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Scientific Director

Wilmington, DE, USA | Incyte Corporation

  • Industry:
    Pharmaceutical / Biotech
  • Position Type:
    Full-Time
  • Functions:
    General Management
    Biotech/R&D/Science
  • Experience:
Job Description:
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Job Summary (Primary function)


The Scientific Director, US Medical Affairs will be responsible for supporting regional (US) medical strategy and tactics, and for the execution of US Medical Affairs activities as a member of the Medical Affairs Leadership Team for hematology/oncology including lymphoma.


Essential Functions of the Job(Key responsibilities)


Regular participant in annual USMA strategic planning and implementation process


Contributes to strategic planning process for compound/area of focus (Lymphoma).

Broad and deep knowledge in core subject area and emerging areas of development focus, and have the ability to translate into relevant insights.

Serves as senior sponsor on projects lead by other USMA members.

Has the capability to include activities beyond the immediate subject area.

Potential for managing people as direct reports depending on business need.

Provide medical expertise to the expanded medical affairs organization as well as to commercial business partners. Provide medical review of promotional materials, sales training, payer presentations, and speaker training.

Contribute to the design, the analysis and reporting of Medical Affairs led clinical trials and observational studies.

Provide review of investigator initiated trials

Plan and execute medical advisory boards; ability to present scientific content at advisory board at a peer-to-peer level

Interface with external experts and health care professionals at major medical conferences, advisory boards, and other external meetings.

Develop, track, execute and report on goals and objectives.

Accountable for compliant business practices. 


Qualifications (Minimal acceptable level of education, work experience, and competency)


MD, PhD, PharmD, or equivalent with subject matter expertise and/or clinical experience in treatment of patients with lymphoma.

Industry experience preferred but will consider candidates with other relevant experience.

Experience with new product launch, desirable.

Experience with clinical trials for the treatment on lymphoma is a plus

Potential for managing people as direct reports depending on business need.

Ability to provide expert scientific review of investigator initiated research proposals.

Strong clinical insight and understanding of translational medicine and /or biomarkers desired.

Strong business acumen, vision and perspective.

Ability to comprehend and combine complex sets of data.

Ability to educate internal stakeholders on disease state and/or product/ brand-specific information.

Ability to present and discuss complex clinical, medical, biological, or translational data.

Ability to query scientific literature and identify and summarize pertinent findings is required


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