Medical Affairs

  • location: Durham, NC
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $48 - $56.47 per hour


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Job Title: Medical Information Scientist Pharm D

Position Description

Respond to unsolicited medical information questions through verbal or written channels from healthcare providers (HCPs) and payer and managed healthcare organizations by utilizing the highest level of scientific data so that healthcare providers globally are able to make informed clinical decisions about company products in a safe & efficacious manner while adhering to business policies and processes.?

Position Responsibilities

  • Create and update standard medical information content on company products utilizing the highest level of evidence, critically evaluate the data with the focus that the information can be shared with healthcare providers by all company Local Operating Companies
  • Create and update medical information payer content by collaborating and building a strong relationship with our partners (US Medical Affairs Leader, US Health Outcomes, Legal) so that payer and managed care organizations have the necessary resources they need to make decisions regarding company products.
  • Plan the database by actively reviewing the data dissemination plan for new and relevant company data so that medical information content is updated proactively resulting in the most current information in medical information resources for colleagues (Medical Information Scientists, US Medical Affairs Leaders, Medical Affairs Field Liaisons) to share with HCPs regarding company products.
  • Collaborate with Medical Affairs Field Liaisons to create topic specific presentations as requested by HCPs to share new information regarding a company product/disease state or help fulfill knowledge gaps.
  • Collaborate with internal business partners (e.g., Medical Affairs, Medical Affairs Field Liaisons and Commercial) to ensure the provision of medical information such as promotional materials, speaker presentations, and field training materials related to a company product or related disease state for medical accuracy and scientific balance is accurate and scientifically balanced during the promotional review process.
  • Collaborate with Medical Affairs, US Health Outcomes, Medical Affairs Field Liaisons and Commercial to prepare for the launch of a new product (e.g., creation of a medical information database, dossiers, therapeutic slide deck, promotional materials, trainings of MS colleagues and speaker trainings)
  • Primary Medical Affairs sign off for the review of promotional materials
  • Contribute actively in a Therapeutic Area Team to discuss strategic priorities of company product(s), to ensure appropriate resources (e.g., medical information content) are available to meet the priorities, and to present current trends based on fulfillment of medical information content.
  • Actively participate in Medical Information Workstreams to develop best practices, ways of working and continuous development and improvement for Medical Information deliverables.

Position Requirements

  • Minimum Level of Education

    • Doctor of Pharmacy
  • Area of Specialization*

    • Health Sciences
  • Why is this Level of Education Required?

    • This role requires a solid understanding of medical information and literature evaluation skills which have been applied through clinical experience or pharmaceutical experience. The Masters level degree in science provides for a broad clinical base with focus on literature evaluation and clinical application skills.
  • 2. Preferred Level of Education

    • Residency and/or post-doctoral training in a clinical practice/pharmaceutical industry setting
  • Area of Specialization

    • Medical/Drug Information or post-doctoral training/fellowship in specialty area
  • 1 year residency experience or 2 years post-graduate clinical/pharmaceutical industry experience
  • Proof of pharmacist licensure required
  • Preferred Experience: 5+ years experience in clinical practice setting in situations where direct and/or indirect decision making authority for patient care was demonstrated (e.g. direct patient care, treatment protocol development, drug therapy guidelines development, traditional clinical pharmacy practice settings) or within a pharmaceutical industry where medical information (e.g. drug information residency) is verbally shared with healthcare professions.
  • Competencies to include: strong understanding of scientific literature analysis to support the provision of medical engagement through written or verbal communication with our medical services staff. Strong communication and presentation skills. Ability to work independently and manage/prioritize multiple projects simultaneously


  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • 401K Plan with Company Match
  • Life and AD&D Insurance

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