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Senior Director, Clinical Development

Date: Oct 9, 2021

Location: West Chester, Pennsylvania, US, 19380

Company: Teva Pharmaceuticals

Company Info

Teva is a global pharmaceutical leader and the world's largest generic medicines producer, committed to improving health and increasing access to quality health solutions worldwide. Our employees are at the core of our success, with colleagues in over 80 countries delivering the world's largest medicine cabinet to 200 million people every day. We offer a uniquely diverse portfolio of products and solutions for patients and we've built a promising pipeline centered around our core therapeutic areas.  We are continually developing patient-centric solutions and significantly growing both our generic and specialty medicines business through investment in research and development, marketing, business development and innovation. This is how we improve health and enable people to live better, healthier lives. Join us on our journey of growth!


Teva’s Global Research & Development (R&D) organization is devoted to the development of new medicines, devices and combination products that provide meaningful therapeutic benefit to patients worldwide. Combining creativity, scientific rigor and our extensive knowledge on a broad range of technologies, our scientists, engineers, medical doctors and project leaders across the globe use their expertise to innovate novel biologics, biosimilars, small molecule specialty medicines, generics and over-the-counter therapies

Job Description

In your new role as  Clinical Project Leader physician (CPL) you will report to the  VP Clinical Development Respiratory/Immunology TA, Respiratory TA - US. You will provide clinical leadership and medical monitoring of clinical studies. The CPL is responsible for supporting assigned drug development projects including the Planning and implementation of global clinical research and development programs across all phases of research. The CPL serves as a clinical and professional resource for a given product. This open position will be within the Immunology Therapeutic Area.


  • Serves as a Clinical Leader designing clinical development plans and individual clinical studies from Phase 0 to Phase III.  Fully accountable for clinical trial design and leading the clinical  development team through study execution.
  • Provides clinical support and guidance in investigator selection, study initiation and study conduct, patient/subject safety or oversees CRO medical monitor.  Reviews safety and efficacy data, leads the study team through analysis and interpretation of the study results, and makes recommendations as to appropriate next steps. 
  • Trains and mentors clinical study staff on the clinical aspects of the product and its indications.  Leads a team of clinical study physicians also accountable for their respective clinical trials. Responsible for the clinical/medical leadership of INDs, NDAs, BLAs and other global regulatory filings.  Provides clinical leadership and expertise in meetings with Health Authorities globally.
  • Leadership: Ability to implement the clinical vision and strategy. To lead intra- and inter-departmental teams, matrix-manage a cross-functional team with integrity, flexibility and excellent communication skills.
  • Judgment: evidence of good clinical and scientific judgment. Ability to interpret the significance of preclinical and clinical data, and to anticipate the information that will be needed to satisfy regulatory requirements. Ability to progress projects safely and efficiently. Know when to seek advice from colleagues and senior management.
  • Teamwork: to build and lead clinical teams and determine what resources and talents are needed for the rapid progression of the project. Interact effectively across boundaries with other functions and disciplines using influencing, communication and relationship building skills. Able to secure, manage and maintain critical partnerships with key business partners.
  • Collaboration: to form collaborations with key external experts to take world-class science and deliver meaningful benefits for patients.


Required experience:


  • Doctor of Medicine, M.D.
  • Board certification and/or strong experience in R&D clinical development in Gastroenterology therapeutic area is required;
  • 5 plus years of R&D clinical development experience in a pharmaceutical industry (on the sponsor side), with at least 2 plus years of R&D development in Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
  • Proven track record of designing and leading studies from early stage through regulatory submission 
  • Experienced in interactions with global health authorities (FDA, EMA, PMDA)
  • Extensive knowledge of IBD pipeline and global and national network of IBD KTLs


Research & Development

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Clinical Development

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