Bristol Myers Squibb Company

Clinical Trial Physician - Cell Therapy

Location
Jersey City, NJ, United States
Posted
Sep 10, 2020
Ref
R1525423
Required Education
Doctorate/PHD/MD
Position Type
Full time
Bristol-Myers Squibb is a global Biopharma company committed to a single mission: to discover, develop, and deliver innovative medicines focused on helping millions of patients around the world in disease areas such as oncology, cardiovascular, immunoscience and fibrosis.

Join us and make a difference. We hire the best people and provide them with a work environment that places a premium on diversity, integrity, collaboration and personal development. Through a culture of inclusion, we create a better, more productive work environment. We believe that the diverse experiences and perspectives of all our employees help to drive innovation and transformative business results.

Functional Area Description

Our Clinical Trial Physician in Cell Therapy sits within Clinical Development, which is a global organization dedicated to the effective design and execution of the most innovativedrug development. Clinical Development drives clinical development strategy, design, execution, and interpretation of clinical trials.

Position Summary / Objective
  • Serves as a primary source of medical accountability and oversight for clinical trials
  • Matrix management responsibilities across the internal and external network
  • Manages Phase 1 - Phase 3 studies, with demonstrated decision making capabilities
  • Provides medical and scientific expertise to cross-functional BMS colleagues

Position Responsibilities

Medical Monitoring
  • Contributes to and is a key member of a high performing Study Delivery Team (SDT) and may be a member of the Clinical Development Team (CDT)
  • Conducts medical data review of trial data, including eligibility review
  • Holds responsibility for site interactions in partnership with the Clinical Scientist (CS) for medical questions and education (including safety management guidelines)
  • Holds responsibility for assessment of key safety-related serious adverse events in partnership with Worldwide Patient Safety and oversees safety narratives
  • Collaborates with CS and inputs into protocols, providing medical strategic oversight in protocol development (input on inclusion/exclusion and other safety-related clinical considerations)
  • Fulfills GCP and compliance obligations for clinical conduct and maintains all required training


Clinical Development Expertise & Strategy
  • In collaboration with the Clinical Development Lead, designs and develops clinical plans and protocols with a strong strategic focus based on knowledge of asset/drug, disease area and relevant science in order to meet regulatory and disease strategy targets
  • Provides oversight and medical accountability for a group of studies
  • Leads the analysis of benefit/risk for clinical development protocols in a matrix team environment working with Clinical Scientists
  • Partners with CS to support executional delivery of studies (e.g., site activation, enrollment status, as well as adjudication for protocol violations, significant, non-significant deviations etc.)
  • Identifies and builds relationships with principal investigators. Identifies and cultivates thought leaders in order to gain their inputs on emerging science in drug and biomarker research, disease knowledge, and design of clinical development studies and programs
  • Maintains a strong medical/scientific reputation within the disease area. Has in-depth knowledge of etiology, natural history, diagnosis, and treatment of the disorder. Keeps up-to-date in the disease area by attending scientific conferences and ongoing review of the literature
  • Keeps abreast of development and regulatory issues related to other competitive or relevant compounds in development and how our portfolio fits into the competitive landscape
  • Provides ongoing medical education in partnership with CS to allow for protocol-specific training, supporting the study team, investigators, and others


Health Authority Interactions & Publications
  • Contributes to key Health Authority interactions and advisory board meetings as Clinical Trial Physician
  • Authors/drafts clinical content for CSRs, regulatory reports, briefing books and submission documents to support closure, clinical narratives, reporting and filling of the study in partnership with Clinical Scientists

Degree Requirements
  • MD required (or x-US equivalent)

Experience Requirements
  • 3 or more years of Industry experience and/or clinical trials experience is required
  • Transplant experience preferred ( BMT)

Key Competency Requirements
  • Ability to communicate and present information clearly in scientific and clinical settings
  • Subspecialty training in applicable therapeutic area desired
  • Expertise in the scientific method to test hypotheses, including statistical design, analysis, and interpretation
  • Knowledge of drug development process
  • Knowledge of the components needed to execute an effective clinical plan and protocols
  • Strong leadership skills with proven ability to lead and work effectively in a team environment

Travel Required

Domestic and International travel may be required.

Bristol-Myers Squibb recognizes the importance of balance and flexibility in our work environment. We offer a wide variety of competitive benefits, services and programs that provide our employees the resources to pursue their goals, both at work and in their personal lives.