Senior Medical Director / Medical Director - Pediatrics / Rare Disease
Phoenix, AZ 
Posted 1 day ago
Job Description
Job Overview:

Reporting to the Vice President, the primary role of the incumbent will be to provide subject matter and drug development expertise in support of clinical drug development trials in rare diseases as well as pediatric patient populations. He/She will be expected to be a key contributor to the medical strategy and execution of clinical programs. Furthermore, the Medical Director or Sr. Medical Director will play a key role in client relations and business development activities representing Covance in proposals and industry meeting. This is a remote home-based role supporting global trials, withprimarily regional travel, with occasional global as needed.

Trials and or Projects of focus will be relating to: Pediatrics and Rare Disease

Additional key responsibilities include;

-Participation in pre-award client meetings to discuss capabilities and developmental strategies
- Participation in proposal development and bid defenses
- Develop, review, and revise protocols

-Advise clients on clinical development strategies

- Develop training materials and provide trainings

- Actively participate and assists in preparations for investigator meetings as needed
- Participate in project risk assessment activities
- Provides clinical and medical expertise in rare diseases and pediatrics to other Covance departments
- Contributes to the scientific strategic leadership in rare diseases and pediatric indications

  • MD/DO degree or equivalent
  • Relevant sub specialty fellowship training or background in pediatrics and or rare disease
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • 5 or more years' experience w/ substantial knowledge of drug development and extensive clinical research experience within the pharmaceutical/CRO industry
  • 3-5 years rare disease and pediatric experience within academic setting and/or pharmaceutical/CRO industry

Covance is committed to diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer (Minority/Female/Individual with Disability/Veteran). Your confidentiality and privacy are important to us.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
5+ years
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