Assistant Director Oncology Publications

Whippany, NJ, United States
Apr 16, 2018
Science/R&D, Oncology
Required Education
Position Type
Full time
Your tasks and responsibilities

The primary responsibilities of this role, Assistant Director Oncology Publications, are to:

  • Contribute to the global medical publications efforts for Bayer's oncology portfolio, involving cross-functional, multinational internal experts and outside partners, and ensuring integration and alignment of publication, congress, training, Medical Science Liaison (MSL) and Key Opinion Leader (KOL) plans;
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of global oncology publication strategies and plans in consultation with medical, research, clinical development, clinical investigators, opinion leaders and external partners;
  • Support the planning, development and implementation of global workshops, advisory boards and other programs that generate important information to guide ongoing communications efforts to the global medical and scientific community;
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of the global congress strategies and plan for the presentation of data that communicate important information to the global medical and scientific community;
  • Participate in the strategy setting and the planning, reviewing, editing of scientific abstracts, presentations, manuscripts, review articles, symposia proceedings, etc. Ensure the data are relevant to the global medical and scientific community and are presented in context of previously published findings;
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of internal medical publications to ensure that new product and scientific information are disseminated appropriately to medical affairs colleagues globally;
  • Establish professional relationships with global clinical investigators, opinion leaders, and consultants in the oncology community;
  • Maintain and develop relationships with medical publications agencies, clinical research organizations, and other service providers as required to support the global medical publications program.

Who you are

Your success will be driven by your demonstration of our LIFE values. More specifically related to this position, Bayer seeks an incumbent who possesses the following:

Required Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree (M.D., Ph.D, Pharm.D, M.Sc. or equivalent) in a scientific discipline;
  • Two to five (2-5) years' experience in a related scientific/academic/medical/pharmaceutical area;
  • Awareness and understanding of good publication practices and their implications;
  • Understanding of the drug development process over different stages;
  • Understanding of global regulations and guidelines;
  • Awareness of company policies and processes;
  • Experience of developing and delivering presentations and publications in English;
  • Strong written and oral communication skills;
  • A strong global mindset;
  • Experience working across functional teams, across cultures and geographies;
  • Experience working across boundaries and building effective working relationships between functions;
  • Travel: ability to travel up to 20% of the time (international and domestic), including weekends.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Medical publication experience;
  • Disease and therapeutic area knowledge in oncology/ hematology for Bayer's existing portfolio and new opportunities.

Your application

Bayer offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs. If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and you have the "Passion to Innovate" and the "Power to Change", we encourage you to apply now. Job postings will remain open for a minimum of ten business days and are subject to immediate closure thereafter without additional notice. To all recruitment agencies: Bayer does not accept unsolicited third party resumes.

Bayer is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans

Bayer is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations in its application process for individuals with disabilities and encourages applicants with disabilities to request any needed accommodation(s) using the contact information below.

Country: United States
Location: NJ-Whippany