Associate Medical Director/Medical Director

The Opportunity 
Millendo is a small but rapidly growing biotechnology company whose lead asset, livoletide, is entering a pivotal trial in the coming months. Based on a positive randomized, double blind placebo-controlled Phase 2 study, the company is investing in building the commercial team to provide a competitive advantage in the Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS) space. Millendo plans to commercialize this orphan product in the US by themselves and partner in other geographies. The company is preparing for success by recruiting commercial leadership talent in preparation for rapid growth and eventual product launch.

Role Description 
Millendo is seeking a medical expert (M.D. or D.O.) for assigned clinical trials. This role will provide input into the design and conduct of clinical trials, assessment and interpretation of clinical data, and investigator training. 

This role will be based in Ann Arbor, MI

This is a full-time role


  • Lead medical aspects of medical monitoring
  • Work closely with the CRO’s to provide medical input into safety reports, including SAE narratives and analysis of similar events, Suspected Unexpected Serious Adverse Reaction (SUSAR) reports, Investigator Brochure (IB), Risk Management Plans, Integrated Summary of Safety, Clinical Study Reports, and preparation of labels
  • Further clinical development programs by assisting in the design and conduct of clinical trials, including: drafting of protocols and respective amendments, informed consent forms, data monitoring committee charters, and other supporting documents
  • Provide medical expertise for assigned clinical trials with the expectation to being readily available to advise on trial-related medical questions or problems during the conduct of the trial
  • Contribute to site and investigator training
  • Assist in medical reviews, assessment and interpretation of efficacy and safety data to ensure that the data are correct and presented with the appropriate medical interpretation
  • Responsible for medical monitor input into the development and implementation of standard operating procedures for all aspects of Adverse Event (AE) report handling, aggregate reporting and assuring compliance with global and local regulatory requirements
  • Responsible for implementing alignment across policies/procedures and ensuring that data generated are compliant with FDA and ICH guidelines and GCP.


  • M.D. or D.O., experience in endocrinology would be a plus
  • 1-3 years of experience in drug development or clinical research, preferably in the pharmaceutical industry
  • U.S. and E.U. experience preferred
  • Fluent in oral and written English
  • Understanding of local and global drug safety regulations and processes and clinical trial oversight, including global GCPs
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with ability to relate to both internal and external stakeholders
  • Strong communication and presentation skills as well as an ability to communicate clearly and concisely in writing

Reporting Requirements
This role reports into the Senior Medical Director and works closely with the Senior Director of Clinical Operations

We are an equal opportunity employer (EOE). We respect individual differences, embrace diversity throughout the organization, and value the unique strengths of each employee. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or gender expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status.