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Clinical Scientist - Hematology/Oncology

Updated: Nov 7, 2022

The company

  • Our client is a global pharmaceutical company located near Neuchatel, Switzerland

  • Focused on research and clinical development of innovative medicines across several therapeutic areas, including oncology, hematology and immunology.

  • Flexible working: 1-2 days office-based and the rest home-based.

The Role

Our client is looking for a clinical scientist to join their clinical science team. The clinical scientist will be responsible for designing and executing assigned clinical trial activities and working closely with clinical team members within the assigned project to execute activities. Activities may include:

  • collaborating and liaising with external partners (e.g., KOLs)

  • developing Protocol and ICF documents/amendments and presenting these to governance committee and development team meetings as required

  • conducting literature review

  • submitting clinical documents to TMF

  • developing site and CRA training materials and presenting these at SIVs and Investigator meetings

  • reviewing clinical narratives

  • monitor clinical data for specific trends

  • developing data review plan in collaboration with Data Management

  • ensuring CRF design supports data collection in alignment with the protocol in collaboration with Data Management/Programming

  • submitting clinical contributions to clinical study reports (CSRs) and clinical portions of Regulatory Documents (e.g., IB, DSUR, PSUR, Orphan Annual Reports, HA, EC, IRB responses and contributing to regulatory submission.)


If you are interested in this role, the client is looking for someone with the following background:

  • Degree in Life Sciences (MD, PhD, Pharm D, MS, RN, or another scientific field preferred). Appropriate for a new entrance to pharma (post-fellowship/ new to the industry)

  • Basic knowledge of GCP/ICH, drug development process, study design, statistics, clinical operations

  • Ability to understand assigned protocol(s) and their requirements

  • Basic knowledge skills to support program-specific data review and trend identification

  • Intermediate medical writing skills and medical terminology

  • Basic planning/project management skills (develop short-range plans that are realistic and effective)

  • Detail-oriented with a commitment to quality

  • Basic knowledge of disease area, compound, and current clinical landscape

  • Basic knowledge of the establishment and operation of data monitoring committees, dose review teams, and independent response adjudication committees

  • Intermediate critical thinking and problem-solving skills

  • Adaptable/flexible (willing and able to adjust to multiple demands and shifting priorities; ability to meet day-to-day challenges with confidence and professionalism)

  • Intermediate skills in Microsoft Word/Excel/PowerPoint and data review tools (e.g., Patient Profiles, report generating tools)

***This position has now been filled, please contact to be informed of future similar positions***


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