Principal Scientist, Translational Biomarker Lead
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The Tumor Microenvironment Thematic Research Center (TME TRC) is focused on developing therapeutic targets at the intersection of tumor, stromal and immune biology within the TME with the goal of enhancing responsiveness to checkpoint blockade and targeted therapies. Comprising of scientists across multiple disciplines we are responsible for the biology and translational science necessary to support drug development from target identification through to first in human studies.
The Clinical Biomarker Scientist is responsible for developing and executing on translational strategies for the Oncology pipeline. This scientist works on various projects in either early or late drug development and will act as a key interface with the Translational Medicine Team Lead.
Responsible for integrating translational research and clinical development, developing biomarker strategies in alignment with clinical development objectives, leading efforts for data generations, interpretation, and communication to the development teams.
Responsible for understanding external research environment, partnering with Discovery biology and other functions both internally and externally to coordinate the execution of Translational Medicine deliverables.
Engages functional groups to develop, champion, implement and align biomarker strategies for development projects in support of the overall R&D portfolio goals.
Effectively engages with teams and matrix leadership to define, revise and progress translational/biomarker plans.
Continually analyzes progress, engages in critical thinking, and asserts strong problem-solving towards delivering key data and interpretation essential for decision making.
Delivers high quality biomarker strategies for target engagement, pharmacodynamics endpoints and patient selection
Ensures the output of the biomarker plans meets established project standards.
Engages team members to ensure alignment of biomarker strategies with clinical operational plans with functional area capabilities
Builds productive relationships with team members that interact with the clinical biomarker group.
Effectively interfaces with functional areas to ensure strategic alignment and to identify resources needed to deliver on biomarker goals.
Communicates key biomarker program information, risks, and milestones, and manages information flow across team members.
MD, PhD or MD/PhD or equivalent advanced biology degree
Experienced scientist with 5-7 years of experience in the drug development process.
At least 2-3+ years of experience in a clinical translational biomarker role / biomarker lead.
Significant understanding of the role of translational research/medicine and clinical biomarkers in drug development.
Demonstrated knowledge of oncology and/or tumor-immunology disease biology.
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