Medical Director

Location: San Mateo, California Salary: competitive
Sector: Clinical Research Type: Permanent

My client is a global healthcare company whose mission is to treat highly unmet clinical needs through the innovative science and technologies they develop.

This new role will be responsible for leading a clinical program through its life cycle which may include multiple clinical trials. As a key member on the clinical team, the Medical Director/Senior Medical Director will provide medical expertise to cross-functional teams. They will participate in strategy development and collaborate with a variety of internal and external partners and stakeholders including scientific advisory boards.

The Medical Director/Senior Medical Director will be responsible for:

  • Leading the design, review, execution, medical oversight, and analysis of the company's clinical studies to ensure rigorous and compliant study conduct and patient safety
  • Providing experienced, critical insights and contributions to the overall development and effectiveness of the company's product development programs
  • Providing oversight to clinical data collection and quality assessment
  • Contributing to the overall strategic direction of the company's clinical organization

Who You Are

  • Successful candidate will have a minimum of 3 years of experience in clinical research. Working knowledge of clinical product development.
  • Clinical research and product development experience in pulmonary disease is a plus
  • Broad experience in the principles and techniques of data analysis, interpretation and clinical relevance
  • Working knowledge of pharmacovigilance and drug safety support for internal and external customers
  • Understanding of clinical study conduct including relevant regulations such as GCP
  • Self-directed with the ability to work independently, proactively and efficiently in a fast-paced environment
  • Significant interpersonal skills, including ability to work effectively cross culturally and cross functionally
  • Communicating effectively with team members, and the broader organization
  • Experience in pharmaceutical industry a plus


  • Medical Degree required

If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, please message me with your availability to schedule a time to speak.

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