Medical Director- Clinical Development, Alzheimer’s Disease Data Analysis

Cambridge, MA, United States

Full Time Executive-level / Director USD 207K - 310K


At Biogen, our mission is clear: we are pioneers in neuroscience. Since our founding in 1978 as one of the world’s first global biotechnology companies, Biogen has led innovative scientific research with the goal over the last decade to defeat...

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Job Description

The position of Medical Direcotr, Clinical Development, Alzheimer’s, Data Analysis sits within Biogen’s Neurodegenerative Clinical Development Unit. This role will focus on Alzheimer’s Disease data related activities in support of various clinical trials. The successful candidate will have demonstrated an ability to develop and lead independent research projects; as well as the flexibility to function successfully in a multidisciplinary team environment. You will provide leadership for integrating datasets within a disease area, have a deep understanding of the therapeutic area needs and the ability to critically evaluate datasets to help answer questions to inform protocol design and study outcomes.  The ideal candidate would be able to provide clinical and strategic leadership for programs that integrate the individual’s extensive knowledge in basic and clinical science, neurology, neuropsyometrics, and input from the medical community around the world.


The position of MD/Clinical Development, Data Analysis will focus on addressing important scientific questions that can be addressed with data analytic related activities. Activities include:


  • Coordination with biostatistics on strategy and vision for disease area data analytics
  • working with internal and external datasets to inform and advance high priority clinical programs.
  • Ability to work in a multidisciplinary team, and internal and external stakeholders in the medical community.
  • Establish appropriately aggressive timelines to provide meaningful input into clinical questions.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with program counterparts in statistics, value and access, and medical.
  • Contribute to the development of strategic initiatives, specific Business Development activities and various capability initiatives in Clinical Development



  • MD, PhD, or ABD in psychometrics degree required; statistical training and/or sub-specialty training in Neurology is a plus 
  • Five plus years (5+) of industry experience in clinical and/or translational research with a proven record of achievement on endpoint development, asking research questions and using data to address them.
  • Demonstrated leadership and team building skills as well as the ability to perform effectively in a multi-disciplinary environment.
  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written) and excellent organizational skills.
  • Capacity and willingness to work effectively across disease areas as needed.
  • The ability to lead directly and by influence, including strong problem solving, conflict resolution, and analytical skills.

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Why Biogen?

Our mission to find therapies for neurological and rare diseases is a unique focus within our industry and this shared purpose is what connects us as a team. We work together to overcome obstacles and to follow the science. We are resilient as we strive to make an impact on our patients’ lives and on changing the course of medicine. Together, we pioneer. Together, we thrive.

The base compensation range for this role is  $207,000 to $310,000. Base salary is determined by a combination of factors including, but not limited to, job related years of relevant experience, internal equity, and location of the job. Additionally, this role is eligible for participation in Biogen’s LTI grants and other incentive programs. Biogen offers a full range of benefits that include medical, dental, life, long and short-term disability insurances, vacation, end-of-year shutdown, and 401K participation and matching contributions.

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Country: United States
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