Clinical Development Associate Director Oncology

Location: Metro Washington DC Area
Contact: Janene Cleary,


Clinical Development Associate Director Oncology | Leading Global Biotechnology Company


This Clinical Development search is being conducted on behalf of our global biotechnology client. This is a unique opportunity to join our client at a time of tremendous growth and acceleration in the oncology biologics portfolio. 

This is a fast-paced and dynamic work environment. We seek a well-trained clinician with strong leadership skills who is driven by science and the desire to develop novel immuno-oncology therapies for cancer patients. One will have the opportunity for growth and development while working in a vibrant environment and “biotech” culture. 

One must have a clear understanding of the drug development process (especially early phase clinical trials), protocol writing & study conduct, data review and reconciliation, the principles of translational medicine, and what it takes to lead teams successfully.


  • Large Global Biotechnology Company with over 2,200 employees.

  • Dynamic environment that fosters collaboration and innovation.

  • This is a pivotal role in channeling the scientific capabilities to make a positive impact on changing patients’ lives.

  • A company is established, profitable, expanding and financially stable offering career growth.

Location: This company is located in the metro Washington DC area.


  • Serve as medical monitor with primary responsibility for patient safety and conduct of assigned trials as well as overall data interpretation and safety surveillance.

  • Establish and approve scientific methods for design and implementation of applicable clinical protocols, data collection systems, and final reports.

  • Responsible for assisting in design of clinical development plans and overall strategy for compounds, therapeutic classes of compounds or indications in light of developments in the area of clinical and pharmaceutical oncology.

  • Collaborate with pre-clinical and translational sciences, and senior management in assessing requirements for emerging products.

  • Provide leadership on cross-functional product development team(s) as experience allows.

  • Participate in identification, selection and conduct of negotiations with clinical research centers and investigators.

  • Participate in the selection and management activities of CROs; Supervise project team members in planning, conducting and evaluating clinical trials.

  • Oversee planning and management of investigator meetings, advisory boards and other scientific committees.


  • MD degree, ideally board certified (or eligible) preferred in Oncology or Hematology.

  • At least 1-2 years of experience in clinical research and/or oncology drug development in an academic, pharmaceutical or CRO environment.

  • Immuno-oncology development experience.

  • Experience in molecular oncology and/or translational science.

  • Medical specialty and sub-specialty training and Board Certification.


Janene Cleary, Director Life Sciences Recruiting
Phone: 267-483-5233 ext. 103

The Bandish Group, LLC
Life Sciences Executive Search
1432 Easton Road, Suite 2B
Warrington, PA 18976