Job Details

  • Title: Publication Manager
  • Code: RCI-10221
  • Location: North Chicago Illinois (IL) 60064
  • Posted Date: 01/13/2021
  • Duration: 12 Months
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  Job Description


Remote opportunity exists during Covid-restrictions and typically 2-3 days per week after can work independently

  • The Publication Manager will be responsible for developing scientifically accurate publications and presentations.
Key Accountabilities/Core Job Responsibilities:
  • Assist with the development of congress abstracts, posters, presentations and manuscripts for sponsored clinical trials.
  • Work with internal stakeholders, external authors and medical writers on oral presentations, posters, abstracts, and manuscripts.
  • Adjudicate reviewer comments with internal and external authors.
  • Ensure publications convey accurate and non-misleading messages or impressions of the product.
  • Ensure developed publications are developed, reviewed and approved according to SOPs.
  • Advanced scientific/clinical degree required (eg, PharmD, PhD, MD) in science-related field
  • Experience in biotechnology or pharmaceutical industry desired.
  • Knowledge of good publication practices and guidelines (GPP2, ICMJE). Experience in preparing abstracts, posters, presentations and manuscripts.
  • Ability to work across multi-disciplinary groups and within a matrix environment. Experience in hematology/oncology area preferred.
  • 4-7 years experience in peer reviewed scientific publications and medical writing.
  • Excellent communication, organizational, negotiation and time management skills with individuals and groups.
  • Ability to summarize complex information and present in a clear, concise, and scientifically accurate manner to a range of audiences.
  • Problem solving, decision-making, influencing, and negotiation skills.
  • Experience in Hematology/Oncology preferred.
Description Details
  • Oversee the work of internal and external medical writers, and manage outsourcing budgets as well as internal resource assignments.
  • Manage the development of scientific publications (eg, manuscripts, abstracts) for assigned therapeutic areas/assets.
  • Contribute to cross-functional Publication Team meetings and the development of publication plans. Update tactical publication plans regularly, and communicate changes to key stakeholders.

Intake Notes:

  • Are you open to look at candidates willing to relocate? no
  • Years of experience/education and/or certifcations required:
  • BS degree
  • Knowledge of publication structure, content, and quality
  • Ability to understand and interpret clinical data and strategic concepts
  • Scientific publications experience in pharmaceutical/health care, academia, or related (eg, medical communication agency, clinical/scientific research)
  • What are the top 3-5 skills requirements should this person have?
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Strong oral and written communications skills
  • Ability to build strong relationships with peers and cross-functional partners
  • What is a nice to have (but not required) regarding skills, requirements, experience, education, or certification?
  • PhD, PharmD, Masters degree
  • Knowledge of scientific publication regulations and best practices
  • Working knowledge of DataVision
  • What type of environment is this person working in?
  • Group setting
  • Individual Setting
  • Combination of both X
  • Work Schedule (Define days,# of hours)/ Is Overtime offered or required? If yes, how many hours, what impact to scheduled working hours? Monday-Friday 8-5pm CT; OT not expected
  • Does this position offer the ability to work remotely on a regular basis or is it an on-site role? If remote opportunity exists, what are the options (i.e. 1 day remote, 4 days on-site)? Remote opportunity exists during Covid-restrictions and typically 2-3 days per week after can work independently
  • Will there be Domestic and/or International Travel? If yes, list proposed countries and % of time travelling: No