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Novocure is a global publicly-traded commercial-stage oncology company developing a profoundly different cancer treatment therapy called tumor treating fields (TTFields) for patients with solid tumors. TTFields therapy is a non-invasive, novel, antimitotic treatment modality which utilizes proprietary technology attempting to slow or reverse tumor progression by inducing tumor cell death. Novocure's commercialized product, Optune, is approved for the treatment of adult patients with glioblastoma (GBM) in the USA, Europe and Israel. Novocure has ongoing or completed clinical trials and is further expanding its efforts into several other solid tumor indications - non-small cell lung cancer, pancreatic cancer, ovarian cancer and other types of solid cancers. 

 

 

To support our Clinical Research Science team, we are looking for a:

 

Clinical Research Scientist (m/w/d)

 

The Clinical Research Scientist is part of Global Clinical Affairs supporting conduct of clinical trial programs comprised of several pilot and pivotal trials in lung, pancreatic, ovarian and hepatocellular cancer. Focus of this position is on the scientific training of and communication with key opinion leaders and physicians involved in clinical research of Tumor Treating Fields (TTFields). It will allow the employee to spearhead the clinical development of a novel technology that has potential to shift the treatment paradigm in oncology.

 

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Development of strong and productive relationships with clinical investigators
  • Appropriate dissemination of clinical and scientific information related to company’s clinical program
  • External communication with investigators and clinical research professionals during conferences, scientific meetings, symposia, webinars and individual meetings
  • Support of clinical affairs and clinical trial teams in identification of potential new investigators and clinical sites, and in the development of relationships with these potential investigators
  • Input in the clinical protocol development
  • Input in data related to DSMB
  • Act as the first point of contact for clinical and medical clarification from investigative sites
  • Support clinical patient enrollment efforts

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS/KNOWLEDGE:

  • Previous experience in oncology is an advantage
  • Medical/scientific and clinical research knowledge
  • Very good presentation skills
  • Ideally some knowledge and understanding of scientific data related to TTFields
  • Advanced communication and interpersonal skills (both written and verbal)
  • Able to work independently, exercise sound judgment, and escalate issues when necessary
  • Able to work efficiently and collaboratively under pressure
  • Able to travel up to 50-60% of time
  • Advanced scientific degree (MD, preferred). However, PhD or PharmD with extensive experience will be considered
  • At least 3 years of experience in clinical research in a similar position
  • Extensive medical, scientific, and clinical research knowledge

 

 

We are looking forward to receive your application to Sebastian Pal, Talent Partner EMEA through our ApplicantPortal. Please find more information about Novocure and our therapy on our website www.novocure.com or by consulting our patient testimonial videos.

 

 

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