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Careers At Incyte Corporation

Looking for a challenge and a chance to grow your career?

Then Incyte is the pharmaceutical company for you. While our pipeline demonstrates the ability to compete with much larger pharmaceutical companies in selecting compelling targets and creating high-quality drug candidates, our smaller size enables employees to see the direct impact of their contributions on the direction of the company. Due to our smart, agile culture and cutting-edge science, we delivered a novel, first-to-market product in an unmet medical need in 2011 - the first in the company's history.

Opportunities for taking on new and/or additional responsibilities, in addition to advancement, are a key element in our culture. Add to that a science-based, fast-paced work environment and you’ve got an exciting company in which to work.

In addition to opportunities for growth, we offer an outstanding benefits andcompensation package to help meet personal needs as well.

Take a look at our current openings to find the match that’s right for you!

Incyte Corporation values the talents of our diverse workforce and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Director to Executive Medical Director, Immunology and Autoimmunity

Department: Advanced Medicines Group
Location: Incyte Corporate Headquarters


The Executive Medical Director will be responsible for developing and executing the strategy and plans of one or more development program, in collaboration with the project team. The individual will be involved with the full scope of clinical drug development activities from preclinical research through Phase 4 studies. The employee will be an integral member of the project team and serve as the clinical lead for individual asset(s) and/or provide critical and strategic input into the clinical aspects of late phase studies.

Job Responsibilities:


    • Develop clinical development strategy for development assets


    • Oversee scientific execution of global clinical studies, including the planning, design, implementation and execution of clinical programs and the design, preparation and initiation of study protocols.


    • Have accountability for delivery of clinical study plan along with clinical operations lead that are aligned with the clinical development plan and are ethical and consistent with standard of care and local practices.


    • Support data analysis and assembly, including clinical study report writing, contribution to the preparation of abstracts, presentations, and manuscripts. Interpret clinical data; research, interact with and select investigators for clinical studies and post approval support (US and globally) and supply information on resource requirements to relevant groups.


    • Serve as an internal expert with regard to the science of the field, the competitive landscape in research, and the current state of treatment in areas of unmet medical need.


    • Review potential in-licensing candidates and present recommendations to Senior Management groups, if requested. Support any needed due diligence and prepare/present medically sound strategy and plans associated with advanced opportunities.


    • Identify, engage and liaise with investigators and key opinion leaders regarding program strategy and scientific advice.




    • MD with advanced clinical training


    • Minimum 10 years’ experience in the pharmaceutical industry or related field


    • Experience includes a clinical leadership role on a drug development project team


    • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively across all levels of the organization and to lead influentially. Strong interpersonal and negotiation skills.


    • Analytical and problem-solving skills; detailed oriented, an independent and critical thinker.


    • Excellent communication skills and written, verbal and presentation skills. A credible ‘thought leader’ capable of inspiring others and creating a dynamic environment that fosters innovation in thought and execution, as well as transparency.


    • Extensive clinical experience in late-stage drug development (Phase 2, 3, and 4)


    • Proven track record of clinical support for regulatory submissions (e.g., IND, NDA, MAA, PIP)


    • Self-motivation and entrepreneurial spirit


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