Associate Medical Director/ Medical Director, Medical Affairs -
Rare Disease About the Organization REGENXBIO is a leading
clinical-stage biotechnology company seeking to improve lives
through the curative potential of gene therapy. REGENXBIO's NAV®
Technology Platform, a proprietary adeno-associated virus (AAV)
gene delivery platform, consists of exclusive rights to more than
100 novel AAV vectors, including AAV7, AAV8, AAV9 and AAVrh10.
REGENXBIO and its third-party NAV Technology Platform Licensees are
applying the NAV Technology Platform in the development of a broad
pipeline of candidates in multiple therapeutic areas.
Our gene therapy product candidates are designed to deliver
genes to cells to address genetic defects or to enable cells in the
body to produce therapeutic proteins that are intended to impact
disease. Through a single administration, our gene therapy product
candidates are designed to provide long-lasting effects,
potentially significantly altering the course of disease and
delivering improved patient outcomes. We are currently developing
gene therapy product candidates for the treatment of retinal,
metabolic, and neurodegenerative diseases. Our product candidates
all utilize AAV viral vectors from our proprietary gene delivery
platform, which we call our NAV Technology Platform. In addition to
our internal product candidate programs, we also selectively
license our NAV Vectors to other leading biotechnology
Req Number CLI-19-00015
Description POSITION SUMMARY
The Associate Medical Director/ Medical Director, Medical
Affairs (MA)- Rare Disease is an in-house position that is based in
Rockville, MD. Reporting to the Senior Director, Head of Medical
Affairs, the incumbent will assist in developing Medical Affairs
strategy, manage and support MA projects, help with development of
publications, presentations and MA deliverables, provides project
management support, assists with MA research projects (such as
natural history studies, registries, research collaborations),
execute advisory boards, and managing KOL advisors. Position is
focused in Rare Disease with opportunities to cover other
Position Requirements PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
Develop and implement MA strategy and plans including field
medical plans, to support overall corporate objectives.
Build relationships with thought leaders, clinical
investigators, and other healthcare professionals /stakeholders,
including patient groups and professional organizations.
Provide medical leadership, insight and strategy through
collaborations with other internal functions and project teams
(i.e. Commercial, Clinical, Operations, Regulatory, Biostatistics,
Project Management, and Patient Advocacy).
Develop relationships with and manage KOL advisors- develop
strategy, draft scope of work, contracts, meetings, advisory
boards, invoicing and payments.
Attends medical conferences as MA representative, assists with
congress planning and strategy, leads meetings and assists with
Assists with publication strategy across products- abstract
planning, timeline management, presentation, poster, and manuscript
Identify and implement appropriate high-impact medical research
projects to support the business objectives, including company
-sponsored and investigator-initiated projects.
Provide support for the development, review and approval of
presentation materials for scientific meetings, conferences, and
other publicly distributed materials.
Supports Clinical Development on strategy, background research
and problem solving.
Participates in competitive intelligence and/or other
market/industry assessment activities and projects and developing
Maintains scientific and clinical knowledge in the specific
disease area(s) and serve as key medical resources in the disease
area and on specific products.
Provide strategic input and training to the Medical Affairs
SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
Doctorate level degree required (MD, PharmD, PhD, or equivalent)
with 3 or more years of relevant clinical or therapeutic experience
Minimum 3-5 years Medical Affairs relevant experience within the
Therapeutic area expertise preferred in: Rare Disease, Neurology
and/ or gene therapy.
Superior medical writing, project management, communication,
interpersonal and negotiating skills.
Ability to lead and manage high level projects.
Ability to proactively predict issues and solve problems.
Ability to drive decision-making within a multi-disciplinary
Diplomacy and positive influencing abilities.
Ability to manage multiple projects and vendors when
WORKING CONDITIONS AND/OR PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Ability to travel 25%.
Location Rockville, Maryland
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin,
disability status, protected veteran status or any other
characteristic protected by law.
Open Date 8/9/2019
This position is currently accepting applications.
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