Medical Director


MindMed is a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company developing novel product candidates to treat brain health disorders. Our mission is to be the global leader in the development and delivery of treatments that unlock new opportunities to improve patient outcomes. We are developing a pipeline of innovative product candidates, with and without acute perceptual effects, targeting neurotransmitter pathways that play key roles in brain health.


Founded in 2019, we are continuously expanding our presence and global footprint. We are constantly searching for high-impact individuals in various clinical, technical and business operations domains to strengthen our team of patient-centric, intelligent individuals.

We are looking for a Medical Director (Associate Director or Director) eager to contribute towards developing MindMed’s key assets. The incumbent will expand a small medical team and have direct contact with the CMO. The candidate should hold a medical degree (MD or DO) and have at least one year of prior experience as a medical monitor on phase I-III clinical trials, with responsibility for eligibility review of trial participants and maintaining safe and compliant conduct. Experience in psychiatric drug development is strongly preferred. Board certified/eligible in psychiatry; experience with pharmacovigilance processes, psychedelic clinical trials, or medical coding are a plus. The Medical Director will serve as the medical monitor for one or more clinical trials to ensure appropriate enrollment and safety of participants and deliver high quality data for registration. The position requires the ability to operate in a matrix environment with other functional areas and external partners to deliver high-quality clinical programs for registration and launch.


  • Provide medical support and medical advice for clinical trials and safety evaluation within the Clinical team
  • Provide medical leadership to the study teams, including creating clinical trial protocols, safety management plans, contributing to site selection, training, and management 
  • Real-time Medical Monitoring of clinical studies: ensure medical validity of primary endpoint(s) and subject safety; identify emerging safety risks and signals 
  • Closely collaborate with cross-functional study team members to identify and mitigate medical risks and issues; investigate, review, and share safety results to understand completed studies and improve future ones
  • Provide medical information for inclusion in reports submitted to regulatory authorities and support the authoring of regulatory documents
  • Develop relationships with investigators, external organizations, and experts to optimize study design and executions


  • MD or DO with 3+ years of broad bio/pharmaceutical industry experience in drug development or equivalent in psychiatry 
  • At least one year as the primary medical monitor on industry-sponsored clinical trials 
  • Solid understanding of regulatory guidelines for adverse event reporting
  • Understanding of drug development processes and knowledge of GCP
  • Professional and collaborative


  • Experience with psychiatric, CNS, or psychedelic drug development
  • Board certification in psychiatry 
  • Pharmacovigilance experience
  • Medical coding experience

The starting base pay range for this position is $173,188.00 - $280,000.00. Compensation will be determined based on several factors including, but not limited to, skill set, years of experience, and the employee’s geographic location.

Employees in this role may be entitled to additional compensation, including bonus and equity. Benefits information is listed on our Jobs Page. The Company provides competitive benefits to employees including:

  • 100% paid health benefits including Medical, Dental and Vision for you and your dependents
  • 401(k) program with company match and immediate vesting
  • Flexible time off
  • Generous parental leave and some fun fringe perks!

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