Associate Director, Oncology Clinical Science- Job ID: 1308

Ascendis Pharma

Ascendis Pharma

Palo Alto, CA, USA
Posted on Saturday, February 10, 2024

This role is involved in the design, monitoring, and data analysis of the Company’s oncology clinical trials. As such, the Associate Director, Oncology Clinical Scientist is an important and visible member of the Oncology team.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide input to protocol design, provide oversight of clinical data (entry by sites, data completeness/accuracy working closely with ClinOps/Biometrics/Data Management teams), and support site and subject retention in clinical trials alongside the Medical Monitor(s)
  • Develop and maintain up to date slide presentations for internal meetings related to the clinical trial(s)
  • Ensure successful completion of documents (including protocols, investigator brochure, safety monitoring plan, site training materials, clinical study report, health authority responses, standard operating procedures, etc.) with cross-functional team members
  • Represent Clinical Development on study teams and cross-functional teams as appropriate or as delegated by the Medical Monitor(s)
  • Ensure consistent use of language and criteria across multiple oncology projects (including partner studies)
  • Ensure study integrity and track accumulating clinical data in real time
  • Analyse, evaluate, and support accurate interpretation and reporting of clinical data
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of relevant science, medical information, good clinical practices, and regulatory guidance
  • Able to mentor and manage clinical scientists or interns (assigned as direct reports) within Clinical Development
  • Collaborate with—and serve as a clinical research resource for—cross-functional colleagues to optimize product development
  • Cultivate relationships with investigative sites, clinical consultants, and key opinion leaders to represent the interests of the company
  • Contribute to corporate strategic and organizational initiatives
  • Complete assigned tasks thoroughly, accurately, and on time
  • Adhere to rigorous ethical standards
  • Travel up to 20% domestically and internationally for scientific meetings