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Medical Director - Infectious Diseases , US

Covance 5/17/2019 4:52:49 AM
JOB ID: 31157 Category: Scientific Advanced
Chicago, Illinois

   

 

Job Overview

Discover new opportunities to grow your career as a Medical Director!

Are you ready to redefine what's possible, and discover your extraordinary potential at Covance? A career here provides the unique chance to create a lasting impact and difference in our patient's lives. Joining our team will offer you a rewarding career, an opportunity to work in a high-energy & collaborative workplace, along with access to comprehensive benefits. Your work will be meaningful, the patient outcomes are real, and the results are lasting. With the support of exceptional people from across the globe and an energized purpose, you'll be empowered to own your career journey with mentoring, training and personalized development planning.

Our mission is to help our clients bring the miracles of medicine to market sooner -- join us for your next career move.

Reporting to the Executive Medical Director , the primary role of the incumbent will be to provide subject matter and drug development expertise in support of clinical drug development trials supporting Infectious Diseases group (Critical Care) and across general medicine. He/She will be expected to be a key contributor to the medical strategy and execution of clinical programs. Furthermore, the Medical Director will play a key role in client relations, business development representing Covance in proposals and industry meetings, and potentially people leadership/management as needed.

This is a remote home or office-based role in the US, with travel up to 20%.

Additional key responsibilities include;

* Medical and safety monitoring; 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
* 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
* Participation in bid defense and kick off meetings

Education/Qualifications
- MD degree with specialization
- Board Certification history
- Relevant sub specialty fellowship training

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

Experience

* Clinical research Experience with a CRO, Pharmaceutical, Academic, or other clinical setting
* Experience supporting clinical trials
* Strong knowledge and Experience with infectious disease focused clinical trials
* Previous Experience in medical practice/patient care


Position Type: Full-Time

Location: Chicago, IL - Illinois



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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 www.gettinghired.com 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).