Medical Affairs

Medical Affairs

​Product development never rests. With new sophisticated molecules, medical devices, and even gene therapies, there is a higher demand for clinical and drug information, creating new career opportunities for pharmacists in the growing area of medical affairs. To quote George Bernard Shaw, “The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.” Medical Affairs teams are the medical face of the company and their value lies their ability to disseminate information as accurately and precisely as possible – they make sure that when communication takes place, it makes sense.

The medical affairs sector as a whole is growing in popularity, according to Kyle Kennedy, vice president of customer strategy with the Medical Affairs Company (TMAC), “I have always said a position in medical affairs is the best job in the pharmaceutical sector. You learn so many skills that prepare you to be successful in other positions in the industry.

In medical affairs, you have opportunities to work in or with clinical trial activities, medical information, competitive intelligence, pharmacovigilance, medical writing, health outcomes, scientific platform communications, and key opinion leader development, and you may even be able to move over to the commercial side of industry, such as marketing.”

The future in terms of job growth looks positive for the sector, William Soliman, PhD, chair of the Accreditation Council for Medical Affairs says, “Medical affairs has grown over 300% in the last decade and it will continue to do so, there are many more career opportunities than ever before.”

As the sector continues to grow, programs such as "Elevate" run by the Medical Affairs Professional Society (MAPS) explores how the industry can embrace new operating models that elevate Medical Affairs from a supportive role to a more strategic business critical role within life sciences organizations.

Medical Affairs Jobs

Medical Science Liaison Oncology- Germany
Negotiable, Germany

Medical Science Liaison Oncology- Germany The Company is a global top 10 pharma working in ...

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MSL- Respiratory
€80000 - €100000 per annum, Brussels, Belgium

Medical Science Liaison - Respiratory Location: Belgium The Opportunity: In this role, ...

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Medical Advisor - Immunology
Negotiable, Geneva, Switzerland

Location: Geneva, Switzerland The Company: The company I represent are a highly innovative g...

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MSL Lead
€90000 - €110000 per annum, Munich, Bayern

Head of Medical Visitors - Germany A leader in the Immunology space have opened an exciting ...

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Territory Manager
Negotiable, Italy

An exciting and fast-growing medical device company with big ambitions for the future are curren...

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Medical Science Liaison
US$140000 - US$200000 per year, Denver, Colorado

Medical Science Liaison An innovative Biotech, focused on exciting products in the Immunology s...

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Manager, Medical Information - Oncology
US$100000 - US$130001 per year, Paterson, New Jersey

A pharmaceutical company, focused on exciting products in the Oncology space, is expanding its M...

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Senior Manager Medical Information
US$100000 - US$150000 per year, Summit, New Jersey

An innovative Biotech, focused on exciting products in the Immunology space, is building its Med...

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Director Health Economics and Outcomes Research
US$200000 - US$225000 per year, Cambridge, Massachusetts

Job Description A top-15 global pharmaceutical company is looking to bring on a Director of HEO...

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