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Company: Covance
Location: Austin, TX
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech

Description

Job Overview:

Reporting to the Executive Medical Director, the primary role of the incumbent will be to serve as a physician providing medical delivery services and subject matter and drug development expertise.  He/She will be expected to be a key contributor to the medical strategy and execution of clinical programs.  Furthermore, the Senior Medical Director will play a key role in people leadership/management, client relations, and business development representing Covance in proposals and industry meetings as needed.  This is a remote home-based role with travel (US and Global) as needed.

 

Duties:

 

Client Relationship & Business Development Activities

 

  • Partnering with GCO to develop new and enhance existing client relationships where possible
  • Provides leadership and presents medical/scientific capabilities to clients as a participant of a proposal team
  • Leverage known and builds new relationships with investigators/sites to performs site/ investigator feasibility and to support optimal recruiting and conduct of trials
  • Able to present or serve on panels to represent the company at conferences and scientific meetings.

Therapeutic and Scientific Expertise

 

  • Responsible for medical and safety monitoring on assigned projects
  • Develops training modules and materials, and provides training in disease states and protocol specific requirements
  • Participates in training opportunities to advance knowledge of drug development and good clinical practice guidelines
  • Serve as global lead project physician and provides clinical and medical expertise
  • May serve as a program level physician across multiple studies for a given company
  • Provides subject matter and drug development expertise to be a key contributor to the medical strategy and execution of the program for the client
  • Performs medical data review and/or oversight of central medical data review- laboratory values, adverse events, coding dictionaries and data tables, listings and figures as needed, holistic and aggregated data review
  • Develops, reviews and revises protocols, case report forms, training materials, project specific tools, analysis plans design, clinical trial reports and new drug applications
  • Prepares materials for investigator meetings
  • Actively participates in investigator meetings
  • Provides medical/scientific expertise to project teams and to other Covance departments
  • Interacts with inter-departmental and external consultants as appropriate
  • Participates in feasibility discussions relating to specific project proposals
  • Participates in project risk assessment activities
  • Assists when needed with data safety monitoring board activities
  • Contributes to the scientific strategic leadership
Education/Qualifications:
  • MD degree 
  • Board Certification history / specialization in Oncology preferred
  • Relevant sub specialty fellowship training
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to travel with the US and globally
Experience:
  • 3-5 years medical safety monitoring experience preferred 
  • Clinical research experience with a CRO or Pharmaceutical preferred
  • Strong knowledge and experience with Oncology clinical trials
  • Previous experience in medical practice/patient care


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