Associate Scientific Director

Scientific & Medical Services

Why HWP?

Health & Wellness Partners, LLC (HWP), is a full-service medical communications company that specializes in developing and executing promotional medical education programs. Our vision is to make the world a healthier place through our scientific work and incredible team. By choosing a career at HWP, you will be part of a culture that is committed to making a difference in health care and our communities. We are motivated by providing everyone with a job they love and fostering a culture that is devoted to career growth and employee well-being. 

Thanks to the work of every employee, HWP is recognized as a 2019 and 2021 MM+M Best Place to Work and 2020 Inc. Best Workplace. We are proud of our award-winning culture that supports many charitable initiatives, employee health and wellness, and employee career growth. 
About the Role

We are looking to add an Associate Director to our dynamic Scientific & Medical Services team. The Associate Scientific/Medical Director will work closely with clients, faculty, advisors, and our internal account teams to plan, research, and write a variety of high-quality scientific communications and educational assets. The ideal candidate will have a client-first attitude with the ability to work well within a project team.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Serve as a subject matter expert within an assigned therapeutic area, including relevant basic science, mechanism of disease, therapeutic approaches, and competitive landscape. Ensure all work is scientifically accurate and consistent with client strategy
  • Plan, research, and write high-quality, unbiased scientific abstracts, manuscripts, posters, slide presentations, and other content that supports the medical, commercial, and/or HEOR teams at a range of pharma partners
  • Understand, or be willing to learn, relevant ISMPP, PhRMA, and FDA guidance related to promotional and nonpromotional medical education. Manage the medical-legal review process, including document annotation, representing work at MLR meetings, and revising documents in accordance with MLR guidance
  • Provide editorial and art teams direction and context required for editing, fact checking, and graphic design
  • Plan, attend, and interpret/summarize advisory board meetings, which support insight generation around assigned therapeutic areas
  • Assist in new business development initiatives

  • Advanced degree required: MD, PhD, MS, MPH, or PharmD 
  • Oncology experience strongly preferred 
  • 2+ years of experience in medical communications/medical writing
  • Demonstrated ability to produce high-quality content with minimal oversight and assistance
  • Ability to multitask in order to meet client objectives and deadlines
  • Working knowledge of biostatistics and data analysis for interpretation of scientific literature
  • Strong client communication and presentation skills (includes live and virtual meetings, medical-legal reviews, strategy sessions, advisory boards, editorial boards, congresses, and pitches)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft® Word, PowerPoint, and PubMed

Benefits/Perks for Working With HWP
  • 100% employer-paid premiums for employee medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • 401k plan employer matching
  • Eligibility for profit sharing
  • Generous PTO, including a week off in December for the holidays 
  • Paid volunteer time off 
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • On-site gym and other employee wellness initiatives 
  • Casual work attire
  • Comprehensive mental health services 
  • Leadership development training program and other career development programs 

Please note, we will only respond to candidates we deem qualified.
Locations :
  • Remote
  • San Diego, CA
  • Upper Saddle River, NJ

Apply Now

Thank you for filling out our form. Loading animation
Applicant Information
Which location would you like to apply to?