Medical Director, Neurology (Medical Affairs)

SUMMARY

The Medical Director (Neurology) will leverage clinical and scientific expertise to provide strategic guidance across the breadth of Medical Affairs (MA) functions in support of marketed products and development candidates. These functions include, but are not limited to: key opinion leader (KOL) identification and relationship development, scientific platform creation, publications, medical communications content, and data generation (Phase 3b/4 studies).

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include, but are not limited to, providing subject matter expert guidance to:

  • Collect and synthesize input from external stakeholders to understand the needs of patients and caregivers to inform the strategic planning of the MA department
  • Align cross-functionally on global medical affairs strategy and tactics, clinical development programs and brand team strategic planning
  • Gather the necessary clinical, scientific, and payer inputs to effectively inform the Strategic Medical Plan by leading Scientific and Payer Advisory Boards
  • Advance the science related to Company products and clinical development programs by growing relationships with KOLs and partnering with research organizations Develop robust training initiatives to ensure the highest level scientific technical acumen for all MA team members
  • Assist the Health Economics and Outcomes Research (HEOR) function in the creation and execution of Phase 3b/4 research protocols to optimize patient care
  • Assess protocol grant submissions to the Investigator-Initiated Trial (IIT) program
  • Assist the Medical Communications function create and implement the publications and data dissemination plans, and associated Medical Congress tactics
  • QUALIFICATIONS:

Highly effective communicator with good team collaboration skills. Passion for education and addressing unmet medical needs in Neurology and Psychiatry.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

M.D. degree plus accredited residency and accredited fellowship in relevant clinical specialty. (Neurology, Movement Disorders specialty training preferred). Minimum of 2 years of experience in Medical Affairs or related activities in a pharmaceutical (preferably), biotechnology company or consulting capacity.

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