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19 days agoRoche

Clinical Scientist Neuroscience and Rare Diseases

  • CDI
  • Basel (Bezirk Arlesheim)
  • Teaching

Job description

·  Job facts

At Roche, we believe it's urgent to deliver medical solutions right now – even as we develop innovations for the future. We are passionate about transforming patients' lives and we are daring in both decision and action. And we believe that good business means a better world. That is why we come to work each day. We commit ourselves to scientific rigour, unassailable ethics, and access to medical innovations for all. We do this today to build a better tomorrow.

The position is based in the Early Development group within the Neuroscience and Rare Diseases (NRD) department in Roche Pharma Research and Early Development (pRED) in Basel, Switzerland. The Early Development group designs and implements clinical development programs for our pipeline molecules from Phase 0-2, as well as non-interventional studies.

We are looking for highly motivated, creative, collaborative and innovative colleagues to support clinical development in a Clinical Scientist role. The position supports the overall planning, evaluation and documentation for assigned global Phases 0-2 studies focused on Neuroscience and Rare diseases, in close cooperation with other functions including Clinical Operations and Medical Directors. Experience with the design and conduct of clinical research studies is essential for the role. A track-record in neuroscience indications is desired, for example neuroimmunology, movement disorders, dementias, neurodevelopment and neurologic rare diseases. Strong quantitative and methodological skills are essential.

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You should bring a positive, energetic, creative and solution-seeking mindset and to proactively contribute to interdisciplinary clinical project teams. The values of integrity, passion, courage, scientific curiosity, humility and responsibility, are important for success in the role.

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Your activities will include the development and writing of study documentation including protocols, informed consent forms, clinical study reports, as well as clinical science input for study-specific operational and regulatory documents.

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You will be responsible for ongoing monitoring of clinical activities and study conduct, coordination of data collection, data cleaning and review, analysis, and interpretation as well as preparation and presentation of results for informed decision-making.

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Participate in study management as clinical science representative to ensure trial deliverables are met according to timelines, budget, quality standards and operational procedures, within a global multidisciplinary cross-functional Study Management Team (SMT)

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You will provide training and science input to operation colleagues and study site staff, as agreed with clinical operations.

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You will monitor study progress on a regular basis to identify any problems or issues that could affect the results or completion of the study; you will investigate and employ problem-solving strategies.

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You will collaborate with internal experts, leading academics, and external industry-based authorities and providers regarding experimental medicine and translational medicine studies

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You will stay at the forefront of scientific and technical excellence by collaborating with the scientific community, contributing to presenting and publishing high-quality scientific abstracts, posters, articles and participating in key conferences

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You will contribute to experimental medicine studies and/or projects in collaboration with internal or external Partners

Are you interested? We are looking for the following qualifications:

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Doctoral degree (e.g., PhD, PharmD, or equivalent) in a relevant scientific field (e.g. Neuroscience, Pharmacology, Psychology).

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Experience (minimum 1-3 years; preference for ≥3 years) in drug development and clinical trials methodology and execution (Phase 0-2 preferable)

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Clinical research experience in one or more of our focus areas (neurodevelopmental disorders, dementia, movement disorders, neuroimmunology) strongly preferred

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Track-record of impactful scientific research

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Ability to acquire knowledge in different disease indications and therapeutic areas

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Able to collaborate and thrive in a matrix environment and interact with a variety of individuals outside (e.g. investigators, partners, KOLs) and inside the company (e.g. regulatory affairs, biostatistics, clinical pharmacology, project management)

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Experienced with authoring study-related documents (protocol, investigator brochure, regulatory reports, etc.), clinical data review, analysis, interpretation, and reporting.

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Excellent analytical and quantitative skills.

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Familiar with ICH-GCP regulation and regulatory guidance documents about clinical trials

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Strong project-management skills and ability to prioritize tasks in a dynamic environment

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Excellent written and oral communication skills in English

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Strong leadership and team-relationship skills and ability to interact in a cross-functional matrix, to represent clinical science in study management teams, project teams, and across the whole organization

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Capacity and willingness to disseminate scientific output related to clinical trial results

Are you ready to apply? Roche embraces diversity and equal opportunity in a serious way. We are committed to building teams that represent a range of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills.

If you still have questions then please check our FAQs and videos on careers.roche.ch/faq.

·  Who we are

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Roche is an equal opportunity employer.

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