Sr. Biomarker Scientist

Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Contract
  2. Bioprocessing, Laboratory Technician
  3. United States
Redwood City, USA
Posting date: 08 Jan 2020
This vacancy has now expired

Proclinical is currently recruiting for a Sr. Biomarker Scientist with a globally leading pharmaceutical company located in Redwood City, CA. Successful candidate will have experience working with clinical trials, clinical biomarker operations, and have a strong knowledge of FDA and/orEMA Regulations, ICH guidelines, and GCP's.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide hands-on support to enable biomarker assay implementation in clinical trials, including sample and data management, and CRO management.
  • Review Clinical Biomarker sections in key clinical documents including Protocols, Informed Consent Forms, Contracts, and Clinical Study Reports. Provide input into trial-specific agreements and statements of work with vendors.
  • Provide operation support to Biomarker Leads to ensure the delivery of bio-sample data in accordance with study timelines
  • Maintain open and frequent communication with various departments functions such as Clinical Operations. Maintain a positive working relationship with internal/external customers. May assist CRA in training sites on sample collection/handling.
  • Adhere to applicable country regulations, legal requirements, Good Clinical Practices (GCPs), ICH Guidelines, and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).

Skills and Requirements:

  • Proficient in the conduct of clinical trials and associated activities and responsibilities, as well as experience interacting with clinical trial teams; strong background in oncology a plus.
  • Previous experience with Clinical Biomarker Operations.
  • Proven strong planning and organizational skills and the ability to work effectively and efficiently in a dynamic environment with multiple high priority competing projects and deadlines.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including problem solving, crisis management, change management, and conflict resolution. Proactive and positive team player.
  • Able to work in a cross-functional team environment, interacting with various levels within the organization as well as vendors/academic sites.
  • Possesses strong oral and written communication skills; proven ability to successfully negotiate with and influence stakeholders with tact and diplomacy.
  • Knowledge of FDA and/or EMA Regulations (or relevant local regulations), ICH Guidelines, and GCP governing the conduct of clinical studies.
  • Proficient knowledge of all standard IT office tools; knowledge of LIMS systems a plus.
  • Understanding of Translational Sciences and Companion Diagnostic development is a plus.
  • Project Management experience a plus.

To Apply:

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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.

Proclinical Staffing is an equal opportunity employer.