Medical Director - ICOS- Clinical Development - GSK Oncology (Biotech)
Are you looking for an opportunity in Oncology Clinical Development where you can be an integral part of a team supporting preferentially first-in-class transformational drug-candidates that affect the immune system to maximize tumor control and result in increased survival of patients? If so, this is the role for you.
GSK Oncology R&D is focused on building industry-leading portfolios in three cutting-edge areas of science:
The Medical Director will be an integral part of the Clinical Team within the GSK Immuno-Oncology (IO) Discovery Performance Unit (DPU). The IO-DPU focuses on the pre-clinical and early clinical development of novel, preferentially first-in-class transformational drug-candidates that affect the immune system to maximize tumor control and result in increased survival of patients. Assets includes ICOS agonist, OX40 agonist, TLR-4 agonist, and other IO agents.
The Medical Director will be responsible for all aspects related to the clinical development of either a single therapy or combinations.
In this role, the Medical Director will belong to multi-functional drug development team(s) and will work closely with scientists, statisticians, and other physicians in the discovery and translational medicine groups.
The Medical Director will be reporting within and managing clinical development team(s) consisting of physicians and clinical scientists, and will provide critical clinical guidance from the selection of a drug candidate to the initial proof-of-concept in clinical trials passing through phase I, II, and pivotal phase IIII, including regulatory filing and registration. The Medical Director will also contribute scientific and medical expertise as well as expertise in clinical trial design insights to the activities of the Clinical Team.
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About GSK Oncology
GSK Oncology is committed to the discovery and development of new and potentially life-changing therapies for patients with cancer. Our vision is for people with cancer to not only to live, but to live well, because we are delivering innovative and transformational medicines. We have strictly focused our portfolio on innovation with a focus on the leading edges of science: immuno-oncology, cell therapy and epigenetics. Our deep insight into cancer biology coupled with strategic partnerships will allow us to develop synergistic combinations with transformational potential.
On December 3, 2018 we announced our agreement to acquire TESARO, an oncology-focused company based in the US. The proposed transaction will significantly strengthen our pharmaceutical business, accelerating the build of our pipeline and commercial capability in oncology.
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