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  • Entry level
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  • Salary to negotiate
  • USA


Job Description
Associate Medical Director Ophthalmology – remote work arrangements possible
(multiple openings exist)

38 Million! 38 million Americans over age 40 currently have low vision, an age-related eye disease, or are blind—this is expected to increase to 50 million by 2020. At Novartis, we strive to develop therapies that will halt - or even reverse – the ocular damage and degeneration that eventually leads to blindness. Be part of a team that brings life changing medicine to patients affected by eye disease. The Clinical Development Medical Director Ophthalmology will provide medical leadership and expertise to ophthalmology clinical trials executed in US.

The Associate Medical Director Ophthalmology is responsible for executing the US Medical strategy for development and marketed products in the Ophthalmology Therapeutic Area. He/she will be responsible for the execution of important strategic initiatives including advisory boards, peer-reviewed publications, scientific congress presentations; training and development programs, eMAP/eMED review, and investigator-initiated trials. In addition, the Associate Medical Director will be responsible for executing initiatives associated with US Medical congress, professional society, and franchise-associated strategy. This individual will work in a highly matrixed environment and will ensures close and compliant collaboration with other functions including sales, marketing, legal, regulatory, communication, and others.

EEO Statement
The Novartis Group of Companies are Equal Opportunity Employers and take pride in maintaining a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.
Minimum requirements
Position will be filled at level commensurate with experience.

Professional healthcare/scientific related degree (e.g. MD, DO, OD, PharmD, PhD) or NP/PA with significant clinical experience in the Ophthalmology field preferred

•3+ years of pharmaceutical industry experience in medical affairs/development is preferred
•Firm working knowledge of GCP, scientific and clinical methodology, protocol design, project management and regulatory requirements
•Ophthalmology experience preferred, not mandatory
•Ophthalmology clinical trial research experience conducted in a pharmaceutical or equivalent environment
•Travel required (up to 50%)

Why consider Novartis?

750 million. That’s how many lives our products touch. And while we’re proud of that fact, in this world of digital and technological transformation, we must also ask ourselves this: how can we continue to improve and extend even more people’s lives?

We believe the answers are found when curious, courageous and collaborative people like you are brought together in an inspiring environment. Where you’re given opportunities to explore the power of digital and data. Where you’re empowered to risk failure by taking smart risks, and where you’re surrounded by people who share your determination to tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges.

We are Novartis. Join us and help us reimagine medicine.

Division PHARMA
Business Unit US GEN MED
Location USA
Site East Hanover, NJ
Company/Legal Entity Novartis Pharmaceuticals
Functional Area Research & Development
Job Type Full Time
Employment Type Regular

About the company

Novartis has a clear mission, focused strategy and strong culture, all of which we expect will support the creation of value over the long term for our company, our shareholders and society. We recognize that our business depends on the creativity, dedication and performance of our associates. We encourage associates to focus on achievement through collaboration and innovation.

A global healthcare leader, Novartis has one of the most exciting product pipelines in the industry today. A pipeline of innovative medicines brought to life by diverse, talented, performance driven people. All of which makes us one of the most rewarding employers in our field.

Our company culture is guided by high ethical standards. Our values help guide the choices people make every day, and they define our culture and help us execute the Novartis strategy in line with our mission and vision.


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