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Medical Director, Clinical Development

Company: Kite Pharma
Location: Santa Monica
Posted on: June 17, 2022

Job Description:

Kite is continuing to hire for all open roles. Our interview process may be conducted virtually and some roles will be asked to temporarily work from home. Over the coming weeks and months, we will be implementing a phased approach to bringing employees back to site to ensure the health and safety of our teams.For Current Kite Pharma Employees and Contractors:Please log onto your Internal Career Site to apply for this job.Job DescriptionKite is a cell therapy company that is focused on providing patients with highly effective, life-saving therapies. - We have two commercial products, Yescarta and Tecartus, along with a robust pipeline of various autologous and allogeneic clinical programs. -The Medical Director of Hematology/Oncology provides medical monitoring to multiple clinical trials. Additionally, the Director leads the project teams to design and implement clinical studies at high quality and in a time and cost-effective manner in line with the department and corporate goals and within regulatory and resource guidelines. This position reports to the Executive Medical Director of Clinical Development.ResponsibilitiesProvide medical monitoring to multiple oncology clinical trialsLead project teams to design and implement clinical studiesWrite protocols, investigator brochures, clinical study reports and review clinical trial documentsConduct investigator meetings and lead site initiation visits with clinical trial investigatorsExecute and deploy drug development strategic plans, develop contingency plans, provide technical and strategic advice, and meet milestones and budgetsTranslate findings from research and nonclinical studies into clinical development opportunitiesInteract with clinical investigators and thought leadersWork with internal regulatory affairs team and other ethical guidelines relevant to the pharmaceutical industry, and ensure compliance with these external guidelinesWork with internal pre-clinical scientists, translational scientists, business and commercial organizations in a cross functional mannerWork in a team environment comprising clinical operations, biomarker specialists, CROs, and regulatory affairsBasic QualificationsMD/DO degree and 8+ years of clinical or biotech/pharma industry experiencePreferred QualificationsBoard certification/specialization in Hematology or Oncology and experience managing oncology trialsAt least 3 years of relevant drug development experience, either within industry or as a clinical investigator/physician scientist in academia, or equivalent experienceProven clinical development strategist with experience designing, implementing and conducting clinical trials, with emphasis on proof-of-concept and first-in-human studiesKnowledge of carrying out hematology/oncology clinical trials, including knowledge of hematology/oncology treatment optionsStrategic leadership and tactical skills, excellent initiative and judgmentDemonstrated ability to develop and maintain excellent working relationships with both internal colleagues and external contacts, including key thought leaders, and investigatorsDemonstrated ability to work well in teams in a cross functional mannerAbility to communicate and work independently with scientific/technical personnelAbility to think critically, and demonstrated troubleshooting and problem-solving skillsSelf-motivated and willing to accept temporary responsibilities outside of initial job descriptionComfortable in a fast-paced small company environment with minimal direction and able to adjust workload based upon changing prioritiesMay travel up to 25%Colorado Job Applicants: The salary range for this position is:$206,080.00 - $309,120.00Kite considers a range of factors, including background and experience, when determining base compensation. These considerations means actual compensation will vary. -Position is also eligible for bonus and benefits. For more information, visit https://www.gilead.com/careers/compensation-benefits-and-wellbeingKite is a biopharmaceutical company engaged in the development of innovative cancer immunotherapies with a goal of providing rapid, long-term durable response and eliminating the burden of chronic care. The company is focused on chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) and T cell receptor (TCR) engineered cell therapies designed to empower the immune system's ability to recognize and kill tumors. Kite is based in Santa Monica, CA. For more information on Kite, please visit . Sign up to follow @KitePharma on Twitter at .For jobs in the United States:As an equal opportunity employer, Gilead Sciences Inc. is committed to a diverse workforce. Employment decisions regarding recruitment and selection will be made without discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, -genetic information or characteristic, gender identity and expression, veteran status, or other non-job related characteristics or other prohibited grounds specified in applicable federal, state and local laws. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants who require accommodation in the job application process may contact -careers@gilead.com -for assistance.Following extensive monitoring, research, consideration of business implications and advice from internal and external experts, Kite has made the decision to require all U.S., Canada, Australia, and Singapore employees and contractors to receive the COVID-19 vaccines as a condition of employment. "Full vaccination" is defined as two weeks after both doses of a two-dose vaccine or two weeks since a single-dose vaccine has been administered. Anyone unable to be vaccinated, either because of a sincerely held religious belief or a medical condition or disability that prevents them from being vaccinated, can request a reasonable accommodation.---For more information about equal employment opportunity protections, please view the -'EEO is the Law' poster.NOTICE: EMPLOYEE POLYGRAPH PROTECTION ACTYOUR RIGHTS UNDER THE FAMILY AND MEDICAL LEAVE ACTPAY TRANSPARENCY NONDISCRIMINATION PROVISIONOur environment respects individual differences and recognizes each employee as an integral member of our company. Our workforce reflects these values and celebrates the individuals who make up our growing team.Gilead provides a work environment free of harassment and prohibited conduct. We promote and support individual differences and diversity of thoughts and opinion.For Current Kite Pharma Employees and Contractors:Please log onto your Internal Career Site to apply for this job.SummaryLocation: United States - Remote; United States - California - Santa MonicaType: Full time

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