OPKO * BioReference Health * Modex

Medical Director

Job Locations US-MA-WESTON
Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 1 month ago(5/28/2024 8:52 AM)
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Work Schedule
Monday-Friday 9:00am-5:00pm

Company Overview

This is an exciting time to join our cutting-edge organization! ModeX Therapeutics, an OPKO Health company, is developing the next generation of multi-specific antibodies as novel therapies for cancer and infectious diseases, as well as nanoparticle technologies for the development of next generation vaccines. Join our team of groundbreaking scientists today and change the world tomorrow.​​​​​​​

External Description

ModeX Therapeutics, an OPKO Health subsidiary, is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing next-generation multispecific antibodies and vaccines for cancer and infectious disease. ModeX's modular antibody platforms unite the power of multiple biologic components in a single molecule to create multispecific antibodies with greater versatility and potency to fight complex disease than traditional approaches. Our pipeline includes candidates against both solid and hematological tumors as well as several of the world's most pressing viral threats. Our founding team includes globally recognized medical innovators with proven track records of delivering breakthroughs for patients.


Position Description

The Senior Medical Director will be a key member of program and clinical development teams and will play a pivotal role in driving the collaborative development and execution of clinical strategies for our immune-oncology programs. The Senior Medical Director will also play a critical role in clinical study medical monitoring and in collaborative relationship-building with trial investigators and key opinion leaders. This position requires excellent medical judgement, communication, collaboration and leadership skills, and an awareness of business principles and cultural awareness.


Key Responsibilities

  • Clinical strategy: Contribute to the development and execution of comprehensive clinical development plans for immune-oncology programs. Provide feedback on clinical study data, reports, protocols, and development plans. Collaborate with early development research teams on clinical aspects and disease indications.
  • Medical monitoring: Provide medical oversight for ongoing clinical trials, including safety monitoring, data analysis, and interpretation of clinical trial results. Collaborate with study team to prepare and complete clinical study reports, investigator’s brochures.
  • Clinical trial design: Contribute to the design and oversight of clinical trials, develop study protocols, case report forms, and informed consent documents, ensuring they are conducted in compliance with regulatory standards and ethical guidelines.
  • Health authority engagement: Collaborate with the regulatory team to prepare and submit regulatory documents to health authorities, including INDs, NDAs, and BLAs.
  • Key opinion leader engagement: Build and maintain strong relationships with key opinion leaders and academic institutions to support the company's scientific and clinical objectives.
  • Cross-functional collaboration: Collaborate closely with other departments such as research and development, clinical operations, and regulatory affairs to ensure alignment on program objectives.
  • Publication and Communication: Contribute towards the development of scientific publications, presentations, and educational materials.



  • Medical degree (MD) with 8 or more years of drug development experience in the pharmaceutical or biotechnology environment.
  • Experience in oncology drug development is required; experience is biologics drug development is preferred. Experience in infectious disease drug development is a bonus.
  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements and experience interacting with regulatory agencies.
  • Ability to contribute as a subject matter expert, work effectively in and mentor cross-functional teams.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • A track record of successful clinical trial design and execution.
  • Exceptional leadership and interpersonal skills.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Board certification in the United States; hematology-oncology preferred.
  • Experience in translational medicine and biomarker development.



ModeX Therapeutics is an Equal Opportunity Employer



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