Executive Director Physician, Early Clinical Development CVRM

AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP Company
Gaithersburg, MD
Jan 08, 2022
Jan 18, 2022
Full Time
Are you a Physician with clinical expertise within Cardiovascular diseases? Would you like to be part of a team where your innovative discoveries will ultimately have the potential to reach millions of patients' in need, all across the globe? Join us to push the boundaries of science!At AstraZeneca, we 're dedicated to being a Great Place to Work. Here, you are empowered to push the boundaries of science and unleash your entrepreneurial spirit. There's no better place to make a difference to medicine, patients and society.Who we areIn Early Cardiovascular, Renal & Metabolism (CVRM), we are investigating the drivers of disease and progression through ground breaking science, delivering innovative therapeutic approaches that enable more patients to reach their treatment goals earlier.Early Clinical Development (ECD), part of the Early CVRM organization, is where science meets the patient to deliver innovative clinical studies and accelerate human target validation. We are a diverse team of experienced medical directors, clinical scientists and clinical program directors who collaborate to define clinical development strategy, design innovative clinical trials and translate novel scientific ideas to proof of concept in target populations.We are recruiting an Executive Director Physician, focused on Cardiovascular diseases. In this role, you will have the opportunity to work at the forefront of early clinical and translational research within CVRM. In a multidisciplinary environment, you will play a key role in progressing a rich and diverse pipeline of both small and large molecules in numerous active clinical programs.The role is located at AstraZeneca's vibrant R site in Gaithersburg, US. What you'll doYou will be responsible for managing global clinical trials and related research projects, as well as serving as an expert on the design, conduct, monitoring, data interpretation, and reporting of these studies. As responsible for the delivery to the medical scientific strategies of the Clinical Development Plan, you will lead cross-functional project teams with multidisciplinary professionals in a diverse range of locations.Furthermore, you'll mentor and coach colleagues to ensure that core values and clinical development strategies are implemented. We will rely on you to:Lead all aspects of the design and implementation of early-stage clinical projects and ensure that the overall scientific and medical content of all clinical programs are scientifically and clinically thoroughEnsure projects adhere to Good Clinical Practice and regulatory requirementsPrepare clinical development plans that integrate pre-clinical and early clinical findingsDesign scientifically thorough and maximally efficient clinical protocols that are aligned with the clinical development plans, ensuring seamless transition of early clinical programs to late stage developmentServe as Medical Monitor, responsible for the safety monitoring of clinical trials, and as a medical expert for Phase I/II studiesContribute to the preparation of various official and regulatory documents for Regulatory and other agencies, such as Dossiers, CTAs, INDs, Safety, and annual reportsEssential for the roleWe believe that you are a Medical Doctor with a PhD, or equivalent experience, who has deep clinical expertise in cardiovascular or heart failure development. This is further complemented by minimum 7-10 years of global pharmaceutical clinical development experience.You are well known for your great interpersonal skills and you are a standout colleague with the ability to build and sustain relationships across capabilities, cultures and companies. You also possess:A robust research experience and scientific publication recordEarly clinical translational research expertise, including experience in designing, monitoring, performing and interpreting clinical trials and solid knowledge of biomarkers, biostatistics and safety reportingAbility to conduct innovative clinical trials in terms of design and new modalitiesTechnical (medical and scientific) experience of evaluating targets and agents for in -licensing or internal developmentWhy AstraZeneca?Here, we need leadership at every level - Physicians who not only have expertise, but also the ability to build a case, engage multiple partners, and communicate effectively with different audiences. With that kind of remit comes great responsibilityWe truly believe that everyone contributes with an outstanding set of competence. Your curiosity and passion for personal development combined with support from colleagues, mentors and leaders, will ensure you maximize your skills, abilities and contribution.We offer competitive salary and excellent benefits, such as extra paid Holiday, Private Medical Benefits, On-site exercise and much, much more.So, what's next? Are you already imagining yourself joining our team? Good, because we can't wait to hear from you.Welcome to apply! This application period is open until January 20, 2022.Where can I find out more?AstraZeneca Gaithersburg: https://www.astrazeneca.com/our-company/our-locations/gaithersburg.htmlCVRM at AstraZeneca: https://www.astrazeneca.com/our-therapy-areas/cardiovascular-renal-and-metabolism.htmlThis is what we're made of: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pmFx_jr2eFo=2sRecent Publications: https://www.astrazeneca.com/publication.htmAstraZeneca has taken critical steps to protecting colleagues, loved ones, and patients from COVID-19 and its variants. COVID-19 vaccination is required for all US employees, and weekly PCR COVID-19 testing is required for those who are unvaccinated or have an approved accommodation.Date Posted20-dec.-2021Closing Date19-jan.-2022AstraZeneca embraces diversity and equality of opportunity. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse team representing all backgrounds, with as wide a range of perspectives as possible, and harnessing industry-leading skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. We welcome and consider applications to join our team from all qualified candidates, regardless of their characteristics. We comply with all applicable laws and regulations on non-discrimination in employment (and recruitment), as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements.

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