Senior Clinical Research Scientist - Hematology/oncology


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: 50% on-site, 50% home-based.

The Role


The successful candidate will be involved in leading a complex combination therapy trial and responsibilities will include:

  • Assist the Clinical Research Scientist 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.

  • Assist with protocol preparation (writing, reviewing, amending and cross-functional facilitation as appropriate).

  • Assist with study start-up activities and database build

  • Participate or lead in Scientific meetings (i.e. Ad-Board, Steering Committee, Data Monitoring Committee)

  • Potentially assume study lead responsibilities, manage study, work independently

  • Multi-tasking, i.e. working on multiple studies and/or multiple deliverables

Experience and Education

  • Advanced Degree in Life Sciences (e.g., nursing, pharmacy or related medical field)

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience as a clinical scientist or equivalent

  • Clinical development experience in oncology/hematology

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and interpersonal skills.

  • Knowledge of clinical trial design, basic statistics, and data review tools

  • Experience in data review and medical monitoring of data

  • Proficient at data interpretation

  • Experience in protocol development, study report preparation, Investigator Brochure preparation, regulatory submissions

  • Full understanding of 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), J-Review, EDC (Rave)

  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team


Candidates must have the right to work in Switzerland e.g. Swiss/EU nationality and/or current Swiss work permit holders.


Please contact recruitment@consultantsinscience.com for more information or to apply