Head of Clinical Development

  1. Permanent
Boston, USA
  1. Clinical Development, Clinical Scientist
Posted: 22/05/2024

Hobson Prior is seeking a dynamic and accomplished professional for the role of Head of Clinical Development. This role involves leading and managing the clinical development team, providing strategic guidance, and overseeing clinical trial data. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in Oncology drug development and clinical research.

Please note that to be considered for this role you must have the right to work in this location.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead and manage the clinical development team, ensuring collaboration with other departments.
  • Participate in or lead the Joint Development Committee on the co-development of specific clinical programs.
  • Lead clinical efforts to establish safety, dosage justification for early programs, and secure regulatory approvals.
  • Review and oversee clinical trial data, external clinical data collection, and clinical competitive intelligence.
  • Provide strategic perspective and guidance to the preclinical team on new targets and programs.


  • Must be a highly driven, dynamic, engaged and accomplished physician-scientist.
  • Must have a medical degree (MD or MD/PhD) with experience in Oncology drug development; experience in immuno-oncology is an advantage.
  • Must have industry or relevant clinical research experience.
  • Experience leading a clinical development team with line management experience is preferred.
  • Must have experience in early stage and late-stage development including first-in human trials, proof of concept trials and registration-directed trials; experience with implementation and analysis of pharmacodynamic and potential predictive biomarkers in clinical trials is an advantage.

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