MEI Pharma's staff is a team of friendly, dedicated, experienced and collaborative professionals committed to the hard work that supports our company's aggressive goals and to the workplace values that promote our success.

Our workplace values include:

  • Shared commitment to excellence and collaboration across functions
  • Personal accountability for consistent superior performance
  • Fiscal discipline applied wisely in the use of resources
  • Mutual trust and respect for individual differences
  • Dedication to developing novel therapies for our patients




Open Positions

Associate Director, Clinical Operations


MEI Pharma, Inc. is seeking an experienced, highly motivated professional to successfully coordinate and manage operational activities associated with a clinical development program, comprised of multiple clinical studies. This person will be a lead member of the clinical operations team whose work enables the Company to meet defined goals for the clinical development program.  He/she will be responsible for the oversight of a clinical trial or suite of clinical trials from protocol design to the final clinical study report – utilizing best practices in order to ensure budgets, timelines and performance requirements are met. The position is responsible for overseeing and coordinating the efforts for the trials within the Company, through a wide variety of vendors, as well as with participating clinical investigators.  The Associate Director Clinical Operations collaborates cross-functionally with peer groups at various management levels and senior management to ensure proper conduct and timely completion of the assigned clinical program.

Essential/ Primary Duties, Functions, and Responsibilities

  • Assist in developing, maintaining and tracking clinical program plans including timelines, budgets and resource requirements
  • Oversee assigned clinical program budget and liaise with Finance/Accounting in communicating budget forecasting and accruals
  • Develop Request for Proposals (RFPs) and define scope of services for outsourced clinical activities
  • Evaluate, summarize and compare various potential vendors’ proposals (e.g., CROs’ study proposals), including scope of services, budgets and timelines
  • Coordinate CRO/vendor selection process activities, seeking input from other internal functional groups
  • Ensure qualification of CROs, vendors and service providers in accordance with MEI Pharma’s SOPs
  • Manage CRO/vendor agreements, ensuring change orders and budgets meet defined clinical operations specifications
  • Coordinate all vendors’ activities involved in the clinical trials, e.g., central lab, CROs, to ensure overall clinical program timelines and objectives are achieved
  • May assist in developing protocol concept sheet (study design, entry criteria and schedule of assessments table)
  • Review protocols, informed consents and CRFs and track development to completion
  • Review proposed site contract/agreement templates and budget templates. 
  • Supervise the negotiation of investigator agreements and grants appropriate to the clinical programs.  Will review and approve any variations to the proposed agreement and/or grant.
  • Ensure timely and appropriate response to clinical investigator site issues or other study management problems
  • Review and ensure all supportive study-related documents are completed (e.g., Study Management Plan, Monitoring Plan, Data Management Plan, Pharmacy Manual, etc.)
  • Review actual trial conduct and quality at all levels (i.e., monitoring, data management, Clinical Trial Master File)
  • Ensure clinical data are collected and managed in accordance with the study monitoring plan and data quality standards
  • Ensure all functional groups provide deliverables (i.e., query generation and resolution, data base lock, study report).  Inform all groups of deliverables and timeline, project developments and ensure completion according to timelines
  • Contribute to the clinical content of Investigator’s Brochure (IB), Development Safety Update Report (DSUR), etc.
  • Prepare high-quality reports for management on program status and issues, and financial updates
  • Recommend and assist in implementing innovative process ideas that positively impact clinical trials and/or clinical program management
  • Ensure clinical trials are conducted in compliance with applicable ICH-GCP guidelines, SOPs and local regulatory guidelines or regulations
  • Report any potential GCP violations, either internally or externally, to the Head of Clinical Operations and participate in any corrective and preventative action (CAPA) plans as appropriate
  • Participate in the development and review of departmental SOPs and working practices
  • Work independently, exercise appropriate judgment and coach other team members for effective communication
  • Line management of one or more study managers, internal CRA and/or clinical operations associate

