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Vice President of Clinical Science, Neurogenerative Disease (AD / PD / FTD)

Company: NeuroTech X
Location: California
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

Vice President of Clinical Science, Neurogenerative Disease (AD / PD / FTD) Clinical Science South San Francisco, CA Full time At Alector, our mission is to develop therapies that empower the immune system to combat neurodegeneration. Our team is solely focused on developing treatments for some of the most challenging diseases facing our society. We are supported in this mission by experienced and accomplished scientists and clinicians, leading healthcare investors, and pharma company partnerswho share in our commitment to bettering the lives of patients. The Vice President of Clinical Science, Neurology will lead one or more development programs involving drug candidates in Parkinsons Disease (PD), Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), and Alzheimers Disease (AD). You will be responsible for the clinical strategies and plans for our lead molecules and will help ensure the successful execution of our studies across all stages of development. Activities include responsibility for advancing priority clinical programs through study planning and execution, development of biomarker strategies, as well as interpretation of data from these studies. You will interact with multiple levels of management within Alector, key external partners in the medical and scientific community, as well as global regulatory authorities. This role will report to our Chief Medical Officer (CMO). The Vice President of Clinical Science has the following responsibilities: Lead the design and execution of clinical trials for neurodegenerative disease; The ideal candidate will have end-to-end experience initiating, leading and designing an early-phase trial. Provide leadership for programs that integrate the individuals extensive knowledge in clinical science and neurology disease areas with knowledge from the medical community around the world Integrate the scientific rationale, regulatory requirements, input and advice from medical and patient advocacy groups, with commercial goals to build a solid framework for a molecules Clinical Development Plan Collaborate across teams including Research, Regulatory, Biomarkers, Clinical Operations and Biostatistics Develop and manage relationships with clinical counterparts for Pharma-partnered programs Design and implement early and late-stage development plans in neurodegenerative diseases Establish clinical development timelines, incorporating key decision points and Go/No Go criteria for clinical development programs. As required, establish external collaborative relationships to augment Alectors capabilities, in support of the development programs Act as the Development Lead for product strategy teams: Coordinates clinical development plans, including day-to-day lifecycle management, operational feasibility, data results, preparation of meeting materials, communication plans, safety and monitoring, and preparation of status update reports. You will have the following mix of professional and personal characteristics: MD in Neurology or Psychiatry Board certification in Neurology preferred. At least 12 years clinical pharmaceutical development experience in the field of neurodegenerative degenerative diseases with a tried experience in industry drug development. Serving as a subject matter authority (SME): Extensive clinical expertise in the management of Alzheimer Disease (AD), Parkinson Disease (PD), Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) or FTD Frontotemporal Dementia (FTD). Extensive knowledge of early-stage clinical trial methodology, regulatory and compliance requirements governing clinical trials, and experience in development of clinical strategy and the design of study protocols. Collaboration Establish strong partnerships within the neuroscience community to present and publish data to a network of key opinion leaders to enable the success and development of this unmet need. Demonstrated leadership and team building skills. Proven interpersonal skills with the ability to establish and maintain working relationships. Experience in integrating translational research activities into first-time-in-human (FTIH) trials to establish clinical proof-of-concept. Experience in the successful filing, approval, and initial launch of a novel therapy. Track record in the planning and execution of early and late-stage clinical Neuroscience projects. Build, execute, and proactively run early stage phase II clinical trial processes. Ability to travel up to 30% Alector is a phenomenal place to learn and experiment. If you excel in a dynamic environment where everyone is committed to finding a treatment, where youll drive growth, this is your role. There is no limit to how far you can go with us. Among the things youll discover at Alector on Day 1 and throughout your tenure: Committed and driven colleagues, a bold and important company goal, brand-new brightly-lit offices in the heart of the biotech area, flexible remote work options, and competitive compensation and benefits. But these matters only if youre excited to build and own something great, and tackle these challenges with us. Come join us At Alector, we believe that hard-working teams include people from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences who can challenge each others assumptions with fresh perspectives and bring creative ideas to the table. We are committed to building an open, diverse, and inclusive environment for all employees. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status, or any other characteristics protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws. Employees of Alector working on-site are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19, and are required to provide proof of vaccination. Employees may be entitled to an exception or reasonable accommodation if they cannot be vaccinated because of a disability/medical necessity, or sincerely held religious belief. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation. Please click here to apply.

Keywords: NeuroTech X, Cincinnati , Vice President of Clinical Science, Neurogenerative Disease (AD / PD / FTD), Executive , California, Ohio

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