Medical Director, Oncology - Gaithersburg, MD

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POST DATE 9/8/2016
END DATE 10/27/2016

AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP Gaithersburg, MD

Gaithersburg, MD
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At AstraZeneca we work together across global boundaries to make an impact and find answers to challenges. We do this with the upmost integrity even in the most difficult situations because we are committed to doing the right thing. We continuously forge partnerships that help pursue world-class medicines in new ways, combining our people's exceptional skills with those of people from all over the globe. As a Medical Director - Oncology in Gaithersburg, MD, you'll play a pivotal role in channeling our scientific capabilities to make a positive impact on changing patients' lives. North American Commercial is the 'face' of AstraZeneca and MedImmune to our many healthcare clients. They represent many of the most well recognized and respected products in the industry, and build strong relationships with healthcare professionals. br br AstraZeneca's vision in Oncology is to help patients by redefining the cancer-treatment paradigm, with the aim of bringing six new cancer medicines to patients between 2013 and 2020. A broad pipeline of next-generation medicines is focused principally on four disease areas - breast, ovarian, lung and hematological cancers. As well as other tumor types, these are being targeted through four key platforms - immunotherapy, the genetic drivers of cancer and resistance, DNA damage repair, and antibody drug conjugates, underpinned by personalized healthcare and biomarker technologies. br br Main Duties and Responsibilities br br You should ascertain the medical accuracy and fair balance of medical information in promotional material and learning materials for both internal and external use. You should have medical input into brand strategy as a core member of Core Medical Team (CMT). You will interact with leaders of groups identified as strategic partners, including both payer and provider groups. You will interact with leaders in the therapy area (external experts, Academic Institutions, and Societies). You will play an integral role in the planning and participation of national and regional medical advisory boards. You will play an integral role in the planning and providing of training for external medical/scientific speakers. You will provide clinical education and training for internal stakeholders such as regional scientific managers and members of product sales teams as well as provide medical review in concert with cross functional team members for investigator-sponsored research proposals. You will provide medical input into the Brand Team Externally Sponsored Scientific Research program and Publication Strategies. br br You will maintain key links into global brand clinical activities by maintaining collaborative working relationship with Oncology medical physicians including Medical Science Director (MSD), Clinical Research Scientists. You will supply medical input into safety profile of the product in collaboration with Patient Safety (PS) physicians as well as act as medical spokesperson for US Brand as needed for media inquiries or other external groups. You will work with commercial brand teams to provide scientific and clinical expertise/input into strategic and tactical decisions in support of AstraZeneca products acting as medical expert for disease area. You will work closely with our Medical Science Liaisons (MSL) and National Clinical Account Managers ( NCAM) to appropriately support customer needs. You will supply medical insight into promotional material along with learning materials for internal and external use as well as actively contribute medical and scientific input to relevant internal Brand, and Managed Markets teams regarding product strategy. You will actively contribute to medical input for global clinical activities with global TA physicians including global brand strategy, global clinical trials, brand safety profile discussions, global brand payer dossier. Finally, as a Medical expert, you will supply medical input into global Phase III programs and/or Life Cycle Management (LCM) programs br br