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Director, Study Start-Up - Oncology (Incentives Available) Job in Cincinnati, Ohio US

Job Summary

Medpace, Inc.
Cincinnati, OH
Government and Military
Job Type
Full Time
Years of Experience
Less than 1 Year
Job Reference Code

Director, Study Start-Up - Oncology (Incentives Available)

About the Job

Director, Study Start-Up - Oncology (Incentives Available)

Job Locations

United States-OH-Cincinnati | United States


Clinical Operations


Medpace is a full-service clinical contract research organization (CRO). We provide Phase I-IV clinical development services to the biotechnology, pharmaceutical and medical device industries. Our mission is to accelerate the global development of safe and effective medical therapeutics through its scientific and disciplined approach. We leverage local regulatory and therapeutic expertise across all major areas including oncology, cardiology, metabolic disease, endocrinology, central nervous system, anti-viral and anti-infective. Headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, employing approximately 3,500 people across almost 40 countries.

Job Summary

We are seeking a Director of Study Start-Up to support our growing Study Start-Up/Regulatory Submissions team at Medpace! This position will be an integral part of the Clinical Operations Senior Management team. A strong understanding of study start-up and how the role of regulatory submissions is integrated with other clinical operations functions is preferred.

Incenvites can include: competitive bonus program, sign on/relocation bonus, and equity awards.


Contribute directly to the growth and strategic development of a large, global Study Start Up team;
Develop and identify continuous improvement opportunities of internal processes;
Oversee Study Start Up/Regulatory Submissions activities and timelines to ensure they are in accordance with Medpace standard operating procedures and study protocols;
Provide input on new business development opportunities; and
Develop and maintain relationships with clients.


Bachelor’s degree in Life Sciences or related field, Advanced degree is preferred;
5+ years as a Study Start-Up manager within a CRO;
Excellent presentation, negotiation, documentation, leadership, team-orientation, and interpersonal skills;
Strong customer focus with ability to manage challenging priorities and remain flexible and adaptive in stressful situations;
Excellent written and oral communication; and
Experience managing and developing a team.

Why Medpace?

When you join Medpace, you become part of a team dedicated to supporting the development of ground-breaking drugs and devices. Our employees provide hope for those living with debilitating diseases. We invite you to be a part of something that is impacting millions of people around the globe while enjoying a competitive total compensation and benefits package and internal growth opportunities.


Medpace historically named a Top Cincinnati Workplace by the Cincinnati Enquirer
Medpace ranks amongst top CROs for site ratings across all 10 important attributes including CRA training, preparation & organization, accessibility of staff, open communication, and ensuring timely drug availability
Continually recognized with CRO Leadership Awards from Life Science Leader magazine based on expertise, quality, capabilities, reliability, and compatibility

What to Expect Next:

A member of our recruitment team will review your qualifications and, if interested, you will be contacted for an interview.

*WARNING: Please beware of phishing scams that offer opportunities with Medpace in exchange for sending money.  These scammers pose as legitimate employees from actual companies.  Please be advised that a Medpace employee will never ask you for a credit card, send you a check, or ask you for any type of payment as part of consideration for a role with our company. All of our careers require that you first complete an online application and go through some sort of interview process.

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