Medical Director

Medical Director

New York or Philadelphia

Springer Healthcare is a leading full service medical communications agency, and forms part of Springer Nature, the world’s largest academic book publisher, publisher of the world’s highest impact journals and a pioneer in the field of open research. With more than 40 years’ experience working with the pharmaceutical industry, we are specialists in delivering innovative medical content and services across a wide range of communication platforms.

The Medical 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.


  • Work with the other members of the team to drive business to meet/exceed client expectations by providing scientific leadership in specific therapeutic categories
  • Write and manage delivery of scientific content for a range of medical communications that meet client needs, internal quality standards and timelines
  • Liaise with Scientific Services leadership on writers’ training needs and provide coaching as required
  • Apply knowledge of the therapeutic use and strategic marketing of pharmaceuticals to account plans, strategic publication plans, strategic communication programs, proposals and pitches
  • Attend conferences, scientific symposia, and advisory boards
  • Travel up to 20% of total work time
  • Any other duties that can reasonably be expected of you

Note: Flexible work from home arrangements are available for this position.

Experience, skills, and qualifications

  • Advanced degree in the Life Sciences (MD, PhD or PharmD) from an accredited university required
  • At least 7 years’ relevant pharmaceutical and clinical experience, and an in-depth understanding of one or more key therapeutic areas
  • Experience in medical communications agency environment is essential
  • Superior medical writing skills and publications experience required
  • Prior experience mentoring staff
  • Advanced computer literacy, including proficiency in Microsoft Office Applications such as PowerPoint and Word in addition to online medical resource searching (i.e. Ovid, Medline, PubMed, etc.)
  • Significant client-facing and presentation experience a must

We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision
  • Life and AD&D
  • 401(k)
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Transit Accounts
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Summer Hours

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Springer Nature is an Equal Opportunity Employer that complies with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO Is The Law Poster:

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