Medical Affairs Fellowship

Novocure New York , NY 10007

Posted 2 months ago

The Novocure Medical Affairs Fellowship position is a 1-year opportunity based in New York, NY reporting to the Associate Director, Medical Communications. The Medical Affairs Fellow will gain hands-on knowledge of Novocure and the medical device industry by working on projects in the following business-related areas:

Scientific/Medical Communications

Congress Planning/booth content development

Medical Information Requests

Scientific Slide Decks

Certification Training

Training/teaching videos and animations

PRC/SRC process

Scientific Advisory board meetings

Grant request/approval process

Competitive Intelligence

The Medical Affairs Fellow will have the opportunity to gain additional experience by participating in structured rotations on key projects in other cross-functional departments such as Clinical Development, Marketing and Field Representative work based on availability and interest.

Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

Assist in the development of the strategic scientific content and accompanying scientific messages for Tumor Treating Fields across all pipeline indications. Analyses publications for scientific statements and works with senior communications team on periodic reporting

Provides medical accuracy review and fact-checking support to Promotional Review Committee and Scientific Review Committee process as required. Participates in PRC and SRC meetings as required. Maintains records of source publications and fact-checking reference documents.

Assist in the development, QA, fact-checking and updates for all medical affairs materials such as certification slides, medical affairs internal training materials, medical affairs congress materials and other slide decks and abstracts as required.

Participates in the development of scientific materials to support clinical development pipeline activities at all congresses including booth content and displays.

Assists in providing competitive intelligence coverage and monitoring support as required for periodic C-I internal reporting and on-site coverage at scientific conferences

Understands and applies the current status of industry standards and practice and ensures activities are in compliance with company policy and standards

Knowledge, Skills and Ability


A track record of strong medical writing and reviewing skills, excellent written and oral communications skills. Effective listening and presentation skills.

Strong attention to detail, in ensuring medical accuracy, ability to fact-check.

Ability to critically appraise medical/scientific literature with fine attention to detail.

Ability to work independently and in a collaborative team environment, meet aggressive timelines and integrate into team-based projects.

Able to develop and manage timelines, with willingness to take on multiple tasks simultaneously and performing at high levels in a fast-paced environment.

Strong ability to collaborate cross functionally and adapting to other departments deadlines at Novocure as required.


Advanced scientific degree (Ph.D., PharmD, M.D.) Prior industry medical affairs experience desirable

Oncology experience preferred

Ability to think strategically to guide medical communications-related activities in accordance with industry standards, scientific integrity and balance

Excellent writing, reviewing and editing skills with a track record of attention to detail

US citizen or permanent resident

About Novocure

We are a commercial-stage oncology company developing a novel, proprietary therapy called Tumor Treating Fields, or TTFields, for the treatment of solid tumor cancers. We count on the contributions of our talented team members who are committed to improving the lives of cancer patients.

Here at Novocure, cancer patients and their families are and have always been at the core of our mission. We expect our colleagues to excel, and in return, we invest in their professional growth and personal well-being. We seek high performers who thrive in fast-paced environments and are inspired by making a difference in cancer care. We offer employment opportunities in the U.S., Europe and Asia.


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