Senior or Executive Medical Director, Autoimmunity

Salary 270,000-320,000 base salary
LocationSan Francisco
Employment type Permanent

Job description

Senior or Executive Medical Director - Clinical Development
Emeryville, CA 

Our client is a cell therapy company developing innovative medicines for inflammatory and autoimmune diseases. GQR is seeking a highly motivated Senior Medical Director or Executive Medical Director, with significant experience in clinical development, to join this team.  


  • Reporting to the Chief Medical Officer
  • Serves as the medical lead for CAR T-cell therapy clinical trials in multiple autoimmune disease indications, in partnership with internal and external cross-functional teams.
  • Support, as the clinical representative, the transition of preclinical projects to clinical development.
  • As the clinical trial study physician, be responsible for clinical deliverables and activities, including:
  • Medical monitoring of clinical trials
  • Medical review, analysis, and interpretation of safety, efficacy, and PK and biomarker data
  • Development of clinical trial documents including protocols, ICFs, clinical development plans, and publications.
  • Lead the development of clinical sections of regulatory documents including the IB, safety updates, clinical study reports, and responses to Health Authorities.    
  • Actively engage with external investigators and researchers to identify, evaluate, and support investigator sponsored studies and drive research collaborations.
  • MD (or ex-US equivalent) or MD-PhD degree required. Advanced degree or research experience in immunology preferred.
  • 6-10+ years of clinical research experience with 5+ years of industry experience in clinical development involved in the design and execution of clinical trials. Experience in early clinical development and translational medicine preferred.
  • Specialty training in rheumatology and/or industry experience in clinical development of therapeutics in autoimmune diseases.
  • Proven ability to interpret, discuss and present efficacy and safety data
  • Working knowledge of GCP/ICH, clinical trial design, clinical development processes, and regulatory requirements.
  • Strong ability to communicate and establish effective working relationship with investigators, collaborators, scientific advisors, CROs, and corporate partners.