Medical Director (f/m/d) Infectious Diseases

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Design. Progress. Together.

CureVac AG is a global biopharmaceutical company researching and developing novel drugs based on the natural molecule Messenger RNA (mRNA). Our focus is on prophylactic vaccines, innovative cancer immunotherapies and protein-based therapies. Currently, about 500 RNA people are striving to achieve our main goal: To bring multiple best-in-class mRNA drugs to market.
To strengthen our team in Frankfurt, we are currently looking to recruit a

Medical Director (f/m/d) Infectious Diseases
Job-ID: 9001-2001

Your responsibilities:

  • Provide medical leadership to cross-functional product development teams and clinical teams
  • Be responsible for all clinical deliverables of a study (e.g. Medical part of target product profile, Clinical development plan, Study protocols, investigator brochures and other clinical trial related documents)
  • Medical oversight and supervision of clinical trials, continuous risk benefit evaluation, clinical trial analysis
  • Establish relationships with clinical investigators and study sites, as well as with other medical experts
  • Prepare clinical trial data publications and presentations for scientific conferences
  • Supervise pharmacovigilance activities for the assigned products including periodic safety review and signal detection in collaboration with the drug safety physician and external CROs
  • Represent CureVac and interact with experts, clinical investigators and CROs at investigator meetings, scientific advisory board meetings and scientific conferences
  • Support the business development department in evaluation of partnership opportunities

Your qualifications:

  • A Medical Director with clinical/pharmaceutical development experience. Experience in development in infectious diseases/vaccinology would be preferred
  • Minimum 3+ years’ experience in clinical research (in pharma/biotech or academic environment). Experience in working in a matrix/cross-functional environment is an advantage
  • Good knowledge of GCP, relevant regulatory guidance, experience in medical monitoring and conduct of clinical trials including experience in taking the medical responsibility for planning, conduct, evaluation and reporting of clinical trials
  • Additional experience in translational medicine is an advantage
  • Interested in establishing broad therapeutic and prophylactic concepts in various disease areas, not limited to infectious diseases, from the clinical development perspective and to interact with disease experts in these fields
  • Sound knowledge of the English language
  • Ability to travel (up to 20% of time)
  • Flexible, constructive and hands on attitude and joy in working in multifunctional teams in a highly innovative field

With much passion and sense of responsibility, we work together on the medical revolution. We pride ourselves on maintaining an honest and trusting relationship with each other which is characterized by openness to new ideas and continuous progress. Mutual respect, reliability and personal initiative are self-evident for us.

Design your future with us – become part of the RNA people!   

We look forward to receiving your application via our CareerPortal.

CureVac AG

Human Resources
Mrs. Slavica Stevanovic-Heck
Friedrich-Miescher-Straße 15
72076 Tübingen