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Scientific Lead/Medical Director - REMOTE OPPORTUNITY!
Title:Scientific Lead/Medical Director - REMOTE OPPORTUNITY!
Department:Medical and Scientific Affairs
Job Status:Open Position
We're hiring! 

At this time, OPEN Health is looking for experienced Medical Director candidates interested in joining our growing team! We are a group of talented publication professionals that strive to deliver the highest quality projects to our clients. If you excel in a collaborative team environment and enjoy being rewarded for stellar performance, we encourage you to apply to our company.

Our medical department includes Senior Medical Directors, Medical Directors, Associate Medical Directors, and Medical Associates who partner with pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies to develop and execute strategic publication plans, strategic marketing solutions, promotional medical education, and sales training for their respective brands throughout all phases of the product lifecycle.

Medical Directors must be able to work both independently and in a team structure. They must be particularly suited to high-profile client and faculty contact. As the medical lead on any project, the Medical Director is responsible for clearly communicating content needs to Medical Writers and concept needs to Graphic Designers. The Medical Director also has responsibility for adhering to medical budgets within a project, escalating resource needs as appropriate, and providing high-level strategy to the internal client Account Director.

Specific Duties, Activities, and Responsibilities:
  • Mentor Medical Associates and Associate Medical Directors by assessing and giving timely and constructive feedback to aid in development plans for junior team members
  • Provide therapeutic area expertise to assigned brand teams - Oncology, Hematology, Immunology and/or Neuroscience experience is a plus!
  • Build relationships with clinical and research executives in the pharmaceutical industry as well as academic opinion leaders
  • Plan, manage, and review scientific presentations and publications and help develop medical education programs 
  • Work closely with Account Director to ensure that content meets the expectations of the client; drive client meetings when the discussion centers on the scientific communication for the brand; provide input into the annual planning process with the client
  • Lead medical team in meeting both timeline and budgetary parameters
  • Work closely with Medical Writers to ensure on-target communication, clinical accuracy, and delivery of projects on time and within budget
  • Represent the company at selected educational and client meetings and business pitches
  • Develop and/or repurpose technically high-level projects including publications in professional journals, monographs, slide presentations, executive meeting minutes, and other materials requiring sound clinical judgment and excellent writing skills
  • Comply with company standards
  • Procure and maintain appropriate travel documentation
  • Maintain consistent attendance
  • Maintain timely submission of time sheets
Position Requirements:‚Äč

Education or Equivalent (minimum required to perform job):
  • MD, PharmD, or PhD degree
  • 5+ years of experience with a medical education company or clinical equivalent
  • Personnel management experience preferred
Knowledge/Skills Requirements:
  • Experience in developing medical and marketing concepts through critical analysis of data, distilling complex technical information for a variety of medical audiences, and developing scientific overviews and publication concepts for proposals
  • Strong knowledge of pharmaceutical marketing
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Must work well in a team-oriented environment
  • Ability to meet deadlines while working on multiple, parallel projects
  • Proven managerial expertise
  • Must be able to work both independently and in a team structure 
Candidates who apply should attach a copy of their latest resume and a list of specific product experience. A cover letter shows initiative.

Full-time remote has been approved for this position.  


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