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MEDICAL SCIENTIST - Transplant - Medical Affairs Strategy

Posted on May 17, 2019 by BESTMSLs

Princeton, NJ 08540
Health Care
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

Category Medical Scientist


The Medical Scientist will support the development and execution of disease area and asset specific medical strategies. The Medical Scientist will represent US Medical in strategic and tactical discussions regarding lifecycle management, data generation and medical communications. The Medical Scientist will partner with the Commercial organization, Research and Development, HEOR and Regulatory Affairs to support the development of transplant medicine and Legacy Brands. The Medical Scientist will report to the Medical Lead, transplant medicine and Legacy Brands.

This individual will work with challenging targets to accomplish business objectives consistent with department/program goals. This position requires strong attention to detail, adaptability, the ability to organize multiple projects and initiatives, and to simply communicate complex data to internal and external stakeholders.


  • Participate in the relevant Medical Matrix Team activities and meetings, contributing to the development, planning and execution of the Medical Plan aligned to disease area and product strategies
  • Co-ordinate multiple medical activities including labeling, safety surveillance, scientific advisory boards, congress support, medical training of client employees, competitive intelligence, real-world data generation and publications
  • Represent US Medical Specialty in relevant cross-functional matrix teams, contribute appropriately to the Brand planning process and collaborate with functional areas outside of medical including marketing, sales, value and access, legal, regulatory and development,
  • Undertake Thought Leader identification, mapping and profiling in an evolving environment with changing needs
  • Establish and maintain interactions with external medical and scientific experts, clinical researchers, and academic centers to assess unmet medical needs in order to develop and execute appropriate medical strategy and engage in scientific exchange and communication
  • Maintain working knowledge of the treatment landscape, including competitors' plans, generating and analyzing valuable insights and translating them into action. Coordinate with Marketing to internally communicate results from clinical trials, treatment guidelines and other clinical data
  • Appropriately support and drive client-sponsored clinical research activities including non-registrational data generation


  • Advanced science degree required (e.g. MD, PharmD, PhD, MS, NP)
  • 2 years pharmaceutical industry experience is desirable as well as experience working with National and Regional physician thought leaders
  • Broad therapeutic area experience is required and an emphasis in the relevant disease area is highly desirable
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with an ability to evaluate scientific data and medical literature and the ability to extrapolate to medical, marketing or sales programs is required
  • Understanding of the US Healthcare system, the pharmaceutical industry and clinical and health economic practices in the US is required
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills both verbal and written is required
  • Ability to work well in a team and collaborate and cooperative in a complex matrix environment is required
  • Experience in working as a project member of a multi -functional team, knowledge of the US Medical Affairs organization, medical planning and regulatory landscape are desirable
  • Ability to travel, up to 40%

Reference: 707515978

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