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Medical Director - Clinical Development

Location: Cambridge Salary: US$130 - US$200 per hour + competitive
Sector: Pharma & Biotech, Clinical Research Type: Contract

Associate Medical Director/Medical Director, Clinical Development

The Company:
Biogen, a global biotech company committed to discovering, developing and delivering worldwide innovative therapies for people living with serious neurological and neurodegenerative diseases.

The Role:
The position of Associate Medical Director/Medical Director, Clinical Development sits within Pain, Neuromuscular and Rare Disease of Late Stage Clinical Development. The new Medical Director will support Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA). The successful candidate will demonstrate the flexibility and capability to function at a high level across multiple studies. Activities include direct responsibility for advancing high priority clinical programs through clinical study design and execution, development of biomarker strategies, 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.

Position: Associate Medical Director/Medical Director, Clinical Development
Location: Cambridge, MA (on-site)
Contract Length: 6 months
Industry: Biotechnology
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

Requirements:
The ideal candidate will have the following mix of professional and personal characteristics:
* Three (3) to five (5) years of experience in clinical research.
* Industry experience in clinical development
* Three (3) years of progressive responsibilities in drug development, and a proven track record for clinical and scientific leadership in drug development are ideal.
* Demonstrated leadership and team building skills.
* Demonstrated strategic and critical thinking.
* Excellent communication skills (oral and written) and excellent organizational skills.
Capacity and willingness to work effectively across disease areas.
* The ability to lead directly and by influence, including strong problem solving, conflict resolution, and analytical skills.
Education MD, PhD, or Pharm D degree required; training in Neurology is a plus

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