Education and Competency Requirements

  • Bachelor degree in health or biological sciences or other scientific discipline
  • Oncology therapeutic area experience required, hematology oncology experience strongly preferred
  • Global clinical trial experience strongly preferred
  • Clinical Phase I, II and III experience required
  • Proven track record of increasing responsibility in clinical operations, successful management of clinical operations support personnel, clinical program budgets and timelines
  • Minimum of 8 years clinical study management experience in pharmaceutical/CRO industry
  • Direct experience in managing clinical trials and prior management of contracted resources/CROs
  • Previous experience in negotiating vendor/site contracts and management of budgets
  • In depth knowledge of ICH-GCP guidelines and regulations and the ability to apply them
  • Strong understanding of drug development process
  • Strong analytical skills and operational management with attention to detail
  • Demonstrated capabilities and proven track record of problem solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written) and interpersonal skills
  • Ability and willingness to travel up to 25% of time, including domestic and international travel
  • Highly motivated team player willing to work and collaborate cross-functionally

ADA Notations

  • Ability to sit for long periods of time, handling, feeling with hands, reaching with arms.
  • Regular communication (hearing/speaking).
  • Lifting up to 25 lbs.
  • Routine office duties including computer keyboard use
  • Vision requirements include: close vision and ability to focus.
  • Noise conditions range from quiet to moderate.
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Desktop Support Position


The Desktop Support Technician’s role is to support and maintain company’s computer systems, desktops, peripherals and overseeing the ticketing system queue. That includes installing, diagnosing, repairing, maintaining, and upgrading all organizational hardware and equipment while ensuring optimal workstation performance. The person will also troubleshoot problem areas, in a timely and accurate fashion, and provide end-user assistance where required.


  • Provide day-to-day technical support for employee hardware and software needs.
  • Troubleshoot diagnoses and promptly resolve issues on desktop and peripheral information systems.
  • Troubleshoot printing/scanning devices, presentation equipment, and other products in order to deliver required desktop service levels.
  • End-user account management for local and network user profiles.
  • Communicates technical information to both technical and nontechnical personnel.
  • Install, configure, test, maintain, monitor, and troubleshoot end-user software and hardware.
  • Participates in a vast variety of information systems and infrastructure support projects
  • Perform problem resolution and escalation practices.
  • Consult with senior peers on various projects.
  • Assisting with maintaining desktop applications and operating systems up to date.

Position Requirements:

Education & Certification

  • Associate Degree or equivalent.
  • 3 to 5 years work experience in related field is required.
  • Technical certifications Preferred.

Knowledge & Experience

  • Possess significant working knowledge of Microsoft's operating systems.
  • Knowledge of Mac computers.
  • Experiencing supporting mobile devices – iOS and Android
  • Hands-on hardware troubleshooting experience.
  •  Extensive equipment support experience.
  • General networking knowledge.
  • Working technical knowledge of current protocols, operating systems, and standards.
  • Ability to operate tools, components, and peripheral accessories.
  • Able to read and understand technical manuals, procedural documentation and OEM guides.
  • Experienced providing end-user Desktop/Local Area Network support
  • Experience with network and server troubleshooting preferred.

Personal Attributes

  • Strong customer support is required.
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
  • Good written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to conduct research into PC and software issues and products as required.
  • Ability to present ideas in business-friendly and user-friendly language.
  • Highly self-motivated and directed.
  • Keen attention to detail.
  • Team-oriented and skilled in working within a collaborative environment.
  • Work efficiently and reliably in unsupervised and varying environments.
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Medical Science Liaison - Southern or Western US

Job Summary

Reporting to the Director of Medical Affairs, the Medical Science Liaison (MSL) is a field-based position that develops and enhances professional relationships with medical thought leaders, investigators and key medical organizations involved in cancer drugs development.  The MSL provides medical information through medical and scientific discussions and communications in a balanced, non-promotional manner.  The role is performed in accordance with all applicable legal, regulatory and professional guidelines.  This is a challenging position in a fast-paced setting that requires a highly-motivated, self-starter. 


