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61448737 Oncology Cell Therapy Precision Medicine Lead - Whippany, NJ

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7+ years
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The primary responsibilities of this role, Oncology Cell Therapy Precision Medicine Lead, are to:

Responsible for strategic, clinical, scientific, technical and budgetary planning for the assigned projects;

Act as an equal member of the GPT;

Provide relevant Oncology expertise to GPT when evaluating and developing precision medicine strategies;

Act as thought partner to research leaders, proactively following early projects and taking an active role from pre-IND, assembling resources for subsequent biomarker activities on the project;

Draw on resources from across the organization, to ensure delivery of appropriate biomarker strategy;

Ensure coordination of all aspects of biomarker delivery in synchronization with the cell therapy Research and Development (R&D) process, informed by deep understanding of clinical development in Oncology and state-of-the-art biomarker use in Oncology;

Own, source and develop distinctive biomarker knowledge to support Bayer differentiation strategy, when necessary;

Define, communicate and execute on the biomarker strategy for each development program;

Represent biomarker related aspects internally and externally in meetings with authorities and ethics committees, and with external key opinion leaders;

Build and maintain network with academic institutions/diagnostic companies in Oncology;

Work closely with clinical leaders to ensure translation strategy has maximum success rate supported by a developable biomarker;

Lead via internal and external collaborations the development of biomarkers and/or segmentation tools for internal decision making and/or as intended part of the product definition, whether to measure response (to aid dose finding or as surrogate endpoint) or to identify patient segments;

Ensure regulatory compliance of biomarker activities and drives biomarker qualification processes;

Independently analyze, interpret and present results from biomarker analyses and draw scientifically valid conclusions that support and enable decision making;

Postion can be based in Whippany, NJ or Cambridge, MA.

Relocation may be available for this role.
Sponsorship may be available for this role.


Your success will be driven by your demonstration of our LIFE values. More specifically related to this position, Bayer seeks an incumbent who possesses the following:

Required Qualifications:

M.D., Ph.D. (preferredin the area ofCancer Immunology, Pathology, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, or Genetics) combined with senior level expertise in cell therapy and oncology space;

Senior level scientist with deep understanding and experience in cell therapy translational medicine, especially in Oncology;

Thorough understanding inrelevant fields in Cellular Immunology, Cell-Engineering in the context of Oncology;

8+ years of industry experience;

2+ years in development of cell therapies, understanding of pathophysiology and therapies in oncology;

Focus on early stage drug development, including experience with implementing biomarker strategies in phase I, regulatory framework for biosampling, translational medicine in Oncology;

Outstanding scientific reputation as evidenced by multiple publications in peer reviewed journals and as speaker of conferences;

Strong network in the academic and clinical community of Oncology;

Strong leadership skills, comfortable to marshal resources from different parts of the organization;

Bayer is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans

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Bayer US LLC
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Passionate People Can Create Change
Our business success is largely attributable to the knowledge, skills and commitment of our employees. It is their ability to innovate and their willingness to embrace continuous development that drives our position as a world-class innovation company.

Sustained success is only possible if we create working conditions that allow all employees to utilize their talents optimally. This is why we value diverse perspectives and provide our employees with the ongoing training they need to remain at the top of their respective fields.
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Direct Employer
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100 Bayer Boulevard
Hanover, NJ 07981

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