Clinical Research Scientist - Oncology/Hematology in Summit, NJ at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 3/14/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description


  • Strong collaboration with cross functional team members 
  • Scheduling and facilitating protocol review meetings 
  • Assist the Clinical Research team to interface with project team members including: Clinical Research Physician, Clinical Operations, Data Management, Statistics, Drug Safety, Regulatory and Project Management. 
  • Review and query of hematology/oncology data including: safety, primary efficacy variables, and laboratory data. 
  • Partecipate in ad hoc meetings 
  • Review literature and prepare summary documents for inclusion in IB, protocols regulatory submission documents, etc. 
  • This position will require strong scientific writing skills and leadership to drive the development of Acute Myeloid Leukemia trials 
  • Oversee and challenges the adequacy of planning for study implementation 
  • In collaboration with the clinical research physician, directs the planning and implementation of clinical programs to meet corporate and clinical research goals 
  • Assist Clinical Research Physician to make recommendations, take action and provide clinical research expertise related to projects 
  • Work with department managers to prioritize project/study timelines to ensure adequate staffing (e.g. data management, drug supply, clinical operations, drug safety) 
  • Collaborates and supports operational activities as need be 
  • Assist in establishing project budgets 
  • Assist with review of ongoing summary hematology/oncology data including: safety, primary efficacy variables, and laboratory data. 
  • Review of Work directly into the clinical database to post and resolve queries with the sites. 
  • Adhere to standard operating procedures, protocols, and study specific guidelines 


  • Advanced Degree in Life Sciences (e.g., nursing, pharmacy or related medical field)
  • Minimum 5 years experience in clinical research development
  • Protocol writing experience is required 
  • Minimum 2 yrs experience in oncology/hematology clinical development 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and interpersonal skills. Must be able to relate effectively to people at all levels of the organization. 
  • Experience with electronic data bases (EDC, RAVE, JReview etc) 
  • Knowledge of clinical trial design, basic statistics, and data review tools 
  • Proficient at data interpretation 
  • Experience in protocol development, study report preparation, Investigator Brochure preparation, regulatory submissions 
  • Full understanding GCP and ICH Guidelines 
  • Detail-oriented, well-organized 
  • Ability to assimilate technical and scientific information quickly 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint; Microsoft project a plus), 
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team


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