Senior Clinical Research Scientist

The Clinical Scientist role is an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated individual to be a key contributor to the development and execution of the clinical strategy for one or more oncology programs. Through extensive interaction with the Clinical Development Team, this role will have the opportunity to make strategic and scientific impact on current and future clinical programs, building clinical expertise to collaboratively design, plan, implement, analyze, and report clinical studies. This highly visible key role offers outstanding career and personal development opportunities for motivated candidates.


  • Contribute to and/or lead the design of clinical studies in close collaboration with the Clinical Development Team
  • Monitor protocol compliance including assessment of inclusion and exclusion criteria, patient medical history, concomitant medications, and key safety and efficacy measures
  • In collaboration with the Medical Lead, review protocol deviations to identify cause and appropriate resolution
  • In collaboration with the Medical Lead, perform regular medical review of individual subject data
  • Collaborate with the Clinical Development Team on the review, analysis, and interpretation of study results, including exploratory endpoints and assuring appropriate data review and accurate data reporting
  • Provide scientific support by interpreting safety and efficacy results data, including gathering, analyzing, reviewing, interpreting, and providing preliminary assessments and recommendations
  • In collaboration with the Clinical Development Team, contribute to database lock, statistical analysis plans, and preparation of Clinical Study Reports and other clinical documents.
  • Complete and/or lead other special projects
  • Review and summarize relevant literature
  • Contribute to drafting manuscripts and other publications and presentations
  • Provide support for advisory boards, consultant meetings, and investigator meetings, including preparation and/or delivery of presentations
  • Understand the competitive landscape and provide insights on strategic development pathways
  • Keeps abreast of oncology treatment modalities, drug mechanism of action, approaches to drug development, and regulatory requirements
  • As appropriate, coach and guide less experienced Clinical Scientists
  • Proactively seek out and recommend process improvements
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Minimum of 5 years clinical development experience in the pharmaceutical/biotech industry (clinical science, clinical operations, medical writing, etc.)
  • BS/MS/PhD in a related life science discipline
  • Comprehensive understanding of the drug development process from Phase 1 to Phase 3
  • Prior oncology drug development experience preferred
  • Experience in analysis and interpretation of clinical data (safety and efficacy) and a working knowledge of biostatistics, GCP, and regulatory requirements for clinical studies
  • Experience with interacting with medical monitors, development operations (clinical operations, data management, program management, regulatory affairs, medical writing) and clinical investigators
  • Patient profile and data listing review experience
  • Up to date in new clinical trial designs in oncology
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and scientific writing skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and solid MS PowerPoint, MS Word, MS Excel, and analytical skills
  • High level of organizational and project management skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently in a matrix environment
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Demonstrated ability to influence through collaboration
  • Flexibility to accommodate changes in priorities and project needs


Job Location: Cambridge, MA

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