational events, programs, medical meetings and scientific conventions. Partner with Medical Affairs and Drug Information Services to ensure accurate delivery of medical and scientific information, as needed. Proactively identify and assist as needed in facilitation of Investigator-sponsored clinical trials. Work with clinical development as requested to identify and engage with appropriate sites for the Company's trials. Identify disease concepts that can be leveraged into product differentiation. Differentiate the Company as the valued scientific partner of choice through innovative initiatives, coordinated strategy, and scientific communication. Provide appropriate scientific, clinical, and educational support for internal cross functional customers (including other members of the MSL team). Support medical publications as needed (abstracts, manuscripts, etc.). Support commercial operations by participating in Speaker and Representative Training. Lead/participate on special project teams as necessary. Coordinate scientific activities with Medical Affairs, Clinical Development, and Global Franchise group, as needed. Ensure a close working relationship with all US cross-functional nephrology team members, including field-based counterparts and home office-based team members, legal, regulatory, market access individuals, medical/clinical operations. ​ Additional Senior-Level Responsibilities: Lead congress planning and reporting Mentor new and onboarding MSL's Help build training materials centered around effective and efficient instructional design ​ Required Skills & Qualifications: Advanced Scientific Degree (MD, OD, PhD, PharmD) or equivalent experience required. 3+ years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry, or other healthcare or hospital environment required. Experience as an MSL is preferred. Previous industry or clinical experience in nephrology/hepatology is required. Must reside in the Southeast (FL, TN, GA, AL, LA, AR) Well-established professional connections with healthcare providers in the TA within the specified region. Knowledge of PhRMA and other guidelines relating to compliant medical communications. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Valid Driver's License Required.

United States of America

Director, Medical Affairs & Education

Job Title: Director, Medical Affairs & Education Location: Minneapolis, MN ​ Position Summary: You'll lead a cross-functional Medical Affairs and Medical Education team within a blue-chip medical device company, advancing interventional cardiology treatment with novel, outcomes-changing therapeutics. Directing HCP communication initiatives and investigator-sponsored research, you will be a senior face of the Medical team both internally and externally to medical professional societies and KOLs. ​ Responsibilities: Hiring, training, and providing direction to direct and indirect reports. Developing clinical and data education strategies. Leading and directing the creation and execution of innovative digital HCP educational programs. Developing collaborative partnerships with key opinion leaders and medical societies for the advancement of education and the expansion of clinical data supporting assigned interventional cardiology therapies. Leading Research Grants program, overseeing the allocation of company resources. Planning and overseeing a robust Investigator Sponsored Research (ISR) Program. Fostering collaborative working partnerships with cross-functional divisions. ​ Required Skills & Qualifications: 10+ years of Medical Affairs experience in an industry setting; Medical Device experience strongly preferred MD, PharmD, or Doctorate in a clinical or scientific field relating to Cardiology. Clinical experience in Interventional Cardiology. 6+ years of experience in leadership positions; experience managing direct reports is required. Able to work on-site in Minneapolis, MN up to 3 days per week. ​ Benefits & Compensation: $240,000-$260,000 base salary 25% annual bonus Stock-based long-term incentive package Generous vacation and sick leave policy 401k matching Health, vision, dental, and life insurance coverage

US$240000 - US$260000 per annum

Medical Director, Oncology

We are currently seeking a Medical Director in Oncology to join a reputable pharmaceutical company based in Osaka, Japan. This is a full-time permanent position and an excellent opportunity for someone who is passionate about Oncology and seeks to make a difference in the field. Responsibilities: Provide medical leadership and expertise in Oncology Develop and implement medical strategies and plans Act as the primary medical point of contact for internal and external stakeholders Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements Provide medical input into clinical development plans, including clinical study protocols, clinical study reports, and regulatory submissions Provide medical input into the development of promotional materials and marketing programs Build strong relationships with key opinion leaders and medical experts in Oncology Participate in internal and external medical education and training activities Provide medical input into the development of publications and presentations Skills: Medical Doctor Oncology experience Clinical Development experience Experience in pharmaceuticals Strong leadership skills Excellent communication and interpersonal skills Strategic thinking and planning skills Ability to work independently and as part of a team Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously If you are interested, please apply with your CV attached.


Medical Science Liaison - Critical Care

Title: Medical Science Liaison - Critical Care Territory: Northeast Corridor A phase II pharmaceutical company is expanding its Field Medical team with the addition of an experienced Medical Science Liaison in the Northeast Corridor. Representing an exciting, novel pipeline of Critical Care treatments, you will act as a key facilitator of information exchange towards the ultimate advancement of patient care and outcomes. Responsibilities Build and maintain trusting relationships and collaborative partnerships with KOLs and HCPs Facilitate KOL participation in company and investigator-sponsored trials, providing ongoing support throughout Demonstrate scientific and clinical expertise in Critical Care, acting as a resource for KOLs, healthcare and academic institutions, and others Assist in the development and execution of medical affairs plans, tactics, and activities Communicate competitive and medical/scientific intelligence garnered in field activities to relevant internal stakeholders Represent the company and products at medical congresses, conferences, and other relevant events Skills & Qualifications Reside in the greater New York City (NY/NJ/CT) metropolitan area 1+ years of MSL experience is strongly preferred; relevant Medical Affairs or clinical experience may be considered MD, PharmD, or PhD in a related field preferred; MS, RPh, or CRNA may be considered Anesthesiology experience is required Excellent time management and interpersonal communication skills are required Ability to travel up to 50% of the time is required Salary & Benefits Base salary of $200,000-$220,000 Annual 20% bonus Long-term incentive package 401(k) matching Health, dental, and vision insurance Generous paid vacation and sick leave Opportunity for professional/career growth

US$200000 - US$220000 per annum + 20% bonus, LTI package
New York