Vice President/Senior Medical Director
Posted on 7/19/2023
Kymera Therapeutics

51-200 employees

Belmont, MA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Google Cloud Platform
Medical, Clinical & Veterinary
Biology & Biotech
  • Medical degree (or equivalent)
  • Board certification/eligibility and clinical experience in oncology or hematology/oncology highly preferred
  • 8+ years of clinical development experience within the pharmaceutical or biotechnology industry with a focus and strong track record of experience leading oncology clinical trials
  • Academic oncologists with clinical and research experience relative to the oncology platform will be considered
  • Strong working knowledge of the clinical drug development process required
  • Must have a solid understanding of the clinical landscape relevant to oncology patients and health care practitioners in the field
  • Requires a track record in the conduct of/participation in clinical trials (investigator initiated, company sponsored or cooperative group trials) and their subsequent publications
  • Requires strong credibility within the US medical community including the ability to reach out to key thought leaders in academia
  • The demonstrated ability to work in a matrix environment with cross-functional teams is required
  • Provides clinical leadership and strategic medical input for all clinical deliverables in critical projects and clinical programs
  • Collaborates with physicians, scientists, regulatory professionals, biostatisticians, regulatory, executive staff, and others as necessary to develop and execute clinical trials from beginning to end
  • Drives clinical trial execution to achieve timely completion of clinical studies in collaboration with clinical teams
  • Designs and develops clinical study protocols and associated clinical study documents and contributes to program level documents such as Investigator Brochures and Clinical Development Plans
  • Assumes medical responsibility for clinical trials including active participation in real-time medical monitoring of studies, including patient eligibility assessment, study design questions and safety data review
  • Conducts safety monitoring in collaboration with CRO pharmacovigilance group of active clinical studies
  • Ensures consistent practices with the highest ethical standards in compliance with internal SOPs, local regulations, and laws
  • Collaborates with colleagues in Regulatory Affairs, CMC, Toxicology, Research, and Pharmacology to respond to health authority and ethics committee queries
  • Collaborates with Principal Investigators in the evaluation and assessment and presentation of publications (abstracts, posters, manuscripts) associated with clinical data
  • Participates in clinical study report writing and review, using medical expertise to identify ways to best analyze and present data
  • Performs functions in compliance with GCP, and good medical practice
  • Networks extensively to develop long-term strategic partnerships with thought leaders both internally and externally, in support of the company's vision