Bench Scientist Investigator

Highly Competitive
  1. Permanent
  2. Analytical Chemistry, Immunology, Laboratory Technician, Medicinal Chemistry, Molecular Biology
  3. United States
Boston, Massachusetts
Posting date: 01 Apr 2019

ProClinical is partnering with a leading multinational pharmaceutical company that works across multiple therapeutic areas, including cardiovascular, oncology, and respiratory. The organization is seeking for a Bench Scientist Investigator to join their team in Massachusetts. This vacancy is an exciting opportunity to work at a top 10 global pharmaceutical company that employs approximately 100,000 people worldwide.

The company's research team is seeking a self-motivated, energetic, and creative biologist to take part in the development of novel therapeutics for the treatment of autoimmune and inflammatory diseases with high unmet medical needs. They will have the opportunity to make significant and high-impact contributions in a small dynamic group setting on multiple drug discovery programs in the areas of T-cell function, immunometabolism, and the gut microbiome.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assisting with the management of key study parameters (e.g., start-up activities, enrolment, site management, data collection, data reviews, site feasibility, database lock, etc.) and proactively identifying solutions within the clinical team when issues arise.
  • Assisting with the development and review of informed consent forms, case report forms, study manuals, and other supporting clinical trial materials.
  • Assisting with evaluating, selecting, and managing clinical study sites.
  • Assisting with the evaluation, oversight, and management of CROs and other vendors and systems.
  • Providing input to and co-managing project objectives to meet timelines and deliverables.
  • Tracking/maintaining study metrics/progress and providing routine study updates via the Clinical Operations Manager to the project team/sub-team.
  • Assisting with the analysis and development of action plans to address issues with investigational sites and/or CROs.
  • Assisting with the creation of study specific tools and manuals to ensure timeliness, standardization, and control of data quality.
  • Assisting in training/mentoring new team members on specific study processes, as required/appropriate.
  • Serving as a primary contact for Investigator sites.
  • Reviewing and providing input to regulatory documents (Clinical Trial Application documents/CEC application documents/IRAS/R&D forms).
  • Participating in the analysis and reporting of safety issues, patient care issues, and study design and/or study conduct issues.
  • Reviewing and negotiating clinical site contracts and budgets.
  • Assisting with the planning, coordination, and presentations at Investigator Meetings and CRA Training meetings as requested.
  • Attending/accompanying the CRO personnel on the various site visits as applicable, sponsoring oversight visits as required/requested.
  • Supporting internal and regulatory audits of clinical trial sites and vendors and assisting with the resolution of audit findings.
  • Assisting with the management of internal trial master files.
  • Assisting and providing input to the creation/revision/review of departmental SOPs.

Skills and Requirements:

  • Demonstrable experience in a similar role.
  • Experience and knowledge of ICH/GCP guidelines.
  • A thorough understanding of compliance protocols.
  • Demonstrable multitasking, project management, and execution skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills, including communication, presentation, persuasion, and influence.
  • Good organisational skills, including efficiency, punctuality, and collaboration in a team environment.
  • Proficiency with computer skills, such as MS Office.

Please click on the Apply button. Please include a short note outlining why you are interested in the role and why you think you are suitable.

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ProClinical is a specialist employment agency and recruitment business, providing job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies.