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Associate Medical Director (PTH), Clinical Development

Company: Ascendis Pharma Inc.
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:



Associate Medical Director (PTH), Clinical Development

Endocrine Medical Sciences Palo Alto, California, United States Full time

Do you want to be part of building a fully integrated biopharmaceutical company together with a team of highly skilled colleagues who are passionate about developing best-in-class therapeutics that address significant unmet medical needs? Then Ascendis Pharma is committed to supporting your professional development on our journey.

Ascendis Pharma is looking to hire an experienced Associate Medial Director Endocrine Clinical Development to join our team. This is an exciting opportunity to join a rapidly growing, innovative company!

Position Summary

The Associate Medical Director is involved in the design, safety monitoring, and data analysis of the Companys late-phase clinical trials in parathyroid hormone therapy. As such, the Associate Medical Director is an important and visible member of the clinical development team. The Associate Medical Director position is based on Palo Alto, and will report to the Vice President, Clinical Development.

Key Responsibilities
Leverage medical expertise and hands-on clinical experience to promote relevance and rigor of the development program For clinical trials: design, provide medical oversight, and support site and subject retention Serve as a Medical Monitor for clinical trials, ensure study integrity, and track accumulating safety and efficacy data Provide leadership to study teams Ensure successful completion of trial-related documents (including clinical trial protocols, investigator brochures, medical monitoring plans, site training materials, clinical study reports, health authority responses, standard operating procedures, etc.) with cross-functional team members Anticipate obstacles within a clinical trial, and implement solutions Analyze, evaluate, interpret, and report study results Contribute to drafting and reviewing clinical documents, manuscripts, presentations, and regulatory submissions Contribute to design of the Clinical Development Plan Maintain up-to-date knowledge of relevant science, medical information, good clinical practices, and regulatory guidance Collaborate withand serve as a clinical research resource forcross-functional colleagues to optimize product development Cultivate relationships with investigative sites, clinical consultants, and key opinion leaders to represent the interests of the company Contribute to corporate strategic and organizational initiatives Assist with commercial activities as needed Complete assigned tasks thoroughly, accurately, and on time Adhere to rigorous ethical standards Travel up to 20% domestically and internationally for scientific meetings
Requirements
Completion of ACGME-accredited residency and fellowship (strongly preferred) Physician licensure in at least one state (strongly preferred) Board-certified (strongly preferred), with specialty in endocrinology highly desired At least 3 years of industry (other relevant experience e.g. post-graduate experience in the clinical and/or academic realms may also be considered on a case-by-case basis). At least 2 years of experience with clinical trial design and execution Strong track record of scientific and clinical inquiry Possess excellent communication skills (written and oral) Learn quickly, follow complex directions under pressure Multi-task while remaining organized and attentive to detail Lead both directly and by example Work hard, be a trustworthy and collaborative team player Take initiative and solve complex problems Demonstrate sound judgement in terms of handling complex, confidential, and regulated information Medical insurance Vision insurance 401(k) Paid maternity leave Paid paternity leave Disability insurance
San Francisco and Los Angeles applicants: The Company will consider for employment qualified applicants with Criminal Histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance in Hiring Ordinance or the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance (as applicable).

Ascendis Pharma collects and processes personal data in accordance with applicable data protection laws. If you are a European Job Applicant see the privacy notice for further details.

Ascendis Pharma is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and we believe that diversity and inclusion among our workforce is critical to our success as a global company. Individuals seeking employment at Ascendis Pharma are considered without regards to age, ancestry, color, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, mental or physical disability, national origin, protected family care or medical leave status, race, religion (including beliefs and practices or the absence thereof), sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.

Keywords: Ascendis Pharma Inc., Palo Alto , Associate Medical Director (PTH), Clinical Development, Other , Palo Alto, California

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