Associate Medical Director, US Medical Affairs, Alzheimer’s

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Job Description

About this role

The Associate Medical Director – Alzheimer’s role is a part of US Medical, a strategic partner within Biogen, that helps inform medical practice across our therapeutic areas and pipeline to improve meaningful patient outcomes. As a key member of the US Specialty Care Medical Director Office team and reporting to the Head of Medical Director Office, Specialty Care, the Associate Medical Director – Alzheimer’s is responsible for supporting the development and implementation of the US Medical Strategy for Alzheimer’s. Biogen’s priority is to continue to foster and enable a diverse and inclusive workforce – representing age, gender, sexual identity, race, ethnicity, Veterans, and people with disabilities – that reflects the communities where we operate and the patients who we serve.

What You’ll Do

  • Contribute to the development and execution of the US medical strategy and tactics for Alzheimer’s Disease assets, as aligned with Alliance and global strategy.
  • Serve as a key US Medical contact for important cross-functional partners (e.g. Global Medical, Commercial, Market Access, Training). 
  • Collaborate with global medical and with alliance partner to ensure medical activities are aligned with medical strategy and that Global Medical and Alliance Partners are sufficiently aware of the US-based insights and needs.
  • Understand the local business needs and provide insights to the local commercial teams to ensure their plans are in alignment with the medical strategy.
  • As a content expert, contribute to the development/adaptation of medical materials consistent with DSMR/PRC requirements (e.g. presentations, training materials, medical briefs and talking points) for internal colleagues as well as proactive and reactive resources for use in engagements with external stake holders.
  • As appropriate, provides leadership and strategic direction to Biogen stakeholders in interactions and communications with external customers, medical experts, and key organizations. Participate actively in external events such as congresses, advisory boards, HCP engagements as needed.
  • Build and nurture relationships with external stakeholders (including KMEs, healthcare institutions and advocacy groups) in the Alzheimer’s therapeutic area.

Who You Are

You are a scientific or clinical professional with a passion for science and deep scientific knowledge. You have a marked curiosity about healthcare and business opportunities. You keep patients, payers, and physicians top of mind in your daily work and collaborate to solve critical scientific and business challenges.


Required skills

  • MD, PhD, PharmD, DNP, or comparable advanced degree is required.
  • Minimum of 3 years of pharmaceutical industry experience, preferably with prior work in Headquarters-based Medical Affairs role &/or Field Medical based role. Substitution of industry work with relevant clinical practice experience in neurology or immunology may be considered. 
  • Travel up to 20%

Preferred Skills

  • Clinical experience and subject matter expertise in the respective therapeutic area is optimal (Alzheimer’s Disease, Neuroscience, Immunology)
  • Experience with medical launch as well as products at different stages of the lifecycle
  • Strong working knowledge of US regulations as relevant to Medical Affairs
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively lead and collaborate with global, regional and/or affiliate medical to ensure regional activities are executed in alignment with global medical strategy and ensuring the insights and needs from them are known and properly addressed

The base compensation range for this role is $158,700.00 – $264,600.00. Base salary is determined by a combination of factors including, but not limited to, job related years of relevant experience, internal equity, and location of the job. Additionally, this role is eligible for participation in Biogen’s LTI grants and other incentive programs. Biogen offers a full range of benefits that include medical, dental, life, long and short-term disability insurances, vacation, end-of-year shutdown, and 401K participation and matching contributions. Must be able to support EST work hours.

Additional Information

Why Biogen?

We are a global team with a commitment to excellence, and a pioneering spirit. As a mid-sized biotechnology company, we provide the stability and resources of a well-established business while fostering an environment where individual contributions make a significant impact. Our team encompasses some of the most talented and passionate achievers who have unparalleled opportunities for learning, growth, and expanding their skills. Above all, we work together to deliver life-changing medicines, with every role playing a vital part in our mission. Caring Deeply. Achieving Excellence. Changing Lives.

At Biogen, we are committed to building on our culture of inclusion and belonging that reflects the communities where we operate and the patients we serve. We know that diverse backgrounds, cultures, and perspectives make us a stronger and more innovative company, and we are focused on building teams where every employee feels empowered and inspired. Read on to learn more about our DE&I efforts.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, race, color, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, religion, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law. Biogen is an E-Verify Employer in the United States.

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