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Medical Director - Oncology

Covance 4/3/2019 6:12:48 PM
JOB ID: 29566 Category: Clinical Operations Entry Level
Chicago, Illinois



Job Overview

Reporting to the Executive Medical Director, the primary role of the incumbent will be to serve as a physician providing subject matter and drug development expertise for our Oncology team. 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. This is a remote home-based role with travel (US and Global) 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

- MD degree with specialization in Oncology preferred
- Board Certification history
- Relevant sub specialty fellowship training

* Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
* Ability to travel with the US and globally


* 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 Oncology clinical trials

Position Type: Full-Time

Location: Chicago, IL - Illinois


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).