Valar Labs

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Director of Clinical Development

  • Clinical & Commercial
  • Full-time
  • Palo Alto, CA
  • Remote friendly

Valar Labs is a well funded, fast-growing AI diagnostics startup backed by leading VCs revolutionizing oncology and urology through cutting-edge technology and innovation. We are dedicated to improving patient outcomes through the development and deployment of novel AI-driven diagnostics to reduce treatment uncertainty for oncologists and patients. Our team comprises accomplished researchers, and passionate individuals committed to shaping the future of healthcare.

Valar’s Director of Clinical Development will lead new product development and define the future diagnostic pipeline for Valar Labs.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead clinical strategy new AI diagnostic products across oncology. Identify indications, clinical questions and lay out an evidence generation roadmap for clinical validation, clinical utility and guidelines adoption.

  • Work with leading Key Opinion Leaders facilitate access to real world and clinical trial datasets to develop and validate novel biomarkers.

  • Working with biostatistics to refine protocols and define endpoints.

  • Develop research proposals to collaborate with institutions, co-operative groups and pharma on development and validation studies.


  • Board certified MD

  • Lead author publications in top clinical journals

  • Required previous experience: Experience developing clinical protocols, indication selection, experience working with co-operative groups