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VP, Clinical Development

  • Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
  • Full Time

About the Job

The Vice President, Clinical Development leads the Clinical Development function and is a member of the medical leadership team and enterprise-wide leadership committees. The incumbent is responsible for the development of new applications of FMI’s tests and serves as the medical liaison with pharmaceutical partners.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide strategic leadership for the Clinical Development function, including continuous development of long-range planning for all FMI Clinical Development and Evidence Generation activities.
  • Supervise the planning and execution of Clinical Development Plans (CDPs) for FMI’s core products including Monitoring, Tissue Franchise, Liquid Comprehensive Genomic Profiling (CGP), CGP Biomarkers.
  • Work closely with members of Senior Leadership Team and Executive Team. Serve on enterprise-wide decision-making committees to influence FMI decisions and actions.
  • Define product profile, plan, and initiate key studies to support adoption and reimbursement for FMI’s portfolio of tests.
  • Collaborate with our business development teams in supporting our partnerships with biopharmaceutical companies and other corporate partners.
  • Integrate into Foundation Medicine’s medical and research & development teams to support publications and assessment of new technologies.
  • Support Foundation Medicine’s regulated products team as the company continues to prepare for future FDA oversight.
  • Build and strengthen our relationship with key opinion leaders in support of clinical evidence generation activities. 
  • Build and strengthen our relationships with cancer cooperative groups and cancer consortiums designing and conducting clinical trials, particularly in the area of new assays.
  • Design and conduct clinical trials to gather outcomes data on our tests, demonstrating the clinical validity of our tests, including benefits for payers.
  • Build value into our new products and tests.
  • Influence both internal and external audiences in a high impact, highly visible role as you actively contribute to the dynamic and innovative culture within Foundation Medicine.
  • Work with your colleagues in Foundation Medicine’s Data team to build the capabilities of the Foundation Medicine/Flatiron Health clinicogenomic database (CGDB).
  • Design and conduct innovative clinical trials that leverage CGDB, increase the actionability of molecular information, and speed new therapeutic development.
  • Externally present FMI clinical research programs.
  • Recruit, develop, and manage a highly functional and productive team.
  • Strategically deploy FMI Clinical Trials budgets and partner with Roche international on international trial designs.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Basic Qualifications

  • Medical Degree (MD/DO) or PhD
  • 15+ years of progressive work experience in drug development or diagnostic development in the cancer domain

Preferred Qualifications

  • History of implementing successful organizational strategy in alignment with an organization’s values and vision, with strong impact to organization and customers
  • Extensive management and leadership experience, including the ability to create an engaging and inclusive team environment and successfully manage and develop individual performance of team members
  • Strong business acumen, and history of progressive responsibilities in an Executive capacity
  • Outstanding analytical, organization, and business management expertise and skill set
  • Understanding of HIPAA and the importance of patient data privacy
  • Commitment to reflect FMI’s values of Passion, Collaboration, Patients and Innovation




About Foundation Medicine

Foundation Medicine began with an idea—to simplify the complex nature of cancer genomics, bringing cutting-edge science and technology to everyday cancer care. Our approach generates insights that help doctors match patients to more treatment options and helps accelerate the development of new therapies. Foundation Medicine is the culmination of talented people coming together to realize an important vision, and the work we do every day impacts real lives.

Confidence, or the belief that we need to check every box before applying for a job, can sometimes hold us back from going after a role that inspires us. At Foundation Medicine there's no such thing as the 'perfect' applicant, and our company is a place where every employee can make an impact and continue to grow whatever background they may have or path they may have taken. So, as long as you meet the basic qualifications for a role, please apply if you see a position that would make you excited to come into Foundation Medicine every day and help us transform cancer care.

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