Global Publications Associate/Director – Oncology & Cell Therapy

Global Publications Associate/Director – Oncology & Cell Therapy

February 13th, 2020 by

The Global Publications Lead will work cross-functionally with clinical development, biostatistics, and key business partners to execute on tactics consistent with overall in-line and pipeline strategy.


  • Achieve subject matter expertise in Cell Therapy to lead cross-functional, Global Publication Planning Team (GPPT) strategy in alignment with early- and late-stage subject matter experts, Product and Portfolio Management teams, and alliance partners to publish high-impact scientific and medical data
  • Prioritize, execute, review, and edit key GPPT tactics consisting of statistical analysis plans, congress abstracts and presentations, and peer-reviewed manuscripts
  • Coordinate medical writing with internal and external medical writers to ensure timely delivery and submission of publications
  • Establish and maintain effective intellectual partnerships with scientific and medical Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs) and healthcare professionals (HCPs) with travel to scientific conferences as needed
  • Guide and oversee medical writers, editors, project managers, publication vendors, draft budgets, and
  • Analyze, interpret, and communicate scientific and medical insights to internal and external stakeholders, including leading the annual GPPT Summit, leading Data Review Meetings and Scientific and Medical Communication trainings, developing content for scientific Advisory Boards, Investigator Meetings, and Scientific Exchange/Gap Analysis events


  • Terminal degree in pharmacy, medicine, or life science
  • 5+ years of experience in industry (e.g., biotech/pharmaceutical, Contract Research Organization, Medical Communications or consulting agency) or academic research, including 2+ years in hematology/oncology and/or cell therapy
  • Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, communication, and collaborative skills with individuals, groups, and senior management (internal and external)
  • Ability to create and edit basic medical illustrations is preferred, but not required
  • Working knowledge of Medical Affairs, Clinical Development, Translational Research, Research, Legal, Intellectual Property, Biometrics, and Regulatory functions; pre- and post-launch experience is strongly preferred

Locations: San Francisco & Los Angeles

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