Category Archives: Physicians

Successful Placements and Opportunities

Here’s a sample of our recent activity:

Open positions:

  • Director, Business Ops – Cambridge, MA Biotech
  • Director or Sr. Director, -Licensing & BD – Pennsylvania
  • Director, Global Launch Lead – CDx
  • Director, Companion Dx Commercial Lead – NJ
  • CEO/EIR- NYC Biotech (Protein Degradation)
  • Oncology Clinical Development – NJ and MA
  • Biotech Equity Research Analyst – NYC
  • VP, M&A and Corporate Development, Princeton, NJ
  • Commercial Lead – Women’s Cancers Breast/Gynecologic-NJ
  • NJ -VP/Director Operations Consulting
  • VP, Clinical Research – Stem Cell Transplant (Hem/Onc) – Cambridge 
  • Director Dx and NGS Alliance and BD – Nationwide
  • Sr. Level Market Access, Pricing and Value Leaders for premier Management Consultancy
  • Corporate VP – Strategic Capabilities Initiatives – NYC
  • VP- Consulting Americas FinOps – NYC
  • Healthcare Banking – Director, VP and Associates
  • Head of Analytics, Pharma Chicago and NJ (2 distinct roles)
  • Multiple Medical Director, Clinical roles in NJ
  • Head of Clinical Development – Oncology – NYC Metro
  • Medical Monitors – Oncology Biotech NYC Metro
  • Partner/MD – Boutique Life Sciences Consulting – Boston, SFO or NYC
  • VP, Clinical Research (Multiple opportunities in Oncology)
  • Computation Biologist/Bioinformatics and Genomics
  • NYC & Cambridge -Sr. Director, Strategic Planning – Zurich
  • Director of Business Development & Licensing
  • Central NJ -Sr/ Director of Medical Operations and Training
  • Central NJ -Sr/Director Global Medical Affairs
  • NJ -VP/Director Operations Consulting




  • Director, Worldwide Strategic Analytics; Oncology – NJ
  • Director of BD&L and Corporate Strategy – NJ
  • Director, Business Development & Clinical Collaborations Oncology Commercialization
  • Director of Market Insights and Business Intelligence, Boston
  • A/D, Forecasting and Market Analytics-Boston
  • Manager, Healthcare Predictive Analytics
  • San Francisco -A/D of Commercial Operation, Boston
  • VP, Operations Consulting – NYC Bank -SVP, Corporate Strategy and BD
  • Sr Director, Immuno-Oncology Portfolio -Director of Commercial Strategy, Rare Diseases
  • VP, Global Medical Affairs, Rare Diseases
  • Several Strategy Consultants
  • Global Lead, Search and Evaluation
  • Lead, Global Launch / Marketing
  • Clinical Research Physician, Oncology
  • Investment Banking Associate, Healthcare M&A



Director Global Pharmacovigilance Risk Management

The primary responsibilities of this role, Director Global Pharmacovigilance Risk Management MD, Oncology are to:

•Effectively perform within the TAG (Therapeutic Area Group) of clinical signal detection, evaluation and risk management
•Monitor the benefit risk profile of assigned portfolio in an ongoing fashion and in accordance with  Global Pharmacovigilance (GPV) processes
•Identify, prioritize and analyze clinical safety signals
•Lead the patient safety risk management processes through Safety Management Teams
•Ensure appropriate clinical safety risk communication and escalation to GPV Management and Qualified Person of Pharmacovigilance (QPPV) and Safety Committees including Safety Review Committee (SRC), Global Safety Committee (GSC), Product Evaluation Team (PET) and Global Labeling Committee (GLC)
•Produce high quality aggregate reports and respond to regulatory queries
•Ensure adequate labeling of safety related information
•Ensure effective due diligence activities within the assigned Therapeutic Area (TA)
•Work with the Systems and Operations teams to develop and continuously maintain and improve effective systems to ensure that single cases (including PTCs (Product Technical Complaints) and other relevant reports) are of submission quality
•Fulfill the requirements for signal detection and aggregate report compilation
•Provide the strategic leadership for the TAG
•Provide high quality and consistent input to development teams and product teams to support clinical development and life cycle management
•Plan and deploy skilled resources against project priorities
•Contribute to the development of a budget and work within those allocated constraints throughout the fiscal cycle
•Recruitment, on-boarding, training and development, performance management, and succession planning within the TAG
•Maintain an environment of continuous improvement within the team and contribute to continuous improvement initiatives across GPV
•Support the strategic goals of GPV
•Support the GPV Leadership team in strategic decision making
•Ensure product and TA level considerations are addressed in decision making
•Support and lead process improvement and implementation 
•Work collaboratively with other TA heads to ensure consistency of approach across TAGs
•Maintain effective business relationships across the business unit to support the implementation of clinical safety standards.


