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Chief Medical Officer: Infectious Diseases


ARTO is partnered with an exciting, Biotechnology Company focused on the Infectious Diseases space where they have a novel, innovative pipeline.

This is a unique opportunity to take a key leadership role and be a significant contributor to the success of a well-positioned, growth-stage biotech with an exciting future and considerable capability of delivering significant change to patients’ lives.

Chief Medical Officer


You’ll be working with a small, energetic, fast-moving team, with short decision lines, you’ll need to have a strong work ethic, plus have an independent “can-do” attitude but still be a team player.


The ideal candidate possesses:

  • Medical Doctor MD | MBBS | MBBCh | DO | or Equivalent
  • Board Certification or Ph.D. in Infectious Diseases or Internal Medicine is Appreciated
  • 10+ Years of Clinical Development Industry Experience in a Biotech / Big Pharma
  • Extensive experience in Biologicals and Drug Development in Phases 1-3
  • Demonstrated outstanding leadership of multiple development projects and teams
  • Proven ability to effectively work in a cross-functional/matrix environment and successfully leverage internal and external partnerships
  • Extensive experience leading the design, conduct, analysis, and reporting of clinical studies, including experience submitting INDs to regulatory authorities in the US and Europe or other countries is preferred


  • Support in developing clinical trial design, protocol development, and execution of FIH and Phase 1-3 Clinical Trials
  • Development assessments of pre-clinical and clinical programs to support life-cycle plans and new therapeutic initiatives
  • Clinical support on implementation teams, providing subject matter expertise, clinical science support, and functional representation
  • Provide scientific and medical oversite on clinical programs and discovery and research
  • Interact with the regulatory authorities, corporate partners, and investors
  • Contribute to authorship and review process for scientific publications and presentations.
  • Assist with scientific advisory board activities.

This is a career-defining opportunity where you will play a key role in the vision and strategy of a dynamic biotech bringing novel drugs into development to benefit patients.

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