  • The MSL ensures the appropriate dissemination of clinical and scientific information regarding MEI’s oncology pipeline compounds in a timely and customer-focused manner to all appropriate parties.
  • Identifies specific Key Opinion Leaders in the oncology field and establishes and maintains scientific relationships with them in their academic and community cancer centers around the country.
  • Provides clinical communication through presentations and information in response to questions from the academic and healthcare-provider settings.
  • Collaborates with the in-house Clinical Operations Department to enhance patient enrollment in company-sponsored clinical trials by identifying appropriate clinical trial sites and interacting with investigators in ongoing studies.
  • Provides scientific and medical information updates and scientific support at medical meetings.
  • Provides timely feedback and information on emerging clinical and scientific teams as well as opportunities to internal staff.
  • Furnishes scientific support for appropriate educational initiatives.
  • Ensures all activities are compliant with MEI’s company policies.


  • Advanced scientific degree (MD, PhD, PharmD) with at least 5 years of relevant industry experience.  Hematology/Oncology MSL experience is strongly preferred along with a solid professional reputation for interacting productively with thought leaders in the field.
  • Thorough comprehension of the oncology drug development process is required.
  • Demonstrated ability and experience to effectively present clinical/scientific information to a variety of audiences is essential.
  • Respectful, accountable and collaborative abilities to work with in-house teams and all outside collaborators.
  • Able to spend a significant amount of time in the field directly interacting with thought leaders, investigators and hematology/oncology professionals.
  • Superior time management skills to balance multiple priorities and to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to create materials such as reports and presentations for inside and outside the organization.
  • Approximately 50-60% travel is required; overnight travel required as needed.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and a good driving record.
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Medical Writer


The Senior Medical Writer in our Clinical  Operations Department has the scientific knowledge and writing expertise to effectively communicate technical pharmaceutical drug and scientific medical information to regulatory authorities, clinical study sites, and thought leaders involved in cancer drug development. The position’s particular focus includes protocol development, regulatory submissions, and scientific manuscripts and abstracts.  The position works closely with cross-functional team members to ensure the documents are high quality and completed in a timely fashion, compliant with SOPs, ICH/GCP/regulatory guidelines, eCTD requirements and company goals.  The core duties of the medical writer are delineated below.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Write, edit and collaborate on development of preclinical, clinical and sections of regulatory documents (e.g., protocols, amendments, investigator brochures, clinical study reports, DSURs, INDs, eCTD/NDA modules, clinical summaries, briefing books)
  • Compile, write, and edit documents covering all phases of MEI’s clinical oncology/ hematology research, to include integrated summaries of data, risk/benefit analysis, etc.
  • Assist in the analysis, synthesis and presentation of complex information for scientific presentations
  • Distill large amounts of clinical and scientific data into essential elements for graphical display.
  • Draft manuscripts, abstracts and posters for submission to medical journals and/or scientific meetings.
  • Provide QC review support as needed and ensure consistency between related documents
  • Understand the levels of evidence required to achieve regulatory and clinical trial goals. Ability to coordinate, plan and manage communications to enable timely review from other authors and reviewers and to function as a collaborative team member.
  • Formulate key messages from clinical study data
  • Perform literature-based research to support writing activities
  • Develop and maintain medical writing processes, SOPs, templates and outlines for key documents
  •  Maintain an awareness of current industry practices and regulatory requirements that affect medical writing.  
  • Keep abreast of current literature, emerging science, technological developments and medical trends.
  • Write summaries and maintain files on informative medical and scientific journal articles.

