Senior Medical Director (Neurology)

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POST DATE 8/20/2016
END DATE 11/9/2016

US WorldMeds Louisville, KY

Louisville, KY
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree



At US WorldMeds, we hold a fundamental belief that our science has the potential to improve patients' lives. Our pipeline of developing compounds and investigative therapies reflects our commitment to bring innovative products to patients with unmet medical needs.

US WorldMeds' commitment to patients is reflected in all that we do. We are a company driven by the knowledge that our work is important; we have the desire to make a difference. We offer our employees exciting challenges, unique opportunities for career growth, and a fast-paced environment that emphasizes innovation and achievement.

Job Skills / Requirements

The Senior Medical Director is responsible for expanding and establishing relationships with key Movement Disorders experts and institutions, Medical Societies, and Patient Advocacy groups. This position also serves as Scientific Content and Pharmaceutical Medical Affairs expert for sales, marketing, medical affairs and drug development teams.

The following reflects managements definition of essential functions for this job but does not restrict the tasks that may be assigned. Management may assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.
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Provide medical expertise in Ph III PD drug development program.
Provide medical affairs expertise to assess potential business development opportunities and acquisitions.


Graduate Degree required (Masters, JD or PhD) in a medical, clinical or scientific related field
Minimum 7 years of commercial pharmaceutical industry experience
Minimum 5 years of specialty pharmaceutical experience
Ability to travel up to 90% of the time

Education Requirements (All)

Bachelors Degree
Masters Degree

Certification Requirements (All)


Additional Information / Benefits

US WorldMeds offers a competitive benefits package, including Medical, Prescription, Dental and Vision coverage, 401(k), Life and AD&D, Short and Long Term Disability, Long Term Care, and paid time off.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

This job reports to the Vice President, Medical Affairs

This is a Full-Time position 1st Shift.

Relocation is provided and travel is required four nights a week

Number of Openings for this position: 1