Executive Medical Director, Clinical Research - Ladiratuzumab Vedotin

Bothell, WA, United States
Jul 23, 2018
Required Education
Position Type
Full time

This position will serve as the Executive Medical Director in the ladiratuzumab vedotin program, an ADC currently in phase 2 development for breast cancer. This position will be responsible for developing and executing the clinical development strategy of this drug candidate and overseeing the clinical trial program for ladiratuzumab vedotin.

Reporting to the Vice President of Late Stage Portfolio, Clinical Development the successful candidate should have demonstrated proficiency in leading and supporting development programs across multiple functions within a company, as well as represent the program with the external clinical community.

  • Lead, develop and execute the strategic development of clinical program for ladiratuzumab vedotin
  • Work across the organization and on multifunctional teams responsible for the development of ladiratuzumab vedotin. Will be the lead and decision maker for the Global Development Team and serve and lead clinical on the Global Product Team
  • Oversee the development and management of clinical protocols and amendments, investigator brochures, and clinical study reports
  • Provide leadership to medical directors and clinical scientists who lead the ladiratuzumab vedotin clinical study teams
  • Oversee the evaluation of safety, pharmacology, and efficacy data from ongoing and completed studies in ladiratuzumab vedotin
  • Oversee manuscripts, abstracts and presentations for scientific meetings and advisory boards
  • Conduct literature reviews and prepare summaries to support clinical development programs
  • Medical resource for design and interpretation of clinical and preclinical programs to support existing and new development candidates

Preferred Skillsets:
  • Has a strong leadership presence and the ability to work effectively with other clinical and scientific leaders
  • Demonstrates a passion for helping patients with cancer and for the science of oncology
  • Has a collaborative style with internal company leadership, external development partners and investigators/medical professionals
  • Is a team player, works well in a team environment both as a leader and a key contributor
  • Has a global perspective and mindset, with the ability to work effectively with colleagues from myriad cultures, backgrounds and geographies

  • MD or MD/PhD
  • Clinical oncology experience; Board certification in oncology or hematology preferred
  • 5-7 years industry experience in oncology drug development preferred

Seattle Genetics is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

As the leading employer in our industry in the Pacific Northwest, Seattle Genetics is proud to offer a competitive total compensation package as well as a comprehensive benefits program designed to support the whole lives of our employees and their families. Benefits include medical, vision and dental coverage, group and supplemental life insurance, 401(k) with company match, tuition reimbursement, relocation assistance and much more. To learn more about Seattle Genetics, please visit www.seattlegenetics.com.