Associate Scientific Services Director

Associate Scientific Services Director

Philadelphia, New York, or Jersey City

The Associate Scientific Services Director manages the delivery of the scientific content of medical communications within accounts; provides strategic consultancy to clients based upon scientific expertise; supports new business development; and acts as lead scientific consultant on one or more accounts.


  • Leadership of a medical writing team to include Medical Writers and Senior Medical Writers
  • Manage all aspects of delivery of scientific content that meets client needs, internal quality standards and timelines
  • Act as lead writer (if required) for one or more accounts and provide the main point of contact on matters of scientific content for the client and KOLs
  • Apply knowledge of the therapeutic use and strategic marketing of pharmaceuticals to account plans, strategic publication plans, strategic communication programs, proposals and pitches as needed
  • Monitor your own/writers’ adherence to budget and utilization rates and take remedial action if required
  • Assist the Scientific Services Director in preparing and updating SOPs/training modules
  • Any other duties that can reasonably be expected of you

Flexible work arrangements may be available.

Experience, skills, and qualifications:

  • Degree in life sciences + experience. Advanced degree preferred (PhD, PharmD, MD)
  • 5 years’ minimum agency experience with a focus on medical publications
  • Proven ability to successfully drive results through others
  • Strong people management skills
  • Oncology experience

To apply please upload a copy of your CV and covering letter, stating your salary expectations.

If you are an internal applicant please inform your line manager.

Springer Nature US provides a comprehensive and competitive benefits package which includes the benefit offerings listed below:
•    Medical, Dental and Vision
•    401(k) with company match and contribution
•    Hybrid office working policy, Summer Hours, and paid time off
•    Flexible Spending and Commuter programs
•    Multiple Life insurance options
•    Disability coverage
•    Tuition Assistance
•    Voluntary benefits: Identity Theft Protection, Pet Insurance, and Legal Assistance Insurance
•    Employee Assistance Program
•    Family friendly benefits and a variety of employee discounts
•    An array of Employee Social Networks

Annualized Base Salary Range: $140,000 – $160,000. The salary offer may vary based on work experience, education and skill level.

Springer Nature is an Equal Opportunity Employer that complies with the laws and regulations set forth in the following “Equal Employment Opportunity Is The Law” poster:

At Springer Nature we value the diversity of our teams. We recognize the many benefits of a diverse workforce with equitable opportunities for everyone. We strive for an inclusive workplace that empowers all our colleagues to thrive. Our search for the best talent fully encompasses and embraces these values and principles.

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