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

Commercial Liaison

San Diego, CA or Remote

  • We are seeking a responsible, dynamic, creative and highly motivated Commercial Liaison to join our commercialization team.  
  • The Commercial Liaison (CL) is responsible for the implementation of Samumed’s business strategies and plans calling on targeted health care providers (HCPs) in an assigned geography.  
  • The CL will educate and inform providers and appropriate staff about the mechanism of action of Lorecivivint, currently in phase 3 trials, as a potential therapy for OA of the knee.
  • The CL will be expected to engage and build relationships with clinical decision makers and staff to develop a deep understanding of the practice’s operations.
  • The CL will identify challenges faced by the practice when treating OA using therapies administered under a patient’s medical benefit and provide potential solutions to appropriate internal teams.  
  • The ongoing exchange between the National Sales Director (NSD), the CL, and provider community will be used internally to help create solutions for patients and inform cross functional efforts directed at product commercialization. 
  • The ideal CL candidate will have led regional sales organizations from conception and thrives in an emerging company environment.
  • The right person will be very comfortable rolling up his/her sleeves and doing for themselves many of the tasks often delegated to others in large companies. 
  • Remote options are available for this position

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.

Clinical Project Manager (CPM)

San Diego, CA or Remote

  • Samumed is currently looking for a talented and experienced CPM to join its team. 
  • Remote work options are available for this position.

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.

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

Regulatory Affairs Associate

San Diego, CA

  • Samumed is looking for a Regulatory Affairs Associate to join our Regulatory Affairs team.
  • Under supervision of a Regulatory Affairs Manager, the Regulatory Affairs Associate is responsible for working with cross-functional team members to support regulatory submissions to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and other health authorities for investigational drug products in a variety of therapeutic areas.

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. 

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. 

Scientist I, Oncology

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.

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.

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

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.