Director, Medical Affairs

Director, Medical Affairs

Job Description

Posting Title :

Medical Director

Job Description :

This role in US Clinical Development and Medical Affairs Oncology. The US CDMA Oncology organization is responsible for all phase IB-IV oncology clinical programs. This position will provide strategic medical and scientific leadership for both marketed and development-stage compound/s. The successful candidate will direct US clinical activities for assigned coumpound/s.

Providing medical input into clinical trial strategies. Develop the clinical strategy and plan to integrate Novartis Oncology compound/s into standard oncology practice. Work cross-functionally to define, plan and implement exploratory studies. Analyze data from clinical trials and produce reports as indicated. Participate in strategic planning as part of Marketing, Development or Global Oncology teams where appropriate. Extensive interactions with academic thought leaders to optimize clinical trial strategies. Educate colleagues within the company as well as health care professionals outside the company related to assigned compound/s where appropriate. Supervise and manage individuals on the US CDMA team as appropriate. Assist in the development and appropriate spending of clinical budget. Provide input into publication plan.
The Novartis Group of Companies are Equal Opportunity Employers and take pride in maintaining a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

Minimum requirements

Minimum requirements :

MD required. Oncology and or Hematology fellowship strongly preferred. English Scientific medical research experience in Oncology and or Hematology with demonstrated record of scientific medical publications. Understanding of aspects of clinical research as part of the drug development process. Experience designing and or executing clinical studies. Superior leadership, networking, collaboration and communication skills. Board certification in Oncology, Hematology and or equivalent training/experience is strongly preferred. Potential to progress to leadership role in fast paced patient centered pharmaceutical industry. Thorough understanding and respect for regulations and legal guidelines.
East Hanover, NJ
Novartis Pharmaceuticals
Research & Development
Full Time