Medical Director

Remote /
Life Sciences – Clinical Development /

Artera is currently seeking a Lead Clinical Researcher with a clinical oncology and research background and exceptional communication skills to join the team. This role can be Remote or based in San Francisco.

As a Medical Director, you will be reporting to the VP of Clinical Development and are a key part of the Clinical Development team. In this role, you will contribute to the overall strategy for implementation as well as execution of all Artera evidence generation while being mindful of established timelines, budget and quality standards.

As Medical Director, you may be assigned primary responsibility for one or more clinical areas prioritized by the company and your efforts may span into implementation of pilot clinical research efforts.

What you will do

    • Writing research proposals and manuscripts in collaboration with members of the Clinical Development and AI teams
    • Contributing to the building of department infrastructure, including developing, training, and retaining new members to the clinical development team; ensuring prioritization of activities and resourcing is in line with clinical development programs.
    • Building collaborative relationships with external data partners, as well as key internal stakeholders including Research, Product Development, Regulatory Affairs, IT, Legal, Finance departments, and project teams as needed to support clinical trials data access and AI researchers working with it.
    • Working with artificial intelligence and clinical research teams to execute on evidence generation and publication plans; supporting the preparation of manuscripts to provide clarity on clinical impact

Skills & Qualifications

    • MD, NP, RN, M.S. or Ph.D. in Life Sciences, medicine, or other relevant discipline. 
    • Experience in clinical care and/or clinical research, with focus on track record in peer-reviewed publications.
    • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills.
    • Analytical thinker with problem-solving skills and the ability to adapt to changing priorities and deadlines. 
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 
    • Ability to travel for up to 20% of the time, depending on company needs


    • Clinical oncology and/or pathology experience 
    • Regulatory Experience.
    • Clinical Research Certifications.
    • Experience in oncology and biomarker-based trials.