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Executive Director Clinical Research

ACADIA Pharmaceuticals
Princeton, NJ 08540
  • Job Code
    119290601
ACADIA Pharmaceuticals

ACADIA Pharmaceuticals is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veterans/Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

For the safety of our employees and communities in response to COVID-19, ACADIA has implemented a temporary work from home policy. As a part of this shift, we have migrated all interviews to virtual interviewing via phone and video.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide overall leadership and management of a cross-functional development team, accountable for the development of one or more assets within a therapeutic area(s), consistent with corporate strategy
  • Support the Chief Development Officer on issues critical to optimizing the quality, efficiency, engagement, accountability and responsiveness of the department, including areas of strategic planning and execution, organizational structure, innovation, communication and governance
  • Maintain and build productive relationships with investigators, thought leaders and centers of excellence across the scientific community, as well as with colleagues across the Acadia organization
  • Interact frequently with sites to support study awareness, patient recruitment, and quality of study conduct
  • Communicate appropriate program issues and results to key internal and external stakeholders
  • Support regulatory interactions, including the submission of regulatory documents and presentations
  • Provide clear and insightful clinical and scientific expertise to advance the successful transition of compounds from discovery to full development, and subsequently to life cycle management
  • Review business development opportunities, translating business needs to cost-effective development strategies that provide a competitive advantage and meet regulatory requirements
  • Comply with current local and international regulations, laws, scientific and regulatory guidances, Good Clinical Practices, and Acadias policies and procedures

Education/Experience/Skills:

  • MD, MD-PhD, or equivalent
  • Board Certified/Board Eligible psychiatry or neurology. Expertise in Pediatric Neurology or Pediatric Psychiatry is desirable but not essential
  • CNS clinical research experience is required, including demonstrable experience in successfully creating and implementing development plans and clinical studies; demonstrable experience in depression is preferred
  • Minimum 15 years applicable industry across several phases of development is desired. 10 years of experience required in a leadership position
  • Established relationships with thought leaders and investigators in depression and other mood disorders
  • Demonstrated ability to work well within a geographically diverse team structure
  • Management experience, particularly of scientists and clinicians
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and manage cross-functional teams
  • Ability to work within a growing organization within the U.S. and to help the organization evolve over time into the world leader in psychiatry and neurology, thereby improving the quality of life of those suffering from central nervous system disorders
  • Ability to engage in an open, constructive and continuous dialogue with the Companys stakeholders based on equality and mutual respect; transparency is critical and a key element to success
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Fluent in written and verbal business English
  • Highly motivated, self-driven and dependable
  • Willingness and ability to fully commit to Acadias Core Beliefs and Values
  • Ability to travel (approximately 30% domestic travel; international travel is required)

Scope:

Establishes strategic plans for designated function(s) and may participate with senior management to align objectives across the organization. Develops methods, techniques, and evaluation criteria for projects, programs, and people. Works on complex issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth knowledge of functional area and related organizational objectives. Erroneous decisions will have a serious impact on the overall success of functional area and may impact the long-term success of the company.

Physical Requirements:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, see, talk or hear in a standard office environment and independently from remote locations. Employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.


PI119290601

<b>ACADIA Pharmaceuticals</b><br/><br/>ACADIA Pharmaceuticals is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veterans/Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity</em><br/><br/><p style="text-align: center;"><strong>For the safety of our employees and communities in response to COVID-19, ACADIA has implemented a temporary work from home policy. As a part of this shift, we have migrated all interviews to virtual interviewing via phone and video.</strong></p> <p><strong><u>Primary Responsibilities:</u></strong></p> <ul> <li>Provide overall leadership and management of a cross-functional development team, accountable for the development of one or more assets within a therapeutic area(s), consistent with corporate strategy</li> <li>Support the Chief Development Officer on issues critical to optimizing the quality, efficiency, engagement, accountability and responsiveness of the department, including areas of strategic planning and execution, organizational structure, innovation, communication and governance</li> <li>Maintain and build productive relationships with investigators, thought leaders and centers of excellence across the scientific community, as well as with colleagues across the Acadia organization</li> <li>Interact frequently with sites to support study awareness, patient recruitment, and quality of study conduct</li> <li>Communicate appropriate program issues and results to key internal and external stakeholders</li> <li>Support regulatory interactions, including the submission of regulatory documents and presentations</li> <li>Provide clear and insightful clinical and scientific expertise to advance the successful transition of compounds from discovery to full development, and subsequently to life cycle management</li> <li>Review business development opportunities, translating business needs to cost-effective development strategies that provide a competitive advantage and meet regulatory requirements</li> <li>Comply with current local and international regulations, laws, scientific and regulatory guidances, Good Clinical Practices, and Acadias policies and procedures</li> </ul> <p><strong><u>Education/Experience/Skills:</u></strong></p> <ul> <li>MD, MD-PhD, or equivalent</li> <li>Board Certified/Board Eligible psychiatry or neurology. Expertise in Pediatric Neurology or Pediatric Psychiatry is desirable but not essential</li> <li>CNS clinical research experience is required, including demonstrable experience in successfully creating and implementing development plans and clinical studies; demonstrable experience in depression is preferred</li> <li>Minimum 15 years applicable industry across several phases of development is desired. 10 years of experience required in a leadership position</li> <li>Established relationships with thought leaders and investigators in depression and other mood disorders</li> <li>Demonstrated ability to work well within a geographically diverse team structure</li> <li>Management experience, particularly of scientists and clinicians</li> <li>Demonstrated ability to lead and manage cross-functional teams</li> <li>Ability to work within a growing organization within the U.S. and to help the organization evolve over time into the world leader in psychiatry and neurology, thereby improving the quality of life of those suffering from central nervous system disorders</li> <li>Ability to engage in an open, constructive and continuous dialogue with the Companys stakeholders based on equality and mutual respect; transparency is critical and a key element to success</li> <li>Effective oral and written communication skills</li> <li>Fluent in written and verbal business English</li> <li>Highly motivated, self-driven and dependable</li> <li>Willingness and ability to fully commit to Acadias Core Beliefs and Values</li> <li>Ability to travel (approximately 30% domestic travel; international travel is required)</li> </ul> <p><strong><u>Scope:</u></strong></p> <p>Establishes strategic plans for designated function(s) and may participate with senior management to align objectives across the organization. Develops methods, techniques, and evaluation criteria for projects, programs, and people. Works on complex issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth knowledge of functional area and related organizational objectives. Erroneous decisions will have a serious impact on the overall success of functional area and may impact the long-term success of the company.</p> <p><strong><u>Physical Requirements:</u></strong></p> <p>While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, see, talk or hear in a standard office environment and independently from remote locations. Employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. </p> <p><em><span style="font-weight: 400;"><br/></span></em></p> <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/V7WMjWSMmLnkU658uO8QX"> <p>PI119290601</p>

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Posted: 2020-03-24 Expires: 2020-04-24

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