Associate Principle / Principle Translational Scientist

Associate Principle / Principle Translational Scientist

Job Title: Associate Principle / Principle Translational Scientist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: San Francisco, California
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: HQ7406_1515723510
Contact Name: Reece Mitellas
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 12, 2018 02:18

Job Description

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities: Challenges, Expectations and Deliverables for the Translational Science Associate Director position

  • Developing biomarker strategies and ensuring delivery within early and/or late project teams.
  • Delivering biomarkers for clinical studies based on the best available science and technologies.
  • Generating disease linkage data to guide indication selection and targeted patient populations.
  • Measuring target engagement reliably and quantifiably to inform clinical decisions for selecting therapeutically relevant doses and schedules.
  • Understanding key cancer pathway interactions and feedback mechanisms in clinical samples to guide rational drug combinations.
  • Defining novel mechanisms of resistance targeted therapies by studying tumors at relapse.
  • Leader and driver of strategy for the development of new drugs with novel endpoints

Experiences, Skills, Accomplishments and Qualities Desired:

  • PhD with 5-10 years translational experience or equivalent experience within the pharmaceutical industry, ideally Hematology and Immune Oncology
  • In-depth knowledge of disease area biology and translational science
  • Proven communication and influencing skills
  • Highly developed problem solving and risk management skills
  • Highly developed collaborative working skills
  • Must have strategic perspective, global orientation and collaborative thought process
  • Ability to act as an external ambassador and to influence external organisations to enhance the image and reputation of the client