Associate Director, Clinical Lead Neuropsychiatry - Remote Opportunity

Boston, MA, United States
Feb 23, 2021
Required Education
Position Type
Full time
At Lundbeck, we are tirelessly dedicated to restoring brain health so every person can be their best. Headquartered in Copenhagen with a U.S. home office in Deerfield, Ill., Lundbeck is the only global biopharmaceutical company focused solely on brain diseases. Our legacy in neuroscience goes back seven decades and we have a long heritage of innovation. Lundbeck has developed and commercialized some of the world's most widely prescribed therapies for psychiatric and neurological disorders. Today, we remain uncompromisingly committed to improving the quality of life for people impacted by brain disorders. Lundbeck is unique from other biopharmaceutical companies in that we are 70 percent owned by a research-focused foundation. We have a deep and productive pipeline, and we continue to bring forward symptomatic therapies to help people live better lives, while simultaneously pursuing disease-modifying treatments.

This is a remote position, ideally based in the East Coast or Midwest


This position describes the principal clinical person on a project at pre-clinical or early clinical development stages. The projects are likely to combine neurology and psychiatry indications and the key task will be to understand what biology can be targeted by the molecule under development, how this biology can be explored in the clinic and how results of this exploration can lead to an indication selection and to structuring a clinical development program for this indication. The projects will be multi-faceted, and this individual will lead a matrix team.

  • Responsible for taking a molecule from the pre-clinical phase to the clinical phase of development
  • Collaborate with research, experimental medicine and other functions to develop a clinical plan for characterization of safety, tolerability and pharmacological action for a new molecule
  • Responsible for designing clinical studies that allow implementation of this clinical development plan and carries overall responsibility for delivering these studies
  • Able to analyze data from clinical studies and to make Go/No Go decisions for explored indications and/or symptoms
  • Leads an early phase multi-disciplined clinical project/study team
  • Contributes to the creation of all required clinical documents, including protocol synopses, clinical study reports, investigator brochures, clinical portions of regulatory documents, such as annual reports, initial clinical research applications, briefing books for regulatory meetings and submission packages.
  • Provides medical monitoring for clinical trials or supervises an external medical monitor if medical monitoring services are outsourced
  • Able to maintain an open, flexible approach to decision making based both on rigorous scientific analyses and Lundbeck business needs

  • Accredited MD (Medical Physician) or accredited PhD with prior clinical/clinical research experience within neurology or psychiatry
  • 2+ years of experience in clinical research within an academic or pharmaceutical / biotech setting
  • Ability to lead cross-functional matrix teams in a highly collaborative fashion
  • Evidence of a proactive and creative approach
  • Able to maintain an open, flexible approach to decision making based both on rigorous scientific analyses and business needs
  • Shows the flexibility to work across disease areas within psychiatry and neurology and be open to look at areas beyond their immediate specialization

  • MD (Medical Physician)
  • Enthusiastic about learning and exploring new pharmacological and biomarker approaches
  • Pro-active, outgoing, goal-oriented, dynamic, responsible and decisive
  • Team player and able to work independently at the same time
  • Able to maintain a broad overview and keep enough level of detail

  • Willingness/Ability to travel up to 30% domestically and internationally

The range displayed is specifically for those potential hires who will work or reside in the state of Colorado, if selected for this role, and may vary based on various factors such as the candidate's qualifications, skills, competencies and proficiency for the role. Salary Pay Range: $160,000 - $200,000 and eligibility for a 20% bonus target based on company and individual performance, and eligibility to participate in the company's long-term incentive plan. Benefits for this position include flexible paid time off (PTO), health benefits to include Medical, Dental and Vision, and company match 401k. Additional benefits information can be found on our site .

Lundbeck is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by law, rule, or regulation. Lundbeck participates in E-Verify.

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Lundbeck is a global pharmaceutical company specialized in brain diseases. For more than 70 years, we have been at the forefront of neuroscience research. We are tirelessly dedicated to restoring brain health, so every person can be their best.

Millions of people worldwide live with brain diseases, and far too many suffer due to inadequate treatment, discrimination, a reduced number of working days, early retirement, and other unnecessary consequences. Every day, we strive for improved treatment and a better life for people living with brain diseases - we call this Progress in Mind.


Our approximately 5,800 employees in more than 50 countries are engaged in the entire value chain throughout research, development, production, marketing, and sales. Our pipeline consists of several R&D programs, and our products are available in more than 100 countries. We have research centers in Denmark and the US, and our production facilities are located in Denmark, France, and Italy. Lundbeck generated revenue of DKK 17 billion in 2019 (EUR 2.3 billion; USD 2.6 billion).

For additional information, we encourage you to visit our corporate site, and connect with us on Twitter at @Lundbeck and via LinkedIn.