Bristol Myers Squibb Senior Clinical Trial Physician -Immunology/Rheumatology in Summit, New Jersey
At Bristol Myers Squibb, we are inspired by a single vision – transforming patients’ lives through science. In oncology, hematology, immunology and cardiovascular disease – and one of the most diverse and promising pipelines in the industry – each of our passionate colleagues contribute to innovations that drive meaningful change. We bring a human touch to every treatment we pioneer. Join us and make a difference.
Senior Clinical Trial Physician
Clinical Development Team Lead, Early Assets/Neurology
R&D / Global Drug Development
Functional Area Description
The Senior Clinical Trial Physician sits within Global Drug Development (GDD), an organization dedicated to the effective design and execution of drug development. The GDD organization drives clinical development strategy, design, execution, and interpretation of clinical trials.
Provides clinical development leadership to one or more Development Teams (DTs)
Serves as a primary source of medical accountability and oversight for multiple clinical trials
Matrix management responsibilities across the internal and external network
Manages Phase 2 – Phase 3 studies, with demonstrated decision making capabilities
Provides medical and scientific expertise to cross-functional BMS colleagues
In collaboration with the Clinical Development Team Lead, designs and develops clinical plans and protocols with a strong strategic focus based on knowledge of asset/drug, disease area and relevant science
Leads the Clinical Development Team (CDT), which reports to the overall DT
Leads collaboration with Clinical Scientists (CS) to provide medical and strategic oversight in protocol development
Leads medical data review of trial data, including eligibility review
Holds responsibility for site interactions in partnership with the CS for medical questions and education
Holds responsibility for assessment of key safety-related adverse events in partnership with Drug Safety experts
Fulfills GCP and compliance obligations for clinical conduct and maintains all required training for these
Partners with CS to support executional delivery of studies (e.g., site activation, enrollment status, as well as adjudication of protocol deviations)
Identifies and builds relationships with principal investigators. Identifies and cultivates thought leaders to gain their input on emerging science in drug and biomarker research, disease knowledge, and clinical investigation.
Maintains a strong medical/scientific reputation within the disease area. Has in-depth knowledge of etiology, natural history, diagnosis, and treatment of the disorder. Holds strong expertise in the disease area by attending scientific conferences and through ongoing review of the literature
Keeps abreast of development and regulatory issues related to competitive compounds in development and how our portfolio fits into the competitive landscape
Provides ongoing medical education in partnership with collaborating CS for protocol-specific training, supporting the study team, investigators, and other stakeholders
Contributes to expertise in key Health Authority interactions and advisory board meetings
Authors/drafts clinical content for CSRs, regulatory reports, briefing books and submission documents in partnership with CS
- MD (or ex-US equivalent) required; sub-specialty training in rheumatology and/or experience in conducting trials in the rheumatology therapeutic area is preferred.
- 5 or more years of industry experience and/or clinical trials experience is preferred
Key Competency Requirements
Keen, strategic and critical mindset
Ability to communicate information clearly and lead presentations in scientific and clinical settings
Expertise in the scientific method to test hypotheses, including statistical design, analysis, and interpretation
Expertise in drug development processes
Expertise in the components needed to execute an effective clinical plan and protocols
Strong leadership skills with proven ability to lead and work effectively in a team environment
Some domestic and international travel is required
About Bristol-Myers Squibb
Bristol-Myers Squibb is a global Biopharma company committed to a single mission: to discover, develop, and deliver innovative medicines focused on helping millions of patients around the world in therapeutic areas such as oncology, cardiovascular, and immunology and fibrosis. Join us and make a difference. We hire the best people and provide them with a work environment that places a premium on diversity, integrity, collaboration and personal development. Through a culture of inclusion, we create a better, more productive work environment. We believe that the diverse experiences and perspectives of all our employees help to drive innovation and transformative business results.
Around the world, we are passionate about making an impact on the lives of patients with serious diseases. Empowered to apply our individual talents and diverse perspectives in an inclusive culture, our shared values of passion, innovation, urgency, accountability, inclusion and integrity bring out the highest potential of each of our colleagues.
Bristol Myers Squibb recognizes the importance of balance and flexibility in our work environment. We offer a wide variety of competitive benefits, services and programs that provide our employees with the resources to pursue their goals, both at work and in their personal lives.
Company: Bristol Myers Squibb
Req Number: R1536589-en-us
Updated: 2021-03-05 02:19:51.051 UTC
Location: Summit,New Jersey
Bristol Myers Squibb is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, pregnancy, citizenship, marital status, gender expression, genetic information, political affiliation, or any other characteristic protected by law.