Senior Scientific Director

Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Salary: competitive
Sector: Creative Type: Permanent

This is a Senior Medical Director opportunity with a leading tier one medical communications agency. This role will lead a high profile multi-million dollar medical affairs oncology account. Main responsibilities include managing a team of 3, collaborating closely with the client as the scientific lead and leading medical strategy. This role can be either work from home or in office.


  • Act as the scientific lead on a high profile oncology account.
  • Partner closely with Account and Client Services in developing and managing the client relationship
  • Lead medical strategy for the account
  • Ascertain opportunities and obstacles for the brand based on the market landscape
  • Serve as a disease state and therapeutic area expert
  • Collaborate on brand strategy with a cross functional team
  • Mentor and develop junior medical staff


  • Advanced degree - PharmD, PhD or MD preferred
  • 7 + years' experience working in scientific services for a medical communications agency
  • Strong track record of developing and growing strong client relationships
  • Highly strategic background - experienced in developing scientific platforms, landscape analysis and publication plans
  • Experienced managing and mentoring junior scientific staff
  • Ability to effectively present to senior staff and clients.
  • Ability to read and interpret technical documents (clinical study reports, regulatory submissions, and clinical papers).
  • Ability to write and review medical communications documents
  • Demonstrated command of the English language (read, write and speak)

Sthree US is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.