Clinical Research Medical Director - Gastrointestinal - AMG 592

Thousand Oaks, CA, US
Nov 04, 2020
Required Education
Masters Degree/MBA
Position Type
Full time
The Inflammation Therapeutic Area is seeking a Clinical Research Medical Director to serve as indication lead for global Phase 2B inflammation program AMG 592, an IL 2 mutein. It is being investigated as a treatment for multiple indications, including SLE, GVHD and IBD.

This position is located in Thousand Oaks, California but can be flexible, depending on the situation and will have an opportunity to shape the growing Inflammation Therapeutic Area and will report directly to the Global Development Lead for the AMG 592 program.

  • Serve as the study/indication lead and provide clinical/scientific knowledge into the development, execution and communication of the global scientific/medical evidence plan for the indication
  • Supporting cross-functional and global collaborations to integrate broad medical, scientific, and commercial input into the development program
  • Participating and providing clinical input into safety and regulatory interactions
  • Interpretation and communication of clinical trial data
  • Author CSRs, publications and regulatory submissions
  • Develop key opinion leaders and make scientific presentation at advisory boards, key scientific meetings and external committee meetings as delegated by GDL
  • Identify new clinical research opportunities
  • Support in-licensing and out-licensing activities and partner relationships
  • Support product lifecycle management for new indications as directed by Global Development Leader
  • Provide clinical content input to:

- Materials to be used in Scientific Affairs

- Materials to be used by the Commercial Organization

Basic Qualifications

MD or DO degree from an accredited medical school


2 years of clinical development experience in industry

Preferred Qualifications
  • MD with strong and versatile clinical development experience in inflammation, and accreditation in relevant sub-specialty (gastroentrology)
  • Knowledge of pharmaceutical product development, product lifecycle, and commercialization processes
  • Experience with developing study concepts for clinical development and clinical trial designs with cross functional input, including biostatistics, observational research and patient reported outcomes in Phase 1,2 and/or 3 clinical trials in inflammation/immunology
  • Knowledge of Good Clinical Practices (GCP), FDA and EMEA/CHMP regulations and guidelines, and applicable international regulatory requirements
  • Leadership experience/potential as a medical expert in a complex matrix environment
  • Ability to effectively present ideas and document complex medical/clinical concepts in both written and oral communication
  • Strong interpersonal skills and problem-solving abilities while exhibiting superior judgment and a balanced, realistic understanding of issues and resolution path

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