US-MA, Medical Director, US Medical Affairs - Oncology Business Unit 1700362-MZ
Join a respected global pharmaceutical company deeply rooted in research and development
Takeda Pharmaceuticals was founded in 1781 and quickly became a trusted supplier of both Japanese and Western medicines in Japan. With recent acquisitions, Takeda is now a fully integrated global company organized around key business units. The Global Takeda Oncology business unit is head-quartered in Cambridge, MA where it maintains a strong R&D base. Our vision: We aspire to cure cancer. Our mission: We endeavor to deliver novel medicines to patients with cancer worldwide through our commitment to science, breakthrough innovation and passion for improving the lives of patients. At Takeda, patients truly remain at the center of everything we do. We currently have over 1,000 global employees dedicated to oncology with 6 currently marketed oncology products and an inspiring pipeline. US Medical Affairs (USMA) functions within the global medical affairs team and most recently successfully launched Takeda s first global oncology product, NINLARO, in the US. The USMA team integrates with global medical affairs in launching this product world-wide. This is an invitation to join our oncology team in medical affairs and support patients afflicted with cancer.
This Medical Director will partner with the US Senior Medical Director to deliver the US medical affairs activities for oncology. The focus will be on lung cancer but also an ever-increasing role in newer therapies (immuno-oncology, pipeline compounds) that will enter the solid tumor and hematologic malignancy space.
The Medical Director will provide leadership to a multifunctional, matrixed US medical affairs team, including medical communications, medical publications, medical information, medical education, strategic alliances, and other medical affairs professionals.
This role will be responsible for ensuring compliance with and maintenance of excellence in standards and practices. This includes advancing collaborations with key opinion leaders in lung cancer, community hospital systems, large oncology practice groups , community oncologists, and health care practitioners. The role will also involve collaboration with research groups, payers, and patient advocacy groups. This position will also provide medical and scientific leadership for both Takeda sponsored clinical trial study sites, but also for the oversight of individual investigator sponsored studies in lung/solid tumors.
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