Scientific Associate (PharmD)-

Location: Chicago, IL

The Scientific Associate (SA) is responsible for developing and writing medical content for their assigned account and works in conjunction with the account and editorial teams to ensure that the client vision is achieved and content is accurate.

The SA is responsible for attending medical/legal regulator review meetings, project initiation meetings, and weekly status meetings.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Serving as medical point person on assigned accounts
  • Developing and writing medical content for multiple and wide-ranging therapeutic areas
  • Adding value to current project quality and outcomes by demonstrating in-depth technical expertise
  • of assigned therapeutic category areas
  • Developing credible content for full range of medical content (manuscripts, slide presentations, advisory boards, posters, strategy guides, monographs)
  • Working closely with program/account teams to refine content in keeping with strategic imperatives
  • Working closely with editorial to ensure scientific and editorial accuracy of jobs
  • Discussing medical content with pharmaceutical clients, medical professionals, KOLs, and managed care customers
  • Attending medical/legal regulatory review meetings
  • Executing aspects of administrative responsibilities (time sheets, project timelines, creative manager) in a detailed and timely manner
  • Participating in project kick-off meetings, weekly status meetings, and medical affairs team meetings
  • Contributing ideas for brainstorming sessions and participate in new business proposals
  • Responding to needs of team and senior management
  • ‚ÄčContributing original ideas for tactical planning within assigned accounts
  • Advanced degree in life sciences, PhD, PharmD, MD, DO, or other
  • 1-3 years in the medical education/medical communications or similary field
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Managed care experience is a plus
  • Travel required up to 25%
Agency Reviews
  • Plenty of opportunities for growth and career advancement, great benefits and accessible leadership
  • I have worked at multiple agencies and they do the best job, by far, of creating a great culture of collaboration and respect
  • There’s a genuine interest in helping me grow professionally
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