Cardiovascular Metabolism, Translational Medicine Expert

267667BR
Cardiovascular Metabolism, Translational Medicine Expert
6500! That’s the number of associates in the Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research (NIBR). This division is the innovation engine of Novartis, focusing on powerful new technologies that have the potential to help produce therapeutic breakthroughs for patients. Translational Medicine (TM) is the clinical research arm of NIBR, and includes about 1000 associates globally. TM plays a pivotal role in bringing innovative medicines to patients, by building on research advances to develop new therapies, and bridging drug discovery and clinical application.

The TM Discovery & Profiling (TMDP) is a group of physicians and clinical researchers who drive that innovative science from discovery to the patient through the selection, profiling, and effective development of medicines.

In the role of Cardiovascular Metabolism (CVM) TM Expert you will collaborate with the CVM TM Head or more experienced TM Expert and develop high value decision-strategies for the Translational Medicine component of drug development projects through the PoC phase.

Your main accountabilities will be:

• Lead global project teams through PoC phase to drive implementation of the PoC strategy; participate in project teams through program life cycle from NTRC to registration. • Responsible for clinical portions of the Integrated Development Plan (IDP) through PoC. • Responsible for implementation of studies during the PoC phase by providing medical and scientific leadership and expertise to all line functions on the project team. This may include methodology studies to identify and validate novel endpoints for early decision making in PoC studies. • Acts as medical monitor for one or more global clinical studies.

• Communicate clinical team matters to project teams and relevant Decision Boards (DADB).
• Convene relevant (internal and external) leaders together to consider the proposed approach to PoC.
• Evaluate clinical centers and foster communication with crucial collaborating investigators.
• Oversee publication and external presentation of PoC clinical study results.
• ccountable for compound related Biomarker strategies; works closely with Biomarker Expert in implementation.
• In collaboration with research scientists, identify, develop, and implement strategy for preclin-ical support of program-related objectives. This includes assessment of medical need, pro-posal of clinical development pathways, and review of preclinical data for clinical implications, and other relevant activities.
• Participate in team presentations to health authorities as TM expert.


What you bring to the role:

Doctoral degree, MD strongly preferred - At least 5 years’ experience in a pharmaceutical/biotech company, CRO, or academic medical center, or related experience - Recognized internally for medical expertise - Significant contributions to a field over time, creates new concepts - Recognized publications record - Excellent written and oral communication/presentation skills - Independence: Able to work independently on study planning and execution, and with supervision on project planning, - Innovation: Seeks out new clinical discovery opportunities and PoC approaches - Demonstrated passion for science


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What you bring to the role:

- Doctoral degree, MD required with clinical subspecialty training preferred in cardiovascular and metabolic disease.
- At least 5 years’ experience in a pharmaceutical/biotech company, CRO, or academic medical center, or related experience
- Recognized internally for medical expertise - Significant contributions to a field over time, creates new concepts
- Recognized publications record
- Excellent written and oral communication/presentation skills -
- Independence: Able to work independently on study planning and execution, and with supervision on project planning,
- Innovation: Seeks out new clinical discovery opportunities and PoC approaches
- Demonstrated passion for science
NIBR
Translational Medicine
USA
Cambridge, MA
NIBRI
Research & Development
Full Time
Regular