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Medical Director/Senior Medical Director

Clinical | Brisbane, CA | Full Time

Job Description

About Us: 

Vera Therapeutics Inc. is a clinical-stage biotechnology company developing innovative therapeutics for patients with immunologic and inflammatory diseases. We seek a highly skilled and team-oriented Medical Director to lead the development of clinical programs in nephrology, rheumatology, and infectious diseases. The ideal candidate will be a physician and will have subspecialty training in Nephrology or Infectious Disease or Rheumatology and have at least 1.5 years of clinical development experience. We seek a high-integrity colleague who is values-driven and seeks to improve medical care through innovative drug development.


  • Accountable as the primary medical and scientific leader  
  • Represent the medical and scientific integrity of the company, leading science-driven product development and informing clinically related corporate decisions
  • Lead our clinical program in a multinational, randomized controlled Phase 2b or Phase 3 trial
  • Ensure clinical programs meet required quality and safety standards
  • Medical review of clinical documents submitted to regulatory agencies
  • Participate in meetings with regulatory agencies as medical program leader
  • Lead publication strategy in close collaboration with relevant internal functions
  • Lead interactions and build trustful relationships with medical and scientific advisors, building and maintaining relationships consistent with development and commercial objectives
  • Keep track of and share the impact of trends in related areas of medicine and science
  • Represent Vera’s clinical program to the medical community, Advisory Boards


  • M.D. with relevant medical experience in Nephrology or Infectious Disease or Rheumatology
  • 2-5 years of experience in pharma/biotech industry experience
  • Proficient in efficient design, conduct, interpretation, and presentation of late-stage trials
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Team player and team leader, anticipates the needs of colleagues
  • High level of maturity, and ability to exercise good judgement, discretion, and confidentiality
  • High motivation to make a difference

Vera Therapeutics Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.