Medical Director/ Senior Medical Director, Early C

at Incyte Corporation in Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Job Description


This position is responsible for implementing clinical drug efforts for Incyte's oncology products (Phase I though POC) for oncology.

Duties and Responsibilities

Provides medical and scientific expertise for internal cross-functional team members for development of specific anti-neoplastic agents including discovery scientists, medical scientists, biostatisticians, pharmacokineticists, pharmacovigilence and clinical operations

Interacts with global regulatory bodies including the FDA, EMA and PMDA to accomplish tasks related to oncology product development and collaborates with internal regulatory experts and oversee the clinical research plans and sections for Investigational new Drug applications (INDs)

Facilitates the development of key internal and external documents pertaining to product development including clinical study protocol, investigator brochure, informed consents, CRFs, CSRs, meeting abstracts, scientific journal publications, strategy documents and project plans

Collaborates with external vendors such as CROs, external imaging and laboratory resources, as well as global pharmaceutical companies for successful implementation and conduct of early phase and registration global clinical studies

Serves as a source for medical and scientific expertise in oncology for outlining design strategy and execution for anti-cancer drug development

Liaises with discovery science to facilitate and further the development of investigational agents from a preclinical stage to clinical development

Represents Incyte Corporation at key national and international medical and scientific meetings including participation in advisory boards with key opinion leaders

Detects and analyzes emergent issues during clinical drug development and develops and implements mitigating strategies

Works in partnership with medical affairs for successful launch of future antineoplastic agents

Implements the highest ethical and regulatory standards during the investigation and development of anticancer agents

Provides guidance for successful implementation and accomplishment of investigator initiated trials related to product development and life cycle management of a compound

Contribute positively to a strong culture of business integrity and ethics

Act within compliance and legal requirements as well as within company guidelines


M.D. or D.O. degree with a minimum of 3 - 5 years of experience (6+ years - senior) in oncology drug development in a biotechnology or pharmaceutical company, clinical research experience in academia also acceptable

Board certified or eligible in Oncology preferred

Experience with early phase oncology trials

Excellent written and oral communication skills

Ability to multi-task and work in a face paced environment

Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications. Management reserves the right to change or modify such duties as required.

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Job Posting: 821951

Posted On: Jul 12, 2021

Updated On: Aug 11, 2021