Senior Medical Director

Berkeley Heights, New Jersey, United States expand job description ↓


Ideal candidate will provide scientific and clinical leadership in the development of all types of scientific materials, including peer-reviewed scientific communications, slide decks, and key educator materials

Key responsibilities:

  • Develop high-quality scientific and well-referenced educational materials, including promotional educational content, as well as abstracts, posters, slide decks, brief communications, and other standard communication formats
  • Lead a medical team while being flexible in a dynamic service-oriented environment
  • Interact with client and experts in all aspects of the business with a clear understanding of the roles and responsibilities of client and experts
  • Build working relationships with key client medical personnel
  • Adhere to all processes and procedures for development and production of programs


  • 5 years agency or pharmaceutical experience; minimum 3 years scientific communications at a pharmaceutical firm or agency
  • MD, PhD, or PharmD with medical advertising or communications agency experience preferred
  • Managed markets/care experience a plus not required
  • Experience in multiple therapeutic areas with an emphasis in launch experience preferred
  • Excellent verbal, writing, presentation, and editing skills
  • Excellent interviewing skills (for expert interviews, author research, advisory boards)
  • Working knowledge of clinical or preclinical research principles, regulatory affairs, and biostatistics
  • Knowledge of clinical trial study design, health outcomes research, pharmacoeconomics and epidemiology a plus
  • Ability to translate complex data into compelling messages and concepts
  • Familiarity with AMA style
  • Self-starter with little need for constant direction
  • Ability to deliver quick turnaround on a variety of tasks
  • Staff management experience a plus
  • Therapeutic areas preferred: MS, Oncology, Respiratory


Health Benefits

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision

Company Paid

  • Basic Life Insurance
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance
  • Short-Term Disability Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Monthly Gym Membership Reimbursement
  • Pet Insurance

401(k) Plan With Employer Match

Paid Time Off

  • Personal
  • Vacation
  • Company Holidays
  • Floating Holidays
  • Summer Fridays (June – August)
  • Week between Christmas
    and New Year’s
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