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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! 

Position Summary:   

The Medical Director will be responsible for providing scientific and medical expertise to the Medical Affairs function at Seagen, as well as other cross-functional teams across the company. This person will report to the Executive Director, Medical Affairs Strategy and drive the development of medical strategies and the execution of tactics for the ADCETRIS (brentuximab vedotin) program. The role will interface with multiple functions across medical affairs, clinical development, commercial (e.g., marketing, sales, managed markets), health economics/outcomes research, regulatory, safety, external partners, and healthcare professionals. 

Principal Responsibilities:   

  • Drive the development and execution of medical affairs strategies and tactics 
  • Represent Medical Affairs and serve as a medical expert on specific projects within the department and on cross-functional teams 
  • Develop and execute strategies for the scientific utilization of data generated by Seagen preclinical and clinical studies, as well as data generated from other sources 
  • Participate on cross-functional medical affairs teams with the goal of developing and implementing integrated medical strategies and deliverables for Seagen products 
  • Serve as a medical reviewer on external-facing materials (e.g., Standard Response Documents (SRD), FAQs, Promotional Review Committee (PARC) escalations) 
  • Collaborate with internal and field medical teams to support the development of reactive resources to address healthcare professional questions 
  • Help identify and engage oncology thought leaders in scientific exchange to meet the needs of patients and advance the science 
  • Collaborate with medical communications and medical writing on the preparation of abstracts, presentations, and manuscripts  

Required Qualifications:   

  • Advanced degree (MD, PhD or PharmD) required 
  • 6+ years of prior medical affairs or clinical development experience at a biotech/pharmaceutical company and/or healthcare organization 
  • Collaborative mindset with track record of effectively working on cross-functional teams 
  • Ability to understand and simplify scientific concepts 
  • Strategic thinking skills 
  • Clear and influential communicator 
  • Ability/willingness to occasionally travel (~20%)  

Preferred Qualifications:   

  • Prior Medical Affairs experience 
  • Experience in oncology, specifically in lymphoma 
  • Experience driving medical strategies and tactics 

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  

The hiring pay range for this position is $202,000 to $262,000 per year based on skills, education and experience relevant to the role. Other components of total compensation include a competitive equity grant at the time of hire (with additional annual grants, and grants upon promotion when applicable), and an annual bonus. 

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.  


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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