Team Photograph: Photograph for Medical Director/Senior Medical Director – Clinical Development

Across the healthcare continuum, there is a shared common concern regarding rising drug spend and drug pricing. EQRx’s innovative business model addresses the profound need for a more collaborative approach across the ecosystem to solve the challenges of patient access to innovative medicine at radically lower prices.

Kent Rogers Chief Customer Officer

EQRx believes responsibility can be revolutionary. Want to make a difference while advancing your career? Come join a team that is working towards our bold mission of developing innovative medicines at radically low prices to help people get the medicines they need.

Who We Are:

We're a new kind of biotech, one with a bold mission to bring innovative new medicines at dramatically lower costs.

What You’ll Do:

The Medical Director, Clinical Development is a key part of the development team who sets direction and agenda of the clinical programs we are developing or in-licensing. You are responsible for designing and executing clinical studies, helping to create the clinical development plan for new compounds, and to pave a path towards regulatory approval and patient access. You will be part of a high performing team and drive critical thinking and execution of key programs. You will lead interactions with academic study investigators, advisory meetings with opinion leaders, and interactions with health authorities. You will interact closely with the company management team. You will have hands-on involvement in the design and writing of clinical study protocols from first-in-human phase 1 through phase 2 and phase 3 pivotal studies that will support not only regulatory approvals but are outstanding in modern design, and answer key questions. You will be the medical monitor for multiple ongoing clinical trials, including evaluation of clinical and laboratory data, assessing safety, responsibility for dose escalation decisions in phase 1, and assessing early pharmacodynamics and clinical signals of activity. You will lead regular teleconferences with academic clinical investigators and attend and support clinical site initiation visits. You will work with investigators to develop scientific presentation and journal publications. You will provide strategic leadership in the existing and planned clinical programs to support global filings. You will help author clinical sections of key documents, including Investigator’s Brochures, IND summary documents, CTAs for initiation of studies ex-US, responses to questions from regulatory authorities, IRBs and ethics committees, and NDAs.You will provide medical review, assessment and interpretation of all clinical data reported in clinical study reports to ensure that the data are correct and presented with the appropriate medical interpretation. You will also work closely with Pharmacovigilance on development of Risk Management Plans. You will ensure consistent practices with the highest ethical standards in compliance with internal SOPs, local regulations and laws. You will serve as the clinical face of the company both internally and externally, including the scientific community and key opinion leaders.

The Impact You Will Have:

This is not your standard Medical Director, Clinical Development position. We are doing things different here than how it is normally done, and this role is no exception. This position is highly visible and of significant impact to the company. We are on a critical mission to bring quality solutions to patients at a fraction of the price and committed to innovation in drug development. This role will help us drive forward towards that pinnacle goal of truly putting patients first.

Your Professional Superpowers:

  • You are an M.D. with a strong academic and industry background and sub-specialty training in Hematology/Oncology – a focus in Hemalotogic or Breast/Gyn malignancies is a plus.
  • You are an individual who is interested in driving world class development programs to get great drugs fast and efficiently to patients.
  • You possess strong leadership skills and proven bio-pharmaceutical industry experience developing, planning, designing, and executing early and late stage programs.
  • You have an understanding of the drug development process from IND through NDA, including novel clinical study designs, application of companion diagnostics for patient selection, clinical operations and pharmacovigilance.
  • You have exposure to the clinical aspects of interactions with Regulatory Authorities, such as FDA and EMA.
  • You have experience presenting to a wide variety of audiences including internal teams and medical/scientific communities
  • You can participate and work effectively on multiple cross-functional teams.
  • You play well in the sandbox. You understand relationships are key and have strong interpersonal skills.
  • You are a leader. Teams love working with you and you are someone who takes pride in mentoring and supporting the careers of others.
  • You can thrive in a smaller company environment and are a team player who is willing to roll-up your sleeves and get the job done.

We consider these behaviors we seek in all EQRx employees.

  • You can participate and work effectively on multiple cross-functional teams.
  • You play well in the sandbox. You understand relationships are key and have strong interpersonal skills.
  • You are a leader. Teams love working with you and you are someone who takes pride in mentoring and supporting the careers of others.
  • You’re a team player who is willing to roll-up your sleeves and get the job done.


Are you bold enough?

Your work should matter and allow you the freedom to be 100% you. We spend too much time and effort in our career to not feel excited and proud about what we do and who we do it with. In other words, your career is too important for your next move to be just another job, so let’s work together to change the world and bring affordable medicines to all patients.

We aren’t about a bunch of empty slogans on a wall or words on a coffee cup – you can find that in lots of places. We are a culture of individuals with diverse backgrounds and personalities.

The Disruptor

Are you ready to make waves in the industry and change the tides?

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What does EQRx stand for?

  • EQuality Medicines: Equally good or better, innovative medicines
  • EQuitable Medicines: Making innovative medicines affordable
  • EQual Access: Sustainable, frictionless access for people to cutting-edge medicines

We have a bold mission and are looking for equally bold people who want to join us and help make a difference in the world. If you want to grease the wheel we are definitely not for you. Want to build the wheel? We might be just what you are looking for.

EQRx is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

It’s (mutually) beneficial.

You’re curious about what sets us apart from the rest. What do you get from working at EQRx?

So, let’s start big—working at EQRx means having the opportunity to change the world.

By joining a team that’s remaking medicine development from start to finish, you’re going to enjoy the daily rush of throwing caution to the wind and doing things differently by:

  • Working with the smartest game-changers in the industry
  • Cutting down the red tape of “the way things are done”
  • Seeing and feeling the daily impact of your work
  • Growing as a professional and a person
  • Committing to neverending social responsibility

And, yes—we also have a killer list of things that’ll help you shine as part of the team.

But to us, these are just table stakes.

  • 100% Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Health Reimbursement Account
  • Free snacks and drinks

*As EQRx grows, please note that some of these are subject to change.

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