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Clinical Scientist - Switzerland  

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Posted on : 17 January 2017

Project Description

About Us:
  • We are a drug discovery company that focuses on developing therapeutic monoclonal antibodies for inflammatory diseases & immune-related disorders. 
  • The pipeline is a balance of preclinical and clinical compounds, specific for clinically validated and novel targets. 
  • Each of these portfolio products has the potential of becoming a medicine for multiple medical conditions due to the intrinsic mechanism of action. 
  • Five of these compounds are currently in early clinical development with the three most advanced in clinical Phase II. 
  • The company has also been purposefully targeting a number of orphan drug indications, with the express hope of eventually providing safe and effective treatment options to some of the often neglected populations suffering from rare diseases.
  • We are seeking a Clinical Development professional to join its Clinical Development Department. 
  • Reporting to the Clinical Science Leader, this person will contribute to the clinical development strategy for one of our innovative monoclonal antibodies.

Key responsibilities and accountabilities:
  • Support the Clinical Science Leader in the design and implementation of the overall clinical development strategy. 
  • Perform clinical review and interpretation of data. 
  • Contribute to the assessment of the benefit / risk profile of the therapeutic antibodies. 
  • Prepare scientific documents, study protocol, investigator brochure, publications, and regulatory documentation. 
  • Be a core member of the Project team and the Clinical Development representative with other functions and departments. 

Skills and competencies:
  • MD (preferred) or PhD in life sciences with at least 5 years of professional experience in clinical research in the pharmaceutical industry environment. 
  • Previous experience in the development of monoclonal antibodies.  
  • A background in immunology, pediatrics and/or rare disease would be an advantage. 
  • Excellent communication skills. 
  • Willing to be part of interdisciplinary teams with spirit of initiative and proactivity. 
  • Excellence in written and spoken English.