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Director – Medical Affairs – Hybrid


Contract/Freelance – Interim Director, Medical Affairs

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Job Description:

  • Job Title – Interim Medical Director
  • Duration – 3 Months Contract
  • Location – New Jersey (Hybrid)
  • Benefits – Health Insurance, Life Insurance, 401K and Voluntary Benefits


  • Serve as a disease area scientific and medical expert and resource for internal audiences
  • Provides clinical and scientific leadership through interaction with internal and external experts, including:
  • Partnership across Medical Affairs, RW V&E, JRD, Brand Marketing, Regulatory Affairs, Global Medical Affairs, New Business Development, Company’s Communications, and Company field-based Medical Affairs personnel
  • Participates in promotional copy review and supports medical information services
  • Responsible for the development and review of regulatory documents for FDA submission
  • Membership on Safety Management Team
  • Develop and foster relationships with thought leaders, scientific societies, and patient advocacy groups
  • Education strategy and oversight of the implementation of medical education and product training activities targeted toward Health Care Providers (HCPs)
  • Scientific engagement activities such as advisory boards, symposia, and congress activities
  • Medical responsibility for schizophrenia-related department-sponsored evidence generation-related activities, ensuring SOP/complaint handling
  • Provide coaching/mentorship for other Medical Affairs team members

Qualifications & Skills:

  • Minimum of MD / DO/ Ph.D. / PharmD or equivalent
  • Experience in Schizophrenia, Psychiatry, or Neuroscience related training / academic /  pharma / biotech industry experience
  • Cross-functional experience leading clinical / scientific teams
  • Neuro Medical Affairs Experience (launch preferred but not essential)
  • 5+ years working in pharma / biotech
  • Network of HCPs / Leaders in the Neuro / psych space

✉️ Interested in a further conversation? Please send your CV to to arrange an introductory (confidential) discussion.

This employer does require employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they have approved medical or religious accommodation. Proof of this will be required during the hiring process.
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