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VP, Medical Affairs

Reports to: Chief Medical Officer
Location: Plainsboro, NJ

About PMV Pharmaceuticals

PMV Pharma is a precision oncology company pioneering the discovery and development of small molecule, tumor-agnostic therapies targeting the reactivation of p53 mutants. p53 mutations are found in approximately half of all cancers. The field of p53 biology was established by our co-founder Dr. Arnold Levine when he discovered the p53 protein in 1979. Bringing together leaders in the field to utilize over four decades of p53 biology, PMV Pharma combines unique biological understanding with pharmaceutical development focus.  PMV Pharma is headquartered in Cranbury, New Jersey. For more information, please visit

The VP of Medical Affairs will build the US and Global Medical Affairs function and will be responsible for developing the strategic and tactical plans to support the development and launch of PMV’s oncology products.  This individual will report to the CMO and will work closely with the cross-functional team of colleagues in Clinical Development, Regulatory Affairs, Commercial, and Business Development to contribute to clinical and regulatory strategies as well as the medical communication strategies of current and future clinical programs.


Recruits a top-notch medical science liaison (MSL) team to support clinical development studies in US, EU and Asia Pacific

  • Serves as a key member of the cross functional development team(s) for clinical stage products
  • Works with cross functional development team and external consultants to develop scientific and medical communications strategies for scientific congress presentations, investor meetings, and scientific publications
  • Creates and/or contributes to scientific presentations and publications
  • Works with cross functional team to translate scientific content into understandable communications, develops/reviews/edits communications materials (e.g., press releases, training materials, medical information, educational materials), and ensures consistent and accurate communications
  • Works closely with the Head of Commercial and provides medical input into commercial strategies and activities
  • Participates in Clinical Department meetings and activities, and contributes to Clinical Development strategies and execution, as needed, in support of the delivery of registrational study(ies) in the US, EU and Asia Pacific
  • Develops an Expanded Access strategy and work with Clinical Development to implement and Expanded Access Plan
  • Provides input into the development and implementation of market-access and payor reimbursement strategies, including gap analyses and supporting data generation (e.g., data from clinical trial secondary endpoints, natural history studies, patient registries, etc.)
  • Builds relationships with key external stakeholders e.g., key investigators, thought leaders, scientific advisors in the US and globally
  • Leads the planning and facilitation of clinical advisory boards
  • Responsible for the financial management and reporting requirements for medical affairs, including forecasting and budget

Other Potential Responsibilities:

  • Supports the evaluation of in-licensing opportunities in collaboration with the CMO and the cross functional team
  • Reviews clinical trial proposals submitted by independent investigators and makes recommendations to the cross functional team whether the study merits PMV’s support


  • Medical degree (MD or DO or equivalent) and training within Oncology (Board Certified or Board eligible in Medical    Oncology, Hematology/Oncology, or Pediatric Hematology/Oncology) with 7+ years pharmaceutical industry experience working in Oncology Clinical Development and/or Medical Affairs
  • An exceptional PhD or equivalent degree with extensive experience working in Oncology Clinical Development/Medical Affairs may also be considered
  • Strong track record of success hiring and developing talent
  • Proven ability to develop external relationships with Key Opinion Leaders and industry experts
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including excellent skills at giving medical presentations to external audiences
  • Ability to travel within the US and internationally (approximately 15 to 20%)
  • Team oriented and ability to work effectively towards common objectives and to influence others
    • Collaborates
    • Communicates effectively
    • Instills trust
    • Drives results
    • Manages complexity
    • Strategic mindset
    • Action oriented
    • Situational adaptability

How to Apply

To apply, please submit your cover letter and resume to


PMV Pharmaceuticals is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.