Director/Senior Director, Respiratory
MedImmune, LLC 96 reviews - Gaithersburg, MD

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Title: Director/Senior Director, Respiratory

Location: MD, Gaithersburg – Corporate Headquarters

Req: 03005

Position Summary:
Major Duties and Responsibilities (including supervising others):

  • Provide leadership and vision to help optimize the development of pipeline candidates in respiratory disease
  • Represent Medical and Scientific Affairs on relevant Product Development Teams (PDTs)
  • Serve as the internal lead for medical/scientific advisory boards related to respiratory disease, including defining the objectives, agendas, attendees, and faculty
  • Collaborate with internal pharmacoeconomic stakeholders to elucidate medical value of relevant pipeline candidates
  • Lead interpretation of competitive intelligence to inform development strategy for relevant pipeline candidates
  • Interface with major key opinion leaders
  • Collaborate with scientific communications in planning for publications related to pipeline candidates
  • Provide subject matter expertise for development of phase IV plans for relevant pipeline candidates
  • Review and approve medical content of disease-related or product-related promotional pieces as needed
  • Represent the company at national and international meetings and congresses
  • Travel up to 20%
Special Skills/Abilities:
  • Highly motivated with high personal and ethical standards
  • Good interpersonal and team skills with ability to build consensus
  • Results-oriented work ethic
  • Demonstrated skills in communication, formal presentations, teaching, and technical writing
  • Intellectual strength, analytical ability, and high professional standards in evaluating Phase II/ III /IV clinical trials and studies
  • Credible reputation with the ability to accurately represent the company’s products and technology to the medical community
  • Ability to perform as leader and individual contributor
  • Strong understanding of or experience with industry compliance perspectives and trends as they relate to Medical and Scientific Affairs
Job Complexity: High

Supervision: High level of independence

  • M.D. or Ph.D. or Pharm.D. required (M.D. preferred)
  • Training in respiratory disease preferred
  • 5 + years of bio-pharma industry experience related to marketed/phase III compounds
  • Experience in respiratory disease preferred
  • Experience in global biopharmaceutical development (phase II/ III ) desirable
MedImmune does not accept non-solicited resumes or candidate submittals from search/recruiting agencies not already on MedImmune’s approved agency list. Unsolicited resumes or candidate information submitted to MedImmune by search/recruiting agencies not already on MedImmune’s approved agency list shall become the property of MedImmune and if the candidate is subsequently hired by MedImmune, MedImmune shall not owe any fee to the submitting agency.

If you are interested in this position, please apply online at and search for Req # 03005 .

MedImmune is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

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About this company
96 reviews
MedImmune works to boost the immune systems of babies and grown-ups. Its flagship biotech product, Synagis, prevents respiratory syncytial...