Senior Scientific Associate.

Stamford, CT.

Job Details
Senior Scientific Associate IMsci TBE2754 Stamford, CT Strategy 9/19/2019

Position Summary

The Senior Scientific Associate works with the scientific team, as well as the Account and Editorial teams, to assist in ensuring the scientific integrity of all client-related projects and new business endeavors. The Senior Scientific Associate accomplishes this by supporting team members in all phases of activity including brainstorming, researching, creating and revising content for a Medical Education and Communications company international in scope, as well as developing independence in fulfilling client based requests and KOL relationships.


  • Read, familiarize, interpret and distill for marketing messages content of medical journal articles and pharmaceutical clinical study reports
  • Hands-on medical writing, editing, re-writing through assistance in development of scientific content across all areas of medical education. This includes but is not limited to, advisory boards, slide kits, educational monographs, publication plans, symposia, faculty meetings, scientific message development, and opinion leader identification and management
  • Review scientific content for accuracy
  • Conduct literature searches
  • Research information about physician opinion leaders, medical journals and conferences, via on-line and other electronic sources / databases
  • Other Editorial and Administrative assistance when necessary
  • Attend scientific/client meetings together with senior account or science team member
  • Begin to build professional relationships by working and interacting with faculty and key opinion leaders in related therapeutic areas
  • Develop independence in liaising with client and fulfilling client based requests Ensure quality standards of writing staff and freelancers


  • Proven background in science and/or medicine, preferably in an area compatible to one or more key therapeutic areas
  • Strong professional writing experience for medical education across multiple therapeutic areas.
  • Postgraduate degree beyond MS level is preferred (PhD, PharmD, MD, etc.) with first-hand research or clinical practice experience
  • Publications in the scientific/medical peer-reviewed literature are desirable


  • MD, PhD, or PharmD
  • Major in Science (Pre-Med, Biology, Chemistry, Psychiatry, etc)
  • Minor in Marketing or Communications, a plus


  • 1-2 years’ experience in Medical Education, or related field


  • Ability to handle multiple projects, attention to detail, and act as a collaborative team member
  • KOL liaison
  • Beginner to Intermediate skills in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe Acrobat, Internet search
  • Knowledge of PubMed


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