Associate Director/ Director Clinical Sciences

Location
Tarrytown, New York
Posted
Apr 19, 2018
Ref
12356BR
Required Education
Doctorate/PHD/MD
Position Type
Full time
Position Summary

Known for its scientific and operational excellence, Regeneron is a leading science-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, invents, develops, manufactures, and commercializes medicines for the treatment of serious medical conditions. Regeneron commercializes medicines for eye diseases, high LDL-cholesterol, atopic dermatitis and a rare inflammatory condition and has product candidates in development in other areas of high unmet medical need, including rheumatoid arthritis, asthma, pain, cancer and infectious diseases.

SUMMARY:

Qualified physician scientist, with experience running clinical trials, either in the pharmaceutical, biotech sector or academic setting. Works closely with supervisor and other members of the cross-functional team, contributes to the Clinical Development Plan (CDP) that meets international regulatory standards.

Works with leaders across therapeutic area discipline and functions within Research, Preclinical Development, Early Clinical Development & Experimental Sciences, Biostatics and Data Management, Clinical Operations, Safety, Regulatory Affairs, and Marketing etc. to analyze development opportunities, plan, and execute clinical development studies of Regeneron's drug candidates.
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Defines clinical trial-related goals.
• Responsible for the relevance and accuracy of medical science underpinning of clinical study concepts (CSCs) based on thorough scientific review and consultation with internal and external experts.
o Reviews, edits and finalizes clinical trial plans
• Reviews and finalizes the medical and scientific portions of clinical trial protocols and amendments.
• Reviews and edits documents related to trials, such as monitoring plans, SAPs, amendments, IRB submissions and regulatory submissions.
• Accountable, with input from Clinical Trial Management and Biostatistics and Data Management for timely clinical trial execution and quality of deliverables:
o Leads and supervises the Clinical Team to produce high quality program deliverables on schedule
o Identifies program, trial or data risks, creates and implements mitigation
strategies
o Maintains and develops relationship with key study investigators
o Organizes clinical expert consultations, steering committees and data safety monitoring boards as required
o Monitors safety finding from trials
o Reports to supervisor and management on clinical trial findings and milestones
o Responsible for the medical content of clinical study reports
o Reviews medical/scientific publications related to clinical trials
• Conducts literature and database research on clinical trials and programs as needed, creating reports or slides of findings
• Analyzes the benefits and risk aspects of an assigned therapeutic candidate
o Responsible for the analysis of clinical data, including safety monitoring
o Responsible for activities and procedures that ensure patient safety
• Ensures Clinical Team compliance with FDA, EMEA, ICH and GCP guidelines as well as applicable SOPs regarding clinical safety
o Is the primary clinical contact for communications with IRBs/ethics boards
• Conducts detailed literature reviews and analysis of diseases, mechanisms of action, pharmacology and clinical development.
• Organizes and conducts consultations with external experts and opinion leaders.
• Supports and oversees clinical development planning, study design (Phase 1 through Phase 3b) biomarker strategy, protocol creation, study startup, execution, data readout, and study closeout.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:
Education
• MD required. Board Certification/Eligibility in a relevant therapeutic area preferred.
Experience
• 0-3 years prior industry experience or practice experience, preferably in a research/academic setting
• Medical background in the relevant therapeutic area
• Experience in analysis of clinical and basic research information from a wide range of topics
• Effective communication (verbal & written) and presentation skills are essential
• Must be able to work productively in a fast-paced collaborative environment
• Demonstrated critical thinking skills and sound decision-making.
• Has authored clinical research/pharmaceutical industry documents or has published in medical/scientific peer-reviewed journals.

This is an opportunity to join our select team that is already leading the way in the Pharmaceutical/Biotech industry. Apply today and learn more about Regeneron's unwavering commitment to combining good science & good business.

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Regeneron is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Requisition Number: 12356BR