Senior Medical Director / Medical Director - Oncology

at Labcorp in Dover, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Job Overview:

Reporting to the Executive Medical Director, the primary role of the Senior Medical Director / Medical Director will be to serve as a physician providing medical delivery services and subject matter and drug development expertise. He/She will be expected to be a key contributor to the medical strategy and execution of clinical programs. Furthermore, the Senior Medical Director / Medical Director will play a key role in people leadership/management, client relations, and business development representing Labcorp Drug Development in proposals and industry meetings as needed. This is a remote home-based role with travel (US and Global) as needed.

Responsibilities to include;

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 Oncology programs


+ Doctor of Medicine

+ BE/BC in Oncology and/or Hematology preferred


+ Experience with medical monitoring of Oncology clinical trials

+ Previous experience within the CRO or Pharmaceutical/Biotech industry

+ History of trial work with focus in head / neck squamous cell carcinomas a plus, but not required

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Job Posting: JC201202395

Posted On: Jan 06, 2022

Updated On: Feb 10, 2022