  • M.D. degree, with five (5) or more years of pharmacovigilance experience and two (2) years of clinical experience or relevant experience
  • Appropriate experience with Regulatory Agency and Key Opinion Leaders (KOL) interactions
  • Proven history of effective leadership within a matrix organization
  • Experience with the GPV “Tool box” regarding databases/other IT Coding systems etc
  • Excellent knowledge of pharmacovigilance relevant regulations

qualified candidates should email resume/CV to

Senior /Vice President, Clinical Research, CD4+CD8; Oncology

NY Biotech


• Provide therapy area medical and scientific expertise, translating complex scientific concepts and data while providing a strategic point of view. 
• Execute the planning and management of innovative clinical trials, study design, trial management, and interpretation of trial results. 
• Engage and inspire the cross-functional program teams through communication of strategic plans and vision. 
• Cultivate and nurture strong collaborations, relationships, and support with Investigators, Academic partners and KOLs. 
• Partner with Business Development to evaluate the scientific and strategic value of the external collaboration opportunities. 
• Prepare, estimate, and manage the section budget, proposing priorities to management and ensures the allocation of resources. 
• Lead, supervise, and facilitate the professional training and development of the physician team; conduct reviews and evaluate the performance and compensation of direct reports. 

Basic Qualifications:

Qualification and Education Requirements 
• MD with 6+ years of pharmaceutical or biotechnology industry experience in oncology clinical development; experience in early phase development. 
• Expertise in clinical hematological malignancies; fellowship trained Hematologist or Hematologist/Oncologist. 
• Experience designing, conducting Phase 1-2 clinical trials in oncology. 
• Proven experience in leading project and clinical study teams in industry setting. 
• Understanding of cellular immunology and typical assay systems for same 

Qualified candidates should email CV/Resume to

Integrated Science Lead – Immuno-Oncology (NJ)

The Integrated Science Lead will be responsible for leading a matrix team whose mandate is to:

– integrate, synthesize and analyze internal and external data related to defined translational questions of fundamental importance to the field of Immune-Oncology (IO) so to

– generate actionable and strategically relevant scientific Insights, hypotheses, and recommendations to stakeholders across the enterprise

The candidate will internally face and interact with scientists within Discovery, Biomarker Science, Translational Biology, Clinical Development, Medical Affairs and Commercial organizations and will be recognized as a scientific expert, both internally and externally, in a given IO Translational Focus Area.

  • Externally faces and interacts with academic investigators globally as a scientific collaborator and scientific liaison related to work within a particular IO Translational Focus Area.
  • Maintains relations with the leading scientific institutions including but not limited to, the institutions that are members of the International Immuno-Oncology Network (II-ON), Oncology Academic Research (OAR), and GECI academic partnerships.
  • Works in a partnership with the Translational Bio-informatics group to drive the analyses of both internal and publically available data sets to address questions related to a particular IO Translational Focus Area.
  • Authors abstracts and manuscripts (original and review articles) and actively pursues opportunities to present such data at various congresses and meetings, to showcase the highly scientific work that is generated by the Integrated Science Group.
  • Conducts strategic reviews of related reports and manuscripts, providing comments to authoring investigators and making recommendations to publication and communication strategy.
  • Strategically aligns with Discovery, Biomarker Science, Translational Biology, Clinical Development, Medical Affairs and Commercial leaders individually to discuss the ramifications of scientific insights, hypotheses and recommendations with internal stakeholders on an ongoing basis.
  • Translates scientific questions and data in a manner that directly informs, and is guided by Clinical Development and Discovery priorities.
  • Provides an exchange of data and facilitates scientific discussions, externally and internally, to impact translational research decisions across the I-O portfolio in all stages of development.
  • Drive innovative scientific discoveries internally to enhance research
  • Enterprise Mindset: The ability to make decisions, set priorities and share resources based on what will benefit the whole. Capable of building and maintaining networks within and outside of the organization.

This positions resides in the Integrated Science Group, which is in the Translational Medicine Division, and reports to the Head, Integrated Sciences.


  • PhD, MD, or MD/PhD in a Biological Science or an Immunology-related field, is required.
  • Minimum of 10 years of academic and/or pharmaceutical research experience after obtaining graduate degree.
  • The successful candidate will be a highly motivated and collaborative scientist with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and show the ability to prioritize.
  • Demonstrated ability of working effectively to influence stakeholders in a highly dynamic matrix organization.
  • Has extensive scientific expertise in various aspects of human tumor biology with a p­­articular expertise in human tumor immunology preferred.
  • The ability to multitask across multiple development assets within a matrix environment.
  • Demonstrated a strong working knowledge and experience in design, execution and interpretation of standard biological/immunological assays as well as genomic profiling technologies and analytics, is desirable.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to analyze and present data in a clear professional format.
  • Experience working with thought leaders and leading scientific collaborations is essential.

