Clinical Scientist

21.10.2019 | Position with re­spon­si­bil­i­ties | 100%

Clinical Scientist

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 fearless 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 rigor, unassailable ethics, and access to medical innovations for all. We do this today to build a better tomorrow.

The Position

We are seeking an outstanding, highly motivated and hardworking Clinical Scientist to join our Immunology team. Roche’s Pharma Research and Early Development (pRED) is structured by therapeutic areas. The immunology group is part of I2O, the Immunology, Infectious Diseases and Ophthalmology (I2O) Discovery and Translational Area.

Within I2O, the early clinical development group is responsible for developing and executing the early development (Phase I-II) clinical strategies and plans to deliver medically-differentiated therapies that provide meaningful improvement to patients.

The Clinical Scientist participates in the development of the early clinical development strategy and plans and supports the medical lead with various deliverables necessary for effective and efficient execution of the clinical development plan for the assigned molecules or indications.

Clinical Scientists are expected to perform their responsibilities independently and key responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following tasks:

  • Provide operational and scientific leadership expertise in all aspect of study planning, evaluation and documentation for a number of assigned global Phases I-II studies within the agreed strategy, budget and timelines
  • Lead the clinical protocol development process by engaging line function input at the appropriate time
  • Retain operational and scientific input into the finalization of clinical development plans and study related documents, including but not limited to protocols, reports, investigator brochures, IND annual reports, Health Authority (HA) briefing books, IND submissions and responses to Health Authority’s (HA) questions
  • Lead the clinical trial data and medical-scientific review, final analysis and interpretation including the development of clinical trial reports, publications and internal/ external presentations, jointly with the medical lead
  • Provide direction to the global multidisciplinary, cross-functional Study Management Team (SMT) to ensure all trial deliverables are met according to timelines, budget, quality standards and operational procedure, within a matrix environment

Who You Are

You’re someone who wants to influence your own development. You’re looking to be part of a dynamic and growing organization where you have the opportunity to pursue your interests across functions and geographies.

We are looking for a professional with a PhD, MD, MD/PhD or equivalent qualification and experience in clinical trials and in working in a diverse environment.

In addition, we are looking for these qualifications:

  • Solid clinical research experience (>5 years)
  • Strong team player with an international perspective
  • You have the ability to broaden your knowledge base and to get “up to speed” on a new indication within six months
  • Able to evaluate, interpret & synthesize scientific data
  • Present and critically discuss clinical trial data in internal and external meetings
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills in English

If you are proud of contributing and feel you have the dedication to teamwork and innovation that we are seeking, then Roche is the organization for you. Every role at Roche plays a part in making a difference to patients’ lives. If you want work in a passionate team, make your mark & improve lives, apply now.

Roche embraces diversity and equal opportunity in a serious way. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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Position with re­spon­si­bil­i­ties, 100%


F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG
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