Associate Director/Director of Clinical Development

San Francisco, California
Jul 21, 2021
Biotech Bay
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Calcilytix Therapeutics, a subsidiary of BridgeBio Pharma, is developing CLTX-305 (encaleret), a negative allosteric modulator of the calcium-sensing receptor (CaSR) for the treatment of Autosomal Dominant Hypocalcemia Type 1 (a genetic cause of hypoparathyroidism due to gain-of-function mutations in CaSR) and acquired hypoparathyroidism (usually secondary to prior neck surgery). The program is currently in Phase 2 for both indications.

BridgeBio finds, develops, and delivers breakthrough medicines for genetic diseases. The company bridges remarkable advancements in genetic science with the entrepreneurial engine required to rapidly create lifesaving medicines for patients with unmet needs. Founded in 2015 by a team of industry veterans, the company has built a portfolio of 20 transformative drugs ranging from pre-clinical to late-stage development in multiple therapeutic areas including genetic dermatology, oncology, cardiology, neurology, endocrinology, renal disease, and ophthalmology. The company’s focus on scientific excellence and rapid execution aims to translate today’s discoveries into tomorrow’s medicines. We have offices in San Francisco, Palo Alto, Boston, New York, and Raleigh, with small satellites in other parts of the country. 

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Who You Are:

This individual will be responsible for developing and executing clinical development programs for Calcilytix Therapeutics, including the leadership of the pivotal trials, NDA, and filing activities for the lead program in ATTR. The individual will lead and provide strategic direction to the cross-functional clinical teams, focusing on the ATTR Cardiomyopathy program. This position will serve as a key liaison between the company and clinical investigators and establish credible relationships between Calcilytix and leaders in the field.

  • Own all clinical research planning, documentation, and communication
  • Lead the cross-functional development team from the clinical and scientific perspective towards accomplishing corporate goals
  • Design scientifically rigorous, operationally feasible, and cost-effective clinical study protocols that form the substantive basis of the CLTX-305 Clinical Development Plan
  • Lead the development team in the conceptual basis for clinical data collection, review, and interpretation, including oversight of CRF design elements, database design, data management plans, and biostatistics and data analysis, data review, reporting with support from Clinical Operations, Data Management, and Stats & Programming
  • Own the clinical research contributions sections of regulatory submission documents, including amendments to INDs, Briefing Documents, the medical and scientific content of regulatory correspondence, NDA/MAA submissions, safety reports and updates, and annual reports (DSUR/PSUR)
  • Provide clinical interpretation and integration of pre-clinical and early clinical findings into the evolving product development plan and TPP while working to ensure cross-functional alignment on an ongoing basis
  • Serve as lead Medical Monitor responsible for oversight of other clinical research personnel, including CRO Medical Monitors supporting the process from protocol development and amendments through study execution to completion of clinical study reports and integrated regulatory summary documents
  • Monitor study progress to ensure proper study conduct and adherence to clinical study protocols, company policies, SOPs, and GCP
  • Monitor Study Performance and Quality Metrics in collaboration with Clinical Operations and Data Management
  • Take a leadership role in study team meetings and those with external vendors/partners
  • Provide support to Clinical Operations in relevant aspects of study execution (e.g., patient recruitment);
  • Present study updates, interim results, and final headline data to senior management as required
  • Support Business Development for both potential licensing opportunities and collaborations
  • Be consistently patient-focused with a deep commitment to understanding the needs and improving the lives of patients through a passion for developing novel therapeutics
  • Be consistently motivated to work in a fast-paced, highly accountable, small company environment through a "can do" attitude as a collaborative, collegial professional who leads through influence and interpersonal skills
  • Consistently demonstrate the capability of prioritizing tasks and delivering on deadlines with high-performance standards and attention to detail
  • Demonstrate leadership skills and ability to collaborate successfully with multiple functions and external vendors in a cross-functional team environment
  • Reliably communicate clearly and effectively in writing, oral discussion, and public presentation
  • Lead the development of written reports and representations of the scientific program data toward the development of scientific publications and presentations
  • Have solid critical, strategic, and analytical thinking skills
  • Continue to develop subject-matter medical expertise in conditions understudy

Education, Experience & Skills Requirements:
  • 3+ years of Clinical Development experience preferred in biopharmaceutical sponsored clinical research and/or drug development (biopharma, CRO, or other industry environments)
  • MD degree or equivalent, specialty or subspecialty training preferred

What We Offer:
  • Patient Days, where we are fortunate enough to learn more about the lives we are looking to impact and a real exchange of ideas as to how we can improve our efforts
  • A culture inspired by our values: put patients first; think independently, be radically transparent; every minute counts, and let the science speak
  • Learning and development training to help employees be the best version of themselves
  • Collaborative business environment
  • Excellent compensation package (Base, Performance Bonus, Stock, RSU programs)
  • Excellent benefits package
  • Flexible PTO
  • With office locations in San Francisco, Boston, New York, and Raleigh, there are ample cross-collaboration opportunities with other BridgeBio Pharma programs
  • A fast-paced, data-driven, work environment with world-class R&D minds and capabilities
  • Work with the most productive groups of R&D operators in the industry
  • Partnerships with leading institutions
  • A platform for meaningful scientific contributions to shine
  • Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion – with initiatives like Women at Bridge, we are committed to fostering an inclusive environment where every person feels respected for who they are, empowered to contribute, inspired to lead, and supported in their efforts to do so

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