Director, Clinical Development – Immunotherapies

Job Description
– Leads and participates in cross-functional oncology drug development matrix teams.
– Designs and develops proof-of-concept research plans, develops Phase I/II and clinical pharmacology protocols, leads the execution of clinical studies and interpretation of data and makes appropriate recommendations based on these data.
– Serves as a medical and scientific expert to drug discovery teams and contributes to selection of discovery compounds, development of clinical strategy and transition of compounds into early phase development.
– Contributes to the writing, review and publishing of reports submitted to regulatory agencies.
– Serves as one of the company’s scientific and medical experts and represents client at advisory boards and public forums.
– Participates in licensing teams in the evaluation of clinical or preclinical external opportunities.
– Builds relationships with thought leaders and principal investigators and gathers input on disease areas and design of clinical programs.
– Contributes to continuous improvement initiatives, effective team-building and effective communication across the oncology community.
– M.D. degree, Board Certification in Internal Medicine and Oncology or related fields, and knowledge of both basic science and clinical oncology.
– Extensive experience in Oncology drug development including the design, conduct and analysis of clinical trials.
– Experience in Clinical Biomarkers and Clinical Pharmacology preferred.
– Strong leadership skills with proven ability to lead and work effectively in a team environment.
– Excellent communication skills, ability to deliver effective presentations, strong networking abilities and creativity are essential requirements.
qualified candidates should send CV to

Global Clinical Lead ; NJ

Leads the Global Clinical Development (GCD) Team, a cross functional, multiunitional team of internal experts, through clinical phase II – III trials, global product registration, and ICMP trials supporting product life cycle optimization. Sets project-related objectives with GCP team members and provides input to their annual performance evaluation (PMP completed by the functional line manager). Requests GCD team members and clarifies resource availability with global functional heads.

• Member of the Global Project Team representing GCD and member of the Global Brand team, representing GCD

• In consultation with relevant key disciplines, prepares the Clinical Development Plan (CDP), including an operational plan with high level resource planning (timelines, budget and manpower). Responsible for planning and managing the clinical timelines, managing clinical budget (external clinical grants and CRO management fees) and manpower against the approved CDP and approved resources. Proactively initiates corrective action as needed.

• Responsible for the ongoing risk-benefit assessment of a compound until approval in a main country. Analyses incoming clinical data, relevant medical and scientific information and initiates actions or decisions as appropriate.

• In consultation with the Head of the Therapeutic Area (TA) and GPL, is responsible for communication of medical project and study strategy, study results and clinical project results to internal and external bodies (e.g. regulatory authorities). Prepares assessments and recommendations at Decision Points, and presents them together with the Global Project Leader (GPL) to the Development Management Committee.

• Responsible for defining the strategic approach and managing preparation of medical sections of key Regulatory documents (ISE, ISS, expert report). Consults with GCPPL, GIAPL (Global Integrated Analysis Project Leader), Global Regulatory, Medical Science Physician, GDS. Compiles and maintains Investigators’ Brochures (IB).

• Provides medical expertise to Global Strategic Marketing (for marketed products) and Strategic New Product Marketing (for development projects) and defines together with the Marketing Manager/SNPM Manager the publication strategy. Approves publications and ensures consistency of publications with clinical data and publication strategy. Contributes to Opinion Leader development and publications strategy with implementation detail. Establishes and maintains appropriate external scientific advisory boards and assists in advocacy development.

• Provides medical assessment of in- and out-licensing opportunities of development projects

• Approves domestic study concepts to ensure compliance with global strategy. Allocates studies to the D&C countries together with the global heads of Clinical Operations and Biometry, including patronage countries as needed.


The incumbent is a highly successful M.D. with extensive professional and academic experience. Board certification in a relevant therapeutic area is preferred but not a must. Key competencies needed by the candidate include the following:

• Proven leadership, motivational and interpersonal skills

• In-depth understanding of the drug development and commercialization process with a base of experience of 5+ years in Medical Science and drug development (From protocol writing to MRR).

• Must provide clear vision, direction, and purpose in the different cultures present within the global Medical Organization

• Incumbent must embrace change and be able to work in a changing environment

• Strong communication skills to ensure that project plans and status are transparent, and that risks, issues, and results are clear to allinvolved parties. A matrix structure requires additional skills ingathering decision information, negotiation and communicating decisions and action

Executes his/her responsibilities with knowledge, accuracy, persistence, resilience and creativity seeking to work both independently and collaboratively

qualified candidates should send CV to