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Sanofi Group Scientific Director, Global Scientific Communications - Gastroenterology and Rhinology (Dupixent/Itepekimab Alliance) in Cambridge, Massachusetts

We are an innovative global healthcare company, committed to transforming the lives of people with immune challenges, rare diseases and blood disorders, cancers, and neurological disorders. From R&D to sales, our talented teams work together, revolutionizing treatment, continually improving products, understanding unmet needs, and connecting communities. We chase the miracles of science every single day, pursuing progress to make a real impact on millions of patients around the world.​

The Scientific Director, Global Scientific Communications & Publications, Immunology Alliance, oversees the development and execution of the scientific data dissemination/publication planning, and medical communication/education strategy for the Immunology (Gastroenterology and Rhinology) alliance portfolio, including approved and development indications for Dupixent and Itepekimab.

The Scientific Director oversees a team of Publications and Medical Communications/Education professionals responsible for the planning and development of internal and external data dissemination and communications through leading:

  • Strategic publication planning and execution, including the development of abstract submissions to medical and scientific congresses, posters, and platform presentations, manuscripts, and journal publication enhancements

  • Scientific communications strategic planning and resource development, including scientific platforms, lexicons, and FAQs/backgrounders, while supporting content development for advisory boards

  • Medical education planning, including content development for live education programs and congress symposia, online education, multichannel HCP education, field medical tools, slide decks, and medical booth resources

  • This role reports to the Head of Global Scientific Communications & Publications – Immunology, within Global Medical at Sanofi .

Collaboration with external authors and academic experts is essential to drive execution of high quality and relevant publications and medical education materials to address educational and data gaps and inform decision making.

In addition to investigators/authors, a key element of this role involves managing scientific agencies and requires working closely with cross-functional teams and internal stakeholders, particularly from Research and Clinical Development, to drive the data generation strategy and integration of scientific, clinical, and business priorities.

The Global Scientific Director has experience and a proven track record of success in the biotechnology or pharmaceutical industry, with a strong background in scientific research, publication planning, medical communications, and medical affairs activities.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Advance degree in life sciences or pharmaceutical sciences (PhD, PharmD, MD) with 10+ years of relevant medical affairs experience.

  • A minimum of 10 years pharma/biotech industry global

  • Experience on team managment prefered

  • Ability to interpret and critique scientific and medical data with respect to scientific and business implications are essential

  • Experience and demonstrated skill in the analysis, communication, and presentation of complex scientific and medical data.

  • Track record of successfully developing peer-reviewed publications is required.

  • Exemplary customer facing skills, and ability to collaborate with external Key Opinion Leaders on data dissemination strategies in a credible, responsive and customer focused manner is a necessity.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, written and verbal; comfortable and experienced in making presentations

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a matrix environment

  • Experience collaborating with and supporting international medical scientific teams

  • Knowledge of industry guidelines pertaining to data dissemination (e.g., CONSORT, ICMJE, GPPs) and interactions with health care providers (e.g., PhRMA Code, AdvaMed guidelines)

Why Choose Us?

  • Bring the miracles of science to life alongside a supportive, future-focused team.

  • Discover endless opportunities to grow your talent and drive your career, whether it’s through a promotion or lateral move, at home or internationally.

  • Enjoy a thoughtful, well-crafted rewards package that recognizes your contribution and amplifies your impact.

  • Take good care of yourself and your family, with a wide range of health and wellbeing benefits including high-quality healthcare, prevention and wellness programs and at least 14 weeks’ gender-neutral parental leave.

Sanofi Inc. and its U.S. affiliates are Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employers committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; creed; religion; national origin; age; ancestry; nationality; marital, domestic partnership or civil union status; sex, gender, gender identity or expression; affectional or sexual orientation; disability; veteran or military status or liability for military status; domestic violence victim status; atypical cellular or blood trait; genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other characteristic protected by law.

Position is based in Cambridge, MA

Ability to work onsite 2-3 days/week per hybrid work policy.

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