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AcelRx Pharmaceuticals, Inc (Nasdaq: ACRX) is a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative therapies for the treatment of acute and breakthrough pain.


At AcelRx Pharmaceuticals, we understand that our employees play a substantial role in our success. We are looking for employees with exceptional drive, commitment, and a collaborative spirit. We are looking to add highly skilled and dynamic individuals to our team who are passionate about improving the lives of patients with acute and breakthrough pain. We offer competitive compensation and benefits, and we recognize outstanding performance with a variety of rewards programs.


AcelRx, Pharmaceuticals is proud to be an equal employment opportunities (EEO) employer to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

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The Regional Associate Director (RAD)/Regional Director (RD) is a field-based position that functions within the scope of the Medical Affairs at AcelRx.  The AcelRx RAD/RD is a clinical expert in pain management as well as the therapeutic options and serves as an important outreach from Medical Affairs. The RAD/RD position covers a large geographical territory.


Regions Available: Northeast, Southwest (with easy access to air and/or rail travel)

US-CA-Redwood City



The Director/Senior Director of Scientific Affairs will be responsible for overall leadership and strategic direction for scientific communications. Will provide support to the company on all key scientific and medical content published and/or presented at scientific and investor meetings and published in journals. Be involved in the direction, planning, execution and interpretation of clinical trials/research and data collection activities, including post market and Investigator Initiated Trials (IIT). Timely and high quality input to other key functions where medical/scientific expertise is required.