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Senior Clinical Research Physician

Santhera Pharmaceuticals (Schweiz) AG

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Senior Clinical Research Physician

Santhera Pharmaceuticals is a Swiss specialty pharmaceutical company focused on the

development and commercialization of innovative pharmaceutical products for the treatment of

orphan mitochondrial and neuromuscular diseases, areas of high unmet medical need with no

current therapies.

As a rapidly developing company we offer interesting opportunities for personal career

development. We seek to attract people who are excited by these opportunities and want to join a

highly motivated and dedicated team. Santhera is an equal opportunity employer.

We are looking for a

Senior Clinical Research Physician

to be based at our Headquarters in Liestal, close to Basel.

Scope of Work

This is an outstanding and unique opportunity for an experienced drug development professional

with a range of skills and expertise suited to oversee and manage our Raxone® (idebenone)

ophthalmology franchise. You will have a key role within an organisation that is highly committed to

the development of specialised medicine, ensuring collection of as many data as possible on the

use of the new Santhera's product.

The responsibilities for this role include the following

Provide clinical expertise in ophthalmology for internal (clinical operations, regulatory affairs,

pharmacovigilance and safety monitoring boards) and external (health authorities, ethics

committees, research oversight and funding committees, key opinion leaders, investigators and

patients) stakeholder requirements including:

 Interaction with investigators and key opinion leaders on clinical development and post-

marketing programs within Santhera’s idebenone ophthalmology franchise

 Training of internal and external personnel on ophthalmological aspects of ongoing


 Participation in key regulatory meetings globally, prepare documents and submissions,

including authoring clinical components of study reports, dossiers and presentations

 Contribution to the development of presentation materials for advisory boards, investigator

meetings, scientific congresses, company presentations etc.

 Support for medical marketing activities including the establishment and maintenance of

contacts with investigators, key opinion leaders, patients and patient organizations

 Medical monitoring and interpretation of safety data in collaboration with pharmacovigilance

and internal and external safety monitoring boards

 Review of clinical trial data, providing expert analysis and interpretation and contribute to

study reports and publications

 The development of protocols, IBs and IMPDs, informed consent forms and other related


 Medical/scientific due diligence for in-licensing candidates and out-licensing of ongoing


As an ideal candidate for this role you should have/be

 MD with ophthalmological qualifications, expertise and experience

 Experience of successful drug development, with at least 3 years of clinical research

experience in a leadership role in a major pharmaceutical or contract research organization

with a proven track record

 Proven ability to interpret, discuss and present clinical data to critical audiences

 Sound understanding of medical information and medical marketing

 Fluent in both written and spoken English; fluency in additional languages would be


 Advanced medical writing and communication skills

 Proven ability to work independently and in a cross-functional team

 Can do attitude and entrepreneurial spirit

 Problem solver, individually and in working teams

 Proactive and detail oriented

 Orphan drug experience would be preferred

If you are interested please send your CV and motivation letter by email to: career@santhera.com

Strictly no agencies

Recruitment agencies are kindly invited to refrain from sending to Santhera unsolicited CVs.