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Alexion Pharmaceuticals Medical Director, Thrombosis Clinical Development Sciences (Possible Virtual/Remote) in Boston, Massachusetts

Position Summary

Seeking an individual who is Board Certified in Internal Medicine with 3-5 years of industry experience. This individual will serve as a medical expert for the study team and medical monitor for phase 2-4 clinical trials. This position additionally offers substantial opportunities for regulatory and commercial interactions and career advancement in the fast-moving area of rare disease.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Medical Expert for clinical study team

  • Protocol development from concept to final protocol

  • Strategic guidance to phase II/III development programs and oversight of global clinical trials/trial team (s) on assigned program(s)

  • Presentation at academic congresses, investigator meetings and advisory meetings

  • Development of medical content for regulatory document, and responses (including but not limited to NDAs/BLAs, sNDAs/SBLAs, briefing packages and common technical documents

  • DMC development and liaison

  • Medical oversight of commercial documents

Essential Qualifications

  • MD or equivalent

  • Board Certified in Internal Medicine or Thrombosis

  • Minimum 3-5 years of industry experience

  • Previous history running clinical trials

  • Safety medical monitoring and reporting experience

  • Protocol development experience

  • Regulatory experience

  • Basic statistical knowledge

  • Excellent written / oral communication skills

  • Ability to think strategically

  • Willingness to take on new responsibilities

  • Interest in career progression and ability to take on a more senior roles in 1-3 years

Preferred Qualifications

  • Subspecialty certification

  • History of academic clinical or basic science research

  • Business development experience

  • Publication in peer reviewed journals

  • This position can be based from any of the following Alexion locations; San Francisco, CA, Boston, MA, New Haven, CT, or Blue Bell, PA or be remote/virtual, based anywhere in the United states and may require up to 20% travel.

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Some opportunities happen only once in a lifetime - like a job where you have the extraordinary opportunity to change lives. At Alexion, such opportunities arise through our unwavering mission to serve patients and families affected by rare diseases. These patients are our guiding star, and we act with integrity, urgency, and discipline because we know their lives are at stake.

Alexion is a global biopharmaceutical company focused on serving patients and families affected by rare diseases and devastating conditions through the discovery, development and commercialization of life-changing medicines. As a leader in rare diseases for more than 25 years, Alexion has developed and commercializes two approved complement inhibitors to treat patients with paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH) and atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome (aHUS), as well as the first and only approved complement inhibitor to treat anti-acetylcholine receptor (AchR) antibody-positive generalized myasthenia gravis (gMG) and neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder (NMOSD). Alexion also has two highly innovative enzyme replacement therapies for patients with life-threatening and ultra-rare metabolic disorders, hypophosphatasia (HPP) and lysosomal acid lipase deficiency (LAL-D) as well as the first and only approved Factor Xa inhibitor reversal agent. In addition, the company is developing several mid-to-late-stage therapies, including a copper-binding agent for Wilson disease, an anti-neonatal Fc receptor (FcRn) antibody for rare Immunoglobulin G (IgG)-mediated diseases and an oral Factor D inhibitor as well as several early-stage therapies, including one for light chain (AL) amyloidosis, a second oral Factor D inhibitor and a third complement inhibitor. Alexion focuses its research efforts on novel molecules and targets in the complement cascade and its development efforts on the core therapeutic areas of hematology, nephrology, neurology, metabolic disorders and cardiology. Headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, Alexion has offices around the globe and serves patients in more than 50 countries. Further information about Alexion can be found at:

As a leading employer in our industry, Alexion is proud to offer a highly competitive package of base and incentive compensation as well as a comprehensive benefits program designed to support the health, wellness and financial security of our employees and their families. Benefits include group medical, vision and dental coverage, group and supplemental life insurance, 401(k) with company match, tuition reimbursement, relocation assistance and much more.