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Medical Director - Neurology/Psychiatry

Covance 6/12/2018 5:32:49 AM
JOB ID: 19345 Category: Clinical Operations
Princeton, New Jersey



Job Overview

Reporting to the Vice President and Global Therapeutic Area Head (Neurology, Ophthalmology, and Women's Health), the primary role of the incumbent will be to serve as the global lead physician providing subject matter and drug development expertise. He/She will be expected to be a key contributor to the medical strategy and execution of clinical programs. Furthermore, the Sr. Medical Director will play a key role in people leadership/management, client relations, and business development representing Covance in proposals and industry meetings as needed.

Additional responsibilities include;

* Medical data review
* Develop, review, and revise protocols, CRF, training materials, code/data tables, listing and figures
* Actively participates and assists in preparations for investigator meetings
* Medical and safety monitoring
* Participates in project risk assessment activities
* Provides clinical and medical expertise to other Covance departments
* Contributes to the scientific strategic leadership for a given therapeutic area

This is a remote home-based role with primarily US travel, some global as needed. Travel is around 30-50%.

- MD degree with specialization in Neurology, Psychiatry or related specialty
- Board Certification in Neurology or Psychiatry
- Relevant sub specialty fellowship training

* Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
* Ability to travel up to 50%, domestic and global
* 1:3 weekend call rotation


* A minimum of 5 years clinical research Experience within a Pharma or CRO environment
* Previous Experience in medical practice/patient care
* Experience supporting Phase I - IV clinical trials
* Strong knowledge and Experience with Neurology or Psychiatry trials

Position Type: Full-Time

Location: Princeton, NJ - New Jersey


Covance Recruiting Process

Below is a general Overview of Our Recruiting Process

If you’d like to work for us, please submit your resume/CV online. If your ability to use or access our electronic application is limited due to a disability, please visit or call 1-800-978-4473 for help.

We consider applications from everyone who is interested in a position with us and who meets the required criteria and qualifications.

If your application is selected, someone from our recruiting team will contact you to arrange an initial screen. We may carry this out over the phone or at a face-to-face meeting. You must complete the screen to be considered for the position.

Based on the results of the initial screen, we may invite you to an interview. One of our recruiting team members will contact you to arrange this. The process may involve several interviews, initially over the phone, and then face-to-face with different members of the hiring team.

Our interviews follow a behavioral-based format. This means we’ll ask you to give us information that’s specific to your professional and educational experiences.

Hiring team members will share and discuss their input and then make their decision.

If you’re the person who best meets the requirements of the position, a member of the hiring team will get in touch to make you an offer of employment. Covance is an eVerify employer (United States only).