Sr. Drug Safety M.D. | Rare Diseases & Global Pharma Leader | San Francisco: RETAINED SEARCH

Cornerstone Search Group
August 2, 2018
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Sr. Drug Safety M.D. | Rare Diseases & Global Pharma Leader | San Francisco: RETAINED SEARCH


Very attractive “best of both worlds” opportunity where you will be a key member of the Safety & Pharmacovigilance Team working with important novel rare disease drugs/treatments in a smaller/entrepreneurial environment while at the same time you will be part of a one the largest and most respected global pharma/biotech companies in the world. So, you get all the attractive benefits of being with a smaller and more nimble company while also having the financial security and benefits of being with a larger pharma company too.

This will be a highly challenging role where you will work with new innovative and complex drugs to treat major rare diseases. And, this will also be a very rewarding position too because you will be part of a company that is developing and bringing important medicines to patients with no or very few available treatments to treat their rare diseases.

Location: San Francisco, CA

Relocation: Relocation assistance is available

Attractive Features Include:

  • ”Best of both worlds:” be part of a smaller/nimble biotech with the security & benefits of large pharma
  • Work with important and novel innovative drugs to treat rare diseases
  • Focus on performing analytical PVG, signal detection, aggregated data analysis, REMS, RMPs etc.
  • Receive a very extensive benefits package
  • Join a company that has one of the most extensive R&D pipelines across multiple Therapeutic Areas


  • M.D. degree is required
  • Several years of progressive Drug Safety & PVG experience gained working in industry
  • Proven track record performing analytical drug safety activities, i.e. reviewing aggregated drug safety data, performing signal detection review and analysis etc.
  • Pluses include any epidemiology training and experience, experience working with drugs to treat rare diseases, working with any drugs accompanied by a REMS program
  • Must have very good communication and presentation skills




Cliff Miras | Managing Partner

Cornerstone Search Group, LLC | Life Sciences Executive Search Specialists

6 Campus Drive | Parsippany, NJ 07054


Phone: 973-656-0220


About Cornerstone Search Group, LLC

Cornerstone Search Group is a “boutique” Life Sciences Specialty Executive Search Firm that helps US and Global Life Sciences companies, ranging from lesser known discovery-stage biotechnology companies through to the several of the largest global pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry leaders, find, attract & hire talent for leadership positions (C/EVP/SVP/VP levels) and critical strategy, execution and operational level roles too (ED/SD/D levels).


Keywords: drug safety, pharmacovigilance, PVG, aggregate reports, signal detection, REMS, RMP, risk management, epidemiology, psur, FDA, monitor, San Francisco

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