Clinical:
Medical Director

Why Join Intellia? 

Our mission is to develop curative genome editing treatments that can positively transform the lives of people living with severe and life-threatening diseases. 

Beyond our science, we live our four core values: One, Explore, Disrupt, Deliver and feel strongly that you can achieve more at Intellia. We have a single-minded determination to excel and succeed together. We believe in the power of curiosity and pushing boundaries. We welcome challenging thoughts and imagination to develop innovative solutions. And we know that patients are counting on us to make the promise a reality, so we must maintain high standards and get it done. 

We want all of our people to go beyond what is possible. We aren’t constrained by typical end rails, and we aren’t out to just “treat” people. We’re all in this for something more. We’re driven to cure and motivated for change. Just imagine the possibilities of what we can do together.   

How you will Achieve More with Intellia:

As Medical Director, you will be a key contributor to the design, execution, and oversight of ATTR clinical trials as well as in their interpretation.  You will provide medical input to global clinical programs as a member of the clinical development team, serve as the medical expert for the study team and medical monitor for phase 1-4 clinical trials, as applicable.  Additional role responsibilities include:

  • Partner with members of the cross-functional team to develop clinical development plans that define the path for approval and registration.

  • Active membership in the clinical development and clinical operations sub-teams to execute these plans.

  • Integrate clinical and operational expertise to design and execute efficient clinical trials

  • Development of clinical study protocols, Investigator Brochures, and other relevant clinical trial documents

  • Develop and maintain effective collaborations and relationships with academic investigators, pharmaceutical sponsor partners, external advisors, key CRO team members, and patient advocacy groups. 

  • Provide medical information and insights on existing and emerging data.

  • To generate responses to questions from internal and external stakeholders, and partner with pharmacovigilance to best understand the safety profile of compounds. 

  • Contribute and participate in activities to support regulatory submissions, including authoring clinical sections for INDs, NDAs, CSRs and other related documents.

  • Author manuscripts and collaborate with cross-functional colleagues and thought leaders to meet publication plan objectives.

You will become (or already are) an expert in genome editing and cell therapy, and you will maintain a high level of clinical and scientific expertise in Transthyretin Amyloidosis and its complications by reviewing the literature, attending medical/scientific meetings, and through personal interchanges with consultants, thought leaders, investigators and internal stakeholders. All of our employees maintain ethical standards of the highest level, with an absolute commitment to comply with all relevant ethical, regulatory, and legal strictures and the associated learnings thereof.

About You:

Candidates should have a doctoral degree (M.D.) or foreign equivalent and 2 to 5 years of direct pharmaceutical drug development experience in the biotech/pharmaceutical industry.  If you love science, have excellent communication and presentation skills, we encourage you to apply! Our ideal candidate will also bring proven leadership expertise, through respect, example, knowledge and influence. Additional role requirements:

  • Experience running complex clinical research programs

  • Rare disease experience preferred

  • Medical monitoring experience in global studies (late stage preferred)

  • Expertise in Neurology and/or Internal Medicine or Medical Genetics

  • Experience designing and running multiple clinical trials including pivotal trials and trials in several global regions

  • Considered a team player, we look for someone with commitment to cross-functional working and yet are fully capable of independent working

  • Experience in the translation of pre-clinical observations into clinical trial design

Meet your future team:

The Clinical Development team at Intellia is made up of one or more people in functions related to clinical research, including but not limited to biometrics, clinical operations, clinical pharmacology, medical science, medical writing, project leadership, project management, pharmacovigilance/safety, medical affairs, and regulatory affairs.  We are here because we believe genome editing has incredible potential to treat and cure life-threatening and fatal diseases, and we believe the Intellia has the right people, strategy, and culture to do it well. 

The team is led by our Chief Medical Officer, a physician and medical oncologist with over 25 years’ experience in large pharma and biotech drug development.  Other senior team members have 10 or years of similar experience, including many with prior direct experience in nucleic acid therapeutics and cell therapy.  Your medical colleagues at Intellia are physician-scientists who share responsibility across the development-stage programs as Project Leads and Medical Leads. Their responsibilities will increase in the coming years as Intellia’s pipeline moves further into clinical development.

Covid-19 Vaccination Policy: All Intellia employees, regardless of work location, must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. This requirement includes a booster dose once eligible. Requests for exemption for medical or sincerely held religious beliefs will be considered.

EEOC Statement: Intellia believes in a diverse environment, and is committed to equal employment opportunity for all its employees and qualified applicants. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. Intellia will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.

EEOC Statement: Intellia believes in a diverse environment, and is committed to equal employment opportunity for all its employees and qualified applicants. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. Intellia will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.
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