SD/ED Medical Affairs (M.D.) | Rare Diseases | Lead Global Medical Strategies: RETAINED SEARCH

Cornerstone Search Group
August 28, 2018
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SD/ED Medical Affairs (M.D.) | Rare Diseases | Lead Global Medical Strategies: RETAINED SEARCH


As the M.D. leading Global Medical Affairs for one of the portfolios of this Rare Disease Company, you will lead the medical strategies for the products in the portfolio that are approved and in-development  (i.e. determine what key medical and scientific data/information will be communicated via publications/abstracts/posters/conferences, contribute to protocol designs for early and later stage development programs, provide input/guidance for labeling, review and evaluate IIS requests, advise/consult MSLs, medical information, clinical R&D, commercial, regulatory affairs and others, communicate and interact extensively with KOLs and more).

This is a highly-visible position within this growing and expanding Rare Disease focused company that reports directly to the Head of Global Medical Affairs and reports N-1 from the CMO and N-2 from the CEO. This is a position where you can make significant contributions that will make an impact on the portfolio (i.e. help bring important treatments for rare diseases to patients faster and better for the benefit of all internal and external stakeholders).

Confidentiality: All inquiries and submissions are treated as confidential information

Location: This Company is located in a Central NJ area that is commutable from many areas in NJ, PA and NYC too.

Relocation: Relocation assistance is available for qualifying candidates

Attractive Features about this Opportunity:

  • Impact: you will make significant contributions and see the impact of your input and efforts
  • High visibility: you will directly interact and communicate with Sr. Exec & Functional Management
  • Valuable experience: you will gain valuable Global pre and post launch experience with novel assets
  • Promotional opportunities: this position will provide you with an ideal opportunity to be noticed
  • Culture: join a rare disease specialty company with an unparalleled commitment and sense-of-urgency to develop and get important novel treatments to patients


  • M.D. degree is required
  • Medical training and/or experience in genetics, metabolism, neurology, cardiology, pulmonary and/or with any rare diseases is a very big plus
  • Several years of Medical Affairs experience gained working in industry with a pharma/biotech
  • Very strong communication and presentation skills
  • Willingness and ability to effectively work in a smaller entrepreneurial environment


Cliff Miras | Managing Partner

Cornerstone Search Group, LLC | Life Sciences Executive Search Specialists

6 Campus Drive, NJ 07054


Phone: 973-656-0220 x711

Keywords: Medical Affairs, MD, M.D., Physician, Medical Director, Rare, Disease, Metabolism, Metabolic, Neurology, Neuro, Muscular, Clinical, MSL, Liaison, Medical, Scientific, Communications, Publications, Label, Labeling, Regulatory, Health Economics, HEOR, HE&OR, RWE, Real World Evidence, RWD, Real World Data

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