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Associate Director, Clinical Scientist, Oncology

  • Basking Ridge, New Jersey, United States of America / Tarrytown, New York, United States of America
  • Global Development
  • R27946

Job Description

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We are seeking a Associate Director to join out Oncology Clinical Development department. The Associate Director Clinical Sciences leads in the development, evaluation, planning and execution of clinical studies and ensures scientific integrity and interpretation of study data of a clinical development program. The Associate Director leads in a matrix environment as part of a cross-functional team and may contribute to candidate development projects through early and/or late phase development. The Associate Director reports to the Director, Clinical Sciences and collaborates closely with Medical Director(s) (MDs) to provide scientific expertise necessary to design and deliver on clinical studies and programs.

As an Associate Director a typical day may include the following:

  • May function as lead Clinical Scientist for program, and/or as delegate of Therapeutic area Lead Clinical Scientist

  • Contributes to program team meetings, scientific advisory boards, study steering committees and data/safety monitoring meetings; may represent function in collaborative activities with other departments; Member of the Clinical Study Team and Global Clinical SubTeam

  • Maintains proficient understanding of therapeutic disease area(s) and drug candidate including underlying disease biology, clinical manifestations and therapeutic standard practice, compound(s) including mechanism of action and drug landscape as well as maintaining compliance in accordance with FDA, EMEA, ICH and GCP guidelines as well as applicable SOPs regarding clinical safety

  • Possesses proficient scientific expertise to propose, design, and execute clinical research and development studies for early and/or late stage assets; able to conceive and communicate strategy proposals well-grounded in supporting literature.

  • Develops the Expanded Synopsis and authors clinically relevant sections and reviews other scientific portions of clinical trial protocols and amendments

  • Authors and/or reviews documents related to trials, such as medical monitoring plans, SAPs, informed consents and clinical components of the Clinical Study Reports with minimal guidance and supports the development of regulatory documents; performs quality review and may approve; adjudicate and resolve cross functional comments with minimal support

  • Leads planning and prepares information for external /stakeholder meetings (IM, Governance, DMCs, Regulatory Authority); Presents data and information to external investigators (SIV) and internal stakeholders

  • Performs clinical/medical data review, including safety monitoring and activities and procedures that ensure patient safety

  • Proficient analytical knowledge and skills to understand how program objectives and design impact data analysis; Identifies risks and designs mitigation strategies

  • Promotes consistent first line medical/clinical data review techniques and conventions across studies/programs; Reviews clinical data review plan and authors medical monitoring plan for assigned studies/program

This role may be for you if:

  • Ability to lead activities within a matrix environment; Exhibits confidence and professional diplomacy, while effectively relating to people at all levels internally and externally; Demonstrated ability to Influence within team and may influence across functionally

  • Demonstrates initiative, creativity and innovation skills. Directly or indirectly contributes to the development of innovations; Identifies opportunities for process improvements.

  • Resolves novel problems requiring creative application of advanced skill, training, and education

  • May serve as a peer coach learning how to mentor and provides guidance to junior members of department and cross-functional team members as appropriate

To be considered for this role, you must have a Bachelor’s Degree; Advanced degree or equivalent education/degree in life science/healthcare preferred (PhD/MD/PharmD/MSc) is preferred. ≥ 10 years of pharmaceutical clinical drug development experience. Other levels considered depending on experience. We are seeking proven leadership experience and accomplishment in all aspects of conducting global clinical trials and execution of clinical programs. Strong cross-functional management, interpersonal and problem-solving skills. Proficient knowledge of clinical development process, regulatory requirements and ICH/GCP guidelines.

Does this sound like you? Apply now to take your first steps toward living the Regeneron Way! We have an inclusive and diverse culture that provides comprehensive benefits including health and wellness programs, fitness centers and equity awards, annual bonuses, and paid time off for eligible employees at all levels!

Regeneron is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or belief (or lack thereof), sex, nationality, national or ethnic origin, civil status, age, citizenship status, membership of the Traveler community, sexual orientation, disability, genetic information, familial status, marital or registered civil partnership status, pregnancy or parental status, gender identity, gender reassignment, military or veteran status, or any other protected characteristic in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations to participate in the job application process. Please contact us to discuss any accommodations you think you may need.

The salary ranges provided are shown in accordance with U.S. law and apply to U.S. based positions, where the hired candidate will be located in the U.S. If you are outside the U.S, please speak with your recruiter about salaries and benefits in your location.

Salary Range (annually)

$170,100.00 - $277,500.00