Medical Director (Training)

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Date: Jul 22, 2022

Location: Philadelphia, US New York, US Jersey City, US

Company: Springer Nature Group

Springer Healthcare is a leading global medical communications and education provider. Working in partnership with pharmaceutical companies and key opinion leaders, Springer Healthcare develop bespoke content delivered via multichannel solutions, providing the essential tools to support healthcare professionals in achieving the best possible outcomes for patients.

The Medical Director manages the development and delivery of the scientific content for training solutions, verifying accuracy, style and flow; provides strategic consultancy to clients based upon scientific and training expertise; supports new business development; and acts as lead scientific consultant on one or more accounts.


Job Duties:

  • Work with the other members of the team to drive business to meet/exceed client expectations by providing scientific and editorial leadership in specific therapeutic categories
  • Direct, review, refine, and manage delivery of scientific content for a range of training solutions that meet client needs, internal quality standards and timelines
  • Act as lead writer (if required) for one or more accounts and be the main point of contact on matters of scientific content for the client and KOLs
  • Collaborate with solution development team in areas of expertise
  • Participation in business development activities where necessary, including proposal and pitch involvement
  • Liaise with senior leadership on writers’ training needs and provide coaching as required
  • Apply knowledge of the therapeutic use and strategic marketing of pharmaceuticals to account plans, training solutions, proposals and pitches
  • Attend conferences, scientific symposia, and advisory boards
  • Any other duties as required by manager
  • Travel up to 20% of total work time

Skills, experience, and qualifications



  • Life sciences degree
  • At least 5 years’ relevant pharmaceutical and clinical experience, and an in-depth understanding of one or more key therapeutic areas
  • Experience in an agency environment with a focus on clinical training, medical education and/or publications
  • Ability to easily summarize and explain complex medical topics
  • Superior medical writing skills required
  • Prior experience mentoring staff
  • Advanced computer literacy, including proficiency in Microsoft Office Applications such as PowerPoint and Word in addition to online medical resource searching (i.e. Ovid, Medline, PubMed, etc.)
  • Significant client-facing and presentation experience a must
  • Proven ability to successfully drive results through others


  • Advanced degree in life sciences, pharmacy or medicine (PhD, PharmD, MD)


If you are an internal candidate please inform your line manager of your application.


We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision
  • Life and AD&D
  • 401(k)
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Transit Accounts
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Summer Hours

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