Clinical Research Medical Director, Nephrology – California

Clinical Research Medical Director, Nephrology – California

September 23rd, 2019 by

Tanner & Associates is recruiting a Clinical Research Medical Director in Nephrology for a large biotech company based in California.  Please send CV to

Summary: The Company is strengthening its focus on Nephrology and is seeking to fill several key positions to work on various programs in early and late stage clinical development.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Supporting the development, execution and communication of the global scientific/medical evidence plan
  • Supporting cross-functional and global collaborations to integrate broad medical, scientific, and commercial input into the development program
  • Supporting the development of key scientific external relationships with opinion leaders
  • Participating and providing clinical input into safety and regulatory interactions
  • Based on the needs of the Therapeutic Area, this role may be required to provide clinical and medical support for filing and approvals of molecules in expansion countries.
  • Provide clinical/scientific input during the development and execution of clinical trials
  • Interpret clinical trial data
  • Participates in conducting safety assessments.
  • Participates in interactions with regulatory agencies.
  • Authors clinical study reports, publications and regulatory submissions
  • Develop key opinion leaders and make scientific presentation at advisory boards, key scientific meetings and external committee meetings
  • Identify new clinical research opportunities
  • Support in-licensing and out-licensing activities and partner relationships
  • Support product lifecycle management for new indications


  • MD with 2 or more years of clinical research and/or basic science experience combined with clinical teaching and patient care activities, 5 or more years is preferred.
  • MD plus accredited residency in Nephrology, board certified or equivalent.
  • Clinical research experience in the biopharmaceutical industry, biotechnology, and pharmaceutical
  • Demonstrated ability to serve as a medical expert in a complex matrix environment.

Medical/Scientific Knowledge:

  • In depth understanding of the scientific method and clinical applications based on medical, scientific and practical rationale.
  • Familiar with basic concepts of clinical research and clinical trial design, including biostatistics.
  • Knowledge of GCP, FDA and EMEA/CHP regulations and guidelines and applicable international regulatory requirements.

Please send a CV and contact information to Jake Tanner at .  US candidates only please.


Jake Tanner

Tanner & Associates


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