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Director, Medical Affairs
New York, NY

Background

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!

Role Purpose:

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

Requirements:

• 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)

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