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Scientist, Medical Affairs

  • Boston, Massachusetts, United States
  • Full Time

About the Job

The Scientist, Medical Affairs serves to lead and serve as a subject matter expert for scientific educational outreach activities undertaken by FMI. These include, but are not limited to, oversight and/or participation in molecular tumor boards, publication ideation and generation, and collaborative initiatives with departments across the company. This position is responsible for subject matter expertise in cancer genomics broadly, analysis and interpretation of genomic findings resulting from FMI testing, scientific oversight of marketing collateral, and other high-impact initiatives.

Key Responsibilities

• Prepare, research, summarize, and discuss genomic findings for chosen clinical cases during molecular tumor boards.

• Serve as subject matter expert in educating on complex biological processes and genomic findings to stakeholders, including those without molecular biology or bioinformatics expertise.

• Interpret genomic findings within the context of tumor biology and precision medicine and serve as a genomics subject matter expert during molecular tumor boards.

• Perform independent molecular information analyses.

• Independently drive creation of content to support scientific exchange.

• Provide scientific and genomic expertise to client accounts and external collaborators at times when advanced subject matter expertise is required.

• Collaborate with FMI Medical, Commercial, and Marketing teams, as well as Roche FMI Medical contacts, to provide scientific support for internal and external activities and to identify methods for optimally communicating scientific insights.

• Serve as mentor for new members of the team.

• Other duties as assigned.


Basic Qualifications

• Doctorate Degree in Cancer Biology, Genomics, or a related life science

• 3+ years post-doctorate experience within the Cancer Biology, Genomics, or life science industry

Preferred Qualifications

• Strong background in cancer biology, translational medicine, targeted therapeutics, or large-scale genomic data analysis

• Experience working with data from clinical trials, personalized medicine studies or publicly available sequencing datasets, such as The Cancer Genome Atlas or similar

• Knowledge of next generation sequencing principles and their application to precision medicine

• Prior experience working with Protected Health Information and/or communicating with practicing oncologists

• Demonstrated ability to rapidly distill clear, complete, and succinct summaries from complex and potentially contradictory scientific literature sources

• Work experience involving scientific and/or medical communications

• Ability to incorporate complex genomic and clinical data and clearly explain to a diverse audience

• Ability to perform careful, detail-oriented work under deadline pressure

• Excellent presentation skills

• Reliability, high ethical standards, meticulous attention to details, and unparalleled integrity

• Willingness/desire to manage direct reports

• Understanding of HIPAA and the importance of patient data privacy

• Commitment to FMI Values: passion, patients, innovation and collaboration

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