Medical Director (Publications).

New York, NY.

Job Details
Medical Director (Publications) Phase V Communications TBE2577 New York, NY Strategy 6/25/2018

Position Description:

The Medical Director ensures that scientific materials produced are of high quality, supported by current scientific thinking and are consistent with PHRMA requirements for promotional with the ultimate goal of maintaining and building the scientific reputation of the company. The Medical Director partners with clients, opinion leaders, other internal and external scientific professionals as well as with Account Services team to ensure ongoing, positive relationships with our clients.


  • Effectively manage multiple accounts from a scientific perspective including publication plans, advisory boards, and symposia
  • Manage scientific research in new business pitches
  • Provide references & direction, answer questions, manuscript overview concept sheet and review/critique drafts
  • Literature search on background of drug and/or therapeutic category in keeping with strategic direction
  • Work in partnership with account services counterpart
  • Engage in client interaction including running teleconferences and client meetings, answering questions regarding content issues on manuscripts, presentations, attend meetings & demonstrate knowledge of content
  • Liaise with client and authors to ensure project timelines are met
  • Write abstracts, manuscript outlines, slides and slide notes as well as fact check for medical accuracy
  • Critique drafts, query and identify resources needed to meet deadline/deliverable and within budget
  • Coach, manage, mentor and provide direction to Biomedical Writers and Associate Medical Directors, where applicable
  • Manage freelance writers – assign projects, provide direction, ensure project is on strategy
  • Identify and secure business opportunities on account (e.g. organic growth)
  • Partner with account services and finance on timelines and resource utilization as well as review and assess budget
  • Full command of, and adherence to internal processes on all projects and ensure staff understands and follows process and provide recommendations



  • Advanced degree in biomedical sciences (MD, PhD, PharmD)


  • 5 years academic, pharmaceutical industry or agency experience
  • Experience in multiple therapeutic areas


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