Sr.Medical Director- NJ- Contract- Rheumatology

Location: Bedminster, New Jersey Salary: Up to US$200 per hour + medical/401k/dental/vision
Sector: Pharma & Biotech Type: Contract

Title: Senior Medical Director - Rheumatology - Contract

Contract Length: 6 Months - with extension possible/Potential to convert to FTE

Location: at least 3 days onsite in Northern, NJ

The Senior Medical Director will serve as a critical member of the Global Medical Affairs team. The Medical Director leads and drives the overall medical strategy taking into consideration the medical, scientific, regulatory and commercial issues for assigned Rheumatology portfolio products. The Medical Director leads a multi-disciplinary, matrix team through highly complex decisions. This individual has ultimate responsibility for assessing and integrating the input from various disciplines to create, maintain and execute a product-specific medical plan.


  • Demonstrated track record of successfully developing and executing Medical Plans (e.g., leading appropriate pre-launch, launch and post-launch medical/scientific activities)
  • Demonstrated familiarity with the entire commercialization process and with the broader marketplace dynamics to partner with commercial and product development leaders in lifecycle planning
  • Ability to take multiple therapeutic areas into account when assessing clinical value and adopt an independent view when analyzing risk versus benefit
  • Provide medical and scientific expertise in analyzing, assessing and interpreting clinical studies and data as well as additional external medical and scientific information
  • Through scientific interactions (e.g., interactions with thought leaders and participation in congresses), gain valuable insight into treatment patterns, testing patterns and scientific activities and provide input to the company Medical Affairs Plan / business decision-making
  • Translates insights into actionable recommendations for cross-functional team members
  • Ability to act as an advocate for Medical Affairs with fellow leaders inside the company and be adept at maintaining contact with an expanding array of external stakeholders through multiple channels including conferences and social media
  • Develops and maintains relationships with key stakeholders, as well as thought leaders, advocacy and disease organizations/cooperative groups and professional societies
  • Must be able to work effectively in matrix organizations by collaborating with cross-functional leaders and driving change without the reporting structure to impose it



  • U.S. licensed Medical Doctor (MD) or internationally recognized equivalent
  • Advanced training in Rheumatology required (US or international equivalent)


Senior Medical Director

Minimum 10 years healthcare experience with 5 years Pharmaceutical Industry experience as a medical director

Preferred Skills/Qualifications:

  • Promotional review committee experience
  • Experience successfully leading a matrix team with clinical study responsibilities
  • Ability to quickly and comprehensively learn about new subject areas and environments and effectively communicate that information
  • Possess an understanding of both the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries; understanding of clinical trial design and working knowledge of cGCP guidelines, particularly concerning Investigator Sponsored Research
  • Must be committed to full compliance with all company SOPs, regulatory requirements, and applicable laws including PhRMA guidelines for field-based personnel

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