Clinical Research Scientist, Cell Therapy

The Clinical Research Scientist will be responsible for management of all operational aspects of the assigned clinical trials and will ensure their high quality. S/he will work in collaboration with the Medical Director(s) and contract research organizations (CROs) and will require minimal instruction.


  • Act as subject matter expert and manager on all operational aspects of sponsored studies, thus contributing to ensure adherence to internal SOPs
  • Accountable for planning and executing clinical trials through all phases of the trial, from feasibility assessment until clinical study report (CSR) and publication
  • Leads the following trial-related tasks and documents:
    • Support the writing of clinical protocols and related documents in collaboration with the Medical Director(s)
    • Lead the operational part of the clinical trial protocol development process
    • Contribute to the medical/scientific input for the development of trial-related documents
    • Liaise with CROs to obtain approval from internal review boards when applicable
  • Support the Medical Director(s) in developing effective working relationship with clinical sites and investigators to optimize scientific quality/innovation of clinical study design, reporting, and execution of clinical trials
  • Support investigator meetings with Medical Directors, investigators, and CROs
  • Accountable for all internal meetings related to the assigned clinical trials
  • Develop clinical outsourcing specifications with line functions to facilitate bid templates and selection of CROs; manage interface with CROs for clinical trials
  • Develop effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Ensure all deliverables are produced according to timelines, budget, quality standards, and SOPs; report study progress and issues with their resolution; lead trial level interactions with all relevant functions including CMC, Drug Supply Management and CROs
  • Perform clinical review of study data, including communicating as necessary to resolve data queries, draft/update/review data review plans, support Medical Director in data review (trend identification, action plans, reports) and presentations to internal and external stakeholders
  • In collaboration with the Medical Director(s) and the CROs, lead the medical/scientific review of clinical trial data, interim and final analyses, publications, and presentations (both internal and external)


  • B.S. or M.S. in health or life sciences required, other additional relevant advanced-degree and/or certification preferred
  • A minimum of 5 years technical, operational and managerial experience in planning, executing, reporting, and publishing clinical studies in a pharmaceutical company or CRO
  • Experience in cell therapy clinical trials preferred
  • Commitment to the company's corporate values: Patient-focused, Passion, Integrity, Excellence, One Team

Interested candidates should send their resume to