Sr Medical Director | Leading & Cutting Edge Rare Disease Biotech | Work Remotely

Cornerstone Search Group
August 28, 2020
Remote, United States
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Sr Medical Director | Leading & Cutting Edge Rare Disease Biotech | Work Remotely


In this very important Clinical Development Leadership position, you will play a significant role to help bring multiple important Rare Disease therapies to patients. You will be part of a team MDs accountable for the global later-stage development of multiple novel therapies to treat important autoimmune and neurological diseases and disorders. You will be part of a Company that has successfully discovered and developed complex novel therapies to treat multiple Rare Diseases, and that has been recognized as a Top Industry Innovator and Top Global Rare Diseases (RD) Leader too. This is a critical clinical development and medical strategy role and opportunity with a Company that has the best of all worlds to offer, i.e. the financial strength and stability of a larger pharma, the nimbleness of a small biotech, high visibility, the chance to make significant contributions and impacts, and all of this with an expanding mid-sized biopharma that offers an attractive opportunity for continued individual growth and advancement.

Work Remotely from any location Our client is located in the Boston-Cambridge, MA area, but offers the chance for this role to be remote-based (and additionally, offers relocation assistance for those who wish to relocate, post COVID). Our client will consider highly-qualified candidates that live outside of the Boston-Cambridge area that cannot relocate, i.e. will need to work remotely from his/her home. For those who prefer to work on-site (post COVID), our client has office locations in the CA (San Francisco), NY/NJ/PA area, and the Boston area as well.

Attractive Features Include, and are not Limited to, the Following:

  • Develop multiple later-stage novel and important therapies to treat major Rare Diseases
  • Ability to work remote full-time, with the convenience of multiple office locations throughout the U.S.
  • Medical Strategy: make significant medical strategy contributions to each program and the entire RD TA
  • Visibility: N-1 to the Head of Neurology TA, and 2 steps removed from the Head of R&D
  • Impact: communicate directly with TA and Sr. Management regarding focus, strategies etc. for the RD TA
  • Very attractive Co: join a Top RD Leader with multiple in-house FDA approved novel therapies & strong pipeline
  • Enjoy the financial stability & strength of a pharma and the nimbleness of a biotech (swift decision making)
  • Pipeline: this Company has a very strong early and later-stage pipeline of novel in-house and acquired assets to treat multiple Neurological and Neuro-Immunological diseases/disorders
  • Track record: this Company has successfully discovered, developed, and received multiple FDA approvals
  • Advancement/growth: this company is established and rapidly expanding too, which offers attractive opportunities for continued growth, development, and career advancement


  • MD is required, and a PhD is a plus
  • Clinical experience in Rare Diseases, Neurological and/or Immunology indications
  • Training in Neurology, Rheumatology, Immunology (as it pertains to Rare Diseases)
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a nimble, and less cumbersome organizational structure, i.e. high visibility, swift decision-making, etc.

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


Courtland T. Miras | Director


P: 973-656-0220 x737


CORNERSTONE SEARCH GROUP – Pharma & Biotech Executive Search

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