My highly reputed, established, stable, research client is seeking a strong physician-scientist with a heart and a passion for research and the study of neurodegenerative disease. You will work closely with the CMO and other members of the clinical research teams on projects related to the clinical development of new therapeutic interventions but also epidemiological projects, biomarker discovery and validation and instruments validation studies.
You'll be on a close, interdisciplinary basis with internal colleagues (scientific, legal and financial) and external collaborators (physicians, academic institutions, CROs, and biotech and pharmaceutical companies) on all aspects of the CLIENT’s clinical research and development efforts.
The Medical Director Clinical Research will be expected to mentor and give clinical guidance to the Science Directors, and Program Managers on the CLIENT’S Clinical department teams. He/She will define, in coordination with the CMO, the strategy for the experimental clinical research team; this means using his or her medical, research and managerial expertise to decide on the best/feasible technical opportunities in the face of knowledge gapsQualifications
You'll need an advanced degree (MD or MD/PhD) in a relevant field (neurology or psychiatry, neurodegenerative disease). 5+ years hands-on experience with early stages of drug development (phase I and II). Neurodegenerative diseases and/or movement disorders experience preferred, as well as experience with GCP/ICH guidelines and best practices in clinical research and development..
In turn they offer high visibility, a collaborative, stable work environment and the potential provide a better understanding of and possible treatments for a debilitating, life threatening disease.