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Senior Clinical Scientist - Immunology & Pulmonology (Associate Director)

Clinical Development

Posted 45 days ago Full_time R1582040

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The Senior Clinical Scientist reports through the Clinical Science function which provides scientific expertise necessary to design and deliver clinical studies and programs.

Position Summary / Objective

  • Responsible for implementation, planning, and execution of assigned clinical trial activities. Serves as Clinical Trial Lead for one or more trials

  • Successfully leads, plans, and executes trial level activities for multiple trials with minimal to moderate level of supervision

  • Provides scientific and clinical leadership to team of supporting Clinical Scientists (matrix leadership)

  • Co-Leads study team meetings in partnership with GDO protocol manager; and collaborate with cross functional study team members

  • May support clinical development planning (collaboration with Clinical Development Lead/Clinical Trial Physician for provision and analysis of data to support future planning)

Position Responsibilities

  • Maintain a thorough understanding of assigned protocols and protocol requirements; educate supporting team members

  • Plan and lead the implementation all study startup/conduct/close-out activities as applicable

  • Evaluate innovative trial designs (collaboration with Medical Monitor/Clinical Development Lead)

  • Protocol and ICF development process with minimal guidance; including writing, reviewing, adjudication/resolution of cross functional comments and ensuring high clinical quality (collaboration with Medical Writing)

  • Site-facing activities such as training and serving as primary contact for clinical questions

  • Activities related to data generation and validation, including CRF design, clinical data review/query resolution; ensure consistent, quality data review by supporting CS team

  • Clinical data trend identification; provide trends and escalate questions to Medical Monitor

  • Develop clinical narrative plan; review clinical narratives

  • Provision of information required by Protocol Manager for development of trial budget, CRO scope of work, etc.

  • Review development of site and CRA training materials and presentation at SIV and Investigator meetings and support on Study committee (e.g., DMC) activities

  • Drafting/review and validation of clinical study reports (CSRs) and clinical portions of Regulatory Documents (e.g., IB, DSUR, regulatory responses)

  • Collaborate and serve as primary liaison between external partners for scientific advice

Degree Requirements

  • Degree in Life Sciences (MD, PhD, Pharm D, MS, RN or other scientific field preferred)

Experience Requirements

  • 5+ years of experience in clinical science, clinical research, or equivalent

  • Proficient knowledge of GCP/ICH, drug development process, study design, statistics, clinical operations

  • Proficient knowledge and skills to support program specific data review, trend identification, data interpretation

  • Knowledge of the establishment and operation of data monitoring committees, dose review teams, and independent response adjudication committees

Key Competency Requirements

  • Excellent verbal, written, communication and interpersonal skills

  • Must be able to effectively communicate and collaborate across functions and job levels

  • Ability to assimilate technical information quickly

  • Routinely takes initiative

  • Detail-oriented

  • Strong sense of teamwork; ability to lead team activities

  • Proficient in Medical Terminology and medical writing skills

  • Proficient knowledge of the disease area(s), KOLs, indication(s), compound(s) under study (including MOA, PK/PD, biomarker & safety profile)

  • Proficient critical thinking, problem solving, decision making skills

  • Understanding of functional and cross-functional relationships

  • Commitment to Quality

  • Adaptable / Flexible - willing and able to adjust to multiple demands and shifting priorities as well as an ability to meet day-to-day challenges with confidence and professionalism

  • Proficient planning/project management skills (ability to develop short to mid-range plans that are realistic and effective in meeting goals)

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Electronic Data Capture (e.g., RAVE), J-Review or similar data reporting tools

  • Domestic and International travel may be required

If you come across a role that intrigues you but doesn’t perfectly line up with your resume, we encourage you to apply anyway. You could be one step away from work that will transform your life and career.

Uniquely Interesting Work, Life-changing Careers
With a single vision as inspiring as “Transforming patients’ lives through science™ ”, every BMS employee plays an integral role in work that goes far beyond ordinary. Each of us is empowered to apply our individual talents and unique perspectives in an inclusive culture, promoting diversity in clinical trials, while our shared values of passion, innovation, urgency, accountability, inclusion and integrity bring out the highest potential of each of our colleagues.

On-site Protocol

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Site-essential roles require 100% of shifts onsite at your assigned facility. Site-by-design roles may be eligible for a hybrid work model with at least 50% onsite at your assigned facility. For these roles, onsite presence is considered an essential job function and is critical to collaboration, innovation, productivity, and a positive Company culture. For field-based and remote-by-design roles the ability to physically travel to visit customers, patients or business partners and to attend meetings on behalf of BMS as directed is an essential job function.

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