VP, Head of Clinical Development, Infectious Diseases & Critical Care | NYC Area or Home/Remotely Based

Cornerstone Search Group
June 7, 2021
REMOTE | Greater New York City Area, United States of America
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VP, Head of Clinical Development, Infectious Diseases & Critical Care | NYC Area or Home/Remotely Based: RETAINED SEARCH


This VP opportunity is a very good match for an Infectious Disease (ID) M.D. seeking a unique opportunity to make important and significant contributions to (1) the “due diligence” process that will impact the content of this Company’s product pipeline, (2) the clinical development and regulatory strategies for the pipeline products, and (3) the plans to optimize patient access and successfully launch and commercialize its pipeline products too. This VP will also have the opportunity to develop, and build and expand its team of Clinical Development, Drug Safety and Regulatory Affairs professionals as the Company continues to grow and expand.

LOCATION: NYC Area (relocation assistance is available), and this VP position can be remotely based from home


  • Specialized: This Company is focused on expanding to become an industry Leader in ID and Critical Care   
  • Proven Track Record: This Company already has multiple FDA ID approved & commercialized products
  • Expanding with a sense-of purpose and urgency: This Company has the financial resources to acquire entire companies and particular development-stage products one-by-one to strategically build and expand its product pipeline to achieve its aim of becoming a specialized industry leader
  • Visibility: you will report directly to the CEO
  • Leadership: you will be part of the Company’s and the CEO’s Sr. Leadership Team
  • Top MD: as the Head of Clinical Development, you will be the most Senior MD in Clinical Development
  • Impact Strategy: you will have a “seat at the Sr. Leadership table” where discussions and decisions are made about what, how, when etc. about the pipeline portfolio, and product development, regulatory strategies, launch plans, lifecycle management, patient access, use of real-world date evidence, value proposition and more
  • Develop, mentor, build: you will directly manage, mentor & develop an existing team, and expand and build the team as the company continues to grow
  • Advancement: there is a real opportunity for promotional advancement into a more senior level role/position
  • Culture: join a small established company with a strong entrepreneurial spirit and a very focused aim to achieve something important for patients, the biopharma industry, and its internal and external stakeholders too.
  • Equity: receive equity to participate in the Company’s success


  • MD
  • Board Certification, Infectious Diseases highly preferred
  • Strong industry clinical development experience
  • Strong communication skills, i.e., oral, writing and presentation skills
  • Enjoys a smaller and entrepreneurial environment where you get the opportunity be involved with many important activities


All inquiries and communications with Cornerstone Search Group are treated as confidential information.


Cliff Miras | Co-Founder and Managing Partner | M.D. Specialty Search Practice Area Leader

E: cmiras@cornerstonesg.com

P: 973.656.0220 x755

LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/cliffmiras


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



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