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Clinical Science Leader - Medical Director

Switzerland, Switzerland

  • Salary: 180,000CHF - 200,000CHF
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Posted: 22/11/2018
  • Contact name: Matthew Vickers
  • Contact number: 0333 5777 578
  • Ref: 3784

Job description

Hobson Prior has an excellent opportunity for a Clinical Science Leader / Medical Director. The successful candidate will work for a leading drug discovery and development company and will be based in Basel, Switzerland. You will work in the clinical development department and will lead this prosperous client in formulating the clinical development strategy for a drug candidate or one (or more) of its indications.

Clinical Science Leader - Medical Director - Basel, Switzerland

Job Responsibilities

  • Assist in the construction and implementation of the clinical development strategy
  • Carry out the clinical review and analysis of data
  • Assess the benefit/risk profile of the drug candidate
  • Prepare the scientific documents, publications, investigator brochure, study protocol, and regulatory documentation
  • Act as the clinical development representative with other functions and departments
  • Commit to being a core member of the project team

Key Skills

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Able to easily integrate with interdisciplinary teams, and maintain a spirit of initiative and proactivity
  • Willingness to contribute, at length, to the clinical science strategy


  • MD in life sciences is preferred but will also consider candidates with a PhD in life sciences
  • Minimum of 8 years’ experience in clinical research, particularly in the pharmaceutical industry environment
  • Must be a Swiss resident or EU national
  • Fluency in the English language is essential
  • A background in immunology, paediatrics and/or rare disease would be advantageous


Apply now:

If you are interested in learning more or applying to this exciting opportunity, please complete the form below and attach a copy of your CV. Alternatively, for further details or to talk directly to a life sciences recruitment specialist, please request a call back at the top of this page.

Hobson Prior is a leading specialist life science recruiter focused on finding exceptional people and matching them with the finest positions across the globe. Hobson Prior is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.