Medical Communications Specialist

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Date: Feb 15, 2019

Location: Atlanta, US

Help us transform patients' lives.

At UCB, we put our heart, soul and skills into making a difference for people living with severe disease.  Working together to push the boundaries, we blend the best of our talents to unlock innovation.  Will you join us in this pioneering adventure?

To strengthen our Immunology Medical Affairs team based at our US headquarters in suburban Atlanta, GA, we are looking to fill the position of Medical Communications Specialist.  The Medical Communications Specialist is responsible for the timely development/delivery of accurate and fair-balanced scientific content to support scientific exchange activities with healthcare providers (HCPs) and other UCB customers, as required.

Are you driven and enjoy being innovative? For UCB, you are an ‘innoborative’ person.  This extraordinary blend of talent means you are often thinking in new ways with others for the sake of patients.

As a UCB 'innoborative' person and Medical Communications Specialist you like to work in an environment where you can:

  • Develop a deeper understanding of the patient’s reality and the ecosystem of care.
  • Take initiative and work towards creating patient value, rather than merely completing a task.
  • Align efforts toward a common purpose to ensure maximum impact for patients.
  • Invest in building trustful relationships with internal and external stakeholders

As a UCB 'innoborative' person and Medical Communications Specialist you will contribute by:

  • Collecting, analyzing and summarizing complex data to create scientifically accurate and fair-balanced content that communicates and educates audiences on complex medical and scientific concepts, treatment options, emerging standards of care, and competitive intelligence, as appropriate
  • Ensuring timely development and maintenance of materials for use by or training of the field-based MSL team (e.g., slide decks, FAQs, congress summaries, HEOR-related content)
  • Responding to unsolicited requests for medical information from HCPs and serves as a scientific resource for internal stakeholders
  • Supporting the development and maintenance of medical information response documents (i.e., SRLs, Medicaid Summaries, AMCP Formulary Dossiers) and Medical Education content
  • Participating in the planning and execution of congress activities (e.g., Medical Booth support, Congress Lead, Topic team lead, other.)

Interested? For this position, you’ll need the following education, experience and skills:

  • Doctorate degree (PharmD, MD, or Ph.D. in Life Sciences) required.
  • 3+ years of relevant Medical Affairs in the pharmaceutical industry
  • Previous MSL or other field medical affairs experience preferred.
  • Experience providing health economics and outcomes information to appropriately communicate with stakeholders involved in evidence-based healthcare decisions
  • Excellent medical writing ability, and the ability to understand, analyze/interpret, and summarize highly complex scientific data

Discover more about the remarkable UCB Talent Blends and how you can contribute to the mix at .


UCB is a global biopharmaceutical company. We focus on discovering and developing innovative medicines and lateral solutions that can transform the everyday lives of people living with severe disease.

With more than 7500 people in approximately 40 countries, UCB offers an exciting working environment where initiative can flourish and those with a ‘can-do’ attitude can thrive.  Thinking holistically, working together, championing change, delivering impactful results…these are some of the key competencies we are constantly developing, and looking for, at UCB.

UCB and its subsidiaries encourage diversity in the workplace; we are an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

Job Segment: Medical, Communications, Immunology, Pharmaceutical, Medicaid, Healthcare, Marketing, Science

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