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CMC Affinity - US

Scientific Team Leader

Recruiting for an Autumn 2020 start date

CMC, with over 25 years’ experience in medical communications; we’ve got an exceptionally strong history – but an even brighter future!

We are an award winning agency within an award winning Network. At CMC - we have connected offices in the UK, US and Japan. We love our people and we are incredibly proud of the exceptional work that we deliver for our clients

Our outstanding reputation for being experts in our field has led to continued business growth. As a result, we have an exciting opportunity for a new Scientific Team Leader to join our team. This role will ideally be based in Hackensack but we would also welcome applications from candidates who require some home working. We provide a positive and supportive environment that is centred on teamwork and collaboration across all our office locations. 

Our vision is to provide high-quality communications that are engaging, inventive, rooted in scientific integrity and injected with commercial insight. We are, therefore, looking for a Scientific Team Leader who feels passionately about developing the scientific content that keeps CMC at the forefront of the medical communications industry.

As Scientific Team Leader, you will play a critical role in supporting both the strategy and delivery of a full scope of medical communication products and services. We partner with the biggest names in the pharmaceutical and healthcare industry, and we are seeking someone who can act as our clients’ main point of contact to take briefs, keep them informed and manage their expectations, so that we can continue to grow these partnerships. 

Our talented people are key to CMC’s success, and we place great importance on continually developing our teams at all levels. We are looking for someone who can deliver work to the highest quality through clearly briefing their team and reviewing writers’ work.  You will work in partnership with Client Services colleagues to successfully drive the delivery of communications which delight our clients.

You will need a wealth of experience in a medical communications agency holding a similar position and a life science degree (preferably PhD). Also, you will need to possess excellent attention to detail, project management and briefing/reviewing skills, plus the ability to inspire high performance—bringing out the very best in others.

CMC is an agency where talent and opportunity meet. Bring your experience and drive, and we’ll provide a perfect balance of stimulating and challenging projects with a dynamic and caring environment. Together, we will shape the future of our business and the medical communications industry, as a whole!

Interested? Please apply by clicking the link below, or contact HR to find out more at HR-MMC@mccann.com


We are McCann Health, one of the most awarded global healthcare communications networks. We believe that Diversity and Inclusion are foundational to achieving our mission – to help our client’s brands and businesses play a meaningful role in people’s lives. We view diversity as a business imperative that, when incorporated into all agency practices, becomes a competitive advantage, driving growth and organizational sustainability. As we position ourselves for a future of increased competition and disruption, we’re accelerating beyond merely acknowledging differences. Our philosophy is that consistent practices and deliberate actions that foster an inclusive culture, unleash the creative power of our talent and our work. We call this Conscious Inclusion.

Closing date for applications: 15 Jun 2020