Scientific Director Hepatology

North Chicago, IL

Post Date: 10/19/2017 Job ID: 281027-0_1 Category: Pharmaceutical Salary: $150,000 to 299,000
Scientific Director US Medical Affairs Hepatology
Location: North Chicago, IL
Industry: Pharmaceutical / Biotech

Provides specialist medical/scientific strategic and operational input into core medical affairs activities such as; health-care professional/provider interactions (Prescribers & Payers), generation of clinical and scientific data (enhancing therapeutic benefit and value), educational initiatives (medical education, data, guidelines and value proposition), and safeguarding patient safety (risk minimization activities / safety surveillance activities).

Responsibilities:
1.In cooperation with affiliate medical departments, Marketing, RA, Clinical and other functional areas, provides leadership, oversight and support for assigned products/projects.
2.Establishes and approves scientific methods for hypotheses, rational, design of affiliate protocols and their reports.
3.Initiates medical affairs activities and generation and dissemination of data supporting overall product scientific and business strategy.
4.Provide scientific/medical education to investigators, clinical monitors, and Global Project Team members related to therapeutic area or disease specific information.
5.Keeps abreast of professional information and technology through conferences and/or medical literature and acts as a therapeutic area resource.
6.Responsible for understanding the regulatory requirements related to the clinical studies and accountable for complying with those requirements.
7.Serves as the scientific team interface for key regulatory discussions.
8.May assist medical/scientific leader for projects within an area or across several area.
9.Lead development and execution of scientifically accurate medical education programs, advisories, and symposia.
10.May assist with the scientific review, development, execution and communication of affiliate/area/global medical affairs sponsored or supported clinical research activities.
11.Initiate research projects and drive them to completion, resulting in high quality publications.
12.May lead cross functional sub teams responsible for discrete projects within the therapeutic area (individual publications or study collaborations).

Basic Qualifications:
1.Advanced education (e.g., PharmD, Ph.D., MD) highly preferred.
2.Residency or/+ post doc highly preferred.
3.Typically 10 years experience in the pharmaceutical industry or equivalent; substantial understanding of relevant therapeutic area required.
4.May hire at Associate Scientific Director level depending on experience
5.Management and leadership experience at project level, experience with strategic initiatives/issues.
6.Proven leadership skills in a cross-functional team environment.
7.International experiences a plus.
8.Ability to interact externally and internally to support global business strategy.
9.Ability to run a clinical study or medical affairs team independently with little supervision.
10.Knowledge of clinical trial methodology, regulatory requirements governing clinical trials and experience in development strategy and the design of protocols.
11.Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills.

Position Details:
1.Security Clearance Not Required
2.Visa Candidates Not Considered
3.Base Salary Very Competitive Depending Upon Experience
4.Full-time Benefits
5.Relocation Assistance Available - Possible for ideal candidate
6.Not Overtime Eligible
7.Interview Travel Reimbursed
8.10+ to 15 years experience
9.Management Experience Required
10.Minimum Education - Master's Degree

Ken Kupersmith
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Ken's relationship with his clients and candidates is one of personalized, knowledgeable service. His primary focus is helping companies acquire the top talent they need to grow, and working with candidates throughout their careers to put their skills to their highest and best use.Ken's practice focus is in the recruitment of Medical Affairs, MSLs, Regulatory Affairs and Medical and Scientific Writers.
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