Regional Scientific/Manager/Associate Director/Director - Dallas, TX
Pharma - Oncology - Dallas, TX

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The Regional Scientific Associate will be responsible to build relationships and demonstrates the clinical outcome and benefits of company products to thought leaders, medical groups, government agencies, key opinion leaders and health systems with drug formularies, consumer-ready medical and dental products. Educates and demonstrates the benefits of key products to clinical professors, teaching-hospital faculty, residents, and students. Provides medical information to internal/external health sources such as the sales force, outside health professions, public, and government. Explores and identifies sites for clinical trial in all stages of development. Coordinates continuing education workshops, seminars, and programs for graduate physicians, pharmacists, and scientists. Serve as a scientific liaison to the medical/scientific community and will be responsible for establishing, developing and maintaining relationships with prominent hematologists within the coverage area;ensure the appropriate dissemination of clinical and educational information regarding marketed and pipeline compounds, in a timely, ethical and customer-focused manner; implement scientific and educational strategies in collaboration with colleagues from Medical Affairs and Clinical Operations to support Novartis-sponsored trials and educational initiatives and to facilitate investigator-initiated studies. Work to pair our key customer's educational and research needs with available Novartis resources and also providing the latest emerging data in response to specific healthcare professional inquiries.

Minimum requirements
Advanced scientific degree (MD, PhD, or PharmD highly preferred) or oncology nurse with advanced degree required. Minimum of 5 years Oncology experience with a strong current working knowledge of Oncology preferred. Teaching experience preferred. Previous pharmaceutical industry experience preferred. Thought leader development experience is a plus. Knowledge of treatment guidelines, clinical research processes, FDA regulations and OIG guidelines is preferred. Excellent interpersonal communication and presentation skills are required. Ability to network and partner with important external customers, including medical thought leaders, academic institutions, large group practices, medical directors and pharmacy directors is required. Must be able to prioritize and work effectively in a constantly changing environment. Must have the ability to gain customer feedback, uncover business opportunities for Novartis and pair customer's unmet needs with available internal resources. Active membership in professional society (ies) is a plus. Must be a strong team player who can effectively interface cross-functionally with Novartis clinical and commercial personnel. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel) and associated hardware is required. The position is associated with approximately 65% travel.

Position will be filled at level commensurate with experience.

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