Sr. Medical Director | Oncology Translational Medicine Leader | Advance Bench 2 Bedside Targets | Top Boston Onc Biotech

Cornerstone Search Group
August 22, 2019
Greater Boston Area, United States
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Sr. Medical Director | Oncology Translational Medicine Leader | Advance Bench 2 Bedside Targets | Top Boston Onc Biotech


You will use your Medical (M.D.) and Research/Scientific (PhD) qualifications, experiences and accomplishments to lead the Translational Medicine (TM) activities for multiple novel oncology discoveries to help prioritize, deprioritize and optimize them, and develop preclinical and early-stage clinical development plans that will help bring them from the bench to the bedside sooner vs. later. As a Translational Medicine Leader, you will direct/lead/manage other Physicians and Physician Scientists on the Oncology TM team. You and your team will provide the important medical knowledge, and firsthand experience of cancer patients’ treatments and their journeys through the treatment process that will be invaluable to designing effective and efficient medical and scientific strategies to successfully develop important novel oncology treatments safely, efficaciously and swiftly.

This is a very attractive opportunity for an Oncology Physician Scientist (Hem/Onc MD with a PhD) seeking an opportunity to have a significant impact on developing multiple novel oncology treatments with various  Mechanisms of Action (MOAs) to treat multiple cancers. Along with joining a Global Oncology Leader with a very deep and diverse pipeline of in-house (discoveries from the company’s in-house Oncology R&D Team) and external in-licensing, acquisitions and collaborations too. You will also enjoy the best of what a small biotech environment can offer along with what an established biotech can offer too: an entrepreneurial environment, swift decision making, flexibility, accessibility, high visibility, a chance to make real contributions, influence decisions and make a real and important impact, along with the financial stability, deep and diverse pipeline and strong benefits an established biotech can offer.

Location: Boston/Cambridge, MA Area

Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance is available

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

Attractive Features Include (among others):

  • Lead Translational Medicine activities for multiple novel oncology targets with various MOAs
  • Lead a team of TM Physician Scientists (MDs with a PhD)
  • Develop critical preclinical and early-stage medical development strategies
  • Work with a broad, deep and diverse pipeline of novel oncology assets with multiple MOAs
  • Influence key preclinical and early-stage medical strategies and development strategies
  • Make real contributions that will impact the ultimate outcome of multiple novel oncology treatments
  • Join a company that offers the best of both a small biotech and an established company: swift decision making, flexibility, creativity, influence, visibility, collaborative, exciting, fun along with the financial stability, resources, deep and diverse pipeline, strong benefits and more
  • Receive a very competitive and attractive compensation and benefits package


  • MD and PhD (a Physician Scientist)
  • Hematologist and/or Oncologist
  • Strong combination of both industry and academic research Translational Medicine experience
  • Experience managing/leading professional
  • Strong communication (writing and presentation skills) and people skills
  • Personal attributes: inquisitive, team player, collaborative, learner, flexible attitude


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


P:  973.656.0220 x711


CORNERSTONE SEARCH GROUP - Pharma & Biotech Executive Search

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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
- SVP, Head Early Clinical Development | Reports to CMO and Head of R&D | Boston Onc Biotech
- 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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