Director, Clinical Science

San Diego, CA

  • We are seeking a responsible, dynamic, creative and highly motivated individual to contribute to clinical science related activities as part of the Clinical Development function.  
  • The position will provide broad scientific and/or medical input to activities that span across the scope of clinical development, including clinical protocol development, study implementation, analysis and reporting of results and support of externally facing groups, including Business Development, Commercial, and Medical Affairs.
  • In collaboration with various corporate functions including Regulatory Affairs, Clinical Operations, and Clinical Outcomes and Analytics, contribute to efforts to produce high quality documents in support of regulatory filings (clinical study reports, briefing books, INDs, and NDAs) for Samumed development programs.
  • Experience with patient‑reported outcome measure development and validation is desirable.
  • This is a full-time position in the company’s San Diego headquarters.


  • Master’s degree in a scientific discipline; Ph.D., Pharm D., M.D. in a related field preferred with 10 years or more direct biotechnology or pharmaceutical industry experience in Clinical Development or related areas
  • Experience in multiple therapeutic areas, with prior experience in pain, musculoskeletal conditions, neurology, and/or oncology preferred
  • Prior industry experience in contributing to the preparation of clinical protocols, study reports, IND, IB, NDA/CTD documents. 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Must be a team-player, punctual and reliable, dependable and flexible in adapting to change in a multi-disciplinary, fast-paced work environment

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