Scientific Director/Senior Scientific Director

Job Locations US-PA-Yardley | US-Remote
Job Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 8 months ago(4/17/2023 10:35 AM)
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Overview / About us

Lumanity is dedicated to improving patient health by accelerating and optimizing access to medical advances.  We partner with life sciences companies around the world to generate evidence to demonstrate the value of their product, translate the science and data into compelling product narratives, and enable commercial decisions that position these products for success in the market. We do this through strategic and complimentary areas of focus: Asset Optimization and Commercialization, Value Access and Outcomes, Medical Strategy and Communications, and Real-World Evidence.


Responsibilities / Position overview

We are seeking an advanced degree life sciences professional to join our Medical Communications team and serve as the Scientific Director (or Senior Scientific Director depending on experience). This position falls within our wider Medical Strategy and Communications division, which serves our clients by mobilizing our scientific knowledge to interpret the data and create compelling narratives to guide their medical strategy and through regulatory challenges.


The  Scientific Director will serve as a strategic partner to clients and oversee the development of technically accurate and high-quality deliverables on assigned accounts while managing and mentoring a team of Medical Writers. This role will lead the development of and contribute to clients’ overall plans by providing input to and developing strategically-focused communication and publication plans, and foster opportunities for expanded client interaction and engagement.



  • PhD, PharmD, or MD required
  • Minimum of 5-7+ years’ experience in a medical communications agency
  • Flexible, deadline oriented, and ability to work as part of a multifunctional team
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Excellent working knowledge of good publication practices and industry guidelines
  • Ability to quickly and amicably respond to changing client needs and conditions


We offer our employees a comprehensive benefits package that focuses on what matters to you – health and well-being, personal finances, professional development, and a healthy work/life balance:

  • Competitive salary plus bonus scheme
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance options
  • 401(k) plan with employer match
  • Generous amount of paid time off annually + 10 paid holidays
  • Flexible spending accounts for health and dependent care
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid short-term and long-term disability coverage and much more


Employees can expect to be paid a salary between $125,000-$180,000.The salary range is merely an estimate and may vary based on an applicant’s location, skills, prior experience, professional qualifications, and other relevant factors. Additional compensation may include incentive compensation (i.e. bonus or commission), if applicable. Employee will be also eligible to Lumanity’s benefits, including health care, vision, dental, 401(k), PTO, sick leave and more!



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