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250,000 - 350,000 $ per annum + + Benefits




Medical Director – Oncology

Cartwright James is currently working with an innovative in-vitro Diagnostics company at the forefront of Genetic Testing.

With an impressive product portfolio in multiple disease areas, the company has recently expanded into Oncology Testing. They are seeking a driven Medical Director with a high-level of knowledge/experience within Oncology Diagnostics to help spearhead the new market expansion.


  • The internal Oncology Expert, providing essential knowledge to support throughout Innovation, Product Development, Product Improvement and On-Market product support.
  • Liaise with KOLs, Academic Associates, External Vendors and potential and existing Pharmaceutical Partners as required.
  • Stay up-to-date with the current scientific and medical knowledge related to the Oncology Portfolio.
  • Influence adoption of the products into clinical practice guidelines by ensuring evidence generation, working with key opinion leaders and participation in appropriate professional organizations
  • Honours requests for consultations from clinicians regarding the appropriateness and interpretation of laboratory tests.
  • Collaborates in reviewing test method selection and validation.
  • Assist with Clinical Trail Design and Management as the internal medical expert.


Training and Education:  A medical degree (MD or MD/PhD) with a specialty in Oncology and/or Hematology, and a license to practice Oncology/Hematology in the US.

Experience: 2+ Years’ of Commercial Medical Experience on top of Academic Training. Experience with Circling Tumour DNA preferred.

  • This position requires excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability work with a wide variety of people (physicians, laboratory staff, marketing representatives, etc).
  • Excellent organizational skills are essential.
  • Multilingual desirable.

The individual would ideally be based in California, but the East Coast could also be considered.

Cartwright James is a global executive search and selection company based in the UK, providing expert knowledge and bespoke services in the international Chemicals, Medical and Scientific markets. We receive a vast volume of applications for each position, therefore it takes time to assess each candidate. We will be in touch if the candidates experience matches the job requirements.


Job Reference: ELG-MD1207

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