Medical Director at TrialSpark

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TrialSpark is a technology company that brings new medical treatments to patients faster by reimagining the clinical trial process. We’re fundamentally changing how clinical trials are run, rethinking the trial process both from a technology and operational perspective. To achieve this, we’re bringing together talent from top technology, CRO, and biopharma companies to work side by side.

Job Description

The Medical Director will be responsible for providing clinical support to our operational teams. They will take active roles in our network/PI growth and engagement strategies, as well as work closely with our research coordinators and be a close advisor on clinical operations.


  • Medical advisory
    • Protocol review - advise on recruitment and execution feasibility
    • Clinical go/no-go decision for Bid decision
    • EHR mining strategy definition and structure
  • Patient Recruitment
    • Input into marketing brief, helping to educate on condition and patient population 
    • Creation of new channels recruitment strategies - i.e. creative ideas/channels for where we can find patients
    • Define organization structure and hiring roadmap to execute against our strategy
  • Training
    • Clinical training for the TrialSpark team including but not limited to overviews of specific disease areas, drug MOA
  • Network engagement
    • Physician marketing / recruitment support
    • Participating in meetings with new physician groups and health systems
  • Trial operations
    • SMO services
      • Clinical support for CRCs - questions, escalations, etc.
      • Clinical evaluation of clinical ops processes and trainings
      • Clinical and Medical oversight of study activities (supporting on SAEs, etc).
    • Central TrialSpark site oversight
      • Conducting patient screenings and visits (if appropriate)
      • Oversight of other physician activities at the central TrialSpark site
  • Regulatory
    • Lab director for CLIA

About you

  • Practice experience (4+ years):
    • Preferably in a speciality related to our priorities, but flexible
    • Should be able to confidently speak to other conditions outside of specialty
  • Written and verbal communication:
  • Experience serving as a PI for clinical trials
  • In-depth knowledge of GCP for PIs and trial sites
  • Should have experience working on structured projects, ideally from a consulting or non-practice role
  • Should be able to take complex requirements and structure them into a plan of execution
  • Should demonstrate reliability and high level of organization
  • Should demonstrate clear, organized written communication abilities
  • Should be a strong verbal communicator to both patients and PIs
  • Execution and project management
  • GCP/CT knowledge (research experience)

Bonus points for

  • BioPharma experience (2+ years):
    • Experience working in some capacity at a BioPharma or CRO
  • Experience in tech/management consulting

You will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. 

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • FlaskFrameworks
    • PostgreSQLDatabases


Our office is located in the Flatiron District of NYC, near Madison Square Park. The area is lively and has great food and transportation options!

An Insider's view of TrialSpark

What are some social events your company does?

We believe in healthy living! We organize regular team exercise classes as a company!

Frank Wu

Product Manager

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

We believe in presenting problems, not solutions, to the team. Our job is to align the team on company goals and issues, and allow the team to work creatively to solve them. We believe team autonomy fosters creativity and a healthier culture.

Linhao Zhang


What are TrialSpark Perks + Benefits

TrialSpark Benefits Overview

Trialspark is nothing without its employees, so they are well taken care of! We offer comprehensive benefits that span from insurance to 401ks, with added perks like a pet-friendly office. Come meet our office dog, Rosie!

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
We have a monthly transportation subsidy!
Company Outings
Yearly retreat and holiday party, regular team events and outings!
Free Daily Meals
We offer free lunch every day except Wednesday (when we encourage employees to leave the office and explore the area!)
Game Room
Super Smash Club every Friday!
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Come meet our office dog, Rosie!
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
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