Dir, Medical Safety, Internal Medicine/Infectious Disease - Bridgewater, NJ | Biospace
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Dir, Medical Safety, Internal Medicine/Infectious Disease

Allergan, Inc.

Bridgewater, NJ
Posted Date:
Position Type:
Full time
Job Code:
Required Education:
Medical Doctor
Areas of Expertise Desired:
Director, Infectious Disease, Medical Affairs,

Job Description

Allergan plc (NYSE: AGN) is a bold, global pharmaceutical company and a leader in a new industry model – Growth Pharma.  Allergan is focused on developing, manufacturing and commercializing branded pharmaceuticals and biologic products for patients around the world. Allergan markets a portfolio of best-in-class products that provide novel treatments for the central nervous system, eye care, medical aesthetics and dermatology, gastroenterology, women's health, urology, anti-infective and cardiovascular therapeutic categories. With commercial operations in approximately 100 countries, Allergan is committed to working with physicians, healthcare providers and patients to deliver innovative and meaningful treatments that help people around the world live longer, healthier lives.  Our success is powered by our world-class team’s commitment to being Bold for Life. Together, we build bridges, power ideas, act fast and drive results for our customers and patients around the world by always doing what it is right.

Join one of the world’s fastest growing specialty pharmaceutical companies!

At Allergan you will have the opportunity to thrive in a fast-paced, strategic environment where bold, innovative thinking isn’t just welcomed, it’s encouraged. Across all functions, we relish the opportunity to help our people fulfill their potential. Our rapid growth strategy means plenty of opportunities to step into the spotlight.

Position Description

The Medical Safety Physician is responsible for the proactive safety strategy and all medical safety aspects of pharmacovigilance and medical risk management for assigned development, marketed products and studies within the Internal Medicine/Infectious Disease therapeutic area. The incumbent in this role monitors and manages the ongoing safety profile of products to maximize the understanding of risks and benefits for prescribers, patients, consumers and study subjects through proactive review of all relevant pre- and post-marketing safety data, medical analysis and decision making.

Other activities, special projects and assignments may be given as required. As a result the percentage of time spent across roles for which the employee is responsible for or assisting with will vary depending on product and project assignments, current development projects and the requirements within the organization as a whole.

The incumbent in this role must conduct work activities in compliance with all relevant global regulations, guidelines and Allergan policies/procedures.


M.D. or equivalent (D.O., M.B.B.S, etc.)

Board certification preferred, however a variety of clinical experiences are well-suited for this position.

Minimum 3 years of experience in risk management and pharmacovigilance (safety signal detection, data mining techniques, pharmacovigilance databases, etc).