Neurogene exists to provide medicines to cure or substantially improve the lives of families and people living with neurologic impairment. The day to day difficulty of caring for someone with a devastating neurologic disorder is a heavy burden for families, and we imagine a world where families no longer have to hear the message that their rare disease has no treatment. As an employee of Neurogene, you will be helping to make this dream a reality, and part of a culture of people in a start-up environment on a mission to make the world a better place!
The Director, Medical Affairs will contribute to Medical Affairs strategy and implement tactical plans for Neurogene’s indications. The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated and innovative physician or scientist with biopharmaceutical industry and/or academic clinical trials experience, preferably in pediatric neurology or genetics. Fellowship-trained pediatric neurologists without industry or clinical trial experience will also be considered. This individual will work cross-functionally with colleagues in Regulatory, Development, Patient Advocacy, Compliance, and Business Development.
Essential Functions required for the position include the following:
• Executing on medical tactics aligned with medical strategy and objectives.
• Collaborating with cross-functional colleagues to ensure that Medical needs are supported and appropriately prioritized
• Serving as content expert in relevant disease areas
• Reviewing, approving, and accountability for materials as part of the legal medical regulatory review committee
• Developing and executing aligned tactics to maximize scientific communications and publications efforts
• Analyzing the benefits and risk aspects of an assigned therapeutic candidate
• Creating education materials for internal and external training
• Staying up-to-date on new data and developments in the field
• Developing and maintaining strong relationships with key opinion leaders in relevant therapeutic areas
• MD/PhD/DO with biopharmaceutical industry experience or clinical trial experience in pediatric neurology, genetics, or gene therapy. Fellowship-trained MD/DO in pediatric neurology preferred.
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
• Critical thinking and roll-up-your sleeves attitude
• Superior organization and mastery of complex medical/clinical development tasks
• Superior written and oral communication skills• Rigorous work ethic with a focus on detail and high-quality results
• Ability to work in a matrixed environment (“dotted-line” authority)
• Ability to travel (up to 25% of work time)