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Medical Lead, Liver Cancers

Местоположение Гейтерсберг, Мэриленд, США Идентификатор вакансии R-195613 Дата публикации 05/08/2024

Do you have expertise and passion for helping people living with liver cancers? Would you like to apply your expertise to lead a medical team impacting patients’ lives daily in a company that follows the science and turns ideas into life-changing medicines? Then AstraZeneca might be the one for you!

At AstraZeneca, we put patients first and strive to meet their unmet needs worldwide. Working here means being entrepreneurial, thinking big and working together to make the impossible a reality. If you are swift to action, confident to lead, willing to collaborate, and curious about what science can do, then you’re our kind of person.

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 five key platforms - immunotherapy, the genetic drivers of cancer and resistance, DNA damage repair, HER2 and antibody drug conjugates, underpinned by personalized healthcare and biomarker technologies.

About Gaithersburg

Our Gaithersburg, Maryland facility crafts life-changing medicines for people around the world. This campus employs more than 3,500 specialists in our field and is only a short drive from Washington, DC. This modern and vibrant scientific campus is the home of R&D and Oncology in the US. Here, we play host to some of the most groundbreaking technology and lab spaces, all designed to encourage collaboration and cross-functional science. We believe employees benefit from being challenged and inspired at work. We are dedicated to fostering a culture of inclusion and collaboration.

The Gaithersburg site offers various amenities to help boost efficiency and help keep our employees happy and healthy. This includes a fitness center, employee healthcare clinic, electric vehicle charging stations, dry cleaning, full-service cafeteria and copy center. This is where you’ll find newly designed, activity-based workspaces to suit a variety of working styles while strengthening collaboration between teams.

About the Oncology Business Unit

A dedicated Oncology unit, this is the place to build a world-class career. Here we are always looking to learn more, welcoming the varied opportunities to expand our horizons or develop niche expertise. Embrace the unparalleled access to industry-leading research, technology, and pipeline product launches with a footprint in every region. Coupled with our agility and sharp focus on talent development, there is an exciting opportunity to accelerate a rewarding and meaningful career.

What you’ll do

Major Accountabilities

  • The Medical Lead is responsible for leading Medical Affairs activities in Liver Oncology Franchise and provides medical leadership to the Core Medical Team (CMT) for uHCC and BTCs.
  • Accountable for the medical accuracy and fair balance of medical information in promotional material and learning materials for both internal and external use
  • Interact with leaders of groups identified as strategic partners, including advocacy, payer, and provider groups.
  • Interact with leaders in the therapy area (external authorities, Academic Institutions, and Professional Societies).
  • Provide medical input into the safety profile of the product in collaboration with Patient Safety (PS) physicians
  • Collaborate with the Medical Science Liaisons and work closely with National Clinical Account Managers to appropriately support key accounts.
  • Provide medical leadership on the design and execution of clinical, HEOR studies, outcomes surveys, etc. in close collaboration with relevant team members

Essential for the role

  • A Doctorate in Medicine (M.D, D.O), PhD or PharmD degrees or equivalent will be considered plus relevant experience.
  • 5+ years’ experience in Medical Affairs
  • 1-3 years in HQ Medical Affairs role
  • A minimum of 3+ years of related work experience in industry, clinical or research institution, preferably in oncology, rare disease, or related experiences
  • Validated ability to work collaboratively in cross-functional teams
  • Highly developed written, verbal, and presentation skills

Desirable for the role

  • Experience in supporting brands or disease area levels in-country, regional, or global organizations
  • Confirmed understanding of FDA requirements
  • Experience in a strategy-setting role within Medical Affairs
  • Experience in navigating sophisticated business challenges
  • Experience in developing and maintaining a network that incorporates external authority
  • Experience in other relevant disease areas of interest through clinical experience, biopharmaceutical experience, or education may be considered
  • Knowledge of relevant Professional Societies and Scientific Medical Experts.
  • Experience with pharmaceutical drug development and Medical/Scientific Affairs

Why AstraZeneca?

At AstraZeneca when we see an opportunity for change, we seize it and make it happen, because any opportunity no matter how small, can be the start of something big. Delivering life-changing medicines is about being entrepreneurial - finding those moments and recognising their potential. Join us on our journey of building a new kind of organisation to reset expectations of what a bio-pharmaceutical company can be. This means we’re opening new ways to work, pioneering cutting edge methods and bringing unexpected teams together. Interested? Come and join our journey.

So, what’s next! Are you already imagining yourself joining our team? Good, because we can’t wait to hear from you.

Where can I find out more?

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AstraZeneca embraces diversity and equality of opportunity. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse team representing all backgrounds, with as wide a range of perspectives as possible, and harnessing industry-leading skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. We welcome and consider applications to join our team from all qualified candidates, regardless of their characteristics. We comply with all applicable laws and regulations on non-discrimination in employment (and recruitment), as well as work authorisation and employment eligibility verification requirements.

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