Associate Medical Director, Clinical Development - Stroke
The position of Associate Medical Director, Clinical Development will focus on stroke related activities. The successful candidate will have demonstrated an ability to develop and execute independent research projects as well as the flexibility to function successfully in a multidisciplinary team environment.
Job Description :
The position of Associate Medical Director, Clinical Development will focus on stroke related activities. The successful candidate will have demonstrated an ability to develop and execute independent research projects as well as the flexibility to function successfully in a multidisciplinary team environment. Activities include direct responsibility for advancing high priority clinical programs through clinical study design and execution as well as interpretation of data from key clinical studies. The individual who assumes this position will interact with multiple levels of management within Biogen, external stakeholders in the medical community as well with global regulatory authorities.
The Associate Medical Director has the following responsibilities:
• Provide medical and strategic leadership for programs that integrate the individual’s extensive knowledge in basic and clinical science, neurology, and input from the medical community around the world.
• Integrate the scientific rationale, regulatory requirements, product development plan, and commercial goals to build a solid strategic framework for the Clinical Development Plan (CDP).
• Establish appropriately aggressive clinical development timelines, incorporating key decision points and Go/No Go criteria for the CDP.
• Develop and maintain relationships with program counterparts in Commercial, Research, Regulatory, Clinical Operations and Statistics.
• Contribute to the development of strategic initiatives, specific Business Development activities and various organizational initiatives in Clinical Development
Biogen is excited to add depth to their Clinical Development team. The ideal candidate will have the following mix of professional and personal characteristics:
• Three (3) to five (5) years of experience in clinical and/or translational research with a proven record of achievement on independent research projects. Industry experience is a plus.
• Demonstrated leadership and team building skills as well as the ability to perform effectively in a multi-disciplinary environment.
Must be able to work effectively in a highly matrixed environment.
• Excellent communication skills (oral and written) and excellent organizational skills.
• Capacity and willingness to work effectively across disease areas as needed.
• The ability to lead directly and by influence, including strong problem solving, conflict resolution, and analytical skills.
Must have the ability to travel for site visits, scientific meetings and other business needs
Education: MD or PhD degree required; sub specialty training in Neurology is a plus