Director Content Development

Acadia Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Acadia Pharmaceuticals Inc.

501-1,000 employees

Develops therapies for central nervous system disorders.



San Diego, CA, USA

Required Skills
  • PharmD, PhD, or MD degree in a scientific discipline or equivalent experience
  • 7 years of Medical Affairs experience in pharmaceutical/biotech with 5 years in Scientific Communications/Medical Information
  • Experience with neurology/rare disease is preferred
  • Experience in MLR and MRC
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively, coordinate, and lead in a multi-disciplinary, cross-functional team environment
  • Experience in developing medical content for scientific exchange
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Understanding of the legal and regulatory environment of the pharmaceutical industry
  • Thinks and acts with urgency while considering the broader impact to the organization
  • Overseeing and contributing to the development of medical content for scientific exchange (e.g. slide decks, medical booth content)
  • Collaborating with key partners to develop medical content management plan
  • Responsible for review of corporate affairs, investor relations, commercial, and medical materials for scientific accuracy
  • Coordinating with Medical Affairs colleagues, vendors or outsourced providers in the development, review and approval of medical materials
  • Independently evaluating literature, interpreting complex data, writing effectively, articulating information to various audiences, and effectively negotiating with counterparts from cross-functional areas
  • Effectively prioritizing and allocating resources and developing a culture of excellence and efficient teamwork
  • Maintains expert understanding of product knowledge and labeling, associated disease states, relevant literature, treatment guidelines, competitor information, and brand strategies and tactics for the therapeutic area involved
  • Communicating and collaborating effectively with teams to cultivate a positive relationship
  • Acts as a subject matter expert to internal customers or stakeholders to provide them with timely up-to-date scientific and clinical information vital to make business decisions
  • Anticipating risk and implementing strategies to avoid problems

Acadia Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Acadia Pharmaceuticals Inc.


Acadia Pharmaceuticals Inc. stands out as a leader in the healthcare industry with over 25 years of experience, particularly noted for developing the first and only approved therapy for hallucinations and delusions associated with Parkinson’s disease psychosis. The company's culture is characterized by a dedicated team of "care-ageous warriors" who are committed to improving the lives of patients and their families. Acadia's competitive edge lies in its robust late-stage development efforts focused on dementia-related psychosis, negative symptoms of schizophrenia, and Rett syndrome, as well as early-stage clinical research exploring novel approaches to pain management, cognition, and neuropsychiatric symptoms in central nervous system disorders.

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San Diego, California



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


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