Medical Writer

at Incyte Corporation in Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Incyte is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development, and commercialization of novel medicines to meet serious unmet medical needs in oncology and inflammation and autoimmunity. Incyte is committed to the rigorous pursuit of research and development excellence to improve the lives of patients, make a difference in health care, and build sustainable value.
The Company strives to discover and develop first-in-class and best-in-class medicines-advancing a diverse portfolio of large and small molecules.
Job Summary (Primary function)
The Manager, Content Development and Medical Information is responsible for the identifying needs and development of US Medical Affairs scientific exchange materials for field-based US Medical Affairs staff (i.e., Medical Science Liaisons), medical meeting scientific content, advisory board materials, content for internal staff training, medical congresses and other relevant projects and programs consistent with the Medical Affairs Strategic and Operational Plan.
Essential Functions of the Job (Key responsibilities)
Develop content for US Medical Affairs programs and projects including agendas, medical presentations, ad hoc clinical engagements, and internal scientific meetings and select medical congresses, and supports cross-functional execution.
Collaborate with cross-functional partners in Research, Development, Commercial, and Medical Affairs, and assists with development of scientific exchange materials for emerging therapeutic areas.
Identify and engage external experts as needed as consultants for scientific content development and participation in Advisory Boards.
Work cross-functionally to develop medical congress scientific booth content related to research targets, investigational agents, and clinical study recruitment.
Develop and maintains expertise in inflammation and autoimmunity therapeutic areas, including disease states, treatment modalities, and ongoing research strategies.
Provide medical literature surveillance and oversight for US Medical Affairs, and identifies and communicates pertinent updates in a timely manner.
Manage US Medical Affairs external vendors, including those involved in scientific content development and advisory board execution, and participates in the review and selection process.
Participate in the creation and maintenance of departmental SOPs necessary to ensure highest levels of quality, compliance, and operational efficiency.
Assist with creation of medical information standard response letters, product dossiers, and frequently asked question (FAQ) documents, as needed.

Qualifications (Minimal acceptable level of education, work experience, and competency)
Advanced scientific or clinical degree in the life sciences (e.g., Pharm.D., or Ph.D); minimum of 2 years' experience working in a Medical Information/Medical Affairs capacity for a pharmaceutical, medical device, medical communications company, or equivalent experience, is required.
Extensive experience creating scientific content, including disease state and product-related slide presentations, is required.
Track record of exhibiting leadership behaviors related to collaborating cross-functionally to build consensus, and executing simultaneous projects in a timely manner, is required.
Knowledge of FDA regulations regarding the dissemination of Medical Information and drug promotion, is required.
Excellent oral and written communication skills are required.
Excellent project management skills, including the ability to plan, prioritize, and execute multiple projects are required.
Experience in inflammation and autoimmunity, especially dermatology, is strongly preferred.
Approximately 15% travel commitments.
Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications. Management reserves the right to change or modify such duties as required.
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Job Posting: 901720

Posted On: Jan 24, 2022

Updated On: Feb 23, 2022