Global Development Medical Director

Advertiser
AstraZeneca
Reference
R-141689
Contract Type
Permanent
Sector
Scientific & Pharmaceutical
Location
Cambridge
Expiry Date
08/07/2022 10:42:00
Here we are committed to making a difference. We have built our business around our passion for science. Now we are fusing data and technology with the latest scientific innovations to achieve the next wave of breakthroughs.

Job Description

Opportunity: Clinical Research Physician - Asthma/COPD - Late R&I

Locations: Central Cambridge (UK), Gaithersburg (US), Durham (US), Warsaw (PL)

Salary: Competitive, with excellent benefits

At Late Respiratory & Immunology (Late R&I), we're driven by innovation and our dedication to make a real-life difference in patients' lives. That difference starts with you. We are part of the BioPharmaceutical R&D unit. Here, you will get the opportunity to work in a truly international environment and meet and discuss with key opinion leaders, other medical colleagues and authorities in basic science, as well as commercial, regulatory, and other functions.

What you'll do

As a Clinical Research Physician, you will provide clinical mentorship and scientific leadership for clinical development programs within AstraZeneca's global organization. You will operate in a wide range of aspects in pharmaceutical medicine and lead a multitude of contacts with health authorities, colleagues and marketing companies within and outside of AstraZeneca.

You will impact clinical project teams and assist the Global Clinical Head (GCH) with the design and interpretation process, as well as establishing clear design objectives for clinical programs and studies.

We rely on you to:

  • Build positive relationships and networks with internal and external scientific specialists and opinion leaders
  • Work closely with colleagues in other functions including Patient Safety, Regulatory Affairs, Biometrics, and Clinical Operations
  • Be involved primarily in Late Stage (Ph2b and later) clinical programmes and additionally collaborate with clinical colleagues supporting Early Stage programs as well as Medical Affairs colleagues
  • Provide medical input into the content of core labelling texts and medical support for commercial activities, as well as the scientific component of the pricing and value strategy
  • Provide expert medical input into the preparation of regulatory documents and interactions with health authorities
  • Provide expert analysis and interpretation of data from ongoing studies and from the literature
  • Prepare and present publications at scientific meetings and congresses

Essential for the role

We believe that you are a fully qualified physician (MD or MD PhD) with pharmaceutical industry experience in late stage clinical drug development. Respiratory, Allergy & Immunology background is desirable. Willingness to travel nationally and internationally as needed for the role is expected.

You also possess:

  • Extensive experience in the design, execution and interpretation of Late Stage clinical trials in the Respiratory area or other therapeutic area/ specialty in clinical development
  • Asthma/COPD knowledge
  • Drug development experience
  • Phenomenal interpersonal skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English

At AstraZeneca when we see an opportunity for change, we seize it and make it happen, because any opportunity no matter how small, can be the start of something big. Delivering life-changing medicines is about being entrepreneurial - finding those moments and recognizing their potential. Join us on our journey of building a new kind of organization to reset expectations of what a bio-pharmaceutical company can be. This means we're opening new ways to work, pioneering groundbreaking methods and bringing unexpected teams together. Interested? Come and join our journey.

So, what's next?

Are you already imagining yourself joining us? Good, because we can't wait to hear from you!

Advertising opens on 24th June 2022 and we welcome with your application; CV and cover letter, no later than

For more information please contact: alexander.doyle@astrazeneca.com

Additional information

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