Medical Director, Early Stage Development

Employer
Seagen
Location
Bothell, Washington State
Salary
Competitive pay, 401k, Medical/Dental/Vision benefits
Closing date
Jul 10, 2022

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Position
Medical Director
Category
Biotechnology
Hours
Full Time
Education
MD, MD / PHD

Job Details

Seagen is a global, multi-product biotechnology company dedicated to developing and commercializing transformative cancer medicines. As the industry leader in antibody-drug conjugate (ADC) technology, we pioneered a new generation in the science of harnessing antibodies to deliver cell-killing agents directly to cancer cells. Seagen’s dedication to improving the lives of cancer patients goes beyond science, and we believe that every employee has a role in contributing to this mission. By working together with a shared dedication and diverse perspectives, we are able to reach our full potential and make a real difference in the world. Seagen is a fast-growing company and has an abundance of opportunities available for you to grow your career. Put your passion to work at Seagen and join us! 

Summary: 

This position will be responsible for leading the clinical development strategy and multiple clinical trials in solid tumors. The successful candidate should have demonstrated success leading development programs across multiple functions within a company, as well as represent the program with the external clinical community.   

Responsibilities:   

  • Establish and drive teams to execute the strategic long-term vision for a key pipeline drug candidate  
  • Serve as the joint development committee clinical lead for partnered development programs  
  • Develop and maintain clinical protocols and amendments, investigator brochures, and clinical study reports  
  • Contribute to the strategic development of other early and late-stage clinical programs  
  • Lead clinical study teams and provide appropriate medical monitoring for ongoing clinical studies  
  • Evaluate safety, pharmacology, and efficacy data from ongoing and completed studies  
  • Prepare manuscripts, abstracts and presentations for scientific meetings  
  • Conduct literature reviews and prepare summaries to support clinical development programs  
  • Serve as a competent medical resource for design and interpretation of clinical and preclinical programs to support existing and new development candidates  

Qualifications:  

  • Has a strong leadership presence and the ability to work effectively with other clinical and scientific leaders  
  • Demonstrates a passion for helping patients with cancer and for the science of oncology  
  • Has a collaborative style with internal company leadership, external development partners and investigators/medical professionals   
  • Is a team player, works well in a team environment both as a leader and a key contributor  
  • Has a global perspective and mindset, with the ability to work effectively with colleagues from myriad cultures, backgrounds and geographies  
  • MD or MD/PhD  
  • Clinical oncology experience: Board certification in oncology or hematology preferred 

 

As the leading employer in our industry in the Pacific Northwest, Seagen is proud to offer a competitive total compensation package as well as a comprehensive benefits program designed to support the whole lives of our employees and their families. Benefits include medical, vision and dental coverage, group and supplemental life insurance, 401(k) with company match, tuition reimbursement, relocation assistance and much more. To learn more about Seagen, please visit www.seagen.com.  

Seagen is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.  

To prevent the spread of COVID-19, and as an integral part of its public health and safety measures, Seagen requires that all newly-hired employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 before commencing employment, subject to reasonable accommodation and other requirements of applicable federal, state, and local law. 

Company

Seagen is a global biotechnology company that develops and commercializes transformative cancer therapies. We’re driven by a singular mission—to make a difference for people impacted by cancer.

As an industry leader in antibody–drug conjugate (ADC) technology, we pioneered the science of harnessing antibodies designed to deliver cell-killing agents to cancer cells. Three of our four approved medicines are built on this technology.

We also focus our research efforts on novel targeted small molecule therapies. In addition, we are leveraging our expertise in empowered antibodies to build a portfolio of proprietary immuno-oncology agents.

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