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Associate Director, Clinical Oncology

Associate Director, Clinical Oncology

Location: Seattle, WA

Type: Full Time Min. Experience: Experienced

At Navigating Cancer, our mission is to improve the lives of cancer patients and those who care for them. We enable oncology clinics to provide personalized, efficient care to every patient by providing relevant educational materials, giving the whole care team visibility to patient issues and needs, and delivering useful insights so that care teams can identify and resolve gaps in care. Through our platform, patients receive a holistic service offering to support their individual goals and needs.

In order to advance our mission to – “Enable Personalized Care for Every Cancer Patient,” we are seeking candidates for the following role:


Job Summary:

Navigating Cancer is building a high-performing and experienced Clinical Oncology team to support our clinical and research strategy.  In this role, you will be responsible for providing subject-matter expertise and clinical guidance for Navigating Cancer’s best-in-class clinical software applications and data products.  As a clinical oncology expert, your primary focus will be to ensure the success of Navigating Cancer’s portfolio of products and services in partnership with both our provider network and pharmaceutical clients. You will contribute to this in the following ways:



  • Serve as in-house clinical oncology subject matter expert in the strategy and development of our core business offerings
  • Partners with internal stakeholders, including Product, Design, Engineering, Marketing, and Sales, in the creation and development of the clinical strategy / scientific narrative for Navigating Cancer’s product
  • Develop and maintain standard policies and procedures for clinical content, including but not limited to patient-reported outcomes (PRO) instruments, symptom management pathways, and
  • Contributes to design, analysis, interpretation and reporting of scientific content related to patient education programs and patient-reported outcomes data
  • Help identify, effectively interact and forge strong relationships with Key Opinion Leaders (KOL’s) to engage in clinical and scientific exchange and collaboration
  • Collaborate and closely coordinate with our marketing team in the development of scientific content for internal and external stakeholders
  • Provide disease state and therapy education to internal teams


  • Advanced clinical degree (ex., PharmD, MD) in a medical specialty and 4+ years of oncology-specific healthcare or pharmaceutical industry experience
  • Extraordinary communication skills, comfortable with public speaking and the ability to translate complex clinical concepts to a non-clinical audience
  • Ability work in cross-functional environment, to translate clinical concepts to technical teams and vice versa
  • Deep understanding of oncology clinical practice and workflows
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously in agile and fast paced environment
  • Ability to collaborate closely with a team, or charge forward independently when required

Bonus Points:

  • Relevant experience in the pharmaceutical or biotechnology industry - ideally within an HEOR or RWE setting
  • Experience in the conduct of clinical research, including planning, design, and execution of studies
  • Prior experience in healthcare technology field


Why work here? 

We support thousands of healthcare professionals and tens of thousands of cancer patients every day. We help cancer patients get better care—and consider this a valuable and meaningful reason to come to work everyday. You get to work with leading technology, wear many hats, and contribute every day to our business success! Join us to help us grow and establish ourselves as a world-class business. We are lean, agile, and lightweight. We believe in each other, believe in our work, and have fun along the way.


This position is full time 100% remote with the option to come into the Seattle corporate office on a voluntary basis for local candidates.

We offer competitive compensation, benefits and a fantastic work environment:

- Flexible Work From Anywhere policy

- Employer subsidized medical, dental and vision 

- 401K + ROTH option

- Generous employee stock option plan

- Paid maternity/ paternity leave policy

- Bi-Annual Hackathons

- Educational stipend

Our Values: 

Work with Purpose. Work together to improve the lives of cancer patients. Collaborate with team members, have passion, enthusiasm and mission for the work that we do.

Act with Integrity. Communicate openly, be honest, follow through.

Be Agile. Discover creative solutions, welcome change. Adapt and pursue continuous improvement.

Seek Simplicity. Reduce complexity for our customers and patients. Simplify our products, our processes and our messages.

Strive for Growth. Constantly strive to achieve personal, professional, and company goals. Continuous reflection, learning and achievement.

* This role may not be performed in the state of Colorado


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