Clinical Research Director

Permanent employee, Full-time · Berlin

About us
Dopavision GmbH is a digital-health startup based in Berlin with the mission to disrupt vision care with digital solutions. We are backed with venture capital and a research grant from the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF). We are developing a digital solution for myopia control which aims at modulating retinal dopamine by artificial light, in order to regulate the eyeball growth. We have successfully conducted proof-of-concept experiments and are performing pre-clinical investigations together with national and international academic partners. We are a team of 5 experienced scientists and startup entrepreneurs, and are supported by renowned scientific advisors and strategic pharmaceutical partners.
Your Responsibilities
  • Play a key role in the development and implementation of our clinical investigation strategy, together with the CMO and our Scientific Advisory Board
  • Research existing clinical literature on myopia, and summarize the scientific state-of-the-art as a basis for strategic decisions
  • Write concepts, protocols and other documents for clinical investigations (e.g., Target Product Profile, Clinical Development Plan), and oversee the implementation of clinical studies from a scientific perspective
  • Analyze and interpret the clinical results jointly with the CMO and our medical advisors
  • Develop innovative clinical study protocols for digital therapies, e.g., by designing new blinding and placebo methods suitable for the digital world
  • Develop our publication plan and lead our medical writing activities – your goal is to publish in internationally renowned scientific journals and present at international conferences
  • Stay up to date on latest developments, products and ongoing studies in myopia research
  • Work closely with our product development and regulatory teams to derive implications from clinical findings on our product development path
  Your Qualifications
  • MD or PhD in medical sciences, vision sciences, or life sciences with proven research experience, ideally at post-doc level
  • 3-5 years clinical or research working experience in ophthalmology, myopia, neurobiology of the eye, or related fields
  • Successful track record in planning, conducting and publication of basic science or clinical research
  • > 2 years industry experience in clinical investigations in a pharmaceutical company, medical device company, CRO, or similar organization
  • Strong knowledge of clinical study processes and regulatory frameworks, ideally in the context of medical devices, and excellent knowledge of medical scientific terminology
  • Excellent communication skills and fluent in English; German is a plus
  • Ability to present complex situations clearly to generate implementable solutions
  • Being able to work independently, self-motivated, with high attention to detail
  • High team orientation and experience in working in interdisciplinary teams
  • Excellent problem-solving abilities
What we offer
  • Competitive salary
  • You build the team with us and define our company culture – as employee number 6
  • Shape the future of digital medicine and help address an unmet medical need that affects billions of people world-wide
  • Invent new protocols and ways to perform clinical investigations for digital health care together with sharp minds in the team
  • Continue building your scientific career by publishing your findings in renowned international journals and present them at conferences
  • Work together with the best scientists in the field of myopia research from all around the world – Asia, Australia, and Europe, among others
  • Offices in Mindspace, the coolest co-working space in the heart of Berlin (at least in our opinion) with free yoga classes, coffee and happy hours on the terrace

Your application

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