About the Job

We are an innovative global healthcare company with one purpose: to chase the miracles of science to improve people’s lives. We’re also a company where you can flourish and grow your career, with countless opportunities to explore, make connections with people, and stretch the limits of what you thought was possible. Ready to get started?

The Clinical Research Director (CRD) is the primary clinical lead for programs and responsible for leading successful clinical trials for novel therapeutics for Ophthalmologic Diseases. The role requires a well-organized, strategically focused, resourceful individual with excellent emotional intelligence, self-motivation, solid analytical skills and the ability to drive and deliver on multiple operational tasks.

Key responsibilities:

  • Plans global clinical development strategy and generates the Clinical Development Plan (in close cooperation with other members of the team, particularly Regulatory Affairs, Biostatistics and Health Economics); adjusts and updates the strategy according to the project progression and information available

  • Leads clinical development including planned life cycle management (LCM) and ongoing assessment of the product benefit–risk profile during development and LCM, in strong collaboration with pharmacovigilance and clinical operations teams

  • Implements strategies to identify, monitor and resolve clinical program/trial issues.

  • Serves as the Study Director and Medical Monitor for a study or clinical program as well as reviewing and monitoring study data.

  • Provide appropriate medical input & support for all activities related to clinical studies such as medical training, feasibility, medical review of data, documents, medical information/communications for the study team and other stakeholders

  • Prepares/reviews key clinical documents such as: meeting requests and briefing packages for Regulatory agencies, extended synopsis/protocol for clinical trials, Investigator Brochure, Clinical Trial Authorization dossier (IMPD, IND), summary of clinical efficacy and clinical overview of the Common Technical Document (CTD)

Basic Qualifications:

  • Medical Doctor (MD) and ophthalmology residency training required, fellowship training highly preferred

  • More than 5 years of clinical and/or clinical development experience, or more than 7 years industry experience within the field of ophthalmology and/or retinal diseases

  • Fluent in English (verbal and written)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Board certified or eligible in Ophthalmology

  • Completion of a fellowship program in one of the following subspecialties: medical retina/uveitis, vitreoretinal surgery

  • Strong scientific and academic background with deep understanding of retina and eye diseases

Why Choose Us?

  • Bring the miracles of science to life alongside a supportive, future-focused team.

  • Discover endless opportunities to grow your talent and drive your career, whether it’s through a promotion or lateral move, at home or internationally.

  • Enjoy a thoughtful, well-crafted rewards package that recognizes your contribution and amplifies your impact.

  • Take good care of yourself and your family, with a wide range of health and wellbeing benefits including high-quality healthcare, prevention and wellness programs and at least 14 weeks’ gender-neutral parental leave.

Sanofi Inc. and its U.S. affiliates are Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employers committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; creed; religion; national origin; age; ancestry; nationality; marital, domestic partnership or civil union status; sex, gender, gender identity or expression; affectional or sexual orientation; disability; veteran or military status or liability for military status; domestic violence victim status; atypical cellular or blood trait; genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other characteristic protected by law.

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