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Associate Director, Scientific Affairs - Oncology

Company: Chiltern
Location: United Kingdom,United States,Germany
Reference: 6252
Closing Date: 20 Aug 17
Type: Full Time
Salary (£): On Application
Benefits: Excellent and competitive benefits

Job Summary:

home or office based in the U.S. or EU


Job Background

Associate Director, Scientific Affairs - Oncology

The Associate Director, Scientific Affairs – Oncology provides Chiltern with clinical subject matter expertise in Oncology where Chiltern has clients, including (but not limited to): emerging trends; expert-level insights regarding the priorities of thought leaders and client organizations; and guidance on strategies to optimize the clinical and operational priorities of Chiltern’s businesses.   


Duties & Responsibilities


  • Proactively maintain clinical expertise in a therapeutic area, ensuring that s/he is recognized as a thought leader within and outside of the company
  • Assist in preparation of oncology clinical trial proposals
  • Contribute to the development and execution of scientific affairs plans in support of best clinical practices and overall corporate objectives aligned with brand strategy
  • Provide clinical insight and strategy to all company activities, collaborating across functions to ensure the highest level of subject matter knowledge for employees who maximize patient outcomes
  • Support the development of impactful scientific and clinical education, review and approve promotional materials to ensure information is accurate and in accordance with regulatory requirements
  • Contribute to the implementation of scientific affairs practices to assess new indications, the treating community, patient pathways, identifying patients for clinical research, and developing a thorough understanding of the disease area
  • Participate as a subject matter expert on cross-functional teams to ensure patient-focused activities, including responses to internal and external requests for support to all stakeholders
  • Support, and actively participate in, clinical education activities, such as advisory boards, speaker development programs, and other professional organizations
  • Support with the development and delivery of reports as required by department colleagues and line manager



  • Doctorate-level degree in natural sciences
  • 2-5 years’ experience in clinical development of oncology products
  • Minimum 10 + years of scientific affairs experience in the CRO industry, or an equivalent combination of education and experience to successfully perform the key responsibilities of the job
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain credible and influential relationships with external thought leaders in Oncology
  • Previous Clinical Operations experience (design and implementation of clinical trials) in Oncology
  • String written and oral communication skills
  • Experience in the methods of immunomodulation for treatment of cancer or diseases of autoimmunity preferred

Chiltern is an EEO / AA Employer and is committed to providing opportunities to minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and veterans.


depends upon experience

Position Type

Full Time


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Contact Information:

Address:  Illinois, USA
1425 Tri-State Parkway, Suite 110 Gurnee, USA
IL 60031

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