This Medical Director level position requires the ability to work independently, with appropriate supervision, in responsibilities associated with all aspects of design, setup, monitoring, and analysis of Phase 1 – 3 clinical trials. This person must have excellent analytical and communication skills, and the ability to interact effectively with other members of the department, as well as with study investigators and their staff, CROs and vendors operating on behalf of ChemoCentryx. The individual also needs to be involved in other duties in the department including strategic planning, clinical plan development, potential partnering discussions, regulatory meetings, departmental meetings, planning and preparation for scientific meetings, staff training, and patient recruitment initiatives.
- Co-lead the C5aR (CCX168) and CCR2 (CCX140-B and CCX872-B) clinical development programs in renal diseases (often in orphan disease settings) and cancer; as such, participate in investigator outreach activities, design, placement, execution, data analysis, and report writing for the clinical trials, including Phase 1 through Phase 3 clinical trials.
- Medical monitoring and regular safety review of active clinical trials.
- Lead specific clinical trials, e.g., CCX168 Phase 1 and later stage clinical trials.
- Attend scientific meetings on behalf of CCXI to meet with investigators and key opinion leaders, submit and present abstracts.
- Organize and lead scientific advisory board meetings.
- Be actively involved in planning and preparation of Regulatory meetings and submissions, e.g., CCX168 End-of-Phase 2 meeting.
- Help mentor and guide other Department members.
- Participation in generation and critical review of study-related documents including study protocols, protocol amendments, investigator brochures, monitoring plans, informed consent documents, and CRFs.
- Includes travel up to 30% at times.
Desired Skills and Experience
- Requires an MD with a minimum of 5 year of industry experience.
- Experience in one or more of the following area(s): Oncology, nephrology, and rheumatology desirable.
- Prior training and experience with Good Clinical Practices (GCPs).
- Excellent verbal and written skills along with the ability to work collaboratively in a dynamic and creative environment.
- Ability to critically analyze and evaluate information/data and generate an appropriate action plan in a timely manner
- Track record of creativity, high performance, and demonstrated ability to work independently and meet deadlines.
- Ability to inspire and motivate others to achieve the corporate goalsExhibits initiative, is proactive and able to contribute to overall medical and clinical development activities.
- This position requires attention to detail and the ability to interact effectively with other staff.