Executive Medical Director, Emergency/Acute/Critical Care Medicines – Remote/Work from Home: RETAINED SEARCH

Cornerstone Search Group
July 22, 2021
REMOTE | Greater New York City Area, United States of America
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Executive Medical Director, Emergency/Acute/Critical Care Medicines – Remote/Work from Home: RETAINED SEARCH


Exciting opportunity to join a Specialty Biopharma focused on developing novel and important Acute-Critical-Emergency Medicines for patients. This is a broad-based position that will lead clinical development strategies and activities and will also be very actively involved with significantly contributing to the Due Diligence process for selecting new/additional early and later-stage pipeline products/therapies. This is a highly visible position that will work very closely with and will provide advice to Sr. Leadership/Management regarding clinical development, due diligence, regulatory affairs, commercialization, lifecycle management and more.

This Executive Medical Director will be a very good fit an M.D./Physician with industry experience developing Emergency/Acute/Critical Medicines seeking a role that offers the chance to make significant contributions and impacts on the Company’s performance in a more highly-visible position, along with the chance to join an established Specialty Biopharma that is already generating revenues and is well-funded that offers a very entrepreneurial culture/environment (less red tape and bureaucracy)

LOCATION: This can be a remote-based (work from home) position, or it can be based at the Company’s HQ (note: HQ is in the NJ/NYC area)


  • Impact: you will lead clinical development strategies and development activities
  • Less red-tape and bureaucracy: report directly to Sr. Leadership/Management in a flat org structure  
  • Specialized/focused: join a Biopharma with the focus, purpose, and passion to become a leading Emergency/Critical/Acute Care Medicines Company
  • Established: join a company that is small but already has several FDA approved therapies commercialized and generating revenues
  • Well-funded: join a small and growing Specialty Biopharma that is extremely well-funded
  • Proven Track Record: join a Company that already has multiple FDA approved products
  • Pipeline Expansion: join a Company that is seeking to add new novel therapies intelligently and selectively to its early/later-stage pipeline with a sense-of-urgency, and that also has the financial resources to expand too
  • Leadership: you will be part of the Company’s and the Sr. Leadership Team


  • MD
  • Several years of industry clinical development experience with Acute Care, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, and/or Infectious Disease therapies/products
  • Strong communication skills, i.e., oral, writing and presentation skills
  • Enjoys being a more visible, influential, and impactful role in a smaller and entrepreneurial environment


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Sandra Spinelli

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P: 973.656.0220 x710

LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/sjspinelli


Pharma/Biotech Executive Search Specialists | Forbes “Top 250 Search Firm” for 2018 & 2017


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