Principal Scientist - Clinical Research
Site Name: USA - Pennsylvania - Philadelphia Posted Date: Jun 14 2021 GlaxoSmithKline is a world leading research-based pharmaceutical company that combines both individual talent and technical resources to support our mission to improve the quality of human life by enabling people to do more, feel better and live longer. As Principal Clinical Research Scientist within Consumer Healthcare, you will support the delivery of clinical development excellence of clinical studies and other clinical evidence gathering activities conducted by GSK Consumer Healthcare in line with specific category project strategies. This role will provide support to cross-functional global category and sub-category teams on clinical research, new opportunities and R&D strategies. The role will require significant interaction with a number of internal teams including; Category and Regional Medical Affairs, Clinical Operations, Statistics & Data Management as well as external groups, Clinical Research Organizations and Health Care Practitioners to help achieve company objectives and to build GSK reputation. Key Responsibilities Provide scientific and technical input to category/sub-category clinical development plans Responsible for the design, implementation, reporting, interpretation, disclosure and publication of clinical studies detailed in research programs supporting consumer With support from Category Clinical Research Directors and Senior Director Clinical Research design fit-for-purpose clinical strategies and other clinical evidence generation strategies to support the business Support publications to ensure that they are scientifically robust from a medical and scientific standpoint Implement novel research methodologies in line with ICH GCP, where appropriate, to generate clinical evidence for impactful claims in support of successful product launches, brand positioning and messaging healthcare/category products and to ensure these follow external e.g. GCP, internal Medical Governance and other internal policy requirements Responsible for contributing clinical content to regulatory submissions and other regulatory engagements for clinical research activities Work closely with the pre-clinical team to ensure pre-requisite data are available to progress clinical activities Responsible for supporting clinical/medical due diligence for external opportunities from a clinical research point of view Keep up to date with relevant therapeutic/ scientific literature and provide clinical expertise to facilitate preparation of clinical development and therapeutic strategies for all categories Collaborate and co-ordinate with other groups both internal and external to ensure that research is executed as designed, on time and within budget Please take a copy of the Job Description, as this will not be available post closure of the advert. 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Basic Qualifications We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals: Master's degree (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline such as medical or clinical science Experience in the Pharmaceutical or healthcare industry, consumer healthcare experience being preferred Demonstrated experience and proven track record of delivering clinical development programs/clinical studies/clinical evidence gathering activities such as Real World Evidence Preferred Qualifications If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus: PhD (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline Experience within Oral Health, Wellness, Pain relief or Respiratory health Demonstrated experience representing an organization with external stakeholders Demonstrated competent business acumen Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English Strong computer literacy including competency in Microsoft Office software Why GSK? 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