Executive Medical Director, Cell Therapies, Early Clinical Development | Manage MDs | Top Oncology Co. | Boston Area

Cornerstone Search Group
January 5, 2021
Greater Boston Area, United States of America
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Executive Medical Director, Cell Therapies, Early Clinical Development | Manage MDs | Top Global Oncology Co. | Boston Area     


This Executive Medical Director will directly manage, lead, and develop a team of Senior Medical Directors that will be accountable for developing several early-stage novel and important cell therapies to treat multiple cancers from FIH to PoC. This Executive Medical Director will be a key member of the Oncology Medical and Clinical Development Team of a very innovative and expanding Global Oncology Pharma/ Biopharma Industry Leader. This is a very challenging and rewarding Medical Leadership role where you will be able to influence and impact the development of multiple novel and important cell therapies to help many cancer patients.

You will be part of and enjoy the best of what a large biopharma & a small biotech each have to offer, i.e. enjoy the financial security of a larger biopharma that generates significant revenues & profits, invests heavily in annual R&D spend, has very broad and diverse early & later-stage oncology/IO/cell therapy pipelines, and offers attractive compensation and an extensive benefits package, and also enjoy what a small biotech offers: minimal layers of management, autonomy, access/visibility to Sr. Management, swift decision making and more.

LOCATION: Boston/Cambridge, MA Area

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance is available


  • Innovative Science, exciting Cell Therapy pipeline
  • Novel and highly promising multiple Cell Therapy Platforms
  • Lead and manage high priority Cell Therapy Programs with generous resources and fast-moving timelines
  • Highly visible Senior Leadership role with Direct Reports
  • Great opportunity to influence multiple clinical development programs
  • Great opportunity to build and develop a team
  • Collegial and collaborative atmosphere
  • Top 15 Biopharma: join an established and expanding global Oncology industry leader
  • Competitive compensation and benefits package
  • Best of both worlds: enjoy the best of what an established and large biopharma offers; significant revenues, profits, strong early & later-stage pipelines, attractive compensation & extensive benefits package, and enjoy what small biotech offers too; minimal layers of management, autonomy, access/visibility to Sr. Management, swift decision making, tremendous growth and more


  • MD Hematologist/Oncologist
  • Several years of progressive oncology/cell therapy research and clinical development experience gained working in Industry
  • Experience leading oncology early clinical development programs for cell therapies
  • Experience working with drug discovery, preclinical, translational, and late-stage clinical development and external collaborators
  • Strong communication, writing, and presentation skills with ability to influence
  • Leadership experience directly or indirectly leading/managing other professionals

CONFIDENTIALITY: All communications are treated as highly confidential information.


Viola Serrano | Senior Director, Executive Search

E: vserrano@cornerstonesg.com

P: 973.656.0220 x734

M: 973-460-9522

LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/violaserrano


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