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Senior Medical Director Immunology Cell Therapy

Location Boston, Massachusetts, United States Job ID R-201222 Date posted 08/07/2024

Join AstraZeneca, a global, science-led biopharmaceutical company, and make a more meaningful impact on patients' lives around the globe. We are seeking a Senior Medical Director in Immunology Cell Therapy to craft and deliver our Immunology Cell Therapy pipeline and lead innovative clinical stage cell therapy programs. This is an excellent opportunity for a motivated drug developer to pioneer the next wave of science, focusing on outcomes and shaping the patient ecosystem.


As a Senior Medical Director, you will provide medical and scientific input to T-cell therapy clinical stage assets passionate about rheumatology and clinical immunology. You will take responsibility for clinical development in cross-functional teams to support early to late phase clinical development activities. These include the creation of overall clinical development plans and clinical study design, writing study concepts and protocols, key study and health authority documentation, medical monitoring and ensuring timely delivery of studies.

Essential Skills/Experience:

  • Medical Doctor or MD-PhD degree required.
  • 5 or more years of industry or combined academic/industry experience in clinical development.
  • Significant experience in early and/or late phase clinical development.
  • Significant experience in the authoring of relevant regulatory documents.
  • Detailed understanding of the full drug development process.
  • Detailed understanding of clinical research methodology and biostatistics principles.
  • Thorough command of FDA, EMA, MHRA and ICH GCP guidelines.
  • Attention to detail, strive to generate high-quality work, and sense of passion and urgency to achieve team and program goals.
  • Demonstrated experience leading complex projects.
  • Demonstrated track record in delivering results.
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and strategic planning skills.

Desirable Skills/Experience:

  • Experience in clinical development of T-cell therapy is highly desired.
  • Experience in rheumatology/clinical immunity is preferred.

At AstraZeneca, we trust in the science. Driven by it and united by it, this is the place where extraordinary science comes alive. It's our smart thinking and patience that helps us to push the boundaries of science to deliver life-changing medicines. If you have a true love of science and believe in its potential to redefine the possible, then this is the place for you.

Join us at AstraZeneca's Biopharmaceuticals R&D division and be part of a team of leading specialists driven to pursue scientific knowledge. Here, we see the bigger picture and know where we can make the biggest impact. We're strong storytellers and communicators, showcasing our work across the business to gain agreement and bring others on the journey with us.

Are you ready to make a greater impact? Apply now!

AstraZeneca embraces diversity and equality of opportunity. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse team representing all backgrounds, with as wide a range of perspectives as possible, and harnessing industry-leading skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. We welcome and consider applications to join our team from all qualified candidates, regardless of their characteristics. We comply with all applicable laws and regulations on non-discrimination in employment (and recruitment), as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements.

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