HYBRID, Boston, United States of America
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Chief Medical Officer (CMO) | Oncology Biotech – Boston Area/Hybrid | publicly traded & well-funded | multiple first-in-class clinical assets | RETAINED SEARCH

Cornerstone Search Group has been retained by a well-funded, cutting-edge Boston-based Oncology Biotech focused on developing novel targeted therapies. Our client is looking for a well-rounded, driven physician executive who will oversee all Clinical Development and Strategy while also serving as a leader of teams and people across an organization that greatly values their culture and their “can do” and “not afraid to try things” mentality.

Reporting to the CEO, the Chief Medical Officer will have executive oversight across Clinical Development, Clinical Operations, Biometrics, Regulatory Affairs, Safety and Medical Affairs while also serving as a critical executive leader cross-functionally to Translational Medicine, R&D, BD / Corporate Development, etc. Furthermore, the organization is growing, so you will hire further critical team members immediately.

Our client ideally prefers a candidate that is located in the Boston Metro Area, or will relocate here, as they greatly value in-person collaboration. That said, they are very reasonable and open to considering someone who would need a hybrid work arrangement.


  • Work for and collaborate with an exceptional, well-rounded CEO who is flexible, an excellent communicator, and prefers to allow his leaders a great deal of autonomy and decision-making power.
  • The company discovers their assets in their own labs, and they have developed exciting, novel science and highly promising therapeutic programs for complicated/tough-to-treat cancers.
  • Enjoy a highly collegial and collaborative atmosphere both internally and also through outside-of-the-office activities and charitable events.
  • “Best of Both Worlds” – very well-funded, but still small enough to be creative and think outside of the box. Our client offers a culture and mind-set that allows for trial and error in order to find the best possible solution to any problem.
  • Excellent opportunity to mentor and develop a team as this company is growing. You will have the autonomy from the CEO to grow the team to your liking.
  • Competitive compensation and excellent benefits package.



  • A medical degree is required; Oncologist/Hematology training is preferred.
  • Extensive Clinical Development experience leading multiple assets and ideally having oversight across entire pipelines.
  • Experience managing senior-level Physicians as well as Clinical Development teams.
  • Our client greatly values the individual person. As such, they are willing to consider an “up-and-coming” Physician leader who brings all the critical attributes and skill-sets they desire but has not previously served as a CMO.
  • Must be a “hands-on”, “roll-up-the-sleeves” when necessary leader who understands the need for involvement within a small company environment.
  • Strong interpersonal skills; high “emotional intelligence” to enable favorable group dynamics, ability to influence others at all levels.
  • Must be open-minded, risk-tolerant, and not afraid to push or be pushed back in a professional manner.


Thomas Fascia
Thomas J. Fascia Email: tfascia@cornerstonesg.com Phone: 973-656-0220x717 LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/thomasfascia
Cornerstone Search Group, LLC
350 Main Street | Chatham, New Jersey 07928, USA

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