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Scientific Associate (Healthcare)

Health
Parsippany, NJ Atlanta, GA Chicago, IL Miami, FL New York, NY Cambridge, MA
Req ID: 7592

Description

Position at VMLY&R

About Us: VMLY&R

VMLY&R Health is a global brand and customer experience agency that harnesses creativity, technology, and culture to create connected health experiences. But what does that mean? It means we're a creative agency that is built on the promise of collaboration and human connection. Creating connected brands isn't just what we do — it's what we're known for and who we are. We empower our clients to excel at the intersection of "brand" and "customer experience," starting with simple goals: Create work that becomes part of people's lives; promote value for our clients; improve health outcomes and, in the best of cases, help the world.

We're committed to building a united global network of creators and thinkers, regardless of their age, race, skin color, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression. With over 12,000 employees across the globe, our influence is made stronger by applying our collective experiences to tell stories that not only sell products and experiences, but also guarantee positive representations of all communities.

Our unique culture is rooted in a great deal of care for you and your success. Above all else, we are committed to strengthening your experience by ensuring your inner potential continues to be discovered.

We also offer about a dozen employee resource groups (ERGs) that allow you to tap into your personal identities, interests and passions. Our ERGs celebrate ethnic diversity, life as a working parent or caregiver, neurodiversity, the LGBTQ+ community, wellbeing, and more. Regardless of your interests, there is no shortage of opportunities to get involved, so tap into our global network and find where you can make your ideas come to life.

The Scientific Associate is responsible for providing strategic insight and medical direction based on thorough knowledge of Client’s product and therapeutic area. The Scientific Associate will research, write, develop, and deliver, within budget and on time, strategic and scientifically accurate materials for a variety of healthcare audiences.

Responsibilities

  • Writing materials such as slide decks (both disease state and product specific), publications, including abstracts, posters and manuscripts
  • Referencing all developed content from peer-reviewed, published material or client provided data. This includes highlighting the supporting statements according to client guidelines, when required
  • Providing scientific and strategic insight and direction
  • Researching and learning a disease state area quickly
  • Meeting with Clients and health care practitioner experts as necessary during the development and review of materials
  • Assisting in preparation of requests for proposal (RFPs), new business pitches and attending these pitches, on occasion
  • Traveling onsite to client meetings and conferences, which will require creation of executive summaries from meetings
  • Producing and delivering work in a fast paced, deadline driven environment
  • Working effectively in a team-based setting

Required Skills & Experience

  • Advanced degree (ie, PhD, PharmD, MD)
  • Computer literacy in word processing programs
  • Powerpoint knowledge a necessity
  • Prior experience in medical education is a plus but not required
  • Willingness to travel (up to 25% of time)

Our Benefits

As the world leader in communications services, we rely on the creativity of our people to deliver the best work for our clients. In return, we invest in our employees by offering them a diverse suite of benefits from best-in-class carriers, with enough choice and flexibility to keep them and their families healthy and happy today and tomorrow.

  • Corporate gift matching program
  • Paid time off for volunteering
  • Paid parental leave
  • Ranked No. 1 in advertising for our adoption assistance program
  • Corporate discounts

VMLY&R Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) team, which guides, celebrates, and promotes cultural literacy; increases employee engagement; recruits and retains a diverse workforce; and builds internal opportunities for people to learn and grow.

VMLY&R is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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