Associate Director, Biomarkers, Experimental Medicines, Oncology R&D (340764)
Associate Director, Biomarkers, Experimental Medicines, Oncology R&D
Are you interested in the development and effective implementation of biomarker strategy to support clinical development across our Oncology portfolio? Are you searching for a position where you will be working as a key contributor to leading development and integration of novel biomarkers into clinical trials in Oncology? If so, the Biomarker Lead role within Experimental Medicine Unit (EMU) could be an ideal opportunity to explore.
This role will provide YOU the opportunity to lead key activities to progress YOUR career. These responsibilities include some of the following:
- Identify, develop and implement cutting edge science and technological advances into biomarker strategies to guide indication selection, patient enrichment, and combination strategies.
- Work with external industry and/or academic partners to evaluate, validate and establish key biomarker capabilities. Design, implement and manage pilot studies and/or collaborative projects that aid in developing biomarker capabilities that are of strategic importance to EMU and in alignment with GSK clinical trials.
- Provide input to clinical biomarker teams on novel technologies that will enable clinical development of GSK candidate drugs.
- Manage effective working relationships with clinical biomarker leads, clinical development and EMU management.
- Contribute to and ensure the quality of EMU biomarker reports, summaries, data reviews and interpretations. Present key data/findings/accomplishments at internal as well as external scientific forums, lead the preparation and publication of scientific manuscripts as needed.
We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals:
- Ph.D. or equivalent with minimal 2-5 years or [Register to View] with minimum 5-8 of relevant experience in biotechnology or pharmaceutical industry setting in the application of biomarkers in clinical trials preferably in oncology biomarker development.
- Three or more years of experience in the development of clinical biomarkers with a proven track record of success
- Three or more years of experienced in oncology translational research on molecularly targeted therapies or IO therapies, with proven track record of high-impact contributions to biomarker discovery and/or assay development in the form of publications.
- Two or more years of experience in conducting clinical trials, conducting biomarker analyses on various clinical sample types and working as part of a clinical study team
- Two or more years of experience utilizing and incorporating up-to-date knowledge and deep understanding of major molecular and genomic assay technologies and platforms.
- Two or more years of experience in tissue and blood-based biomarker analysis of clinical samples
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