Global Director of Research and Scientific Strategy

Medical Affairs Newport Beach, California


Evolus, Inc. is a performance beauty company focused on providing physicians and their patients with expanded choices in medical aesthetic treatments and procedures. We are seeking an experienced and strategic Global Medical Education Director to lead the development and implementation of high quality, innovative global medical and clinical strategies to support the Evolus’ portfolio. In this position, you will collaborate closely with cross-functional partners to refine learning pathways, manage Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs), establish strategic content development, and forge valuable partnerships in alignment with the Company’s strategy. If you are looking for an opportunity to grow your knowledge and abilities in a fast-paced and innovative environment, then look no further! In this role, you will be challenged to drive the success of Evolus in an effort to build a brand like no other.  
Let’s talk about some of the key responsibilities of the role: 
  • Develop strategy and processes for investigator-initiated studies.
  • Facilitate the recruitment and evaluation of appropriate investigators for post-marketing investigations.
  • Execute a proactive messaging communications plan thru scientific presentations and peer-reviewed publications.
  • Build relationships with thought leaders and locally influential providers.
  • Interpret and effectively communicate relevant medical and scientific literature and present complex medical and scientific ideas fluently to internal and external audiences.
  • Use knowledge and experience for development, improvement and optimization of internal processes with strong background in the development and implementation of SOPs and work instructions.
  • Assist with the development and review of scientific marketing presentation materials.
  • Attend conventions, symposiums, and congresses to gain medical and scientific insights.
  • Develop and participate in advisory boards to gain insights on industry trends, product awareness and clinical understandings.
  • Ensure medical/scientific information is accurate and balanced.
  • Provide support as needed as a scientific content expert.
  • Train external teams and field Medical Affairs teams on various aspects of scientific information.
  • Evaluate key competitive scientific information to aid the clinical and marketing teams in developing counter messaging assets.
  • Assist with the development and review of scientific marketing presentation materials.
  • Evaluate key competitive medical information to aid the clinical and marketing teams in developing counter messaging assets.
  • Maintain compliance with company standard operating procedures, training records and administrative documentation.   
  • Ensure deliverables are met in a timely and efficient manner.


Skills and Qualifications Required for this Dynamic Team Member: 
  • Masters level degree or higher required.
  • 5+ years of related industry experience in medical affairs or clinical research.
  • Background and/or experience required in the aesthetic space.
  • Ability to initiate and lead scientific discussions with health care providers.
  • Ability to cultivate and maintain relationships with key opinion leaders in the aesthetic field.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills. 
  • Ability to independently prioritize own work.
  • Strong sense of urgency and responsiveness to all levels of the organization.
  • Attention to detail in analyses, deliverables and communications.
  • Strong presentation and communication skills.
  • Adapts to change quickly and calmly.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Software including: Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc.
A Few Other Items Worth Mentioning:   
  • This position will be based in our Newport Beach, CA office (Hybrid Tuesday - Thursday onsite)
  • Reports directly to the VP of Medical Affairs.
  • Ability to travel up to 30%.
Compensation & Total Rewards   
The pay range for this position is $167,000 to $217,160.  Your actual base salary will be determined on a case-by-case basis and may vary based on a number of considerations including but not limited to role relevant knowledge and skills, experience, education, certifications, and more.    
We offer more than just a paycheck, and your base salary is just the start! Stay happy and healthy with our competitive suite of medical, dental and vision benefits to help you feel your best and be your best. We also provide those benefits you shouldn’t have to worry about, from employer covered life insurance to short-term disability. Take advantage of the 401k match offered by Evolus and let us invest in your future. You may also be eligible for new hire equity and long-term incentives in the form of RSUs, stock options, and/or discretionary bonuses. We offer mental health and wellbeing resources for you to develop skills to find your calm, boost your confidence, and show up as your best self in work and life. Travel or relax and come back feeling refreshed with our flexible paid time off program for exempt employees and a paid time off accrual plan for non-exempt employees. Did we mention the holiday soft closure between the Christmas and New Years holidays? We have that, too. Additional perks include regularly catered team meals at our Evolus Headquarters, a fully stocked kitchen (Kombucha & Coffee included), and the opportunity to join an organization where our values of Grit, Impact, Fun, and Transparency are displayed daily.    
Evolus takes pride in being a company on the forefront of innovation, while being committed to conducting its business with the highest degrees of integrity, professionalism, and social responsibility. We are also committed to complying with all laws and regulations that apply to our business. Employee welfare is no different. Here at Evolus, we don’t just work together, we’ve built a diverse culture of inclusion! Because of this, you’ll find yourself immersed in an environment that not only promotes respect, collaboration, and team building, but a community too. And that’s just the tip of the iceberg. Join our team and see for yourself! EOE M/F/D/V. For more information, please visit our website at