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Opportunity in MedImmune for the post of Director/Senior Director Rheumatology

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In the world of biologics, MedImmune has established itself as a true visionary, with one of the most robust pipelines in the biopharmaceutical industry. From groundbreaking research and development, to state-of-the-art manufacturing, to product commercialization, every day we're touching lives. We're proudly united by the spirit of innovation, the heart of inspiration, and the strength of integration, as we advance science for better health.

Post: Director/Senior Director Rheumatology

Job Description:
Major Duties and Responsibilities (including supervising others):
- Provide leadership and vision to help optimize the development of pipeline candidates in rheumatology
- Represent Medical and Scientific Affairs on relevant Product Development Teams (PDTs)
- Serve as the internal lead for medical/scientific advisory boards related to rheumatology, including defining the objectives, agendas, attendees, and faculty
- Collaborate with internal pharmacoeconomic stakeholders to elucidate medical value of relevant pipeline candidates
- Lead interpretation of competitive intelligence to inform development strategy for relevant pipeline candidates
- Interface with major key opinion leaders
- Collaborate with scientific communications in planning for publications related to pipeline candidates
- Provide subject matter expertise for development of phase IV plans for relevant pipeline candidates
- Review and approve medical content of disease-related or product-related promotional pieces as needed
- Represent the company at national and international meetings and congresses
- Travel up to 20%

- M.D. or Ph.D. or Pharm.D. required (M.D. preferred)
- Training in rheumatology preferred
- 5 + years of bio-pharma industry experience related to marketed/phase III compounds
- Experience in rheumatology preferred
- Experience in global biopharmaceutical development (phase II/III) desirable

Special Skills/Abilities:
- Highly motivated with high personal and ethical standards
- Good interpersonal and team skills with ability to build consensus
- Results-oriented work ethic
- Demonstrated skills in communication, formal presentations, teaching, and technical writing
- Intellectual strength, analytical ability, and high professional standards in evaluating Phase II/III/IV clinical trials and studies
- Credible reputation with the ability to accurately represent the company’s products and technology to the medical community
- Ability to perform as leader and individual contributor
- Strong understanding of or experience with industry compliance perspectives and trends as they relate to Medical and Scientific Affairs

Job Complexity: High
Supervision: High level of independence

MedImmune does not accept non-solicited resumes or candidate submittals from search/recruiting agencies not already on MedImmune’s approved agency list. Unsolicited resumes or candidate information submitted to MedImmune by search/recruiting agencies not already on MedImmune’s approved agency list shall become the property of MedImmune and if the candidate is subsequently hired by MedImmune, MedImmune shall not owe any fee to the submitting agency.

If you are interested in this position, please apply online at and search for Req: 03004
Location: Gaithersburg, MD

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