Executive Medical Director (M.D.) | Lead Team to Develop Novel IO Cancer Therapies | Boston Area

Cornerstone Search Group
July 24, 2019
Greater Boston Area, United States
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Executive Medical Director (M.D.) | Lead Team to Develop Novel IO Cancer Therapies | Boston Area


Move into a Global Clinical Leadership role where you will be the Medical Lead for one or multiple Novel Immuno-oncology (IO) assets in early stages of drug development with a very successful oncology company that has a strong pipeline of IO and Oncology assets (and a strong track record of drug development success too). You will be the lead Medical subject matter expert (SME) with significant input, influence and impact on the key “go” and “no go” decisions to advance IO assets forward from early-stage development into later-stage development. You will work closely with a team of very accomplished Physician/Scientists, and team members from multiple functional areas key to the successful development and commercial success of IO assets (e.g. clinical operations, biostatistics, medical affairs, market access, health economics and outcomes research/real world evidence (HEOR/RWE) and others).

In addition to developing important Novel IO assets/cancer therapies, you will also join a company that offers very attractive career growth and advancement opportunities, a very comprehensive benefits package, and you will work with a strong Manager/Mentor that will help guide, develop and advance your skills and career too.

Location: Boston Area

Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance is available

Confidentiality: All inquiries and communications are treated as confidential information.

Attractive Features Include (among others):

  • Lead the development of important novel IO Cell Therapies from early through later-stages
  • Direct, lead and develop a team of M.D.s
  • Be part of a global biotech that is expanding and that will offer attractive advancement opportunities
  • Join a global oncology company with a deep and diverse early and later-stage pipeline
  • Receive a very attractive compensation and benefits package
  • Gain very valuable IO Cell Therapy early and later-stage clinical development experience
  • Medical Leadership role-you will be the Global Clinical/Medical Leader for one or more IO assets
  • Collaborate with a very talented team of seasoned of Physician/Scientists and industry drug developers
  • Enjoy a highly collaborative work culture/environment


  • MD degree
  • Hematologist and/or Oncologist
  • Board Certification is highly preferred
  • 6+ years of strong Clinical Research and Drug Development experience gained in industry
  • Immuno-Oncology Research and/or Drug Development experience is a plus, not required
  • Experience directly managing/leading professional staff members (MDs, PhDs)
  • Strong communication (writing and presentation skills) and people skills
  • Personal attributes: team player, collaborative, inquisitive, learner, flexible attitude


Cliff Miras | Managing Partner & M.D. Specialty Practice Leader

E: cmiras@cornerstonesg.com

P:  973.656.0220 x711

LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/cliffmiras

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Recent Search Assignments Completed by Cornerstone’s M.D. Specialty Practice Area:

  • Chief Medical Officer | Reports to CEO | Leads 100+ | Early/later-stage Biotech | Boston area
  • Chief Scientific Officer | Reports to President | Leads 850+ | Hem/Onc/IO TAs | US and EU based
  • SVP, Global Medical Affairs, Oncology | Reports to President | Leads 50+ | NYC area
  • VP, Oncology Drug Development | Reports to CMO | Leads 20+ | Early/later-stage Biotech | Boston
  • VP & Head of Research & Development, Oncology | Reports to CMO | Early-stage Biotech | NYC area
  • VP, US Medical Affairs, Oncology | Reports to Head of GMA, Oncology | Leads 45+ team | NYC area
  • ED, Early Development, IO | Reports to Head, IO Early R&D | Top 10 Onc/IO Co | Philadelphia area
  • ED, Clinical R&D, Onc | Reports to Head. Clinical R&D Onc | Preclinical Onc/IO Biotech | NYC area

About Cornerstone Search Group: Recognized by Forbes as one of the Top Executive Search Firms in the USA (2017 & 2018), we are an industry-leading Pharma & Biotech Executive Search Firm that works with small biotech startups all the way through to large branded & generic pharmas.  We are particularly known for our long history of success in helping small, lesser-known US and Internationally-based pharmas/biotechs compete for top talent at the Director, VP, and CxO (CEO, CMO, CSO, CCO] levels.

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