Associate Scientific Director, US Medical, Lymphoma/CLL - Cell Therapy

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.

Associate Scientific Director, US Medical, Lymphoma/CLL - Cell Therapy


The Associate Scientific Director, US Medical will report to the Scientific Director, US Medical Lymphoma/Cell Therapy, provide scientific/medical leadership and support for lymphoma/Cell Therapy assets in various stages of clinical development. This individual will take a leadership role for the execution and implementation of the Medical Strategy in support of lymphoma/CLL Cell Therapy assets, as well as representation on relevant cross-functional teams, and collaboration with the global affiliates. They may take a leadership role for the execution of medical affairs research and will also assist in the evaluation and support of investigator-initiated trials in their therapeutic area. He/she will serve as a therapeutic area expert in content creation, strategic and tactical discussions, and presentations with internal colleagues, as well as external experts and investigators. He or She will also assist in leading pan-Cell Therapy activities including tactics to support the Cell Therapy franchise.

Key Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with Medical Affairs colleagues to guide and execute therapeutic area strategy and tactics with appropriate use of resources.

  • Assist Director on behalf of the Director/Disease Lead as a therapeutic area expert in both internal and external venues including the Medical Affairs sub-teams, and advisory boards / steering committees /ad counsels.

  • Support various Medical Affairs cross-functional working groups.

  • Assist with Cell Therapy site on boarding activities with Field Medical.

  • Represent BMS at professional meetings, congresses, and local symposia.

  • Support the planning and execution of Medical Affairs Sponsored Trials (MAST) and registries (as needed), within appropriate standards for compliance, quality, timeliness, and budget.

  • Provide high quality scientific/clinical input and review of disease strategy plans, abstracts, posters, slides, manuscripts, educational materials, webcasts, IIT protocols, Commercial Brand plans, Scientific educational grant requests and patient advocacy grant requests.

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

  • Partner with Scientific Communications on developing publication strategy, data gap analysis, and key messages.

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

  • Support medical information requests from field and work with medical field teams to develop appropriate responses and corresponding materials needed

  • Assist in supporting the PAN-Cell Therapy tactics and tools including presentations, KOL engagements, and publications for the franchise

Qualifications and Experience

  • Advanced degree (MS, PhD, MD) in medicine, molecular biology, genomics, cancer biology or other relevant life sciences area preferred.

  • Experience in clinical /translational research and/or medical affairs in hematology or oncology with 5+ years industry experience. Master’s degree holders with 5+ years relevant industry experience may also apply.

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

  • Proficiency in scientific and clinical data review and interpretation.

  • Matrix leadership of cross-functional teams and strong organization skills.

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

  • ~ 20% travel required

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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.

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