Minimum Requirements:

  • BS, MS or doctorate  in a scientific or medical discipline with relevant experience
  • 5+ years’ experience in the medical/regulatory/publication writing and editing
  • Experience in a Medical specialty –oncology/hematology is a plus
  • Basic to intermediate knowledge of biostatistical and clinical research concepts
  • Thorough understanding of FDA and ICH regulations and guidelines
  • Experience authoring/editing CSRs and other types of clinical regulatory documents (e.g., clinical protocols, Investigator’s Brochures, NDA modules) or scientific publications including abstracts and posters
  • Proven ability to implement medical writing processes and standards
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and electronic document management systems; proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, email, and the Internet.
  • Willingness and ability to manage/prioritize multiple projects under general supervision, working in a fast-paced environment; adapts to changing deadlines and priorities.
  • Ability to work collaboratively to coordinate the efforts of team members to complete deliverables.
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills
  • Flexible, adapts work style to meet organization needs
  • Motivated, self-directed and able to work autonomously and in team settings to meet aggressive organizational goals
  • Available writing samples for MEI review.

ADA Notations:

  • Ability to sit for long periods of time, handling, feeling with hands, reaching with arms.
  • Regular communication (hearing/speaking).
  • Lifting up to 25 lbs.
  • Routine office duties including computer keyboard use
  • Vision requirements include: close vision and ability to focus.
  • Noise conditions range from quiet to moderate.
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Senior Director, Clinical Quality

Job Summary:

This position requires a strong leader as part of the Quality team to lead MEI Pharma’s Clinical QA function. The Sr. Director of Clinical Quality will serve as a strategic and tactical quality professional in managing compliance related to Good Clinical Practices (GCP’s), Good Laboratory Practices (GLP’s), Good Pharmacovigilance Practices (GPVP’s) and other related activities. Responsible for ensuring oversight of compliance with GCP, GLP, and GPVP global regulations, industry best practices, and internal policies and procedures, including designing and implementing a risk based GCP audit program. Partner with the Clinical Development and Clinical Operations organizations to provide strategic GCP, GLP, and GPVP compliance oversight for clinical studies and internal operations and drive a robust risk-based vendor management program.

Management Scope:  May require management of FTEs.

Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Lead MEI Pharma’s Clinical QA function while promoting a culture of quality by collaborating across all departments and levels of management to accomplish company objectives and represent Quality.
  • Meet the ongoing needs of the quality assurance department by maintaining CQA compliance for ongoing and planned clinical trials.
  • Directly interface with Clinical Development and Clinical Operations for GCP audits of internal processes. Promote collaboration to ensure all systems, processes, and their outcomes comply with applicable international and national standards, regulations, and guidelines.
  • Partner externally to perform effective audits of vendors (CROs), investigator/clinical sites, and ensure documents are tracked and maintained within standards (e.g. Trial Master Files, Clinical Study Reports, Protocols, etc.).
  • Work with Clinical Operations and Regulatory Affairs to review IND and NDA submissions to ensure data and documents meet GCP guidelines.
  • Perform GCP training of internal company employees.
  • Planning, coordination, control, and continuous improvement of processes and systems to assure the quality of clinical studies. Provide input and change management for quality improvements affecting CQA processes.
  • Create, maintain, and revise CQA SOPs and documents that support the Quality Management System.
  • Development and implementation of GCP-related Quality Management System processes. Oversee audit plans and activities actively leverage audit outcomes/trends to achieve sustained improvement in clinical trial conduct and reporting while championing the highest standards of compliance.
  • Lead the GCP, GLP, and GPVP inspection management program, including inspection readiness activities, inspection conduct, and preparation of responses to health authorities.
  • Assess new and emerging regulations and applies in a fit for purpose manner to MEI’s Quality Management System and practices.
  • This position requires travel up to 25%.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements

