Associate Scientific Director I

MedThink SciCom

Remote, Remote

Are you a strategic thinker? Do you excel at developing scientific content in a variety of formats? The MedThink SciCom team is seeking a motivated Associate Scientific Director who will clearly communicate and produce high-quality content while managing competing timelines. You will accurately interpret data and serve as the direct-line contact for clients and authors. You should reply if serving as a mentor and teacher for medical writers is a part of your nature.   A  fully remote position is acceptable.   

Our Uniqueness and Expectations of Future MedTHINKERS

  • Take Ownership 
  • Help Colleagues Do Their Best
  • Infuse Optimism And Fun
  • Nurture Innovation
  • Keep An Open Mind
  • Exceed Expectations
  • Respect Others

Position Requirements


  • PhD in life sciences


  • ≥3 years professional medical writing experience in a scientific communications agency
  • Prior experience with developing publications including scientific manuscripts for peer-reviewed journals
  • Prior experience developing medical content development in a variety of formats (eg, review articles, primary manuscripts, abstracts)
  • Experience with word processing and PowerPoint computer programs

Primary Responsibilities

Demonstrates behavior expected of a professional member of the organization, including but not limited to:

  • Functions within 3 or more business units
  • Independent and accurate medical writing on a variety of medical communication projects which execute on the medical strategy
  • Provide strategic writing support for publication and medical communication plans
  • Attend scientific/client meetings and provide pre- and post-meeting materials as needed
  • Verbal and written internal communication (eg, project status) and external communication (eg, clients and authors)
  • Mentor junior staff, providing content review
  • Participate in providing project support input such as scheduling and prioritizing tasks
  • Contribute to defining solutions to client challenges and facilitate organic growth in accounts
  • Contribute to new business development as needed
  • Willingness to travel (~15%)

Talent and Knack

The candidate should possess the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Excellent writing and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to handle multiple timelines and work independently with minimal additional training