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Medical Director/Senior Medical Director-Radiopharmaceuticals (RLT )


Executive Director


East Hanover, New Jersey, United States

Medical Director/Senior Medical Director-Radiopharmaceuticals (RLT )

Job ID


Feb 22, 2024


About the Role

Bringing life-changing medicines to millions of people, Novartis sits at the intersection of cutting-edge medical science and innovative digital technology. As a global company, the resources and opportunities for growth and development are plentiful including global and local cross functional careers, a diverse learning suite of thousands of programs & an in-house marketplace for rotations & project work. With strong medicines pipeline our current transformation will not just deliver growth for our business but continue to allow us to bring innovative medicines to patients quickly.

Location: Remote: This position can be based remotely in US. Please note that this role would not provide relocation as a result. The expectation of working hours and travel (domestic and/or international) will be defined by the hiring manager.

About the Role: The Medical Director/Senior Medical Director will be the Oncology Radioligand therapy (RLT) Medical Affairs Team responsible for phase I-IV oncology programs within Solid tumors Novartis.

Key Responsibilities:

•Direct US clinical activities for assigned compound/s, provide medical input into clinical trial strategies, provide input into HEOR and publication plans and develop launch plan(s) to integrate assigned Novartis Radioligand compound/s into standard oncology practice.

•Designing clinical studies and writing protocols, analyzing data and generating appropriate reports from clinical trials, actively participate in strategic planning activities representing US medical on Marketing, Development or Global Oncology teams where appropriate.

•Extensive interactions with academic thought leaders to optimize clinical trial and medical strategies Radioligand Therapies for different Solid tumors (central nervous system, lung, GI tumors).

•Educate colleagues within the company as well as health care professionals outside the company related to assigned compound/s where appropriate. Assist in the development and manage clinical budget appropriately.


Diversity & Inclusion / EEO

We are Equal Opportunity Employers and take pride in maintaining a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. We are committed to building diverse teams, representative of the patients and communities we serve, and we strive to create an inclusive workplace that cultivates bold innovation through collaboration and empowers our people to unleash their full potential.

Accessibility and Reasonable Accommodations: Individuals in need of a reasonable accommodation due to a medical condition or disability for any part of the application process, or to perform the essential functions of a position, please let us know the nature of your request, your contact information and the job requisition number in your message:

Role Requirements

What You’ll Bring to the Role:

•MD/PhD/PharmD with at least 4 years of pharmaceutical industry experience working within solid tumors medical affairs in the United States and at least 2 years of experience working as medical affairs medical director.

•Position will be filled at level commensurate with experience.

•Medical strategy experience with focus on solid tumors and US oncology landscape.

•Genitourinary cancer disease medical strategy experience with US focus

•Candidate must be willing/able to travel to US Headquarters (East Hanover, NJ) and expect 30% travel for meetings, congresses and HQ.

•Excellent communication skills, including strong interpersonal skills, leadership and presentation skills.

Desirable Requirements:

•Medical Oncology experience (focus on solid tumors, (Headquarters Based)Medical Affairs and US Medical Launch Experience (highly desired)

•Understanding of all aspects of clinical research as part of the drug development process.

•Strategic problem solver, solution-oriented with understanding of operations and execution process related to clinical research involving both single and multiple centers.

•Experience designing and executing clinical studies with demonstrated record of scientific medical publications.

•Demonstrated experience in successfully planning and leading external meetings (advisory boards, medical congresses).

766 million lives were touched by Novartis medicines in 2021, and while we’re proud of this, we know there is so much more we could do to help improve and extend people’s lives.

We believe new insights, perspectives and ground-breaking solutions can be found at the intersection of medical science and digital innovation. That a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment inspires new ways of working.

We believe our potential can thrive and grow in an unbossed culture underpinned by integrity, curiosity and flexibility. And we can reinvent what's possible, when we collaborate with courage to aggressively and ambitiously tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges. Because the greatest risk in life, is the risk of never trying!

Imagine what you could do here at Novartis!

The pay range for this position at commencement of employment is expected to be between $245,600.00 and $368,400.00 per year; however, while salary ranges are effective from 1/1/24 through 12/31/24, fluctuations in the job market may necessitate adjustments to pay ranges during this period. Further, final pay determinations will depend on various factors, including, but not limited to geographical location, experience level, knowledge, skills and abilities. The total compensation package for this position may also include other elements, including a sign-on bonus, restricted stock units, and discretionary awards in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits (including 401(k) eligibility and various paid time off benefits, such as vacation, sick time, and parental leave), dependent on the position offered. Details of participation in these benefit plans will be provided if an employee receives an offer of employment. If hired, employee will be in an “at-will position” and the Company reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, Company or individual department/team performance, and market factors.

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Business Unit





East Hanover, NJ

Company / Legal Entity

Novartis Pharmaceuticals

Functional Area

Research & Development

Job Type

Full Time

Employment Type


Shift Work