VP, Clinical Development, Oncology

The successful candidate will lead the clinical development of oncology therapeutics in pipeline. An ideal candidate is a physician scientist who is passionate about translating preclinical discoveries in oncology into next generation cancer treatments. He/she will clinical aspects of the biomarker program, interactions with oncology research to guide discovery programs, Additional responsibilities will include supporting and participating in developing the long-range strategic plans for oncology pipeline.

  • Leads clinical strategy for oncology pipeline.
  • Designs and executes clinical studies and research plans in support of first-in-human and Phase I/IItrials.
  • Contributes to selection of discovery compounds, design of development strategy and transition ofcompounds into early phase development.
  • Leads the interpretation of clinical results and makes appropriate recommendations in support of theoverall strategy.
  • Contributes to the writing and review of reports submitted to regulatory agencies.
  • Builds relationships with key opinion leaders and principal investigators.

• Contribute to corporate strategic and organizational initiatives. Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Strong leadership and communications skills are essential.
  • Ability to travel up to 15% of the time domestically and internationally.


M.D. or MD/PhD required. Board certification, or eligibility, in Oncology, Hematology/Oncology, or related specialty preferred.

Excellent scientific record with experience in basic cancer research and/or oncology clinical trials withinacademic institutions or the pharmaceutical industry.

More than 10 years of experience in clinical oncology and/or clinical development required; industry experience in immuno-oncology preferred and experience in intratumoral treatments is a plus.

  • Desire and ability to effectively participate within multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Strong leadership and communications skills are essential.
  • Ability to travel up to 15% of the time domestically and internationally.

Please email CV and cover letter to jobs@tseworldwide.com


Michael is a 1996 graduate from Rutgers, The State University of NJ where he majored in Political Science. After Rutgers, Michael spent a year in Israel studying and working with early stage tech companies. After returning to the US, Michael spent 5 years with The Princeton Review in Operations of their graduate level courses. In 2001, Michael joined a staffing company where he led his office in sales of IT consulting services. In 2003, Michael started TSE and quickly found a niche in Strategy Consulting. He has formed partnerships with some of the leading consultancies in the areas of portfolio strategy, commercial assessment, market assess, payer strategy and operational effectiveness. Michael has helped consultancies and client side companies make key hires. In addition to recruiting, Michael helped Rutgers University create their Center for Innovative Ventures of Emerging Technologies and served as an Entrepreneur-in-Residence and Sounding Board Member for 5 years. He continues to stay active in the field of higher learning helping students of the sciences think about careers in the pharmaceutical industry.