Careers

Samumed preserves its unique culture by building not only a management team but also an employee base that shares the same vision and values. We operate in a fully-integrated, no-silo team structure and share accountability across the company. If you are interested in joining our team, see the following job openings or visit the Samumed Jobs page via the LinkedIn icon below.

Current Job Listings at Samumed

Analytical Development Scientist, CMC

San Diego, CA

  • Samumed is seeking a motivated and talented scientist to join the Analytical Development Group in the CMC department.
  • The Analytical Scientist will be responsible for conducting complex chemical and physical testing of pharmaceutical raw materials, finished products, and stability samples by internally developed and compendial test method.
  • Tests methods will be transferred to partner contract manufacturing organizations (CMOs) and the analytical scientist will review the data for accuracy and complete technical result summaries.
  • Drug product and drug substance methods will be developed for phase 1-3 and commercial. Experience providing oversight of analytical research outsourced to third party vendors is preferred. 
  • This is a full-time position in the company’s San Diego headquarters

Senior Formulation Scientist, CMC

San Diego, CA

  • Samumed is seeking a motivated and talented scientist to join the Formulation Development Group in the CMC department.
  • The Formulation Scientist will be responsible for dosage form development and pre-formulation characterization of small molecule drug candidates.
  • This individual will develop formulation strategies and timelines, provide technical leadership of formulation development and GMP manufacturing at contract manufacturing organizations (CMOs), and update multidisciplinary team with technical, timeline and budget issues.
  • The position will be responsible for internal laboratory investigations and evaluation of new technologies that could advance Samumed programs.
  • This is a full-time position in Samumed’s San Diego headquarters. 

Senior Director, Marketing, Musculoskeletal Franchise

San Diego, CA

  • We are seeking a responsible, dynamic, creative and highly motivated Senior Director of Marketing (SD-M) to lead our brand development and launch efforts for a novel, first-in-class therapy for osteoarthritis (OA), lorecivivint.
  • Reporting to the VP, Commercial Operations, the SD-M will develop our disease awareness campaign, and subsequently be responsible for all HCP and patient marketing activities associated with the launch of lorecivivint in the US.
  • He/she will lead agency partners and internal marketing teams through the development of the marketing strategy and program execution.
  • The SD-M will collaborate with the National Sales Director, the VP of Market Access, and our cross-functional teams across the organization to insure an exceptional launch.
  • This is a full-time position in the company’s San Diego headquarters. 

Manager / Associate Director, Medical Affairs Operations

San Diego, CA

  • We are seeking a responsible, dynamic, creative and highly motivated Manager or Associate Director, Medical Affairs Operations to join our Medical Affairs department.
  • This position is responsible for planning, tracking, and driving timely execution of high-quality, integrated, medical, clinical and cross-functional projects / activities in support of Medical Affairs deliverables, including publications, congresses, medical field activities and advisory boards
  • This position facilitates routine, open interactions with team leaders, team representatives, and senior management.
  • Working within a fast-paced, complex, multi-therapy area (TA) environment, this role requires consummate organizational, matrix leadership and inter-personal skills.  
  • Specific title will be dependent upon experience.
  • This is a full-time position in the company’s San Diego headquarters. 

Director, Regulatory CMC

San Diego, CA

  • Samumed is looking for a Director Regulatory CMC to join our Regulatory Affairs team.
  • The Director Regulatory CMC is responsible for providing the regulatory leadership for all development (and ultimately commercial) products, including CMC‑related regulatory strategy, application preparation and maintenance, and interaction with regulatory agencies.

Scientist / Senior Scientist, Systems Biology

San Diego, CA

  • We are seeking a responsible, dynamic, creative and highly motivated Scientist / Senior Scientist to join our R&D division to contribute to preclinical research and discovery.
  • This position is a full-time position in the company’s San Diego headquarters. 

Clinical Programmer I, Programming

San Diego, CA

  • Samumed is seeking an experienced and talented programmer to join its Programming group as a Clinical Programmer.
  • This position will support the programming needs of Clinical Data Management (CDM), including the programming and maintenance of SAS programs for data review/cleaning and the development of your CDISC SDTM tabulation data set (TD) modelling expertise.
  • This position will be based in Samumed’s San Diego office and provide development opportunities in Statistical Programming, if desired.

Senior Research Associate, Inflammation

San Diego, CA

  • We are seeking a responsible, dynamic, creative and highly motivated Senior Research Associate to join our anti-inflammation team.
  • This is a full-time position in the company’s San Diego headquarters.

Scientist I, Oncology (#1)

San Diego, CA

  • We are seeking a responsible, dynamic, creative and highly motivated Scientist with a proven track record of accomplishment in the field of Oncology/Immunology to join our Oncology team in the R&D division to contribute to preclinical research programs aimed at the development of treatments for cancer.
  • This is a full-time position in the company’s San Diego headquarters.

Scientist I, Oncology (#2)

San Diego, CA

  • We are seeking a responsible, dynamic, creative and highly motivated Scientist to join our oncology team in the R&D division to contribute to preclinical research programs aimed at the development of treatments for cancer.  
  • This position is a full-time position in the company’s San Diego headquarters.

