Physician Translational Medicine 12 Month contract, BE

Reference: RS120421A

Expiry Date: 12-11-2021

Category Biotech

Salary: Competitive

Job Type: Contractor


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Job Description

Physician Translational Medicine 12 Month contract, BE

Global Biopharma is seeking the expertise of Physician with translational medicine experience for a 12 month contract. The role will be located in Uk or Belgium.

Role overview

As Physician, Translational Medicine the role holder is accountable for providing clinical drug development and medical expertise to projects to successfully deliver novel candidates through to proof of concept (PoC).  This support will include input to all clinical aspects of early drug development, ranging from input to target selection through to PoC decision point. They will principally achieve this by working as a key member of the TA project team and subsequently the Clinical Sub-Teams (CST) which they may lead. 

The role will include working with external experts to establish Translational Medicine study methodologies that can be applied to Immuno-bone clinical development programs. 

Primary responsibilities

  • Strategy and Leadership: Provide clinical leadership at all stages of project progression from target selection through to PoC. Following candidate selection and through early clinical development this may will be via the role of Clinical Subteam leadership or study physician.
  • Work in partnership with other key lines (eg Research, SSI, Development Sciences/QCP, GCSO, Regulatory) to ensure all clinical aspects of the development plan are of high quality. This includes devising a feasible, efficient and innovative clinical plan, with clear decision points/criteria to inform project progression to PoC.
  • Ensure alignment of early clinical strategy and decision criteria with objective criteria within the TPVP, enabling seamless transition post-PoC to late phase development.  
  • Operational delivery:  Act as study physician for project clinical studies (phase I-IIa, as well as relevant Translational Medicine studies). This will include design and protocol authoring, medical input and writing of sections of key documents (protocol, regulatory, IB) to study operational set-up procedures and regulatory interactions, medical oversight/monitoring of studies, results interpretation and presentation. Ensure clinical/medical feasibility of study protocols. 

Essential requirements

  • Registered medical doctor (preferably with MD or PhD post-graduate qualification, or equivalent)
  • Experience in early drug development either as PI/sub-PI in external clinical trials as a practicing clinician, or gained via industry roles.
  • Proven track record of successful leadership of and contribution to clinical/scientific projects.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of and strong aptitude for early clinical drug development.
  • Demonstrate good understanding of research principles and technologies underpinning pre-clinical drug development.
  • Strong drive to initiate and apply innovative approaches to early drug development.
  • Delivering projects of high quality, to time and on budget.
  • Communicates effectively with internal and external stakeholders including project team members, senior management, key opinion leaders and regulatory agencies.
  • Inclusive, enthusiastic and collegiate approach enabling high quality performance in a matrix environment. Able to manage uncertainty and organisational change.

Please do contact me if interested to discuss in more detail.

To Apply!

To apply for this role, please contact me, the Clinical & Medical Hiring Lead, asking for Roland Schnapka, on +44 (0)207 801 3387 or send a full CV to Alternatively, please press the red “Apply for position” button and follow the registration process.

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