Director, Clinical Research, HIV
United States - California - Foster City
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This is an opportunity to work in a dynamic role to support the clinical development of novel drugs for HIV treatment. This Director, Clinical Research position will design, conduct, and evaluate Phase 1, 2, and 3 clinical trials for novel drugs for HIV treatment and provide expertise in clinical HIV medicine as a medical monitor. You will have an opportunity to contribute to developing drugs to treat, prevent, and possibly even cure HIV infection.
Essential Duties and Job Functions:
- The clinical research physician will play a key role at all stages of clinical development for product programs from the drug discovery stage through product registrations world-wide.
- The successful candidate will have oversight for ongoing and planned product trials within the HIV therapeutic area.
- The Clinical Research MD will report to a senior member of the HIV clinical team, who has direct responsibility for the overall research strategy and clinical and scientific development activities.
Knowledge, Experience and Skills:
- Will be part of a team responsible for all scientific aspects of conceptualizing and planning trials.
- Will be part of a team responsible for the preparation/review of regulatory documents, IND annual reports, IND safety reports, investigator brochures, and development plans.
- Provides ongoing medical monitoring for clinical trials, including assessment of eligibility criteria, toxicity management, and drug safety surveillance.
- Ensures adherence to regulatory requirements of study conduct and industry standards of Good Clinical Practice.
- Coordinates the collection and analysis of clinical data for internal analysis and review.
- Will be part of a team responsible for managing the preparation and/or review of data listings, summary tables, study results, study reports, and clinical NDA sections.
- Prepares presentations for scientific conferences as well as for clinical study investigator meetings and expert advisory meetings.
- Develops manuscripts for publication in peer-reviewed journals.
- Will be part of a team responsible for defending the clinical development program before regulatory authorities.
- Serves as a scientific and clinical resource within Gilead Clinical Research
- Provides scientific and clinical guidance to Biology, Toxicology, Clinical Trials Management, Biometrics, Global Drug Safety, Regulatory, and Project Management staff.
- Assists in the clinical evaluation of business development opportunities.
- MD with Board Certification in Internal Medicine/Infectious Diseases preferred
- Successful leadership and management experience
- Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills are critical
- Passion for and experience with HIV medicine preferred
- Relevant industrial or academic experience in clinical research with basic understanding of Good Clinical Practices.
- Ability to think analytically and strategically to formulate, develop, and execute clinical plans.
- Strong leadership skills with an ability to set vision, lead change, and mentor others.
- Ability to work effectively in a multidisciplinary team to cultivate an inclusive environment of respectful, open, and honest dialogue and to foster a robust sharing of ideas and creative problem solving.
- Excellent scientific written and oral communication skills.
- Ability to partner, influence and inspire others.
- Experienced with engaging internal and external experts in constructive scientific and clinical dialog around study design, study conduct, and interpretation of clinical results.
- Well-developed sense of integrity, strong work ethic, scrupulous attention to detail, clear ability to establish and maintain timelines, and persistent commitment to ensuring a high level of quality.
- Ability to travel domestically and internationally to company, scientific, regulatory, investigator, and other meetings (~20% travel expected).
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