Sr. Medical Director / Medical Director - Infectious Disease / Critical Care in San Diego, CA

$100K - $150K(Ladders Estimates)

Covance   •  

San Diego, CA 92101

Industry: Pharmaceuticals & Biotech


Less than 5 years

Posted 31 days ago

This job is no longer available.

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, Hepatology, Inflammatory ) 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


  • MD degree with specialization in Critical Care or Infectious Disease preferred
  • Board Certification history highly preferred
  • Relevant sub specialty fellowship training is ideal
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to travel with the US and globally


  • Minimum 3 years of experience in medical monitoring of clinical trials
  • Clinical trials experience with a CRO; pharma or academic setting experience will be considered
  • Experience in therapeutic areas of infectious diseases and/or critical care; Hep B experience is a plus
  • Previous experience in medical practice/patient care preferred.

Valid Through: 2019-10-15