Scientific Pathways, a division of Nucleus Global, is an international medical education agency providing innovative, high-quality and effective healthcare communications. Our clients benefit from the synergies available within our global network of offices staffed by highly talented individuals who can deliver on a global scale or local level and across a broad spectrum of therapy areas.

Our success has led to continued expansion both in the range of services we offer and our global presence. We are now looking for a talented and enthusiastic Scientific Director.

As a Scientific Director you will work closely with the Editorial Director/Director, Scientific and Editorial Services to provide editorial, scientific and strategic expertise to leading international pharmaceutical clients and colleagues within the agency.

The Scientific Director will be co-leading the business unit, developing strategy for growth and lead new business pitches. As well as lead a talented and enthusiastic SES team and uphold scientific excellence and deliver on key projects.

To succeed, you must have a BSc in the life sciences, ideally combined with a MSc or PhD and therapeutic experience within oncology, virology, or neurology. In addition, you will have extensive experience in a communications agency, encompassing a broad range of medical communications deliverables and therapeutic areas. You will have excellent scientific writing skills for different target audiences, together with experience of managing and developing a medical writing team. You will have proven leadership and influencing skills, in a multidisciplinary environment.

In addition to a competitive salary and benefits package, we are known for our friendly and informal working environment. We also offer excellent opportunities for career and personal development, including opportunities to transfer your skills to other offices around the world.


At Nucleus Global, we are committed to driving a culture of diversity, inclusion and belonging where everyone can bring each facet of themselves to work each day. We believe that strength in diversity and inclusivity is a driver of our success.

As part of our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, we use a third-party anonymizing software that removes identifying information from CVs and cover letters.

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