Hybrid, Boston, United States of America
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VP, Translational Medicine | Public, Well-Funded, Precision Oncology Biotech | Report to CDO | Boston-based Remote/Hybrid | Retained Search

Cornerstone Search Group has been retained by a well-funded, growing Oncology Biotech with a patient and people-focused culture that is actively developing novel targeted therapies.

The Vice President of Translational Medicine will have strategic oversight across all Translational Science/Medicine (discovery through late-stage development). The VP will lead a diverse and talented team while also collaborating cross-functionally with executives and other key internal and external stakeholders.

Our client prides itself on their culture, innovation, and patient-focused targeted therapy approach. As such, they are looking for a well-rounded leader with a strong scientific and technical background in oncology translational medicine, who can also develop, implement, and effectively communicate projects/strategies across the organization and externally.

You will report to a very strong, well-rounded Chief Development Officer who prides themselves on being collaborative, while also letting their people think outside the box and take calculated risks.


  • Exciting science and highly promising therapeutic programs for complicated/tough-to-treat cancers.
  • Play a critical role in the future success of the company. Our client prides itself on being a precision/targeted therapy company and, as such, puts great value on Translational Medicine.
  • Highly visible Senior Leadership role reporting to the Chief Development Officer. You will have regular interaction with the C-suite and other key senior leadership.
  • Ability to create hands-on scientific strategic plans across the entire portfolio (bench to bedside) while also developing a strong team.
  • Enjoy a highly collegial and collaborative atmosphere.
  • Competitive compensation and excellent benefits package.
  • Enjoy the best of what a Biotech has to offer, i.e. minimal layers of management, autonomy, access/visibility to Sr. Management, swift decision-making, fast timelines, tremendous growth, and more.



  • PhD, MD or PharmD is required.
  • 10-15+ years of experience in the pharmaceutical/biotechnology industry, including 7-10+ years in Translational Medicine.
  • Successful track record in leading Translational Medicine activities for multiple programs across all stages of development.
  • Strong leadership and communication skills are required.
  • Experience working with companion diagnostics is preferred.
  • Must have an innovative mindset when developing and implementing translational and biomarker research and strategy.


Thomas Fascia
Thomas J. Fascia Email: tfascia@cornerstonesg.com Phone: 973-656-0220x717 LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/thomasfascia
Cornerstone Search Group, LLC
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