The Charcot-Marie-Tooth Association (CMTA) announces the search for a Chief Scientific Officer to manage existing research and mission programs while also providing insight and support necessary to develop new care, support, and research programs. This is an opportunity for a research and mission-minded individual to help the largest organization in the CMT industry to continue to pursue the mission of supporting the development of new drugs to treat CMT, to improve the quality of life for people with CMT, and, ultimately, find a cure.
The Chief Scientific Officer will work closely with the CEO and STAR Advisory Board Chairs to manage existing research and mission programs while also providing the insight and support necessary to develop new care, support and research programs. The Chief Scientific Officer provides program support for all scientific, translational and clinical projects and corresponding relationships with patients, families, industry, academic institutions, government agencies, and research donors to further the mission of the organization; manages the existing network of scientists in basic, translational and clinical science to enable them to advance new treatments; and works with the Centers of Excellence (COE) to develop and maximize impact of care for individuals with CMT. The Chief Scientific Officer will work from a home-based office.