Executive Director (M.D.) CNS/Neurology | Top Rare Diseases Biopharma | Boston Area: RETAINED SEARCH

Cornerstone Search Group
April 27, 2020
Greater Boston Area, United States
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Executive Medical Director, CNS/Neurology | Early & Later Clinical Development of Complex-Novel-Important Therapies| Boston Area: RETAINED SEARCH


In this key Executive Director level role, you will lead and mentor a team of MDs to develop a broad and innovative portfolio of both early-stage and later-stage novel therapies to treat multiple rare neurological diseases/disorders. You will utilize the depth and breadth of your clinical development experience to make significant contributions to the medical strategy discussions and decisions that will impact the CDPs, Regulatory Filings, Labels, Launches, Reimbursement and Patient Access to these very much needed and important new therapies/treatments.

LOCATION: Boston Metro Area

RELOCATION: Relocation assistance is available.


  • Important therapies: you will be instrumental in developing multiple novel & important therapies
  • Medical Strategy: you will make significant contributions to medical & drug development strategies
  • Mentorship: develop a team of Physicians to become better drug developers
  • Innovation Leader: join a Company recognized several times over as a top industry innovator
  • Pipeline: join a Company with a deep, diverse, broad and highly innovative Neurology pipeline
  • Track record: join a Company with a track record of multiple discovery, development & FDA approval successes
  • Best of pharma and biotech: join a mid-sized company that has significant financial resources (i.e. cash, revenues, profits..), a strong appetite and for innovation and the perseverance/endurance to make the innovation happen (i.e. willing to significantly invest in its R&D spend and human capital too), and the company also offers a very entrepreneurial and agile work environment where decisions are made swiftly with minimal layers of management


  • MD
  • PhD is highly preferred
  • Strong industry clinical development experience with both early and later-stage studies CNS/Neurology/Rare Disease Therapies
  • Strong preference for industry experience working for both a large and small pharma/biotech Co is preferred
  • Experience leading/directing/mentoring MDs
  • Strong communication and presentation skills

CONFIDENTIALITY: All communications with Cornerstone Search Group are treated as confidential information


Cliff Miras | Managing Partner | MD/Physician Specialty Search Practice Area Leader

E: cmiras@cornerstonesg.com

P: 973.656.0220 x711

LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/cliffmiras


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