Sr. Clinical Research Scientist, Oncology
Sr. Clinical Research Scientist, Oncology
United States - California - Foster City
Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based bio-pharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative medicines in areas of unmet medical need. With each new discovery and investigational drug candidate, we seek to improve the care of patients living with life-threatening diseases around the world. Gileads therapeutic areas of focus include HIV/AIDS, liver diseases, cancer and inflammation, and serious respiratory and cardiovascular conditions.
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Senior Clinical Research Scientist - Oncology
This position will play a supportive role in Hematology/Oncology clinical development, including programs in immuno-oncology and targeted therapies. Working in collaboration with the Clinical Research lead, the position is responsible for various aspects of ongoing clinical trial program-related activities within the oncology therapeutic area. These activities include, but are not limited to, collaboration on functional area activities during program implementation, clinical study start up/execution/close out, data analysis/reporting and support of NDA/MAA filings.
Essential Duties and Job Functions:
- Acquires and utilizes knowledge of clinical trial design to develop specific study concept sheets and protocols.
- Participates in protocol review discussions concerning scientific and procedural aspects of study design.
- Prepares study protocols, amendments, specific sections of study manuals and Investigator meeting notebooks, and other documents as needed with appropriate guidance and supervision.
- With supervision, contributes to the design and development of CRFs, Data Management Manuals and Data Analysis Plans.
- With supervision, addresses questions regarding scientific and related procedural issues from Investigators.
- With supervision, contributes to the preparation and/or review of data listings, summary tables, study results, manuscripts, and scientific presentations.
- Assists in the preparation/review of regulatory documents, IND annual reports, IND safety reports, Investigator Brochures and NDAs.
- Supports priorities within functional area.
- Anticipates moderately complex obstacles within a clinical study and with guidance implements solutions.
- May be asked to coordinate teams and provide direction.
- May lead two or more specific components of departmental strategic initiatives.
- Must be able to enter a new therapeutic area and summarize scientific information that is available in published literature to integrate into new study development.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills and interpersonal skills are required to maintain working relationship with team members to ensure scientific integrity of clinical studies.
- May be sought out for advice by others within the company to help make better decisions and resolve moderately complex problems.
Knowledge, Experience and Skills:
- Typically requires a higher degree such as PharmD or PhD in clinical research or clinical pharmacology in a pharmaceutical company, contract research organization or academic institution.
- 9+ years of relevant scientific and/or drug development experience with a BS degree in Biological Sciences, health care, or a related field.
- 7+ years of relevant scientific and/or drug development experience with a MS.
- Demonstrated ability to be a fast learner.
- Demonstrated ability to be flexible and adaptable to change, to move between projects easily and provide support/expertise where needed.
- Experienced with Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) as well as job-related programs such as SpotFire
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Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative medicines in areas of unmet medical need. With each new discovery and investigational drug candidate, we seek to improve the care of patients living with life-threatening diseases around the world. Gilead's therapeutic areas of focus include virology, oncology and inflammation.
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