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Assoc Director, Global Medical Affairs - Neurology

Req #: 1700938
Location: Summit, NJ US
Job Category: Medical
Work Location: 86 Morris Avenue CELSUM 07901
Organization: Celgene Corporation
Schedule: 40
Employee Status: Full time
Job Type: Regular
Job Level:
Other Locations:US- NJ- Summit East


Celgene is a global biopharmaceutical company leading the way in medical innovation to help patients live longer, better lives. Our purpose as a company is to discover and develop therapies that will change the course of human health.  We value our passion for patients, ​quest for innovation, spirit of independence and love of challenge. With a presence in more than 70 countries, and growing - we look for talented people to grow our business, advance our science and contribute to our unique culture.

Associate Director, Global Medical Affairs - Neurology

Summit, NJ


The Associate Director will provide medical/scientific strategic and operational expertise into the planning and execution of the global medical support activities of Celgene compounds for Neurology.


  • Provides expert opinion on the current trends in the pathophysiology, diagnosis, existing and emerging treatment options as well as unmet medical needs in the therapeutic area to inform key medical and business decisions.

  • Build mutually valuable partnerships within the medical community through the execution of the Global Medical Affairs program.

  • Develop strong relationships with global key opinion leaders, key professional societies and organizations in collaboration with regional medical affairs and clinical colleagues through scientific dialogue pertinent to Celgene I&I interest.

  • Participate in and support global clinical and medical affairs strategies in compliant collaboration with global commercial counterparts. Provide ongoing and interactive technical and medical expertise to execute on these strategies.

  • Provide expertise into the global phase 3b/4 development plan.

  • Participate in and support Global Publication Plan.

  • Participate in scientific review of submitted Global Investigator Initiated Trials and related medical affairs activities (e.g. registry/database projects, epidemiological surveys etc.). Provide timely and interactive feedback to achieve optimal study designs and to ensure adequate study progress.

  • Provide medical support to the global medical affairs organizations including developing and delivering training curriculum and content.

  • Participate in global advisory meetings with opinion leaders.

  • Actively participate on global promotional review committees to ensure content is medically appropriate and compliant with internal and external requirements.


  • M.D., D.O., PhD or Pharm D or equivalent degree, preferable with experience in the areas of Neurology/Neuroscience

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in the therapeutic area, preferably in the biotech or pharmaceutical industry or similar academic institution, is required

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including strong formal presentation skills

  • Excellent planning and organization skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills commensurate with the need to work closely with both external physicians/scientists and numerous in-house support groups

  • Ability to maintain the highest degree of confidentiality and integrity, represent the company’s high ethics, moral behavior, and professionalism

  • Demonstrated ability to maintain scientific credibility while being commercially supportive, and to communicate scientific results and effectively respond to data queries from customers and/or consultants

  • Strong scientific analytical skills

  • Knowledge of scientific methods, research design and medical practices and procedures that would be acquired through clinical experience and clinical research studies

  • Basic knowledge and appropriate application of biostatistics; proficiency using standard software suites

  • Ability to travel 40%

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications including Power Point and Outlook


Celgene is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status. Celgene complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act. All applicants must have authorization to work for Celgene in the U.S.
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