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Director, Translational Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts

Created 09/21/2021
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Category Translational Medicine
Job type Full Time
Country United States
State Massachusetts
City Boston
Zip Not specified
Salary Competitive

To lead the scientific agenda in establishing a translational medicine function in LEO Pharma to match the company's vision of becoming the preferred dermatology care partner.


  • Build and maintaining strong external network in academia and scientific communities within relevant basic sciences, Translational and Clinical Dermatology.
  • Establishing and maintaining strong internal network within LEO R&D and other relevant functions.
  • Development of scientific strategies to utilize new science for the benefit of patients
  • Development of strategies and tactics for improving data generation in Clinical Trials
  • Design and oversee necessary exploratory clinical trials to generate deep disease understanding in strategic areas in collaboration with LEO research (disease signature studies)
  • Advise on clinical trials related to development projects and provide medial lead for ph 1-ph 2a studies
  • Support innovative and accurate cPoC plans for pipeline projects.
  • Act as the Medical Dermatology scientific lead in TM and towards LEO in general if required

Required Skills:

  • Physician (MD) - board certification in dermatology preferred) and PhD or doctoral thesis.
  • 2+ years of experience in in clinical drug development including thorough knowledge of GCP and expertise in clinical research methodology.
  • Strong track record in academia.
  • Fluent in oral and written English

Ready to learn more about LEO Pharma?
LEO Pharma has been pioneeringmedical innovationsformore than110 years. Today, LEO Pharmalooks to constantly improve andextend what is possible for the benefit of patients. Our rapidly expandingproduct portfolio andpipeline includesglobal therapeutic areasinpsoriasis,eczema, skininfections,acne,rosacea and, most recently, raredisease.

LEO Pharma believes in challenging the status quo,so we approachdermatology"beyond the skin."Our global innovation ecosystem includes internalresearch and development,digital health viatheLEO Innovation Lab, based in Copenhagen,and the LEO Science & Tech Hub, housed in Cambridge, Mass.

As welook to shapeourU.S. footprint now and in the future, we pride ourselves on ouragileandentrepreneurial environment. It allows passionate people to collaborate and push the boundaries of science in hopes to provide solutions for patients.

We offeracompetitivecompensationpackage, 401k match, vision, dentalandhealth insurance,annualbonus,threeweeks' vacationto start,a culture that emphasizeswork-life balance,bothpaternity and maternity leave,free membership to the on-site gym,bagel Mondaysand-most of all- aFUNand celebratorywork environment.

Let's wrap this up
If you are interested in joining a growing and nimble company,andhelp shape the future of medical dermatology, then send in your resume today!

At LEO Pharma, we welcome and consider applications from all qualified candidates because we believe that our different perspectives, backgrounds, and attitudes are what enable us to make the best decisions for LEO Pharma and meet the needs of the wonderfully diverse marketplace we operate in.

LEO Pharma Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workforce that creates a better future for our global communities. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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If you have any questions about LEO Pharma Inc. and the application process, please email the company's U.S. People and Communications team at [email protected]