Molecular Director of Medical & Scientific Affairs


San Diego, CA

5 - 7 years

Posted 227 days ago

  by    Melissa Phelan

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Allied Search Partners

Molecular Director of Medical & Scientific Affairs

Job Description

Allied Search Partners is the national expert of laboratory recruitment. We are looking for experienced Molecular and Oncology professionals to fill a dynamic Molecular Director of Medical & Scientific Affairs role located in the San Diego, CA area. Founded in 2008, Allied Search Partners is a contingentrecruitment firm specializing in the placement of talented laboratory professionals at hospitals, laboratories, and healthcare facilities across the nation.

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Molecular Director of Medical & Scientific Affairs (Healthcare Sciences)

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Position Title: Molecular Director of Medical & Scientific Affairs

Shift: Full Time

Location: San Diego, CA area

Please Note:

1.    We are a staffing agency and conduct searches confidentially for our clients either at their request or to protect our resources involved in locating talent. In order to facilitate this we must submit a resume to HR.

2.    Your resume will only be sent over for the position in this job description

3.    Our job is to connect talented individuals such as your self with top notch labs

4.    Full disclosure will be given once HR has requested an interview

5.    We do not send your information to current or past employers nor do we send your information to anywhere you request that it not be sent 

Job Responsibilities

Hired person will lead the Medical & Scientific Affairs function supporting the emerging field of molecular diagnostics.

?     Responsible for development and execution of Medical & Scientific Affairs strategy

?     Leadership of Medical Outreach, including management of Field Medical Team

?     Leadership of Medical Communications, including publication planning, scientific content development, congress activities, promotional review, and medical information

?     Leadership of Medical Affairs post-marketing clinical studies program, including clinical utility, datamining, and health economic studies

?     Medical support of Market Access and Reimbursement initiatives to demonstrate value of proprietary tests (including presentations to medical directors, preparation of slides, clinical dossiers, executive summaries, etc.)

?     Lead strategic initiatives to support endorsement of proprietary tests in oncology clinical practice guidelines

?     Scientific Advisory Board planning and execution

?     Medical review of promotional and training materials

?     Identify and establish relationships key opinion leaders, clinical and research leaders including academicians, clinicians, medical directors and other HCPs, and provide regular support and education regarding disease state awareness and company clinical data

?     Engage in Medical Affairs interactions and initiation and exchange of scientific information with key opinion leaders and other physicians in the oncology and pathology settings

?     Respond to scientific inquiries from HCP customers

?     Support Sales and Marketing teams through training programs and response to scientific inquiries

?     Facilitate involvement in national, regional and local scientific forums including symposia, tumor boards and training meetings

?      Develop and create materials such as slide decks, training materials, white papers, monographs, case report summaries, clinical synopses

?     Organization of scientific advisory boards, key opinion leader management, coordination of clinical trials, and execution of publication strategy

?     Gather market intelligence on competitor products and new products in development

Molecular Director of Medical & Scientific Affairs (Healthcare Sciences)

Job Requirements

?     Ideal candidate will have an advanced degree (PhD, MD) with at least 5years of industry experience in Medical Affairs, including management experience

?     Molecular biology and/or oncology training with a research and publication record preferred

?     Willingness to travel up to 30%

?     Familiarity with oncology and pathology, and genomic approaches in diagnostic applications and biomarker discovery a plus

?     History of developing relationships with key opinion leaders in oncology a plus

?     Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to explain complex scientific concepts in a clear manner, as well as have the know-how to discuss clinical data with pathologists and oncologists

?     Effective presenter to audiences of various sizes and organizational levels

?     A successful track record of working effectively in multidisciplinary teams and highly adaptable to functioning in a fast-paced environment.

?     Self-motivated and passion for medical innovation, accurate communication of science and commitment to scientific rigor.

?     Proficient in use of Microsoft Office, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Molecular Director of Medical & Scientific Affairs (Healthcare Sciences)

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