184942 - Oncology Medical Director
CA-Southern California - San Diego
South San Francisco
Up to $112.50 DOE
Chipton-Ross is seeking an Oncology Medical Director for an opening in South San Francisco, CA.

Our Genetic Sciences Division (GSD) based in South San Francisco is at the forefront of innovation for genetic analysis research and clinical applications. The Clinical Vertical Organization within GSD is a cross-platform organization designed to accelerate growth in the clinical space. The team is dedicated to working across all genetic analysis platforms with focus on high-growth opportunities – developing products/solutions for key applied clinical markets such as infectious disease, pharmacogenomics, public health and oncology.

This role will have a primary focus on the Oncology markets. This includes collaborating with Platform and R&D teams to assess, prioritize and develop molecular diagnostics solutions and provide clinical thought leadership to the Division.

Brings the customer and our impact on them deeply into the organization. Understands genetic analysis sample-to-answer workflows of various customer segments. Leverages diverse global experience across various stakeholders (labs, hospitals, clinicians, patients, payers and policy makers) to advance clinically relevant solutions globally. Very comfortable interacting with KOLs and building a strong KOL network

Has deep experience working in oncology. Can assess clinical value, analyze risks versus benefits and leverage technological advances. Has strong clinical trial and publication strategy experience. Can develop plans and facilitate key influencers to write white papers and generate publications in reputable journals to create awareness. This includes drafting and reviewing clinical protocols to advance our clinical interests. Understands trends in both conventional and molecular methods for diagnostics. Has strong knowledge of qPCR, CE, Microarray and NGS platforms and Oncology applications to meet applied clinical market needs. Must be conversant with the clinical diagnostics (LDT & IVD) development process with demonstrated record of supporting successful submissions for CE-IVD, CFDA, and 510K/PMA approvals. Understands organizational requirements to design products/solutions, and can operate under the constraints of an increasingly compliance-driven environment. Minimum of 5 years’ experience as a Clinical Pathologist or other experience in clinical or medical affairs. Experienced in delivering presentations on clinical topics to global KOLs and hospital/medical/clinical laboratory staff. Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain professional and personal relationships with key partners and customers positively advancing the organizational objectives. Excellent communication, team-building, and leadership skills. Demonstrated success working in a global, matrixed-environment with ability to influence without direct authority. Effective negotiation skills. Experience and demonstrated aptitude both managing and prioritizing multiple projects and initiatives.

Accredited MD or PhD in clinical pathology or biology, Board certified preferred.


Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Tyler Harrell
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x307 or (800) 927-9318 x307

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.