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Oncology Clinical Biomarker Lead

Boston, Massachusetts
Start date
Dec 1, 2023

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Clinical, Clinical Research, Science/R&D, Oncology
Required Education
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Full time
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Job Description

Takeda Development Center Americas, Inc. is seeking an Oncology Clinical Biomarker Lead in Cambridge, MA with the following requirements: PhD degree in Immunology, Immuno-oncology, Cancer Biology, Genetics, Pathology, or related field or foreign academic equivalent plus 3 years of related experience. Required skills: develop and implement biomarker strategy and translational hypotheses for an immunotherapy product being evaluated in a Phase 1/2 clinical trial in patients with select solid tumors; contribute to biomarker aspects of clinical study protocols, author relevant sections of lab manuals, ICFs, study documents, regulatory submissions and conference abstracts; lead development and implementation of clinical biomarker assays at external vendors including peripheral blood immunophenotyping by flow cytometry, genomics, gene expression analysis and immunoassays (cytokine profiling) to ensure high quality data delivery for clinical program decision making; experience working with clinical patient samples for biomarker analysis, including design and oversight of biomarker sample collections, processing, shipment, storage and testing strategy; develop biomarker assays, oversee implementation as well as analyze, interpret and communicate biomarker data for multiple oncology clinical programs utilizing a range of therapeutic modalities including small molecules, antibody-drug conjugates and cell therapies; effectively communicate and collaborate with highly matrixed environment across functional teams including discovery, clinical, computational biology, data management, regulatory, quality, finance and legal to deliver high-quality data to support translational research and advancement of clinical programs in accordance with study timelines. Up to 5% travel required. Up to 75% remote work allowed.

Apply on-line at and search for Req #R0112064.

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Boston, MA

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Takeda is a global, values-based, R&D-driven biopharmaceutical leader headquartered in Japan, committed to discover and deliver life-transforming treatments, guided by our commitment to patients, our people and the planet. Takeda focuses its R&D efforts on four therapeutic areas: Oncology, Rare Genetics and Hematology, Neuroscience, and Gastroenterology (GI). We also make targeted R&D investments in Plasma-Derived Therapies and Vaccines. We are focusing on developing highly innovative medicines that contribute to making a difference in people’s lives by advancing the frontier of new treatment options and leveraging our enhanced collaborative R&D engine and capabilities to create a robust, modality-diverse pipeline. Our employees are committed to improving quality of life for patients and to working with our partners in health care in approximately 80 countries and regions.

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