Medical Affairs Associate Consultant2018-03-21T14:21:55-04:00




We are seeking talented, scientifically strong and entrepreneurial spirited individuals to join our team. As part of the our team, you will play an important role leading client engagements, identifying issues, making recommendations and helping to implement change for our clients. Zipher’s clients are Medical Affairs leaders from pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, drug delivery and diagnostic industries.

Our environment provides Medical Affairs Associate Consultants II with exposure to a wide variety of medical issues faced by the life sciences industry, pharmaceutical issues, and will provide you with in-depth knowledge of the medical affairs roles. Consultants develop their skills through formal and informal training, as well as receiving mentorship to build analytical and communication skills.

Zipher’s diverse consulting assignments include therapeutic area strategy development; product opportunity assessments, development of training programs, due diligence, publication and scientific communication strategy, new product launch planning and medical science liaison programming. Our clients are worldwide and range in size from start-up companies to global organizations.

Full time, salaried (exempt) position



  • Translate clinical study data for utilization in reports and communication tools
  • Conduct research using primary and secondary sources
  • Assist in the creation of impactful, concise client presentations that incorporate cutting edge data presentation, visualizations, and delivery methods
  • Support the implementation of multiple projects from initiation through to delivery
  • Lead the implementation of one or more projects from initiation through to delivery
  • Support the facilitation of client workshops and lead break out sessions during client workshops
  • Edit, and update PowerPoint decks, Excel spreadsheets, and Word documents
  • Edit and proofread blog posts, whitepapers, and case studies for external distribution on Zipher’s website and social media
  • Perform all tasks with the highest standards for ethical intelligence gathering and ethics
  • Engage and lead in teleconference(s) and on-site meetings with clients
  • Attend and participate in all required compliance trainings
  • Follow all laws, rules, regulations, etc., including, but not limited to; laws, rules, regulations, codes, guidance documents and policies associated with or attributed to the pharmaceutical industry (e.g., FDA regulations, PhRMA Code), Zipher (e.g., TriNet/Zipher handbook) and Zipher clients (e.g., a Client’s Code of Conduct)
  • Work from the Zipher main office in Marion, MA


  • Demonstrate ability to develop trust and maintain integrity with internal and external partners, peers, and others
  • Ensure the attainment of individual objectives and results as well as those for the assigned team
  • Achieve goals and objectives in a compliant and legal manner


  • Scientific background in Oncology / Immunology with a focus on clinical medicine
  • Quantitative, analytical, and problem-solving skills
  • Business acumen
  • Required Degree (BS, BA) and strong undergraduate academic accomplishment
  • Excellent communications skills
  • High-value personal qualities – resourceful, responsible, tenacious, independent, self-confident, high-energy
  • Qualified candidates must be able to understand the clinical and business implications of technically complex products and services
  • Candidates should be team players, take initiative, and think strategically and creatively
  • Strong Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word) skills, preferably MAC operating systems


  • Advanced terminal degree (MD, PhD, PharmD, DNP, MBA)
  • 2+ years’ oncology or immunology industry experience
  • Knowledge of pharmaceutical rules, regulatory law, guidelines and codes (e.g., PhRMA Code)

Qualified candidates must reference Job Code: ZMA-ASSOC-CON-2018 when applying for this position.

Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to be employed in the United States. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Salary will be commensurate with experience and/or education level.

Required Travel: 20-30%

Location: Zipher Medical Affairs Co., LLC Headquarters, Marion, Massachusetts

Equal Opportunity Policy Statement:
Zipher Medical Affairs Co., LLC is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth or a medical condition related to pregnancy or childbirth), gender identity or expression, age, religion, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, sexual orientation, participation in the armed forces (e.g., U.S. Army, U.S. Navy, etc.), veteran status, physical or mental disability, medical condition, legally protected genetic information, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local equal employment opportunity  laws. Zipher will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.