Posted: Mar 30, 2021

Senior Manager/Associate Director, Scientific Communications

Ardelyx, Inc. - Fremont , CA
Salary: Other
Application Deadline: N/A
Ardelyx is a publicly traded biotech company focused on improving the lives of patients by developing and commercializing first-in-class targeted therapies that advance patient care. Using our discovery model, Ardelyx scientists have characterized new biological mechanisms and pathways that have enabled us to develop a pipeline of drug candidates to manage complications related to kidney and cardiovascular diseases. Our lead candidate, tenapanor, is a first-in-class small molecule therapy for the treatment of hyperphosphatemia in adult patients with chronic kidney disease on dialysis. If approved, tenapanor could completely change the treatment paradigm in a disease state with significant unmet need.  We are advancing the build of our commercial organization to be prepared for launch of tenapanor in mid-2021.

The Senior Manager/Associate Director, Scientific Communications is a key Medical Affairs role which will oversee development of prospective publication plans, activities and field medical materials at Ardelyx.  This role will work closely with internal and external authors and other stakeholders to develop high-quality disease state and product-related abstracts, posters, and manuscripts.  The Senior Manager/Associate Director, Scientific Communications is also responsible creation and revision of medical content to support Medical Science Liaison (MSL) team.  The Senior Manager/Associate Director, Scientific Communications is responsible for the management of medical communications agencies and for ensuring on-time, high quality deliverables.  This position is remote/field based. 

As a member of the Ardelyx team, you will play a key role in developing and bringing to market first-in-class medicines to better the lives of underserved patients.  It’s the patients in need that motivate and inspire us to be relentless and work hard every day. They push us to maintain a clear focus on scientific and clinical integrity with a commitment to medical innovation so that we can deliver exceptional medicines.  We are different for good.

Ardelyx, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer