Clinical Scientist - Associate Director Clinical Science

Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Permanent
  2. Program Manager / Director
  3. United States
Cambridge, USA
Posting date: 10 Oct 2019
This vacancy has now expired

Proclinical is currently recruiting for an Associate Director of Clinical Science for a biopharmaceutical company located in Cambridge, MA. Successful candidate will be responsible for providing scientific support for clinical development activities for drug products in pulmonary diseases.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide scientific input to clinical trial protocol development and helping define efficacy and safety endpoints for all pulmonary studies
  • Participate in the generation of case report forms for future studies to ensure we are collecting all necessary information in the most appropriate way
  • Understand competitive landscape and provide insights on strategic development pathways
  • Work as part of an integrated drug development team; contribute to the clinical strategy and creation of the clinical development plans for pulmonary indications for one or more drugs
  • Collaborate with the clinical development team on the review, analysis, and interpretation of study results
  • Prepare data and contribute to scientific publications including posters, abstracts and manuscripts
  • Support the Medical Monitor with the development of program documents
  • Participate in the identification of appropriate external investigators and consultants
  • Anticipate potential study problems and prepare contingency plans as needed
  • Develop and cultivate relationships with external partners such as clinical investigators, clinicians, scientists, and vendors
  • Provide support to advisory boards, consultant meetings and investigator meetings, including preparation and delivery of presentations
  • Proactively seek out and recommend process improvements
  • Communicate clearly and precisely with all levels of the company globally
  • Provide scientific input to the preclinical pharmacology team for translational studies of interest including biomarker development strategies

Skills and Requirements:

  • MD, PhD or PharmD, or equivalent with clinical research experience
  • 2-5+ years of technical/operational experience in planning, executing, reporting and publishing clinical studies
  • Strong scientific background, with clinical and/or research experience in pulmonary disease (e.g. pulmonary arterial hypertension)
  • Comprehensive understanding of the drug development process in all phases of testing with emphasis on Phase 3 clinical studies
  • Familiarity with pharma/biotech clinical operations and conduct of research collaborations, with a thorough understanding of ICH, GCP, and relevant regulatory requirements
  • Strong analytical and strategic thinking skills
  • Experience interacting with clinical investigators and medical experts
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills (fluency in written and spoken English is required)
  • Willingness to travel up to 10%

To Apply:

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A full job description is available on request.

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

Proclinical Staffing is an equal opportunity employer.