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Vice President, Medical Director
  • Job ID: 130607
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Country: United States
  • State/Province: Pennsylvania
  • City: Newtown
  • Zip/Postal Code: 18940
  • Job Category: Scientific/Medical
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We are GSW and speaking people is at the core of everything we do. We are a healthcare advertising agency that thinks just a bit differently, works just a bit closer and dives just a bit deeper. We welcome those who strive to work above and beyond their role, who voice their opinion and who are engaged in all aspects of the agency.


  • Strong experience in developing, reviewing, and managing accuracy and quality of scientific content produced within a pharmaceutical advertising agency
  • Provide client and strategic oversight
  • Evaluate how feedback gained from the meeting impacts the client’s tactical plans
  • Assess and communicate market trends; build thought leader and client relationships as well as internal collaborations with the teams
  • Add clinical expertise for new business pitches, including:
    • Building proposal and pitch decks
    • Developing scientific insights and strategy
  • Oversee the development of content for multiple disease states/clients, by:
    • Assisting medical writers and associate medical directors by ensuring appropriate messaging is communicated across all projects
    • Providing strategic scientific and/or medical advice to clients
  • Remain current on the latest clinical trial data and treatment trends
  • Prioritize and organize workload; manage multiple overlapping work streams
  • Conduct background and literature research to support new business efforts
  • Mentor and assist in training junior-level team members

Job Requirements

  • Advanced degree required (PhD, PharmD, MS)
  • MUST have 7+ years of experience in a scientific/medical role (experience in pharmaceutical advertising/medical communications is a plus)
  • Broad therapeutic category experience (Oncology experience is a plus) 
  • Highly strategic with excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven track record of helping to developing creative scientific solutions for pharmaceutical and healthcare clients
  • Excellent organization skills and precise attention to detail
  • Communicate clearly and articulately when writing and speaking
This position excludes Colorado applicants.

Syneos Health companies are affirmative action/equal opportunity employers (Minorities/Females/Vets/Disabled)


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.