Senior Medical Director / Medical Director - ( REMOTE BASED )

Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (Covance)

Durham, North Carolina, United States of America

Discover new opportunities to grow your career as a Senior Medical Director / Medical Director at Labcorp Drug Development!   The primary role of this Senior Medical Director / Medical Director position is to provide subject matter expertise and medical monitoring in support of advancing clinical trials and drug development programs. In partnership with Labcorp Drug Development clients, he/she will be expected to be a key contributor to the medical strategy and execution of clinical programs.  Furthermore, the Medical Director will participate in client relations and business development activities representing Labcorp Drug Development in proposals and industry meetings as needed.  This is a remote home-based role based in the US with travel (US and Global) as needed.  

What to Expect

Client Relationship & Business Development Activities:

  • Develop new and enhance existing client relationships where possible
  • Provides leadership and presents medical/scientific capabilities to clients as a participant of a proposal team
  • Leverage known and builds new relationships with investigators/sites to performs site/ investigator feasibility and to support optimal recruiting and conduct of trials
  • Able to present or serve on panels to represent the company at conferences and scientific meetings.  

Therapeutic and Scientific Expertise  

  • Responsible for medical and safety monitoring on assigned projects -
  • Develops training modules and materials, and provides training in disease states and protocol specific requirements
  • Participates in training opportunities to advance knowledge of drug development and good clinical practice guidelines
  • Serve as global lead project physician and provides clinical and medical expertise
  • May serve as a program level physician across multiple studies for a given company
  • Provides subject matter and drug development expertise to be a key contributor to the medical strategy and execution of the program for the client
  • Performs medical data review and/or oversight of central medical data review- laboratory values, adverse events, coding dictionaries and data tables, listings and figures as needed, holistic and aggregated data review
  • Develops, reviews and revises protocols, case report forms, training materials, project specific tools, analysis plans design, clinical trial reports and new drug applications - Prepares materials for investigator meetings
  • Actively participates in investigator meetings
  • Provides medical/scientific expertise to project teams and to other Labcorp Drug Development departments
  • Interacts with inter-departmental and external consultants as appropriate - Participates in feasibility discussions relating to specific project proposals - Participates in project risk assessment activities
  • Assists when needed with data safety monitoring board activities
  • Contributes to the scientific strategic leadership for the programs

Education / Experience:

  • MD degree with Fellowship training in Nephology  -

  • Board certification preferred. -

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills -
  • Ability to travel within the US and global -


  • 3+ years of medical monitoring experience preferred  -

  • Clinical research experience with a CRO or pharmaceutical company preferred - Strong knowledge and experience with clinical trials

  • Previous experience in medical practice/patient care
  • Prior clinical / laboratory research experience in a fellowship / academic setting also preferred

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2022-04-11 00:00:00

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