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Associate Medical Director, Type 1 Diabetes Clinical Development

Hampton Research

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Boston, MA
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Job Overview:

Job Description

The Clinical Development Associate Medical Director will serve as the Medical Lead for clinical trials in Type 1 Diabetes, working with cross-functional teams on trial strategy, design, execution, and reporting. In addition to oversight and accountability for the study as a whole, this role will serve as the internal primary Medical Monitor accountable for monitoring the safety of enrolled subjects and ensuring scientific integrity. The incumbent may participate in other projects to support the clinical development program.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Participates in the development of Study Protocols, Investigator's Brochures, Clinical Development Plans and other key documents in conjunction with other line functions and with minimal guidance

  • Serves on cross-functional Study Execution Teams (SET) for assigned trials, working with other team members to achieve efficient, high-quality study execution

  • Participates in the preparation of regulatory documents in support of regulatory submissions, including clinical section of INDs and CTAs, IND safety reports and annual reports for assigned trials, responses to regulatory authorities and Ethics Committees/IRBs, and other documents as appropriate

  • Provides scientific and clinical input to study-related documents and analysis plans including informed consent forms, clinical research forms, statistical analysis plans, clinical pharmacology analysis plans, and clinical study reports

  • Acts as liaison between Clinical Development and other internal groups at Vertex (e.g., Regulatory Affairs, Clinical Development Execution) for assigned studies

  • Represents Vertex to outside medical personnel in the development of clinical protocols, in study conduct, and in external reporting of study results

  • Performs other duties as assigned related to other aspects of Clinical Development

Education and Experience:

  • MD, DO or equivalent ex-US medical degree

  • Typically requires 3-5 years of basic or clinical research experience in an academic or industry setting, or the equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced, team-based matrix environment and to function independently as appropriate

  • Global clinical research experience and experience interacting with regulatory authorities is a plus

  • Working familiarity with analysis of research data, biostatistics, pharmacology and pharmacokinetics, international standards for Good Clinical Practice (GCP), clinical study design, ethics committee/Institutional Review Board review, preparation of manuscripts, abstract/posters, and oral presentations, overall drug/device clinical development

  • Board certification/eligibility in Endocrinology or relevant specialty, as well as clinical training in a relevant medical specialty is desired

Company Information

Vertex is a global biotechnology company that invests in scientific innovation.

Vertex is committed to equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to a person's race, color, sex, gender identity or expression, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, marital status, or any characteristic protected under applicable law. Vertex is an E-Verify Employer in the United States. Vertex will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.

Please note that Vertex requires COVID-19 vaccination for all employees working in the U.S. as a condition of employment at Vertex, subject to medical, religious or other accommodations or exemptions required by law. We believe this requirement is vital to keeping everyone at Vertex and in our communities safe. This requirement applies to both existing and new employees who may at any time work on-site at a Vertex facility or visit another location on behalf of Vertex (e.g., conferences, customer visits, etc.), including all remote employees. Any applicant requiring an accommodation in connection with the hiring process and/or to perform the essential functions of the position for which the applicant has applied should make a request to the recruiter or hiring manager, or contact Talent Acquisition at ApplicationAssistance@vrtx.com.