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Senior Director, Translational Medicine

  • Location: New Jersey, 07920
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 year ago

  • Sector: Clinical
  • Contact: Kevin Lydon
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 8454229829
  • Expiry Date: 08 October 2022

​We are partnered with a global pharmaceutical company that is pioneering new therapeutics to fight cancer. They have a large portfolio in the clinic and are seeking a Senior Director of Translational Medicine to lead the translational strategy development across multiple programs. This role will over see cross functional matrixed teams and depending on your skillset it can be resourced for early clinical development programs or late stage development.

This is a newly created role within a new team so it's an excellent time to join this growing organization!


  • Develop and maintain a translational strategy plan for the program across all indications. Define key scientific questions and steps taken to answer them.

  • Inconjunction with the Companion Diagnostics team, develop a CDx plan for the program across all indications as needed. Choose developmental paths for the diagnostics including partnerships and external collaborations.

  • Identify and interact with key external experts, defining scientific questions to be answered. Monitor progress toward goals of external research programs.

  • Construct translational plan documents, biomarker statistical analysis plans, and aid in the construction of clinical development plans, clinical protocols, and in the submission of certain regulatory documents. Support commercial in developing a strategy including patient selection strategy.

  • Construct and co-lead Advisory Panels at certain scientific conferences. Lead the Translational Subteam within the Global Project Team for the drug program. Present as needed at internal and external meetings.


  • PhD/PharmD with 7 or more years of experience within translational drug development in oncology

  • MD with 4 or more years of experience within translational drug development in oncology