Associate Director, Clinical Biomarkers, Immuno-Oncology

Tarrytown, NY, United States
May 27, 2021
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
The Associate Director will design and implement biomarker strategies for development programs in the Immuno-Oncology therapeutic area. Development of biomarker strategies include detailed understanding of the proposed mechanism of action of a drug candidate and the clinical study/disease population. The scientist should be able to outline key questions to be addressed in guiding early and late phase clinical trials that utilize appropriate biomarker technologies in biological matrices, including the development of innovative endpoints to impact decision-making. The scientist will be responsible for liasing with research and clinical laboratories to implement testing of clinical samples and subsequent data analysis. Integration into clinical development teams will include clinical study support to outline the biomarker rationale and testing plans in clinical study protocols, informed consent forms and analytical testing plans to support quantitative and statistical analysis.

A day in the life may include the following:
  • Develops Precision Medicine and clinical translational research strategy collaboratively within the Immune-Oncology clinical development program
  • Collaborate with R&D colleagues on immune-oncology translational research (clinical experimental sciences studies)
  • Authors clinical trial protocols and informed consents to outline scientific rationale for biomarker sample collections
  • Manages assay design, validation, implementation to ensure timely data generation during clinical trials with internal and external research laboratories
  • Generates data presentation materials to inform real-time clinical decision making, clinical and biomarker study reports, conference presentations and peer reviewed manuscripts.
  • Responsible for gaining biomarker budget approval for assay development and clinical sample analysis.
This job may be for you if you have:
  • A Ph.D. and/or M.D.
  • 10+ years' experience participating effectively on cross-disciplinary teams in pharmaceutical or biotech industry, including at least 2-5 years in clinical development, with a track record of high impact in drug development.
  • Experience in preclinical, translational and clinical research in oncology, immunology or immune-oncology drug discovery and/or development preferred.
  • Ability to drive, manage, execute and deliver timely results for complex multi-functional projects required
  • Strong communication and presentation skills required
  • High emotional intelligence, organizational skills and collaboration skills required

Does this sound like you? Apply now to take your first steps toward living the Regeneron Way! We have an inclusive and diverse culture that provides amazing benefits including health and wellness programs, fitness centers and stock for employees at all levels!

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