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Vertex Pharmaceuticals
Boston, Massachusetts, United States (on-site)
11 days ago
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Chicago, Illinois, United States (on-site)
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Vertex Pharmaceuticals
Boston, Massachusetts, United States (on-site)
30+ days ago
Vertex Pharmaceuticals
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
11 days ago
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Job Description

General Summary:

The Associate Medical Director will serve as the Medical Lead for Vertex clinical trials in Cystic Fibrosis (CF), working with cross-functional multidisciplinary study teams on clinical trial strategy, design and execution and serving as the primary Medical Monitor responsible for monitoring the safety of enrolled subjects on assigned trials. This individual will work on multiple trials in Phases 1 through 3 and may also participate in selected projects in the CF clinical development program.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Participates in the development of Study Protocols, Investigator's Brochures, Clinical Development Plans and other key study documents in conjunction with other line functions and with minimal guidance
  • Serves on cross-functional Study Execution Teams (SET) for assigned trials, working with other team members to achieve efficient, high-quality study execution
  • Participates in the preparation of regulatory documents in support of regulatory submissions, including clinical section of IND's and CTA's, IND safety reports and annual reports for assigned trials, responses to regulatory authorities and Ethics Committees/IRBs, and other documents as appropriate
  • Provides scientific and clinical input to study-related documents and analysis plans including Informed consent forms (ICF), clinical research forms (CRF), statistical analysis plans (SAP), clinical pharmacology analysis plans (CPAP), and clinical study reports (CSR)
  • Acts as liaison between Clinical Development and other internal groups at Vertex (e.g., Regulatory Affairs, Clinical Development Execution) for assigned studies
  • Represents Vertex to outside medical personal in the development of clinical protocols and study conduct
  • Performs other duties as assigned related to AATD clinical programs
  • Travel up to 30% based on business needs

  • Education and Experience:
  • MD, DO or equivalent ex-US medical degree
  • Boardcertification/eligibilityin pulmonary, gastrointestinal medicine, infectious diseases, or another relevant medical field, is highly desired; clinical Cystic Fibrosis experience is a plus
  • At least 3 - 5 years of basic or clinical research experience in an academic or industrial setting, with experience in analysis of research data and publications; working knowledge of biostatistics and pharmacokinetics; working knowledge of Good Clinical Practice, scientific and clinical research methods and clinical study design
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced, team-based matrix environment and to function independently as appropriate
  • Global clinical research experience and experience interacting with regulatory authorities is a plus

  • In this Hybrid-Eligible role, you can choose to be designated as:

    Hybrid:work remotely up to two days per week;or selectOn-Site: work five days per week on-site with ad hoc flexibility.



    Company Information

    Vertex is a global biotechnology company that invests in scientific innovation.

    Vertex is committed to equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to a person's race, color, sex, gender identity or expression, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, marital status, or any characteristic protected under applicable law. Vertex is an E-Verify Employer in the United States. Vertex will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.

    Any applicant requiring an accommodation in connection with the hiring process and/or to perform the essential functions of the position for which the applicant has applied should make a request to the recruiter or hiring manager, or contact Talent Acquisition

    Job ID: 72966739

    At Vertex, we bring together the brightest minds in the relentless pursuit of creating transformative medicines for people with serious and life-threatening diseases. Founded in 1989 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, we are one of only a handful of biotechnology companies founded since 1976 that has discovered and developed four or more approved medicines in our own labs. In addition to the four medicines we’ve developed to treat the underlying cause of cystic fibrosis, we have ongoing research programs focused on the underlying ...

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