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Director, Translational Medicine (Hybrid)

LEO Pharma Inc.
Boston, Massachusetts, US
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Oct 15, 2022

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Academic / Research, Consultancy/Private Sector
Conservation science
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Director, Translational Medicine (Hybrid)Director, Translational Medicine (Hybrid)

To lead the scientific agenda in establishing a translational medicine function in LEO Pharma to match the company's vision of becoming the preferred dermatology care partner.

  • Build and maintaining strong external network in academia and scientific communities within relevant basic sciences, Translational and Clinical Dermatology.
  • Establishing and maintaining strong internal network within LEO R&D and other relevant functions.
  • Development of scientific strategies to utilize new science for the benefit of patients.
  • Development of strategies and tactics for improving data generation in Clinical Trials.
  • Design and oversee necessary exploratory clinical trials to generate deep disease understanding in strategic areas in collaboration with LEO research (disease signature studies).
  • Advise on clinical trials related to development projects and provide medial lead for ph 1-ph 2a studies.
  • Support innovative and accurate cPoC plans for pipeline projects.
  • Act as the Medical Dermatology scientific lead in TM and towards LEO in general if required.

Required Skills:
  • Physician (MD) - board certification in dermatology preferred and PhD or doctoral thesis.
  • 2+ years of experience in in clinical drug development including thorough knowledge of GCP and expertise in clinical research methodology.
  • Strong track record in academia.
  • Fluent in oral and written English.
  • Drive for results
  • Priority setting
  • Integrity and trust
  • Resilience
  • Demonstrating Courage
  • Leading Consensus finding in cross functional matrix team
  • Dealing with ambiguity
  • Decision Quality
  • Strategic Agility
  • Interpersonal Savvy
  • Cross Cultural Agility

Ready to learn more about LEO Pharma?

LEO Pharma has been pioneering medical innovations for more than 110 years. Today, LEO Pharma looks to constantly improve and extend what is possible for the benefit of patients. Our rapidly expanding product portfolio and pipeline includes global therapeutic areas in psoriasis, eczema, skin infections, acne, rosacea and most recently, rare disease.

LEO Pharma believes in challenging the status quo, so we approach dermatology "beyond the skin." Our global innovation ecosystem includes internal research and development.

As we look to shape our U.S. footprint now and in the future, we pride ourselves on our agile and entrepreneurial environment. It allows passionate people to collaborate and push the boundaries of science in hopes to provide solutions for patients.

We offer a competitive compensation package, 401k match, vision, dental and health insurance, annual bonus, three weeks' vacation to start, a culture that emphasizes work-life balance, both paternity and maternity leave, free membership to the on-site gym, bagel Mondays and-most of all- a FUN and celebratory work environment.

Let's wrap this up

If you are interested in joining a growing and nimble company, and help shape the future of medical dermatology, then send in your resume today!

At LEO Pharma, we welcome and consider applications from all qualified candidates because we believe that our different perspectives, backgrounds, and attitudes are what enable us to make the best decisions for LEO Pharma and meet the needs of the wonderfully diverse marketplace we operate in.


LEO Pharma Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workforce that creates a better future for our global communities. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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LEO Pharma Inc. seeks information for job applications from candidates in the U.S. through only the following channels: the LEO Pharma Inc. website and Halogen Talent Acquisition, powered by Jobvite via email to/from addresses using only the LEO Pharma domain of "" screening and interaction by telephone and through the Microsoft Teams platform.

LEO Pharma does not use Google Hangouts, Zoom or any other platform for any recruitment-related activities.

Disregard any solicitation or request for information related to job applications with LEO Pharma via any other means and/or using email addresses with any other domain.

LEO Pharma will never ask candidates to make any type of personal financial investment related to gaining employment with the company.

If you have any questions about LEO Pharma Inc. and the application process, please email the company's U.S. People and Communications team.
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