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Scientific Director ($170k, work from home)

New York City, New York, United States
November 15, 2018


Full-time staff Scientific Director needed with Medical Communications/ Publication Planning experience in the Oncology category. Up to $170K base salary, and can work remotely.

A leading global medical communications company specializing in strategic publication plan development and execution in support of investigational and approved drug products and the provision of high quality medical writing services, is seeking a full-time Scientific Director with Oncology category experience.

This company specializes in clinical and review manuscripts for publication in peer-reviewed medical journals, abstracts, posters, slide programs, monographs, and meetings content. The company is over 20 years old and is located in New Jersey.


• Serve as primary scientific client contact, provide strategic oversight, and lead/manage assigned teams

• Troubleshoot potential account and client issues

• Operational leadership and resource, administration and line management of diverse account teams

• Project and resource management and business planning

• Develop scientific and editorial quality standards

• Role model to team members

• Strategic input to business opportunities and deliverables

• Proposal development and client pitches for business winning

• Understanding of the organization’s services


• Leadership qualities demonstrated within a scientific and editorial team

• Strong scientific background, a depth and breadth of writing and editorial experience

• Strong client-focused approach to work, ability to relate to key client personnel and KOL/Faculty in an assertive and professional manner, confident handling of difficult scenarios or client dissatisfaction

• Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills, with proven ability to negotiate with other departments and resolve conflicts

• Effective project and resource management

• Proactive, advanced problem-solving approach to team-specific and company-wide issues

• Proven ability to train and develop team members

• Financial monitoring and efficiency assessment of projects

• delegation skills

• Excellent writing, editing, and reviewing skills

• Excellent quality control (attention to detail, process application, consistency, and SOP adherence)


•PhD, MD, or PharmD