Medical Scientist, Oncology External Medical Affairs (CIRGO)

Princeton, NJ, United States
Sep 19, 2020
Required Education
Position Type
Full time
At Bristol Myers Squibb, we are inspired by a single vision - transforming patients' lives through science.In oncology, hematology, immunology and cardiovascular disease - and one of the most diverse and promising pipelines in the industry - each of our passionate colleagues contribute to innovations that drive meaningful change. We bring a human touch to every treatment we pioneer. Join us and make a difference.

Global Medical Capabilities

The BMS Medical organization strives to be recognized throughout the world as the most accomplished and respected BioPharma Medical organization. In BMS Medical, you will have the ability to impact the lives of patients by developing and ensuring the safe and appropriate use of our medicines. Medical increasingly plays a valuable and unique role in unlocking the full potential of our scientific and medical innovation. Medical bridges clinical development with clinical practice and gains broader knowledge of the healthcare industry.

The Medical Scientist role is accountable for ensuring effective planning, development and implementation of medical strategy for external collaborations with non-profit, government, professional societies and academic organizations. The Medical Scientist is to be headquarters based, and provides scientific/medical leadership and support for implementation research, non-registrational data generation projects involving approved medicines to strengthen cancer care capacity building in underserved geographies.

This position requires the ability to organize and simply communicate complex data, align others behind a medical strategy across a matrix and partnerships, and to create and energize high performing external/internal matrix teams. This individual will set clear and challenging targets that allow skilled and empowered professionals to accomplish business objectives consistent with department/program goals. This position requires objective and effective decision making, and the ability to successfully manage integration points across all BMS functional areas to ensure alignment. The Medical Scientist will report to the Head of Oncology External Medical Affairs in Global Medical Capabilities.

Position Responsibilities:
  • Developing medical plan for the Implementation Research Collaboration that is consistent with BMS' strategic imperatives and Development Teams' objectives
  • Coordination of cross-functional, multisector team with internal and external collaboration partners.
  • External Environment and Customer Focus e.g. engages if appropriate with thought leaders and professional associations
  • Plays a critical role in implementation research data generation and is the integrative content expert in medical practice, registry and health economics in underserved geographies.
  • Utilizes an understanding of the collaborative efforts to strengthen cancer care health systems and applies integrated knowledge and subject matter expertise during the critical review of research projects in collaboration with external partners

  • PharmD, PhD, MD with 1-2 years experience in pharmaceutical industryor relevant degree in Public Health
  • Familiarity with all phases of oncology drug development, including clinical development, regulatory and life cycle management.
  • Healthcare landscape knowledge & insight
  • Vision and strategic thinking
  • Business acumen
  • Partnering and collaboration
  • Verbal & written communication skills
  • Ability to lead and manage a complex (e.g., cross-functional, matrix designed) project team
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills to present and discuss scientific and clinical data to external and internal stakeholders
  • Understanding of impact of scientific publications
  • Knowledge of implementation research project design and process
  • Excellent English language skills, spoken and written
  • Ability to work independently and act as a team player
  • Travel requirement varies

Around the world, we are passionate about making an impact on the lives of patients with serious diseases. Empowered to apply our individual talents and diverse perspectives in an inclusive culture, our shared values of passion, innovation, urgency, accountability, inclusion and integrity bring out the highest potential of each of our colleagues.

Bristol Myers Squibb recognizes the importance of balance and flexibility in our work environment. We offer a wide variety of competitive benefits, services and programs that provide our employees with the resources to pursue their goals, both at work and in their personal lives.