Senior Early Clinical Lead, Oncology

A Senior Early Clinical Lead has the following roles.
  • Serves as a medical and scientific expert to drug discovery teams and contributes to selection of discovery compounds, development of clinical strategy and transition of compounds into early phase development.
  • Leads the design and develops clinical studies and research plans in support of asset strategy. Clinical studies range from first-in-human Phase I, proof of concept Phase I/II, entry registrational studies, and clinical pharmacology protocols.
  • Identifies and provides recommendations to mitigate program and study risks/issues
  • Leads strategy development and provides advice for the translational medicine strategy for an asset as part of a multi-functional team
  • Leads the execution of clinical studies and interpretation of data and makes appropriate recommendations based on these data.
  • Contributes to the writing, review and publishing of reports submitted to regulatory agencies
  • Builds relationships with thought leaders and principal investigators and gathers input on disease areas and design of clinical programs.
  • Contributes to continuous improvement initiatives, effective team-building and effective communication across the BMS Oncology community

Desired Background and Experience
  • Qualified individuals must possess an MD, MD/PhD, PhD, or Pharm D
  • Nine (9) years of related experience
  • Prior experience planning, developing, and executing early clinical development studies including selection of relevant biomarkers and pharmacodynamic endpoints.
  • Prior experience using scientific methods to test hypotheses, statistically design, analyze, interpret, and report results
  • Proven ability to function independently in the design and conduct of clinical trials and in the assessment of issues/risks and generate potential and effective solutions.
  • Prior experience addressing Health Authority and IRB questions
  • Applicants should have strong leadership skills, yet be able to work effectively in a team environment
  • Excellent communication skills, the ability to deliver effective presentations and strong networking abilities and creativity
  • Experience as a matrix leader or leading in a matrix environment including study teams

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