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Associate Director, Global Regulatory Science

Moderna, Inc.
Norwood, MA
Start date
Jun 4, 2024

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Regulatory, Regulatory Affairs
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
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Job Details

The Role:
The Associate Director, Global Regulatory Science - CMC will be responsible for leading regulatory CMC strategy and execution for a commercial product, including most notably, post-approval variations. The Associate Director will be responsible for developing US regulatory CMC strategies and collaborating with key stakeholders to execute the strategies in alignment with US regulatory requirements and business priorities. The individual will be expected to provide guidance to CMC teams and collaborate within the Global Regulatory CMC team. The Associate Director will be responsible for preparation of CMC and Quality related agency correspondence and regulatory submissions. The candidate will need to successfully manage multiple projects in a fast and results-oriented environment to deliver on maintaining a new, transformative medicine for patients. The Associate Director will be based at the Norwood, MA site.

Heres What Youll Do:

  • Develop/implement effective regulatory CMC strategies for US submissions (ex. CMC PAS, CBE-30) and identify regulatory risks

  • Provide regulatory CMC advice to manufacturingand quality teams,

  • Review documents for submission-readiness, to ensure that all submissions conform to US regulatory requirements,

  • Lead regulatory CMC discussions and interactions with health authorities to facilitate review and approval of submissions,

  • Assess change controls,

  • Support development of regulatory processes and procedures,

  • Support the creation and maintenance of CMC submission tools and templates,

  • Provides interpretation of regulatory guidance documents, regulations and directives advises Manufacturing, Quality and Process/Analytical Development groups regarding their applicability and impact on internal programs

Heres What Youll Bring to the Table:

  • BS/MS/PhD in Molecular Biology, Pharmaceutics, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or closely related field is required.

  • 8+ years of experience in the pharmaceutical/biotech industry, manufacturing and/or analytical focus

  • 5+ years of experience in Biologics focused Regulatory CMC

  • Strong knowledge of current US CMC regulations, including CTD format and content of CMC regulatory submissions,

  • Knowledge of current CMC regulations outside of the US, as well, is preferred,

  • Knowledge of and broad experience with regulatory procedures and legislation related to CMC aspects of drug development, product registration, and post-approval lifecycle management (LCM),

  • Ability to effectively collaborate in a dynamic, cross-functional matrix environment to meet critical regulatory milestones

  • Ability to work independently

  • Exceptional written and oral communication

Moderna is pleased to provide you and your family with a comprehensive and innovative suite of benefits, including:

  • Highly competitive and inclusive medical, dental and vision coverage options
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for medical expenses and dependent care expenses
  • Lifestyle Spending Account funds to help you engage in personal enrichment and self-care activities
  • Family care benefits, including subsidized back-up care options and on-demand tutoring
  • Free premium access to fitness, nutrition, and mindfulness classes
  • Exclusive preferred pricing on Peloton fitness equipment
  • Adoption and family-planning benefits
  • Dedicated care coordination support for our LGBTQ+ community
  • Generous paid time off, including:
    Vacation, sick time and holidays
    Volunteer time to participate within your community
    Discretionary year-end shutdown
    Paid sabbatical after 5 years; every 3 years thereafter
  • Generous Paid Leave offerings, including 18 weeks of 100% paid parental leave for all new parents
  • 401k match and Financial Planning tools
  • Moderna-paid Life, LTD and STD insurance coverages, as well as voluntary benefit options
  • Complimentary concierge service including home services research, travel booking, and entertainment requests
  • Free parking or subsidized commuter passes
  • Location-specific perks and extras!

About Moderna

Since our founding in 2010, we have aspired to build the leading mRNA technology platform, theinfrastructure to reimagine how medicines are created and delivered, and a world-class team. We believe in giving our people a platform to change medicine and an opportunity to change the world.

By living our mission, values, and mindsets every day, our peopleare the driving force behind our scientific progress and our culture.Together, we are creating a culture of belonging and building an organization that cares deeply for our patients, our employees, the environment, and our communities.

We are proud to have been recognized as a Science Magazine Top Biopharma Employer, a Fast Company Best Workplace for Innovators, and a Great Place to Work in the U.S.

As we build our company, we have always believed an in-person culture is critical to our success. Moderna champions the significant benefits of in-office collaboration by embracing a 70/30 work model. This 70% in-office structure helps to foster a culture rich in innovation, teamwork, and direct mentorship. Join us in shaping a world where every interaction is an opportunity to learn, contribute and make a meaningful impact.

If you want to make a difference and join a team that is changing the future of medicine, we invite you to visit to learn more about our current opportunities.

Moderna is a smoke-free, alcohol-free and drug-free work environment.

Moderna is a place where everyone can grow. If you meet the Basic Qualifications for the role and you would be excited to contribute to our mission every day, please apply!

Moderna is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer.

Moderna is committed to equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to a person's race, color, sex, gender identity or expression, age, religion, national origin, ancestry or citizenship, ethnicity, disability, military or protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, marital or familial status, or any other personal characteristic protected under applicable law. Moderna is an E-Verify Employer in the United States. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements.

Belonging, Inclusion, and Diversity are critical to the success of our company and our impact on society. Were focused on attracting, retaining, developing, and advancing our employees and believe that by cultivating diverse experiences, backgrounds, and ideas, we can provide an environment where every employee is able to contribute their best.

Moderna is committed to offering reasonable accommodations to qualified job applicants with disabilities. Any applicant requiring an accommodation in connection with the hiring process and/or to perform the essential functions of the position for which the applicant has applied should contact the Accommodations team at (EEO/AAP Employer)



Moderna is advancing messenger RNA (mRNA) science to create a new class of transformative medicines for patients. Moderna’s platform builds on continuous advances in basic and applied mRNA science, delivery technology and manufacturing, providing the Company the capability to pursue in parallel a robust pipeline of new development candidates. Moderna is developing therapeutics and vaccines for infectious diseases, immuno-oncology, rare diseases and cardiovascular diseases, independently and with strategic collaborators.

mRNA is now a turning point in the history of science, medicine, technology, even humankind itself. With this breakthrough discovery, many of the world’s biggest and most challenging medical problems are no longer a question of “how?” but merely a question of “when?”

Come with us as we pursue the uncharted reaches of possibility and make your mark on the future of medicine.


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