Associate Medical Director / Medical Director cobimetenib / atezolizumab / vemurafenib

South San Francisco
California, United States of America

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The Position

Genentech/Roche is seeking an Associate Medical Director or Medical Director to join a team within Product Development Oncology that is investigating the use of atezolizumab (anti-PDL1) in combination with MEK inhibition (cobimetinib) and/or BRAF inhibition (vemurafenib) in multiple tumor types including (but not limited to) melanoma, breast cancer, and multiple myeloma. This is an exciting opportunity to drive the scientific investigation of the combination of targeted therapies and immunotherapies, as well as combinations of targeted therapies with other targeted therapies and/or chemotherapies.

Roche’s late-stage Clinical Development organization is structured by tumor type and is responsible for developing and executing both late development (Phase II – III) clinical strategies that deliver medically-differentiated therapies that provide meaningful improvement to patients. In addition, the group also develops and executes exploratory phase Ib combination studies of established agents with novel agents.  The Associate Medical Director / Medical Director role involves clinical representation on cross-functional teams responsible for the design, implementation, medical monitoring, data interpreting, reporting and publishing of studies conducted within the program.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Participates in the overall management, planning, evaluation and documentation of projects and studies
  • On-going clinical development activities including:
  • Monitoring and reviewing incoming data
  • Analysis, presentation and interpretation of on-going studies and published data
  • Interactions with health authorities and external advisors
  • Close collaboration with drug safety, regulatory affairs, medical affairs and clinical trial operations
  • Participation in the preparation of abstracts, posters and presentations for scientific meetings and congresses
  • Developing and writing clinical plans and protocols ensuring that they are scientifically sound
  • Contributes clinical science input into the relevant therapeutic/disease area scientific strategy
  • Collaborates with a variety of internal and external partners and stakeholders
  • Maintains the highest standards and levels of scientific and clinical knowledge in the specific therapeutic and disease areas

Position Requirements:

  • M.D. with board certification or eligibility in Oncology or Hematology/Oncology required
  • 2-4 years of clinical trial experience in the biotechnology or pharmaceutical industry or an academic institution preferred
  • An excellent scientific track record demonstrated by publications in peer-reviewed journals
  • Ability to effectively work in a cross-functional/matrixed environment
  • Outstanding organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent judgment and decision-making skills
  • Strong interpersonal, influencing, presentation, and written and verbal communication skills


Who We Are

A member of the Roche Group, Genentech has been at the forefront of the biotechnology industry for more than 40 years, using human genetic information to develop novel medicines for serious and life-threatening diseases. Genentech has multiple therapies on the market for cancer & other serious illnesses. Please take this opportunity to learn about Genentech where we believe that our employees are our most important asset & are dedicated to remaining a great place to work.

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