Associate Director, Medical Training - Remote Opportunity

Deerfield, IL, United States
May 04, 2021
Administration, Training
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Do you want to join a team where the mission is meaningful, the challenges are complex, and you can directly see the results of your hard work? At Lundbeck, we are tirelessly dedicated to restoring brain health, so every person can be their best. Inspired and driven by our purpose, we are the only global biopharmaceutical company focused solely on brain diseases. We have a robust and innovative pipeline, bringing forward transformative therapies to address unmet needs in neurology and psychiatry. Join us on our journey of growth!

This is a remote position: Open to candidates anywhere in the greater United States


The Associate Director, Medical Training is responsible for assisting in the development and implementation of a standardized approach for on-boarding and functional area training for the Lundbeck MSL teams to positively impact the organization's effectiveness and performance. The Associate Director, Medical Training will work closely with key stakeholders within the NA R&D department (Medical Directors, Medical Information, Publications, Regulatory, Clinical) as well as cross-functional business partners (e.g. Sales, Sales Training, Marketing) and Alliance partners (Otsuka and Takeda) to achieve training and education business objectives. The Associate Director, Medical Training coordinates and leads initiatives involving the development, implementation, and deployment of resources, education, and training for the department.

  • Collaborates with the Director of Medical Operations and Training, as well as key stakeholders within the department to lead, develop, and implement, resources and training programs consistent with the overarching Scientific Affairs strategy and product strategies
  • Works closely with Director of Medical Operations and Training and key stakeholders across the department to determine performance/skill and knowledge gaps for MSLs in order to prioritize education and training needs
  • Assists with the development of MSL field resources and training materials across the brands as needed
  • Co-leads and/or facilitates MSL on-boarding activities including virtual classrooms, live meetings, and competency assessments/certifications
  • Serves as an extended member of specific Medical Strategy Teams (MSTs) to gain a deep understanding of gaps and unmet needs in order to implement and develop resources
  • Coordinates with Sales Training regarding Commercial-related education and training needs across the products (e.g., POAs, Sales Leadership Meetings, Initial Sales Training Classes, etc.); responsible for vetting the needs of Commercial with the Director of Medical Operations and Training
  • Assists with the planning and coordination of all training meetings (e.g., virtual, onsite, offsite, regional, and national)
  • Works with the Director of Medical Operations and Training to collaborate with the alliance partners (Otsuka and Takeda) in coordinating and implementing training needs of the field medical team
  • Attends scientific conferences on an ad hoc basis, based on the needs of the department

  • Accredited advanced scientific or medical degree (MD, Pharm.D., PhD, or NP)
  • 5+ years of pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device or healthcare experience
  • 2+ years previous clinical training or teaching experience
  • Excellent at collaboration, building relationships, and teamwork across multiple departments
  • Superior oral, written, and presentation communication skills
  • Results-oriented with a proven track record of leadership
  • Ability to handle multiple competing priorities with minimal direction
  • Flexibility to adapt and meet the changing/growing needs of key stakeholders in the organization
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize workload when facing multiple tasks, deadlines, and competing demands
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook

  • Experience as an MSL
  • Experience in the CNS therapeutic area
  • Experience in project management
  • Experience in executing strategies by influencing without direct authority
  • Knowledge of interactive technologies and platforms for learning/meetings (podcasts, iPad Apps, Zoom, Microsoft Teams, etc)
  • Knowledge of IT platforms such as Veeva, Sharepoint, etc.

  • Willingness/Ability to travel up to 30% domestically. International travel may be required.

The range displayed is specifically for those potential hires who will work or reside in the state of Colorado, if selected for this role, and may vary based on various factors such as the candidate's qualifications, skills, competencies and proficiency for the role. Salary Pay Range: $155,000 - $180,000 and eligibility for a 20% bonus target based on company and individual performance, and eligibility to participate in the company's long-term incentive plan. Benefits for this position include flexible paid time off (PTO), health benefits to include Medical, Dental and Vision, and company match 401k. Additional benefits information can be found on our site .

Why Lundbeck

Lundbeck is unique from other biopharmaceutical companies in that we are 70 percent owned by a research-focused foundation. We have a deep heritage of discovery and have brought breakthrough therapies to millions of people across the globe. And we're just getting started! Our success is driven by our great people and inclusive culture, which is guided by our beliefs of being Patient-Driven, Courageous, Ambitious, Passionate & Responsible. Are you ready to make an impact, one patient at a time?

Lundbeck offers a robust and comprehensive benefits package to help employees live well and protect their health, family, and everyday life. Information regarding our benefit offering can be found on the U.S. career site .

Lundbeck is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to disabled veterans and other individuals with disabilities during our employment application process. If, because of a disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, please visit the U.S. career site .

Lundbeck is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by law, rule, or regulation. Lundbeck participates in E-Verify .

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Lundbeck is a global pharmaceutical company specialized in brain diseases. For more than 70 years, we have been at the forefront of neuroscience research. We are tirelessly dedicated to restoring brain health, so every person can be their best.

Millions of people worldwide live with brain diseases, and far too many suffer due to inadequate treatment, discrimination, a reduced number of working days, early retirement, and other unnecessary consequences. Every day, we strive for improved treatment and a better life for people living with brain diseases - we call this Progress in Mind.


Our approximately 5,800 employees in more than 50 countries are engaged in the entire value chain throughout research, development, production, marketing, and sales. Our pipeline consists of several R&D programs, and our products are available in more than 100 countries. We have research centers in Denmark and the US, and our production facilities are located in Denmark, France, and Italy. Lundbeck generated revenue of DKK 17 billion in 2019 (EUR 2.3 billion; USD 2.6 billion).

For additional information, we encourage you to visit our corporate site, and connect with us on Twitter at @Lundbeck and via LinkedIn.