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Empatica Clinical Affairs Director in Boston, Massachusetts


Empatica is a full-stack digital healthcare company and a pioneer in digital biomarker development and continuous patient monitoring driven by AI. Our platform consists of medical-grade smartwatches, software, and physiological and behavioral digital biomarkers. Together they enable the continuous remote monitoring of human health across a range of conditions, through clinical-quality digital measurements.

If you are looking to join a fast-paced growth environment and do meaningful work that can make a true impact in the world, then keep reading.

About the role

We are looking for a dynamic Director of Medical Affairs with a passion for medical communication and supporting scientific partnerships. Reporting directly to the Chief Medical Officer, this position will be a key role in the organization with a span of responsibilities that include engaging with scientific advisors, creating clinical content for speaking events and publications, and advancing Empatica’s thought leadership in clinical research and digital health.

You will:

  • Cultivate and expand Empatica’s network of clinical and scientific advisors

  • Lead development and execution of strategy for scientific content generation and dissemination

  • Work cross-functionally with Business Development, Data Science, and Marketing teams to advance thought leadership through publications, white papers, and blog posts

  • Support advocacy efforts for reimbursement of Empatica products and services, including coordination of health economic and outcomes research (HEOR)

  • Review marketing communications and customer-facing materials to ensure that content is evidence-based and clinically accurate

  • Serve as a clinical subject matter expert in Empatica discussions with external clients and partners

Some important details:

  • Empatica is an international environment with offices in Europe and the US, and so we conduct all our work in English

  • This role will be based in our Boston office, with flexible options for partial at-home work


You are the ideal person for this job if you have:

  • An advanced clinical degree (MD, DO, PhD, PharmD) and a minimum of 3 years in medical affairs or a related field

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in the English language

  • Demonstrated expertise in the generation and review of medical communications

  • Enthusiasm for building relationships with key opinion leaders (KOLs)

  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively, depending on the project, in a fast-paced start-up environment

  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to adapt to evolving priorities

  • A passion for Empatica’s products and mission

  • Resilience, a get-things-done attitude, and an innate desire to do great work

Nice to have:

  • Clinical background in Neurology, Cardiology, Sleep Medicine, Mental Health, or Oncology

  • Direct experience in managing advisory boards and KOL networks

  • Direct experience in working with payers and/or health systems on ROI metrics, including patient engagement and HEOR data

We hope you're feeling excited about the job, and even if you don't feel that you meet every single requirement, we still encourage you to apply. We're eager to meet people that believe in our mission and can contribute to our team in a variety of ways.

Life at Empatica

You will join a fast-growing, international, and diverse team of 100+ talented people who care passionately about what we do and the difference we are making in the world. You’ll get the opportunity to work directly with colleagues across all levels of the organization, no matter their seniority, and learn from the people that built the business and our products.

If you jump on board, we can guarantee it won't be an easy ride, but it will be one of the most rewarding experiences in your career, one that will allow you to learn a lot, have true ownership of your work, and test your whole skillset on multiple projects which are helping thousands of people worldwide.

Read our blog post and find out some reasons why we love working at Empatica ( .

Inclusion & Diversity

At Empatica we embrace diversity and inclusion. We have colleagues from 27 different countries, while more than 50% of our team is women (double the tech average!). We believe this makes Empatica a more exciting and stimulating place to work, and brings different points of view to the table while fostering a spirit of communication, collaboration, and care, where everyone’s opinion and thoughts matter.