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Company: Covance
Location: Chicago, IL
Career Level: Director
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech


Job Overview:

Cardiologists: Discover new opportunities to grow your career as a Medical Director in Cardiovascular Diseases at Covance!


The primary role of this Medical Director position is to provide subject matter expertise and medical monitoring in support of advancing clinical trials and drug development programs in Cardiovascular Diseases. In partnership with Covance clients, he/she will be expected to be a key contributor to the medical strategy and execution of clinical programs.  Furthermore, the Medical Director will participate in client relations and business development activities representing Covance in proposals and industry meetings as needed.  This is a remote home-based role based in the US with travel (US and Global) as needed.


Additional responsibilities include:

  • Medical monitoring and study data review
  • Develop, review, and revise protocols, CRF, training materials, code/data tables, listing and figures
  • Actively participate and assist in preparations for investigator meetings
  • Participate in project risk assessment activities
  • Provide clinical and scientific / medical expertise to other Covance departments when needed
  • Contribute to the scientific strategic leadership for a given therapeutic area
  • Partner with sales and support business development efforts including bid defense meetings, conferences, etc.
  • MD degree with Fellowship training in Cardiology is required; Board certification preferred.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to travel within the US and globally
  • 3 years of medical monitoring experience preferred 
  • Clinical research experience with a CRO or pharmaceutical company preferred
  • Strong knowledge and experience with Cardiovascular clinical trials
  • Previous experience in Cardiovascular medical practice/patient care
  • Prior clinical / laboratory research experience in a fellowship / academic setting also preferred

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