Associate Director, Clinical Development Scientist - Respiratory

Astrazeneca Gaithersburg , MD 20877

Posted 3 weeks ago

At AstraZeneca, relentless pursuit is matched with exceptional capabilities to break new ground in science. We have one of the most robust pipelines in the industry, and it's because of our people. We're entrepreneurial and deeply collaborative a winning combination that's delivering life-changing medicines to patients. Our employees make up a diverse and modern workforce. Our culture is defined by a strong sense of collaboration. We believe in rewarding talent and performance, and pride ourselves on being a great place to work.

Position Summary:

Major Duties and Responsibilities (including supervising others):

  • Establish and approve scientific methods for design and implementation of clinical protocols, data collection systems and final reports.

  • Analyze and synthesize clinical data for publication, conducting and evaluating clinical trials.

  • Supervise project team members in planning conducting and evaluating clinical trials.

  • Serve as medical monitor with significant responsibility for safety surveillance.

  • Key role in designing clinical development plans for assigned project.

  • Collaborate with R&D and other senior management in assessing requirements for emerging products, including next generation candidates.

  • Collaborate with Marketing and Sales to design research to have maximum marketplace credibility and enhance marketing efforts.

  • Identify, select and train clinical research centers and investigators.

  • Communicate internally and externally (oral and written communication) on clinical trial design and results.

  • Overseas planning and management of investigator meetings, advisory boards and other scientific committees as required by the protocol (e.g. independent reviews, DSMB's etc.).

Requirements/Qualifications:

Education:

PhD with industry experience or M.D. degree or equivalent, board certified (or eligible) preferred in allergy or pulmonary medicine

Experience:

Clinical or corporate sponsor experience in conduct of clinical studies or Clinical research experience in a pharmaceutical or CRO environment a plus.

Special Skills/Abilities:

Must be an excellent communicator with proven leadership skills and the ability to interact in a cross functional environment.

Job Complexity:

High, must integrate and analyze non-clinical and clinical data as well as data/input from multiple internal and external functional areas. Synthesis of previous clinical data and ongoing deadlines/priorities.

Supervision:

Role is that of individual contributor. Must be able to operate independently in medical, safety and clinical development tasks with minimal supervision. Once direction is provided, musty identify problems, generate solutions (or options) and either execute recovery plan (or seek advice depending on strategic impact to company).

(Supervision required, level of independence)

Next Steps Apply today!

To be considered for this exciting opportunity, please complete the full application on our website at your earliest convenience it is the only way that our Recruiter and Hiring Manager can know that you feel well qualified for this opportunity. If you know someone who would be a great fit, please share this posting with them.

AstraZeneca is an equal opportunity employer. AstraZeneca will consider all qualified applicants for employment without discrimination on grounds of disability, sex or sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity leave status, race or national or ethnic origin, age, religion or belief, gender identity or re-assignment, marital or civil partnership status, protected veteran status (if applicable) or any other characteristic protected by law


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