Associate Director-Inflammation & Immunology (Rheumatology)-Pacific NW

Oct 06, 2018
Science/R&D, Immunology
Required Education
Position Type
Full time
Known for its scientific and operational excellence, Regeneron is a leading science-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, invents, develops, manufactures, and commercializes medicines for the treatment of serious medical conditions. Regeneron commercializes medicines for eye diseases, high LDL-cholesterol, atopic dermatitis and a rare inflammatory condition and has product candidates in development in other areas of high unmet medical need, including rheumatoid arthritis, asthma, pain, cancer and infectious diseases.

Location: Pacific Northwest


Provides scientific exchange and collaborates with leaders on disease and product information, as well as research initiatives. Participates in the development and the management of company and investigator sponsored clinical trials. In support of scientific commercialization initiatives, presents scientific and clinical data in response to requests for information related to study indications and disease state awareness to opinion leaders, practitioners, investigators, research coordinators, site personnel and internal study stakeholders.

  • Effectively profile a territory to identify relevant medical experts and thought leaders, as well as appropriate clinical trial sites.
  • Participate in the facilitation of company and investigator sponsored clinical trials including:
    • Concept proposals, protocol development and review, and site selection/investigator identification.
    • Site initiation activities, including identification of appropriate enrollment strategies. If needed, serve as a scientific resource for area healthcare professionals within the surrounding trial site community to refer appropriate patients and review clinical practice topics as requested by the customer.
    • Ongoing monitoring of trial site activity and enrollment.
    • Site contact for events such as slow/accelerated enrollment, amendments, queries, etc.
  • Scientific exchange and collaboration with therapeutic area experts on research initiative as well as disease and product information.
  • Present/discuss relevant scientific and clinical data to appropriate audiences in a compliant manner.
  • Disease management consultation and education for the therapeutic area with identified practitioners, payers and researchers.
  • Identify gaps in research needs of company and create opportunities for the organization to fill those gaps by collaborating with potential and existing investigators.
  • Assist with management of clinical data through support of abstracts, posters, presentations and manuscript development to ensure rapid and accurate communication of scientific and clinical results.
  • Effectively and strategically manage projects relevant to the field medical role (i.e., study lead, congress lead, sales training, and structured feedback initiative).
  • Ensure company policies, principles and financial controls are maintained with integrity and professionalism being displayed internally and externally.
  • Appropriately engage healthcare professionals and attend medical conferences to collect and report relevant competitive intelligence.
  • Collaborate with Clinical development to execute plans and strategies established by Medical Affairs.
    • Support Commercialization Initiatives of approved products:
      • Train Commercial colleagues when appropriate.
      • Provide Scientific input upon request

  • At least ten (10) years total experience post medical degree, including clinical practice, with at least five to seven years progressive experience in Pharmaceutical or Biotech Industry working in Medical Affairs and/or Clinical Research & Development or related fields.
  • Industry experience in planning, executing and reporting clinical trials desirable with post-marketing experience a plus.
  • Prior experience working in a matrix organization as well as cross-functional collaboration with commercial/marketing departments strongly desired.
  • Experience working with field-based colleagues/MSLs.
  • US and global experience preferable.
  • Experience working corroboratively and coordinating with external partners.
Educational requirements
  • MD, PhD or PharmD from an accredited US or foreign medical school with three or more years of postgraduate medical training.
  • If an MD, preferably board certified in internal medicine, ideally with fellowship training in allergy, immunology, pulmonology, or related discipline desirable.
  • If not an MD, experience in allergy, asthma, or dermatology.

This is an opportunity to join our select team that is already leading the way in the Pharmaceutical/Biotech industry. Apply today and learn more about Regeneron's unwavering commitment to combining good science & good business.

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