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Senior Medical Director, Medical Affairs

ACADIA Pharmaceuticals
San Diego, CA 92101
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    112202384

ACADIA Pharmaceuticals

U.S. Equal Opportunity Employment Information
In keeping with our commitment to the community in which we do business, and in compliance with state and federal law, ACADIA is an equal opportunity employer. Our employment policies and procedures ensure that we are committed to providing equal employment opportunities in all aspects of employment without unlawful regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, age, veteran's status, marital status, medical condition, and physical or mental disability. As an equal opportunity employer, we hire without consideration to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or disability. We invite you to complete the optional self-identification fields below used for compliance with government regulations and record-keeping guidelines.


Location:
San Diego, CA OR Princeton, NJ


The Senior Medical Director will provide medical/scientific, strategic, and operational expertise into the planning and execution of medical affairs activities, with a key focus on Phase IV study planning and execution. This position reports into the Head of the Medical Directors in Medical Affairs.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Plan and execute the Phase IV study program in collaboration with Clinical Operations to address data needs in specific indication of Acadia's products
  • Provide medical expertise and editorial support in the data dissemination from clinical and non-interventional studies at conferences and in medical journals
  • Participate in review of Investigator Initiated Trials, provide support to the HEOR team for non-interventional studies
  • Provide expert opinion on pathophysiology, diagnosis, existing and emerging treatment options and unmet medical needs to inform key medical and business decisions.
  • Establish appropriate strategic partnerships with centers of excellence, advocacy groups and KOLs in areas of scientific interest.
  • Participate in, support, and develop key global clinical and medical affairs strategies in conjunction with commercial counterparts. Provide ongoing and interactive technical and medical expertise to execute on these strategies.
  • Provide medical support within the company, including developing and delivering training curriculum and content.
  • Plan and develop content for advisory board meetings with opinion leaders and medical symposia.
  • Participate in review of promotional and medical materials to ensure content is medically appropriate and compliant with internal and external requirements.
  • Serve as Medical representative on standing and project-based cross-functional teams

Education/Experience/Skills:

The Senior Medical Director, Medical Affairs will have a M.D., D.O., or equivalent degree with work experience in the area of neurology or psychiatry and a minimum 10 years of progressive experience in the biotech or pharmaceutical industry, including hands-on experience in the execution of Phase IV clinical trials. Experience in an academic setting is preferred.

Must possess:
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including strong formal presentation skills.
  • Excellent planning and organization skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to maintain the highest degree of confidentiality and integrity, represent the company's high ethics, moral behavior, and professionalism.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain scientific credibility while being commercially supportive, and to communicate scientific results and effectively respond to data queries from customers and/or consultants.
  • High proficiency in problem solving ability and strong scientific analytical skills.
  • Knowledge of scientific methods, research design and medical practices and procedures.
  • Ability to travel (frequent travel may be required).
  • Strong computer skills (Microsoft Office, etc.) and knowledge of database management (Veeva Vault, etc.)

PI112202384

</br><b>ACADIA Pharmaceuticals</b></br></br>U.S. Equal Opportunity Employment Information <br> In keeping with our commitment to the community in which we do business, and in compliance with state and federal law, ACADIA is an equal opportunity employer. Our employment policies and procedures ensure that we are committed to providing equal employment opportunities in all aspects of employment without unlawful regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, age, veteran's status, marital status, medical condition, and physical or mental disability. As an equal opportunity employer, we hire without consideration to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or disability. We invite you to complete the optional self-identification fields below used for compliance with government regulations and record-keeping guidelines.<br/><br/><bSenior Medical Director, Medical Affairs</b><br/>Location:<br>San Diego, CA OR Princeton, NJ<br/><br/><br>The Senior Medical Director will provide medical/scientific, strategic, and operational expertise into the planning and execution of medical affairs activities, with a key focus on Phase IV study planning and execution. This position reports into the Head of the Medical Directors in Medical Affairs. <br><br><u><strong>Primary Responsibilities:</strong></u><br> <ul> <li>Plan and execute the Phase IV study program in collaboration with Clinical Operations to address data needs in specific indication of Acadia's products</li> <li>Provide medical expertise and editorial support in the data dissemination from clinical and non-interventional studies at conferences and in medical journals</li> <li>Participate in review of Investigator Initiated Trials, provide support to the HEOR team for non-interventional studies</li> <li>Provide expert opinion on pathophysiology, diagnosis, existing and emerging treatment options and unmet medical needs to inform key medical and business decisions. </li> <li>Establish appropriate strategic partnerships with centers of excellence, advocacy groups and KOLs in areas of scientific interest.</li> <li>Participate in, support, and develop key global clinical and medical affairs strategies in conjunction with commercial counterparts. Provide ongoing and interactive technical and medical expertise to execute on these strategies. </li> <li>Provide medical support within the company, including developing and delivering training curriculum and content. </li> <li>Plan and develop content for advisory board meetings with opinion leaders and medical symposia. </li> <li>Participate in review of promotional and medical materials to ensure content is medically appropriate and compliant with internal and external requirements. </li> <li>Serve as Medical representative on standing and project-based cross-functional teams</li> </ul> <br><u><strong>Education/Experience/Skills:</strong></u><br><br>The Senior Medical Director, Medical Affairs will have a M.D., D.O., or equivalent degree with work experience in the area of neurology or psychiatry and a minimum 10 years of progressive experience in the biotech or pharmaceutical industry, including hands-on experience in the execution of Phase IV clinical trials. Experience in an academic setting is preferred. <br><br>Must possess:<br> <ul> <li>Excellent written and oral communication skills, including strong formal presentation skills. </li> <li>Excellent planning and organization skills. </li> <li>Strong interpersonal skills. </li> <li>Ability to maintain the highest degree of confidentiality and integrity, represent the company's high ethics, moral behavior, and professionalism. </li> <li>Demonstrated ability to maintain scientific credibility while being commercially supportive, and to communicate scientific results and effectively respond to data queries from customers and/or consultants. </li> <li>High proficiency in problem solving ability and strong scientific analytical skills. </li> <li>Knowledge of scientific methods, research design and medical practices and procedures. </li> <li>Ability to travel (frequent travel may be required). </li> <li>Strong computer skills (Microsoft Office, etc.) and knowledge of database management (Veeva Vault, etc.)</li> </ul> <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/Y74O5zIBg6NwIpLqiVeLo"> <p>PI112202384</p>
Posted: 2019-07-23 Expires: 2019-08-24

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