Reference Number: JO-2201-482979
Senior Medical Director Clinical Development
Rate: Negotiable
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Boston

Senior Director Clinical Development Rare Disease


Remote East Coast

Industry leading salary, benefits, and stock on offer

This global biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering, developing, and commercializing medicine for patients with rare disease are at an exciting stage of growth and are seeking a Senior Director Clinical Development to lead on 2 Rare Disease programs while working closely with the c-suite team.

Using technology platforms that have expanded from foundational scientific expertise in RNA mechanisms to include multiple approaches including gene therapy, this biotechnology company are working on several early and late phase assets. The first of the two programs is a first in human gene therapy early-stage program with plenty of start-up activities to conduct. The second is a phase III study with small molecules the team plans to complete this study in Q3 2023.

This individual will have the opportunity to lead on both early and late phase gene therapy studies while also supporting with long term growth of the team. You will likely begin to line manage as the programs progress. With extensive funding and plans to acquire new assets and programs, the company is committed to continue growing and offers excellent internal opportunities.

Responsibilities will include:

Key member of the organization involved in meetings with internal and external stakeholders

Contribute to the wider global clinical development strategy

Responsible for the oversight and Medical Monitoring of several Phase I-III gene therapy & small molecule programs

Accountable for the scientific execution and design of clinical studies and plans

Interaction with regulatory authorities

Provide medical leadership under the guidance of the Vice President Clinical Development

Scientific oversight of data reviews, clinical data collecting and data reporting


MD or MD/PhD

Prior industry experience in Clinical Development is essential

Experience in Rare Disease / Gene Therapy is preferred

Ability to lead both early and late-stage development assets

Excellent communication skills, able to build cross functional relationships


The successful candidate will receive a leading basic salary benchmarked against other East Coast based companies with a benefits package to include the likes of a bonus scheme, stock units, medical benefits and more

Contact/How to learn more:

To find out more information or apply, contact Jacob Burrows via email Jacob.burrows@cpl.com

Cpl Physicians is a specialist US based retained search and contingent staffing firm focusing exclusively on the recruitment of pharmaceutical physicians for pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology firms, Clinical Research Organisations (CROs) and Regulatory Authorities. For additional vacancies please click the link below: https://cplphysicians.com/