Director, Medical Affairs, Oncology

Cambridge, MA, United States
Aug 12, 2019
Required Education
Position Type
Full time
Position Overview:

Oversee some of the medical affairs activities of the Oncology therapeutic areas. Responsible for contributing to the medical strategies and overall US medical affairs plan for oncology, including, medical information responses, the scientific communications including poster presentations and publications (in conjunction with the Publication team), the design and medical monitoring of US-based clinical studies, and the approval of educational grants. Work with the MSL team in developing and managing regional relationships with key opinion leaders (KOLs), working with KOLs on externally-sponsored study requests, providing internal (& relevant external) training, and preparing/supervising responses to Medical Information requests so that customers will be informed about the Oncology products and therapeutic areas in which Ipsen markets. Key internal partners include the Medical Affairs and clinical operations group running the Oncology studies, the Oncology commercial team, and global Oncology franchise medical personnel.

Job Responsibilities:

• Collaborate with cross-functional teams within Ipsen to provide medical/scientific expertise and marketplace feedback

• Contribute to the scientific publication plan in US and design and run clinical studies in conjunction with Medical Affairs Operations group

• Ensure appropriate scientific, disease and Ipsen product training for the MSL team and other internal partners

• Develop and supervise the execution of the Oncology KOL identification process

• Through the Medical Affairs Information Dept and MSL team, create & disseminate medically sound information to support the safe & effective use of Ipsen Oncology products (adhering to Regulatory and Ipsen guidelines)

• Offer medical input and manage budgets for clinical grants and medical education support activities (through Grants manager)


• MD with experience in Oncology preferred, PhD with Oncology experience

• Board eligible or certified Oncologist preferred

• Minimum 8 years in pharmaceutical industry, with most in Medical Affairs, but some clinical trials/research experience a plus.

• Experience in presenting and publishing scientific information a plus

• Knowledge of clinical trial design, biostatistics

Ipsen Biopharma / Bioscience, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to race, religion, creed, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, sexual identity, marital status, military or veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

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