Director Biomarker Strategy (Clinical Development)

  • Cambridge, MA


: $57,440.00 - $80,040.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Scientific Research

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Director Biomarker Strategy (Clinical Development)
Your tasks and responsibilities
The primary responsibilities of this role, Director
Biomarker Strategy (Clinical Development), are
+ Will be biomarker project leader (BPL)
for one or more development programs and resume in this role
strategic, clinical, scientific, technical and budgetary planning
for the assigned biomarker projects. Act as an equal member of the
GPT, when required. Will provide relevant Oncology expertise to GPT
when evaluating and developing translation and biomarker
+ Acts as thought partner to ER leaders,
proactively following early projects prior to D2, and taking an
active role from D2 onwards, assembling resources for subsequent
biomarker activities on the project. Will draw on resources from
across the organization, particularly the TRGs, to ensure delivery
of appropriate biomarker strategy;
+ Ensures coordination of all aspects of
biomarker delivery in synchronization with the drug R&D
process, informed by deep understanding of clinical development in
Oncology and state-of-the-art biomarker use in Oncology. Will own,
source and develop distinctive biomarker knowledge to support Bayer
differentiation strategy, when
+ Defines, communicates and executes on
the biomarker strategy for each development program where he/she is
BPL; represents biomarker related aspects internally and externally
in meetings with authorities and ethics committees, and with
external key opinion leaders; builds and maintains network with
academic institutions/diagnostic companies in Oncology. Will work
closely with ECL to ensure translation strategy has maximum success
rate supported by a developable
+ Leads via internal and external
collaborations the development of biomarkers and/or segmentation
tools for internal decision making and/or as intended part of the
product definition, whether to measure response (to aid dose
finding or as surrogate endpoint) or to identify patient
Who you are
+ May be nominated as Clinical
Pharmacology Leader (CPL) or Early Clinical Leader (ECL). In this
role he/she leads the global CS team and independently creates,
updates and implements the CS development plan. He/she presents it
on internal decision making committees, represents CS in global
project teams and coordinates the preparation and submission of the
CS dossier;
+ Independently analyses, interprets and
presents results from biomarker analyses and draws scientifically
valid conclusions that support and enable decision
Your success will be driven by your demonstration of
our LIFE values. More specifically related to this position,
Bayer seeks an incumbent who possesses the
Required Qualifications:
+ Medical doctor (MD) and/or PhD in
Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, or
+ Proven track record of research and/or
clinical development in Oncology, including a minimum of 10 years
combined experience in industry and
+ Thorough understanding of
pathophysiology and therapies in
+ Focus on biomarkers (incl.
patient stratification for personalized medicine), including
experience with regulatory framework for bio sampling, biomarkers,
translational medicine in
+ Outstanding scientific reputation as
evidenced by multiple publications in peer reviewed journals and as
speaker of conferences;
+ Strong network in the academic and
clinical community of Oncology;
+ Strong leadership skills, comfortable
to marshal resources from different parts of the organization in
the absence of formal reporting
+ Excellent interpersonal and
communication skills (fluency in English, oral and written),
confident team player, assertive but willing to listen and to seek
and learn from the views of
+ Strategic influencing skills with
experience in stakeholder management at leadership team level; able
to set and communicate a strategic
Your application
Bayer offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs. If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and you have the \"Passion to Innovate\" and the \"Power to Change\", we encourage you to apply now. Job postings will remain open for a minimum of ten business days and are subject to immediate closure thereafter without additional notice. To all recruitment agencies: Bayer does not accept unsolicited third party resumes.
Bayer is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans
Bayer is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations in its application process for individuals with disabilities and encourages applicants with disabilities to request any needed accommodation(s) using the contact information below.
Country:United States
Location:MA-Cambridge, NJ-Whippany
Functional Area:[sap_fa_35]
Entry Level:5
Associated topics: clinical, clinical development, clinical informatics, clinical trial, coordinator, lab, laboratory, research, research coordinator

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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