Associate Director, US Medical Affairs, Myeloid

Bristol-Myers Squibb Company

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Summit East, NJ

Job Description

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Job Overview:

At Bristol Myers Squibb, we are inspired by a single vision – transforming patients’ lives through science. In oncology, hematology, immunology and cardiovascular disease – and one of the most diverse and promising pipelines in the industry – each of our passionate colleagues contribute to innovations that drive meaningful change. We bring a human touch to every treatment we pioneer. Join us and make a difference.


The Associate Director will report to the Senior Director, US Medical Affairs Myeloid, MPN Lead. He/she will be office-based and will provide scientific/medical leadership for US Fedratinib and MF-related activities. In close collaboration with US and WW Medical colleagues, US and WW Strategic Evidence Integration and Collaboration teams, US HEOR, R&D and Commercial partners, this individual will lead the US Medical activities for Fedratinib.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • May represent USMA on behalf of the Scientific Director and/or Disease Lead as a therapeutic area expert in both internal and external venues including Global Project Team, clinical sub-teams, and advisory boards / registry study steering committees

  • Collaborate with Medical Affairs colleagues to help guide and execute on therapeutic area real-world data generation strategy and tactics with appropriate use of resources and performance to goals

  • Support/may lead Medical Affairs cross-functional working groups

  • Will represent company at professional meetings, congresses, and local symposia

  • May provide assistance in the planning and execution of Medical Affairs Sponsored Trials, specifically study registries and observational studies, within appropriate standards for compliance, quality, timeliness, and budget. Support the Scientific Director and/or Disease Lead in the design, execution, and evaluation of clinical trials according to strategy and good clinical practice.

  • High quality scientific/clinical input and review of: Disease strategy/plans, abstracts, posters, slides, manuscripts in disease area, educational materials in disease area including slides, webcasts, etc., LOIs/ IIT protocols in disease area, steering committee and advisory board meeting objectives, materials, Commercial Brand plans, Integrated Disease Plans, and open data questions (ODQs) in disease area

  • Assist with US Disease Strategy and Plans

  • Track priority Medical Affairs tactics and performance to goals/budget

  • Perform, as needed, research and analytics and provide recommendations to support quality medical decisions regarding clinical research, consultancy, and internal planning.

  • Partner with Corporate Medical Affairs in developing publication strategy, gap analysis, internal medical education training and scientific statement

  • Assist with scientific searches, data summaries, preparation for site visits/corporate visits/payor presentations Interaction with key stakeholders, as a therapeutic area and strategic expert:


  • Medical Affairs partners in therapeutic area

  • Medical Affairs Leadership

  • Marketing

  • Market Access

  • Clinical

  • Statistics

  • Translational Research

  • Regulatory Affairs

  • Project Leadership


  • Investigators, TLs

  • Global and US steering committees

  • Scientific Advisory Boards

  • Advocacy groups

  • Cooperative groups

The ideal candidate will have the following mix of professional and personal characteristics:

  • Advanced degree (MD, PhD or Master’s) in health-related field.

  • Expertise in hematology/oncology including relevant content area, with 3+ years industry experience

  • Expertise in the conduct of clinical trials in hematology/oncology.

  • Excellent analytical skills and solid experience in translating medical/clinical information into medical affairs strategies.

  • Proficiency in critical data review and interpretation.

  • Product lifecycle management experience preferred.

  • Good understanding of Medical Affairs and the compliance issues concerning MA function.

  • Influence management of successful cross-functional and multi-disciplinary teams.

  • Excellent communication and organization skills. Excellent presentation skills, including presenting to large groups, facilitation of interactive discussions, and 1:1 discussions with experts in the therapeutic area.

  • Demonstrated customer focus orientation & credibility with customers.

  • Knowledge/application of data sources, reports and tools for the creation of solid plans.

  • Possess strong business acumen and financial skills. Budget experience.

  • 10-15% travel may be required.


Around the world, we are passionate about making an impact on the lives of patients with serious diseases. Empowered to apply our individual talents and diverse perspectives in an inclusive culture, our shared values of passion, innovation, urgency, accountability, inclusion and integrity bring out the highest potential of each of our colleagues.

Bristol Myers Squibb recognizes the importance of balance and flexibility in our work environment. We offer a wide variety of competitive benefits, services and programs that provide our employees with the resources to pursue their goals, both at work and in their personal lives.

Physical presence at the BMS worksite or physical presence in the field is an essential job function of this role which the Company deems critical to collaboration, innovation, productivity, employee well-being and engagement, and enhances the Company culture.

To protect the safety of our workforce, customers, patients and communities, the policy of the Company requires all employees and workers in the U.S. and Puerto Rico to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless they have received an exception based on an approved request for a medical or religious reasonable accommodation. Therefore, all BMS applicants seeking a role located in the U.S. and Puerto Rico must confirm that they have already received or are willing to receive the full COVID-19 vaccination by their start date as a qualification of the role and condition of employment. This requirement is subject to state and local law restrictions and may not be applicable to employees working in certain jurisdictions such as Montana. This requirement is also subject to discussions with collective bargaining representatives in the U.S.

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