GSK

Medical Director - Oncology Clinical Development- STING

Employer
GSK
Location
Waltham, Massachusetts; Collegeville, Pennsylvania
Salary
Competitive
Posted
November 17 2020
Ref
270873
Organization Type
Pharma
At GSK we are proud to highlight a diverse and growing portfolio of potentially transformational medicines for cancer patients. If you are keen to assume medical responsibility for clinical trials in an immuno-oncology program with studies spanning early and late development, then this Medical Director opportunity could be an excellent opportunity to explore.

GSK Oncology R&D is focused on building industry-leading portfolios in four cutting-edge areas of science:

•Immuno-Oncology : using the human immune system to treat cancer
• Cell/Gene Therapy: engineering human T-cells to target cancer
•Cancer Epigenetics: modulating the gene-regulatory system of the epigenome to exert anti-cancer effects
Synthetic Lethality: targeting two mechanisms at the same time which together, but not alone, have substantial effects against cancer

Learn more about our work in oncology: https:// gsk.to/3c5vcIL

GSK's Oncology Transformation: https://www.lifescienceleader.com/doc/building-gsk-oncology-r-d-0001

I-O Info: https://gsk.to/2V3uyUU

The Medical Director as a lead study physician will be responsible for clinical research activities pertaining to advancing the development of GSK's clinical portfolio and will also have responsibility for engaging in medical dialogues with relevant scientific and medical leaders in order to lead clinical data generation activities. This individual will also have a leading role in managing effective relationships with Key Opinion Leaders.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Collaborate with physicians, scientists, regulatory professionals, biostatisticians, regulatory, executive staff and others as necessary to development and execute clinical trials from beginning to end. Contribute to ongoing or planned interventional clinical trials (phase 1-3)
  • In collaboration with clinical teams, drive clinical trial execution to achieve timely completion of clinical studies.
  • Assume medical responsibility for clinical trials including active participation in real-time medical monitoring of studies, including patient eligibility assessment, study design questions and safety data review.
  • Conduct safety monitoring in collaboration with CRO pharmacovigilance group of active clinical studies.
  • Analysis, interpretation and presentation of clinical study data.
  • Collaborate with colleagues in Regulatory Affairs, CMC, Toxicology, Research, Pharmacology to respond to health authority and ethics committee queries.
  • Participate in clinical study report writing and review, using medical expertise to identify ways to best analyze and present data
  • Collaborate with Principal Investigators in the evaluation and assessment of publications (abstracts, posters, manuscripts) associated with clinical data.
  • Network extensively to develop long-term strategic partnerships with thought leaders both internally and externally, in support of GSK's vision.
  • Represent GSK at medical meetings, advisory boards and outreach meetings as needed/appropriate


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Why you?

Basic Qualifications:

  • MD (or equivalent) with board certification or board qualifications in medical oncology.
  • At least 3 years of clinical development experience within the pharmaceutical or biotechnology industry with focus and strong track record of experience with leading oncology clinical trials.
  • Academic oncologists with clinical and research experience relative to the Oncology platform will be considered.
  • Strong working knowledge of the clinical drug development process Track record in the conduct/participation in clinical trials (investigator initiated, company sponsored or cooperative group trials) and their subsequent publications.
  • Successful academic research publication history or history of medical practice in a relevant field.
  • Solid personal and professional relationships with key opinion leaders (KOLs) in medical oncology. Strong credibility within the US medical community which includes the ability to reach out to key thought leaders in academia.


Preferred Qualifications:

Board certification/eligibility, and clinical experience in oncology or hematology/oncology preferred

Colorectal cancer and lung experience and interest is preferred.

US State Medical License to practice medicine is desirable.

Why GSK?

Our values and expectationsare at the heart of everything we do and form an important part of our culture.

These include Patient focus, Transparency, Respect, Integrity along with Courage, Accountability, Development, and Teamwork. As GSK focuses on our values and expectations and a culture of innovation, performance, and trust, the successful candidate will demonstrate the following capabilities:
  • Agile and distributed decision-making - using evidence and applying judgement to balance pace, rigor and risk, governance and control, managing ambiguity and paradox.
  • Managing individual performance.
  • Creating a performance culture and driving results, prioritization, execution, delivering performance.
  • Setting strategic direction and leading on-going organizational transformation.
  • Building a resilient organization. Building strong relationships and collaboration in service of common goals, engaging the organisation and building trusted external networks for mutual benefit.
  • Managing P&L and capital


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