Associate/Medical Director Clinical Development TA Neurology:

Raleigh North Carolina

Associate Medical Director
 Location: Raleigh, NC or, Monheim, Germany


Help us transform patients’ lives.
At UCB, we put our heart, soul and skills into making a difference for people living with severe disease. Working together to push the boundaries, we blend the best of our talents to unlock innovation. Will you join us in our pioneering adventure?

To strengthen our Clinical Development Practice, based in our UCB Biosciences, Inc. sites in Raleigh, NC or, Monheim, Germany, we are looking to fill the position of: Associate Medical Director.

As a UCB Associate Medical Director you like to work in an environment where you can:

  • Be innovative in clinical drug development and your assessment of current and future treatment strategies
  • Deliver thorough and ethical scientific/clinical safety data analysis to show value for patients
  • Work together with internal and external stakeholders to find solutions for patients living with severe diseases

You will contribute by:

  • Providing medical and scientific input into project teams developing and executing clinical development programs
  • Offering expertise and medical monitoring into indication selection, unmet patient needs, target patient population, for clinical development plans, protocols, statistical analysis plans, clinical study reports, Investigator Brochure, annual safety reports, submission related documents and other documents with content of medical relevance leading to successful registration and launch of patient solutions
  • Ensure the study-related safety of the subjects in the clinical trials through appropriate medical monitoring of studies on an ongoing basis – with or without independent data and safety monitoring boards.
  • Provide training and ongoing input to all members of the Clinical Team and the Clinical Study Team on medical/scientific issues related to the therapeutic field in question
  • Collaborate across UCB departments in order to follow-up the operational implementation of assigned studies or clinical development programs.
  • Serving as a key global medical/scientific spokesperson for UCB with the internal and external community including various regulatory and governmental agencies (for post-POC clinical programs).


Interested? For this position you’ll need the following education, experience and skills:

  • Medical qualification (MD) required 
  • Board certification or other relevant higher medical and academic qualification 
  • Specialty training in neurology 
  • Experience in movement disorder or epilepsy preferred
  • Experience with pediatric medicine preferred 
  • Clear and articulate verbal, written and presentation skills with good command of the English language and the appropriate comportment to represent UCB internationally at meetings and congresses. 
  • Basic knowledge of GCP
  • Excellent knowledge of the therapeutic area
  • Readiness to work in a global matrix type environment
  • Scientific curiosity and ability to innovate combined with attention to timelines, results and added value
  • Readiness to build effective working relationships with colleagues at all levels in the organization

Problem solving

  • Can see underlying or hidden scientific/medical problems.
  • Can manage uncertainty.
  • Ability to comprehend and interpret clinical data.
  • Ability to work independently to solve complex problems on multiple concurrent projects.
  • Ability to detect medical inconsistencies within and between patients.
  • Ability to manage conflict and achieve consensus in a team through complex and thorough deliberation.
  • Ability to interact with Senior Management or Executive levels on issues relating to several functional areas, often requiring negotiation and innovative ideas.


Discover more about UCB at

UCB is a global biopharmaceutical company. We focus on discovering and developing innovative medicines and lateral solutions that can transform the everyday lives of people with severe diseases of the immune system – or the central nervous system. With more than 8500 people in approximately 40 countries, UCB offers an exciting working environment where initiative can flourish and those with a ‘can-do’ attitude can thrive.  Scientific excellence, innovation, co-creation, lateral thinking, reinventing the way we do things…these are some of the key competencies we are constantly developing, and looking for, at UCB. UCB and its subsidiaries encourage diversity in the workplace; we are an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran




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