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Study Physician - Immuno-Oncology

Company: Kyowa Kirin International plc
Location: Galashiels, Edinburgh
Reference: 241111
Closing Date: 28 Dec 16
Type: Full Time
Salary (£): On Application
Benefits: Pension, Private Medical Insurance, Income Protection, Life Assurance

Job Summary:

Responsible for overall robustness of study data, develop and execute medical monitoring plans. Provide medical and therapeutic expertise into all areas of the development process. Help shape the future of immuno-oncology medicines of the future.


Study Physician, Oncology

  • Excellent opportunity with growing organisation
  • Salary band of £100k+
  • One hour South of Edinburgh, may consider London

As a Study Physician it is important for you to have: 1) a robust pipeline to work with; 2) talented team members who are renowned in their therapeutic area to learn from and bounce ideas around and 3) a fantastic working environment so you can thrive. With Kyowa Kirin Development (Kyowa Kirin) you get all three.  Plus, with a full calendar of development projects, there is no better time to join us. 

Kyowa Kirin is the Western Development arm of Kyowa Hakko Kirin (KHK). Based both in Princeton and Galashiels Scotland, we have the enviable opportunity to take the state-of-the art science from KHK labs and develop these into vital medicines for patients in need.  

Study Physician

As a Study Physician you will be an integral part of this process. You will be responsible for the overall robustness of the study data and you’ll develop and execute medical monitoring plans. You’ll interact with an international team and study site personnel on protocol-related medical issues, working with the team to resolve issues. You’ll provide medical and therapeutic expertise into all areas of the development process. This role offers you the opportunity to help shape the future of immuno-oncology medicines of the future.

This is a key position reporting into the VP Medical Sciences who is an expert in the field of immune-oncology drug development. In order to be successful in this role you will meet the following:

  • Medical Doctor degree (or equivalent) with at least 5 years of post-graduate medical training; board eligible or board certified haematologist/oncologist is preferred
  • Have experience as a Study Physician with knowledge of Oncology, preferably Immuno-Oncology
  • Skilled in writing and conducting clinical protocols in all phases of clinical development with an in-depth understanding of the scientific methodology and clinical research based on scientific medical principles
  • Knowledge of ICH-GCP, FDA and EMEA regulations and guidelines
  • Hands-on and capable of working to tight deadlines with significant responsibility.
  • Excellent communicator in English

You will have the character to develop strong working relationships with both internal and external team members, working collegiately, always keeping the patient as your focus. 

Above all you’ll align with our company’s DNA: you get results; you have a sense of urgency and you execute flawlessly.


  • Pension scheme
  • Private medical insurance
  • Other voluntary benefits include: Childcare Vouchers, Bike to Work

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Contact Information:

Address:  Head Office
Galabank Business Park, Galashiels , Selkirkshire
Tel:  +44 1896 664000
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