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Medical Director / Senior Medical Director - Oncology

Company: Covance
Location: New York
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Job Overview:

The primary role of the Medical Director / Senior Medical Director will be to serve as a physician providing medical delivery services and subject matter and drug development expertise. The incumbent will be expected to be a key contributor to the medical strategy and execution of clinical programs. Furthermore, the (Senior) Medical Director will play a key role in people leadership/management, client relations, and business development representing Covance in proposals and industry meetings as needed. This is a remote home-based role with travel (US and Global) as needed.

Client Relationship & Business Development Activities

  • Partnering with GCO to develop new and enhance existing client relationships where possible
  • Provides leadership and presents medical/scientific capabilities to clients as a participant of a proposal team
  • Leverage known and builds new relationships with investigators/sites to performs site/ investigator feasibility and to support optimal recruiting and conduct of trials
  • Able to present or serve on panels to represent the company at conferences and scientific meetings.

Therapeutic and Scientific Expertise

  • Responsible for medical and safety monitoring on assigned projects
  • Develops training modules and materials, and provides training in disease states and protocol specific requirements
  • Participates in training opportunities to advance knowledge of drug development and good clinical practice guidelines
  • Serve as global lead project physician and provides clinical and medical expertise
  • May serve as a program level physician across multiple studies for a given company
  • Provides subject matter and drug development expertise to be a key contributor to the medical strategy and execution of the program for the client
  • Performs medical data review and/or oversight of central medical data review- laboratory values, adverse events, coding dictionaries and data tables, listings and figures as needed, holistic and aggregated data review
  • Develops, reviews and revises protocols, case report forms, training materials, project specific tools, analysis plans design, clinical trial reports and new drug applications
  • Prepares materials for investigator meetings
  • Actively participates in investigator meetings
  • Provides medical/scientific expertise to project teams and to other Covance departments
  • Interacts with inter-departmental and external consultants as appropriate
  • Participates in feasibility discussions relating to specific project proposals
  • Participates in project risk assessment activities
  • Assists when needed with data safety monitoring board activities
  • Contributes to the scientific strategic leadership


  • Doctor of Medicine
  • BE/BC in Oncology / Hematology preferred


  • 3+ years' experience with medical monitoring of Oncology clinical trials or equivalent
  • History with early phase work preferred
  • Previous clinical trials experience within the CRO or Pharmaceutical/Biotech industry preferred
  • Academic experience can be substituted

Keywords: Covance, New York , Medical Director / Senior Medical Director - Oncology, Other , New York, New York

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