Associate Medical Director - Mechelen, Leiden, Romainville

Job description

Ref: MEC 271-273 & 276

This position can also be located in LEIDEN. Some travel will be required. 

As an associate medical director, you will participate in the development of the clinical development strategy and plan. You will be the responsible physician leading one or more clinical studies for evaluation of new drug candidates in development.


In particular, you will:

  • Be a member of the Clinical Development Team (CDT)
  • Participate in designing and implementing specific studies of the CDP
  • Be the medical representative in assigned clinical study teams
  • Lead or assist with Competent Authority and Ethics Committee/IRB submissions
  • Be the primary contact for medical review of safety information from clinical trials
  • Collaborate with the responsible person for safety reporting
  • Work closely with Clinical Operations to ensure
    • Adequate executions of Medical aspects of the study
    • Assessment of trial feasibility and investigator/site selection
    • Interaction with medical counterparts at CRO
  • Interact with key opinion leaders
  • Be compliant with GCP and other regulations


Requirements for the successful candidate:

  • MD or MD&PhD  (relevant experience in Immunology, Inflammation, pulmonary medicine, cystic fibrosis, NASH and/or dermatology)
  • Has a strong scientific foundation with preferably work or post-doctoral training experience in an academic institution
  • 2 or more years of experience in clinical research
  • A working knowledge of Phase I – III drug development
  • Strong leadership skills and a strategic thinker
  • Energetic with a can-do attitude
  • Strong scientific and analytical skills
  • English speaking and writing skills are required