Job Opening

Scientific Director

July 16, 2020 6:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time


The CiTRUS Global Healthcare Communications Group has emerged as a dynamic partner offering global services in Medical Affairs, Strategic Consulting, Scientific Communications and Market Access. Viewed as thought partners by our clients, we offer deep expertise in rare diseases, cell and gene therapy, oncology and more therapeutic areas from the early stages of drug development through lifecycle management.


We are seeking an experienced Scientific Director with a minimum 5-7 years experience working in a  Medical Communications agency setting. If you are looking to work remotely for a privately owned growing agency with wonderful people and very experienced teams, please let us know! We would love to talk to you.

Position Summary

The remote Scientific Director will deliver, oversee and direct Medical Communications projects for our clients. The expectation is to ensure the highest quality deliverables and service to our clients, while being able to manage a team of medical writers and be an integral part of strategic publication plans while providing account oversight from a scientific perspective.

Key Responsibilities

  • Direct and assist in the development of scientific platforms, strategic publication plans, primary and secondary manuscripts, abstracts, posters, oral presentation slides, etc.

  • Support medical education planning and project execution as needed, including scientific strategy and direction, slide kits, congress intelligence, meeting content and advisory boards

  • Anticipate spending up to 50% of time on medical writing and content development, and 50% on strategy and oversight

  • Guide junior scientists and medical writers in content quality and scientific strategic acumen

  • Participate and engage in internal and client meetings

  • Work alongside your Scientific and Client Services teams to meet project timelines

  • Provide internal peer review process

  • Lead Publications Planning from a Scientific perspective alongside Client Services Director

  • Participate in the development of training materials and key leader in training activities

Skills & Experience Required

  • 5-7 years medical writing/director experience

  • Advanced degree (or equivalent relevant experience) in a life sciences or clinical discipline

  • Excellent oral and written skills

  • Provide direction and oversight on accounts

  • Management of medical writing team

  • Presentation skills

  • Strategic insight and demonstrate strong business acumen

  • Ability to be flexible and work independently across multiple projects while meeting deadlines

Seniority Level

  • Mid-Senior level


  • Pharmaceuticals 

  • Biotechnology 

  • Medical Device (potentially)

We would love to hear from you so please reach out to:

Chris Green

Director of Publications and Scientific Communications

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