Scientific Director - Medical Communications - New York, Remote

  • 130000 USD - 130000 USD
  • New York, United States
  • Permanent

Our client, a subsidiary of a globally recognized medical communications network, is on the lookout for a dynamic and seasoned Scientific Director to join their expanding medical team and spearhead an innovative new portfolio. This agency operates across all facets of Medical Communications – Commercial, Medical Affairs, Publications, and Regulatory – catering to a diverse range of high-science therapeutic categories for leading pharmaceutical companies and emerging biotech firms.

With recent remarkable achievements, they are eager to welcome a new member to their Director-level leadership team in the capacity of a Scientific Director. If you're intrigued, apply below or reach out directly for more details.


  • Design, develop, and review various deliverables, such as slide decks, video scripts, website content, congress materials, sales training materials, and GAP analyses.
  • Ensure scientific accuracy, comprehensive referencing, suitability for the target audience, and consistent adherence to the highest quality standards across all deliverables.
  • Maintain profound knowledge in assigned therapy areas, staying abreast of industry trends and scientific advancements.
  • Lead and oversee the execution of significant medical conferences and meetings, encompassing KOL (Key Opinion Leader) development and endorsement, educational materials, advisory boards, symposia, standalone meetings, Delphi consensus, patient education, e-learning, digital education, and strategic communications.
  • Conduct client meetings as necessary, providing updates on key scientific initiatives to both the team and clients.
  • Foster strong client relationships, contributing to shaping client strategy by recommending new projects or suggesting alternative approaches to better fulfill client objectives.
  • Effectively manage direct reports by offering constructive and actionable feedback, nurturing their professional development.

Required Skills:

  • Advanced degree (PhD or MD) is a prerequisite.
  • Minimum of 4 years' experience in Medical Communications.
  • Exceptional scientific and editorial proficiency.
  • Experience in Rare Disease, Cardiology, Neurology, Hematology, and/or Oncology domains.
  • Strong aptitude for building and enhancing relationships with clients and healthcare professionals.
  • Ability to critically evaluate deliverables for scientific accuracy and integrity.
  • Experience in coaching and mentoring junior-level writers.


For further information about this opportunity, please reach out to Lily Butt via email at

Kristyn Coldewey Senior Recruiter

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