Medical Director, Clinical Sciences, Oncology

Tarrytown, NY, United States
Apr 15, 2019
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.

Qualified physician scientist, with significant pharmaceutical industry and/or exceptional academic clinical trials experience. Working closely with supervisor and other members of the cross-functional team, contributes to the Clinical Development Plan (CDP) that meets international regulatory standards.
Works with leaders across therapeutic area discipline and functions within Research, Preclinical Development, Early Clinical Development & Experimental Sciences, Biostatics and Data Management, Clinical Operations, Safety, Regulatory Affairs, and Marketing etc. to analyze development opportunities, plan, and execute clinical development studies of Regeneron's drug candidates.

Job Duties:

• Defines clinical trial-related goals and objectives.

• Responsible for the relevance and accuracy of medical science underpinning of clinical study concepts (CSCs) based on thorough scientific review and consultation with internal and external experts.
o Reviews, edits, and finalizes clinical trial plans

• Reviews and finalizes the medical and scientific portions of clinical trial protocols and amendments.

• Reviews and edits documents related to trials, such as monitoring plans, SAPs, amendments, IRB submissions and regulatory submissions.

• Accountable, with input from Clinical Trial Management, data management, and statisticians for timely clinical trial execution and quality of deliverables:
o Leads and supervises the Clinical Team to produce high quality program deliverables on schedule
o Identifies program, trial or data risks and creates and implements mitigation strategies
o Maintains and develops relationships with key study investigators
o Organizes clinical expert consultations, steering committees and data safety monitoring boards as required
o Reports to supervisor and management on clinical trial findings and milestones
o Responsible for the medical content of clinical study reports
o Reviews all medical/scientific publications related to clinical trial

• Analyzes the benefits and risk aspects of an assigned therapeutic candidate
o Responsible for the analysis of clinical data, including safety monitoring
o Responsible for activities and procedures that ensure patient safety

• Ensures Clinical Team compliance with FDA, EMEA, ICH and GCP guidelines as well as applicable SOPs regarding clinical safety
o Is the primary clinical contact for communications with regulatory agencies and IRBs/ethics boards

• Identifies and recommends resource allocation for CDP execution
o Identifies changes to established practices/policies if appropriate
o Identifies potential opportunities for optimal resource allocation

• Demonstrated capability to supervise and mentor less experienced personnel

• Conduct detailed literature reviews and analysis of development opportunities from mechanistic, pharmacological and clinical development perspectives

• Organizes and conducts consultations with global opinion leaders

• Support & oversees clinical development planning, study design (Phase 1 through Phase 3b), biomarker strategy, protocol creation, study startup, execution, data readout, and study closeout



• MD required. Board Certification/Eligibility in the relevant therapeutic area preferred.


• 4 - 8 years of clinical research pharmaceutical industry experience, or significant relevant experience in academic clinical trials.

• Has authored industry documents and/or has published in medical/scientific peer-reviewed journals. Interactions with Regulatory agencies or Common Technical Document (CTD or "dossier") submission in any ICH region are an advantage.

• Effective communications (verbal & written) and presentation skills are essential.

• Must be able to work productively in a fast-paced collaborative environment.

• Demonstrated critical thinking skills and sound decision-making

• Prior experience with mentoring and leading cross functional teams

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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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