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Medical Lead - Lung Cancer

  • Negotiable
  • Maryland
  • Permanent

One of the world's leading pharmaceutical companies is seeking four passionate, forward-thinking individuals for key roles in their US Medical Affairs team. This globally-established company is known for its commitment to revolutionizing healthcare through the power of scientific innovation, state-of-the-art technology, and visionary partnerships.

Their three guiding pillars - Science and Innovation, Growth and Therapy Area Leadership, and People and Sustainability - showcase their commitment to not only enhancing patient care but also championing environmental protection and ethical practices.

These exciting roles are based in Gaithersburg, Maryland, one of their key operational hubs in the United States.

As the Medical Lead for Lung Cancer, you will develop and execute medical strategies and scientific initiatives to support specific lung cancer indications. This critical role will collaborate cross-functionally with US and global medical affairs, HEOR, clinical development, and commercial teams to align medical plans and drive evidence-based scientific narratives.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Lead and align medical strategies, insights, and activities across functional areas like medical information, medical education, publications, advisory boards, etc.
  • Gather insights through coordination with HQ, field teams, and external experts to shape optimal medical plans
  • Develop and manage lung cancer advisory boards and associated medical engagement
  • Create and communicate scientific narratives and data that support lung cancer indications
  • Train and update field MSLs on medical priorities and emerging data
  • Plan and deliver pre-launch activities in collaboration with stakeholders
  • Lead external engagement with key opinion leaders and scientific experts
  • Optimize utilization of medical resources to achieve defined goals


  • Advanced scientific degree (MD, PhD, PharmD) preferred
  • Experience in pharmaceutical medical affairs, preferably with lung cancer experience
  • Understanding of medical strategy development and clinical programs
  • Ability to work cross-functionally to deliver medical plans and insight-driven initiatives
  • Experience engaging external experts and managing advisory boards
  • Strong analytical mindset and project management capabilities
  • Excellent communication, strategic thinking, and scientific acumen
  • Comfortable traveling up to 30% of the time

This is an exceptional opportunity to join a transformative company that is reshaping the landscape of healthcare. If you're an expert in the Oncology field with the vision and drive to affect positive change, don't hesitate.

Apply now for immediate consideration, or reach out directly for similar opportunities in the sector.

Weronika Modrzejewska Associate Consultant

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