Scientific Search specializes in Pharmaceutical Recruiting and staffing for a broad spectrum of technical and scientific positions within the Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology and Medical Device industries.  We have a dedicated Pharmaceutical Recruiting team that focuses exclusively on this segment.  Positions include technical, management and executive levels (including Directors and Vice Presidents) and many segments such as discovery research, clinical research, regulatory affairs, medical education, quality control, engineering, operations and marketing.   Call or email us today and let us show you what our Pharmaceutical Recruiting team can do!

Some typical positions that we have placed are:


Brand Management
Clinical Research
Continuing Medical Education (CME)
Documentation Control
Drug Safety
Medical Director
Medical Device Manufacturing
Medical Science Liaison (MSL)
Product Development
Quality Assurance
Quality Control
Regulatory Affairs
Technology Transfer


Our internal database contains thousands of qualified pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device professionals that our Pharmaceutical Recruiting team has established relationships with.  We are typically able to provide you with outstanding candidates within days of a request if not sooner.  Here are some candidates our staff has identified as exceptional in what they do, and potentially high impact hires at their new organizations:


Featured Pharmaceutical Candidates


243,511 – Director, Regulatory Affairs – 15+ years of experience in regulatory affairs management, clinical affairs, research and manufacturing environments within the U.S and International regulatory landscapes. Achieved 45+ drug approvals with the introduction of 10+ first-time generics market entries. Strengthened the oral contraceptive portfolio by gaining 6 approvals with $20+ M in yearly sales. Execute regulatory strategy at various drug development phases with the goal of timely submission. Lead writing of briefing package and orchestrate subsequent Pre-IND meetings with the FDA. Diversify new product lines through utilization of Regulatory and Competitive Intelligence. Provided regulatory input within the framework of a change control procedure, and managed post-approval submission for 100+ commercial products. MS – Regulatory Drug Affairs. For additional information on this exceptional candidate please contact Tom O’Hanlon,


242,095 – Manager, Purchasing and Supply Chain – 5 years of experience in the various areas of Supply Chain Management. 15 years experience both as a hands-on contributor and a manager in the areas of Purchasing, Demand Planning, Supply Planning and Inventory Management. Manage the project to configure the new corporate MRP system, which now determines the correct amount of raw materials to be purchased from Suppliers, replacing the previous excel spreadsheets. Manage Supplier Relations. Design and implement customized color-coded score-cards in order to measure the quality and delivery effectiveness of our Suppliers. Analyze spend to find cost-reduction opportunities. Periodically evaluate alternative Sourcing options. Implement the Demand Planning system. Lead the integration of this new module to the legacy Inventory management system. Train planners in the use of this Demand Planning system. MBA – Strategic Management. For additional information on this exceptional candidate please contact Caitlin Holton,


68,445 – Manager, Training and Documentation – Over 10 years experience GMP training in pharmaceuticals and biotech. Development, implementation, and management of GMP Quality and Training Systems for client’s OTC business. Responsibility for development and implementation of skills and procedural based training programs for manufacturing, operations engineering, regulatory compliance, and quality operations across 3 facilities. Site Compliance Team leader for implementation of product complaint management system (PCOM) across all departments. Delivered new user training to 250+ colleagues, for several trainings. Oversees and drives creation, execution and sustained success of client’s OJT, GMP, technical training strategy and curricula, including process design, development, communication, and training. For additional information on this exceptional candidate please contact Kim Laipple,


239,977 – Reimbursement Manager – 10+ years assisting the resolving of reimbursement issues. Working with Hospital billing departments, Physician office billing departments and medical coders to explain the proper Medicare, Medicaid and private Payor codes to be used to be sure all coding is done properly up front to facilitate reimbursement without delays. Responsible for the overall management of coverage, coding, and reimbursement processes within an assigned region encompassing the Public, Workers Comp and Commercial Payer communities. Promote collaboration with the Reimbursement Operations, Customer Relations, and Medical Affairs teams in order to achieve payer and provider strategic business goals. Scheduling and working with each Area Business Manager. BS – Marketing. For additional information on this exceptional candidate please contact Kim Laipple,


241,098 – Medical Writer/Strategist – 12+ years of scientific experience across a variety of therapeutic areas (including oncology during drug development and post-approval) and writing disciplines. Printed DTC and HCP materials, digital assets (disease state and product websites, MOA videos), white papers/advertorials, non-promotional scientific communications on drug development (20+ molecules in oncology), and slide decks for educational symposia, advisory boards, and KOL presentations. Certified in US Regulatory Affairs (RAC): regulatory functions throughout product lifecycle for medical devices, IVDs, pharmaceutical, and biologics. Analysis and data handling of regulatory documents (eg, CSRs, study protocols) for medical writing purposes. Created multiple OPDP submission packages for pre-clearance and helped to interpret and create strategies from OPDP feedback. Lead the creation of slide decks based on regulatory strategy for pre- and post-approval promotional activities. PhD – Johns Hopkins. For additional information on this exceptional candidate please contact Kim Laipple,


239,362 – Principal Scientist *Will consider consulting or temporary opportunities* – 25+ years of broad product development and team leading experience within pharmaceutical industry. Specialize in drug delivery and advance dosage forms. Recruit, train, and coach staff. Extensive global team experience with multinational companies. Manage global projects. Help launch products globally. Experience for both OTC and Rx medications with global brands. Successfully reformulated product formulation and processes for global market using QbD principles to achieve COGs benefits and easy tech transfer options for emerging markets. Worked with Global Resourcing group in evaluating and identifying the partners for the solid dosage form development in India and China. Lead the R&D project team and be a liaison for marketing and business development groups to support new product ideas. MS – Industrial and Physical Pharmacy. For additional information on this exceptional candidate please contact Caitlin Holton,