Senior Clinical Research Associate (CRA), Oncology

San Diego, CA or Remote

  • Samumed is currently looking for a talented and experienced Senior CRA with oncology experience to join its team.
  • The Senior CRA participates in the planning, coordination, and monitoring activities of oncology clinical trials
  • The Senior CRA will provide project support in the initiation, execution and close out of assigned clinical studies.
  • Remote work opens are available for this position

Associate Director / Director, Drug Safety Operations

San Diego, CA

  • Samumed is currently looking for a talented Associate Director / Director, Drug Safety Operations to join its team.
  • This position will report to the Vice President, Drug Safety & Pharmacovigilance (DSPV) and will provide  leadership and direction to the DSPV department for adverse event case management, oversight of maintenance of drug safety vendors, safety compliance and inspection readiness, and cross functional collaboration to support risk management and pharmacovigilance activities for the entire Samumed clinical development program.
  • S/he will provide pharmacovigilance oversight for Samumed’s DSPV quality management system and controlled documents, PV compliance and inspection readiness, PV vendors, key performance indicators and quality metrics.
  • The title will be dependent upon experience.
  • This position is based in Samumed’s San Diego-based headquarters.

Medical Director, Oncology Clinical Scientist

San Diego, CA

  • We are seeking a responsible, dynamic, creative and highly motivated Medical Director, Oncology Clinical Scientist to join our Oncology Clinical Development program to work collaboratively with the members of the clinical development team to establish the clinical development plan(s) for one from lead development in discovery to Phase I-II clinical trials, and for designing/executing and reporting protocols for studies included in the development plan, as well as to provide assessment of competitive landscape for strategic direction for clinical trial and non-clinical trial options and participate in strategic decisions related to clinical evidence to clinical development.
  • Collaborates with various internal and external experts or agencies to assist in clinical/non-clinical strategy, the development of study designs, and scientific publications.
  • This is a full-time position in the company’s San Diego headquarters.

Associate Director / Director, Health Economics and Outcomes Research

San Diego, CA

  • Samumed is looking for a strategic and dynamic individual to fulfill in-house Health Economics & Outcomes Research (HEOR) functions.
  • Samumed recognizes the need to ensure strategies are in place to support payer coverage and develop value propositions and communications plans in order to optimize patient access.
  • This in-office role will be an integral part of the Medical Affairs team and will liaise closely with the commercial team, particularly Market Access.
  • The successful candidate will be counted upon to create and implement key HEOR elements toward the overall Samumed payer strategy.
  • This position will report to the SVP of Medical Affairs and offers significant opportunity for future growth within a unique and growing organization.
  • The specific job title will be dependent upon experience.

Senior Manager / Associate Director, GMP Quality Assurance

San Diego, CA

  • We are seeking a responsible, dynamic, creative and highly motivated Senior Manager or Associate Director, GMP Quality Assurance to join our Quality Assurance department.  
  • This role is responsible for providing quality oversight and managing the quality aspects of clinical drug substance/drug product manufacturing at contract services providers (CSP) and will support internal CMC functions to ensure GMP compliance. 
  • This is a full-time position in the company’s San Diego headquarters. 
  • The title will be dependent upon experience level

Associate Project Lead / Project Lead, Clinical Data Management

San Diego, CA

  • We are seeking a responsible, dynamic, creative and highly motivated Associate Project Lead or Project Lead to join our Clinical Data Management (CDM) team to help develop standards to increase efficiencies, implement process improvements, collaborate with cross-functional teams, and participate in the conduct of data management activities across all phases of clinical trials.
  • The specific title will be dependent upon experience. 
  • This is a full-time position in the company’s San Diego headquarters. 

Clinical Research Associate II / Senior Clinical Research Associate (CRA II / Sr. CRA)

San Diego, CA or Remote

  • Samumed is currently looking for a talented and experienced CRA to join its team as a CRA II or Senior CRA, depending on experience level.
  • The CRA II / Sr. CRA participates in the planning, coordination, and monitoring activities of clinical trials in the Clinical Operations Department.
  • The CRA II / Sr. CRA will provide project support in the initiation, execution and close out of assigned clinical studies.
  • Remote work options are available for this position

Senior Medical Science Liaison (Western U.S. Region)

Remote (Western U.S. Region)

  • Samumed, LLC is looking for an experienced and talented Senior Medical Science Liaison (SrMSL) to join its Medical Affairs Team.
  • The SrMSL will be responsible for developing professional relationships with thought leaders, clinical investigators, and academic centers through provision of scientific information and disease state education related to Samumed products.
  • Strong therapeutic expertise and experience, especially in immunology, dermatology, and/or orthopedics is desirable.
  • The SrMSL will be focused on late phase products as the Samumed portfolio develops.  
  • Regionally-based and reporting to a regional Director MSL, the SrMSL will also support Home Office projects and teams.
  • For this position, the supported territory will include the western U.S., with a home base preferentially located in the San Francisco Bay Area, Portland, Seattle, Las Vegas, or Los Angeles.

Senior Medical Science Liaison (Eastern U.S. Region)

Remote (Eastern U.S. Region)

  • Samumed, LLC is looking for an experienced and talented Senior Medical Science Liaison (SrMSL) to join its Medical Affairs Team. 
  • The SrMSL will be responsible for developing professional relationships with thought leaders, clinical investigators, and academic centers through provision of scientific information and disease state education related to Samumed products.  
  • Strong therapeutic expertise and experience, especially in immunology, dermatology, and/or orthopedics is desirable.  
  • The SrMSL will be focused on late phase products as the Samumed portfolio develops.  
  • Regionally-based and reporting to a regional Director MSL, the SrMSL will also support Home Office projects and teams. 
  • For this position, the supported territory will include the eastern U.S., with a home base preferentially located in the NY metro area, Boston, or Philadelphia.

Please submit your resume or additional inquiries to apply@samumed.com. Please include the complete title of the position for which you are applying in the subject line of your email. Emails that do not include this information will be disregarded. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.