Pfizer Director Clinical Oncology (MD required) in La Jolla, California

ROLE SUMMARY

  • The MD Clinician is responsible for working collaboratively with the members of the development team (including a medically qualified individual) to establish the clinical development plan(s) for one or more compounds from lead development in discovery to Phase I-II clinical trials, and for designing/executing and reporting protocols for studies included in the development plan.

  • The MD Clinician is accountable for patient safety in the Pfizer-sponsored trials and provides medical guidance during the design, execution, and reporting for clinical studies

ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Depending on experience, may contribute to or be primarily responsible for formulation of clinical development plans. Contributes to or may independently design protocols, amendments and conduct data review, analysis and interpretation.

  • Accountable for safety across the study, including regular review of safety data (including but not limited to SAEs) and response to safety issues

  • Ensures development of and adherence to Safety Review Plan (SRP). Consistent with Safety Review Plan, performs and documents regular review of individual subject safety data and performs review of cumulative safety data with the Safety Risk Lead or medically qualified individual. The specific components of safety data review are detailed in the Safety Data Review Guide - for Clinicians and SRM01. May contribute to or be primarily responsible for Go-No recommendations for the compound, including recommendation to advance to FIH after review of the preclinical package and involvement with transition and preparation to Phase III.

  • In collaboration with members of the development team may prepare strategy presentations, present and discuss data at relevant team, governance, external consultants, KOLs and potentially regulatory meetings as well as author clinical sections of regulatory documents (IB, Annual Reports, IND sections, CSR). Must have proven scientific writing skills and good communication skills.

  • Interface with discovery, safety sciences, statistics, PK/PD, marketing, regulatory, outcomes research, development operations, other members of the extended project team(s), internal governance, external experts and regulators.

  • Participates in the development and delivery of protocol training for investigator site(s), Pfizer personnel, and CRO staff.

  • In conjunction with study team is responsible for the on-time and within-budget execution of protocols

  • May have functional responsibility for other clinicians assigned to the project and may supervise and develop other colleagues.

  • May act as clinical representative in in-licensing activities such as due diligence reviews and reports.

  • May transition early development clinical programs into late stage development.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Requires MD and demonstrated depth and breadth of knowledge and experience in clinical research in the academic, clinical practice or industry setting

  • Familiarity with related disciplines (e.g. biostatistics, regulatory, pre-clinical pharmacology, pharmaceutical sciences).

  • Demonstrated scientific writing skills and good communication skills.

  • This job role does require individual to be medically qualified as defined: 1) obtained a Medical degree from a recognized medical school, and 2) been licensed by a health authority to prescribe medicines (independent of supervision) for at least one year (post 'intern/houseman' year) and utilized that license to prescribe medicines in a patient care setting for an aggregate duration for at least one year, and 3) have always been in good standing with their licensing Health Authority.

PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS

N/A

NON-STANDARD WORK SCHEDULE, TRAVEL OR ENVIRONMENT REQUIREMENTS

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Other Job Details:

  • Eligible for Relocation Package - Yes

  • Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus - Yes

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