The position requires a BS or BA degree or equivalent in a science or health care field and significant experience in an FDA-regulated environment. Minimum of 15 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry with a GCP focus, ideally covering all clinical phases through commercial drug product, with at least 5 years in a GCP quality/compliance role. Broad knowledge of clinical processes and procedures, electronic documentation systems, and GCP, GLP and GPVP regulations and guidance with demonstrated effectiveness in maintaining CQA control processes for compliance with regulations. Experience conducting quality audits of CROs and Investigational sites. Proven experience handling confidential and sensitive information with the ability to exercise discretion and show good judgment; honesty, integrity, and trust building behaviors in all dealings is essential and required. Demonstrates initiative and proactively provides collaborative support to the clinical team as a credible communicator. Must have excellent customer-service orientation, high degree of professionalism, and ability to work with limited direction to follow through with specific tasks. Continuously demonstrates a positive, ‘can do’ and service-oriented attitude. Strong oral and written communicator; detail-oriented with a commitment to accuracy. Ability to plan and organize work in an efficient manner, multi-task and shift priorities quickly while working under time constraints. Skilled in developing collaborative internal and external relationships with experience in building teams, through coaching and development. Strong PC experience and demonstrated proficiency in MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

ADA Notations:

  • Ability to sit for long periods of time, handling, feeling with hands, reaching with arms.
  • Regular communication (hearing/speaking).
  • Lifting up to 25 lbs.
  • Routine office duties including computer keyboard use
  • Vision requirements include: close vision and ability to focus.
  • Noise conditions range from quiet to moderate.
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Senior Director, Marketing – New Products

Job Summary:

The role will be responsible for building and managing the New Product Planning Team for MEI Pharma Inc. (MEI). This role will be accountable for providing cross functional strategic commercial insights that will inform product development team decisions for all pipeline assets.

On an ongoing basis the position will be responsible for establishing partnerships with R&D and Clinical in designing pre-clinical, clinical, lifecycle studies and trials to ensure differentiation-impacting decisions are driven commercially to ensure development of innovative, differentiated products that meet unmet needs.

Role & Responsibilities:

  • Lead initiatives to continually assess the commercial values, competitive landscapes and market differentiations (incorporating KOL advice) of the early assets and develop and communicate commercial priorities for resource allocation and decision making.
  • Lead and execute market research, analytics and forecasting as needed to inform strategic plans, tactics and executive level decision making.
  • Develop strategic and tactical plans that describe the progression of activities including TPP development, early positioning, segmentation, KOL identification and mapping, medical communication & education, INNs and brand naming etc.  Execute on planned activities as development timing requires.
  • Develop and own relationship with relevant KOLs.
  • Develop and manage annual budgets, long range plans and determining the best allocation of global resources for the pipeline.  
  • Work with legal, regulatory, medical affairs, corporate communications, clinical development, and translational medicine to ensure global alignment of the proposed commercial strategy.
  • Work with Market Access, Patient Advocacy, Medical and HEOR to develop differentiation strategies and compelling value proposition to secure appropriate market access.
  • Accountable for directing competitive intelligence.
  • Support Business Development in identifying and evaluating potential in-licensing, out-licensing and partnership opportunities. 


  • Bachelor’s degree in life sciences or Marketing required, MBA preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills are necessary as well as attention to detail and technical aptitude
  • Executive director level requires at least 15 years of pharmaceutical experience with at least 10 years in pharmaceutical Marketing, 3 of which should be in New Product Marketing
  • US and Global biopharmaceutical marketing experience required
  • Previous product/indication launch experience required
  • Oncology experience required
  • Demonstrated track record of commercial success in positions with progressive responsibilities

ADA Notations:

  • This job operates in a professional office environment, using standard office equipment 
  • Ability to sit for long periods of time, handling, feeling with hands, reaching with arms
  • Regular communication (hearing/speaking)
  • Routine office duties including computer keyboard use and some lifting of light-weight office equipment, supplies and files as needed
  • Vision requirements include: close vision and ability to focus
  • Noise conditions range from quiet to moderate
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Equal Opportunity Employer:

MEI Pharma, Inc.'s policy is to provide equal opportunities to all employees and employment applicants without regard to unlawful considerations of race, color, national ancestry, sex, gender, age, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, military or veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable local, state or federal laws.

Recruiters, Agencies:

The recruitment and employment process at MEI Pharma, Inc. is managed exclusively through the Human Resources Department with all candidates applying directly in this manner. The company does not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than from qualified candidates and only for current open positions.