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Labcorp Executive Medical Director - Neurology / Psychiatry in Topeka, Kansas

Job Overview:

Labcorp Drug Development has great leadership opportunity as Executive Medical Director - (US / Canada Remote Home-based)

Our mission is to help our clients bring the miracles of medicine to market sooner -- join us for your next career move.

Reporting to the Vice President and Global Therapeutic Area Head (Neurology, Ophthalmology, and Women's Health), the primary role of the incumbent will be to provide subject matter and drug development expertise in support of clinical drug development trials. He/She will be expected to be a key contributor to the medical strategy and execution of clinical programs. Furthermore, the Executive Medical Director will play a key role in client relations, business development representing Labcorp Drug Development in proposals and industry meetings, and potentially people leadership/management as needed.

This is a remote home-based role in the US / Canada / Latan America, with primarily regional travel, with occasional global as needed.

Therapeutic and Scientific Expertise

  • Develops training modules and materials, and provides training in disease states and protocol specific requirements across the Company

  • Participates in training opportunities to advance knowledge of drug development and good clinical practice guidelines

  • Serves as global lead project physician and as a program level physician across multiple indications for a given compound, can also serve as a sub-specialty TA leader with TA

  • Provides subject matter and drug development expertise to be a key contributor to the medical strategy and execution of the program for the client

  • Performs medical data review - Reviews laboratory values, adverse events, coding dictionaries and data tables, listings and figures as needed

  • Develops, reviews and revises protocols, case report forms, training materials, project specific tools, analysis plans design, clinical trial reports and new drug applications

  • Prepares materials for investigator meetings

  • Actively participates in investigator meetings

  • Provides medical/scientific expertise to project teams

  • Responsible for medical and safety monitoring on assigned projects

  • Interacts with inter-departmental and external consultants as appropriate

  • Participates in feasibility discussions relating to specific project proposals

  • Participates in project risk assessment activities

  • Assists when needed with data safety monitoring board activities

  • Provides clinical and medical expertise to other Covance departments

  • Contributes to the scientific strategic leadership for a given therapeutic area and can provide the scientific strategic leadership for a sub-specialty with the TA


  • MD - board certified neurologist with neurodegenerative disorders knowledge


  • Recognized as a clinical research leader within their therapeutic area with 10 years or more experience of substantial knowledge of drug development and extensive clinical research experience within the pharmaceutical/CRO industry in a specific TA