Medical Director, US Medical Neuropsychiatry

Job Description

About This Role

As a key member of the US Medical Neuropsychiatry (NP) team, and the Medical Director Office, the Medical Director is responsible for supporting the development and implementation of the US medical strategy for Biogen’s NP programs in Major Depressive Disorders (MDD) and Post-partum Depression (PPD), focused on improving meaningful patient outcomes.

Biogen’s priority is to continue to foster and enable a diverse and inclusive workforce – representing age, gender, sexual identity, race, ethnicity, Veterans, and people with disabilities – that reflects the communities where we operate and the patients who we serve.

What You’ll Do
  • Contribute to the development and execution of the US medical strategy and tactics for NP, specifically MDD and PPD, and align with global strategy.
  • Serve as the US Medical contact for key functions/stakeholders on the US affiliate level (e.g. Field Medical Teams (MSLs/MVLs), Commercial, Market Access, Legal/Compliance, Epidemiology, Pharmacovigilance), effectively interacting and collaborating at multiple levels.
  • Develop/implement strategy for US-relevant data generation and lead specific data generation projects to address identified medical/scientific data gaps in close collaboration and alignment with US NP clinical expert, global Medical, Clinical Development, Real World Evidence Generation teams and R&D.
  • Serve as the US Medical expert for collaborative research projects and provide medical oversight for commercial promotional materials.
  • Contribute to the development/adaptation of medical materials (e.g. presentations, trainings, medical briefs and talking points) for the US Medical team according to DSMR requirements and manage submission processes.
  • Present data at US Medical affairs events, incl. advisory boards and trainings as well as congresses/medical education eventsBuild and nurture relationships with external stakeholders (including KMEs, healthcare institutions and advocacy groups) in NP therapeutic landscape.


Who You Are

You are a scientific or clinical professional with a passion for science and deep scientific knowledge. You have a marked curiosity about healthcare and business opportunities. You keep patients, payers and physicians top of mind in your daily work and collaborate to solve critical scientific and business challenges.

Required Skills
  • MD, PhD, PharmD or comparable advanced degree is required.
  • Minimum of 5+ years of pharmaceutical industry experience is required, preferably with prior experience in an in-house Medical Affairsrole including Field Medical, AND/ORa combination of relevant clinical practice in the respective TA might be acceptable, depending on the program .
  • Relevant TA experience in Psychiatry, Neuropsychiatry or Neurology required.

Additional Information

Biogen’s US Alzheimer’s Franchise is looking to recruit proven and ambitious sales achievers with at least five years of experience in pharma, specialty, hospital, med device/capital equipment, and/or biotech sales.
In this field-based, specialty sales representative position you will be called upon to sell our products with key stakeholders in the Alzheimer’s Disease community: including Neurologists and allied health professionals.