Medical Senior Staff Scientist

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Medical Senior Staff Scientist

Senior Medical Staff Scientist - Switzerland You will join the Clinical Assessment Team within the Research and Development department in Neuchâtel, Switzerland. You will independently define concepts for clinical assessment of new products. You will lead cross-functional, multi-disciplinary problem solving teams with a company-wide scope. Specifically, you will:

•Design clinical assessment approaches through application of the latest technological advances in the biosciences, and also in clinical assessment
•Demonstrate independent thought and judgment to evaluate new bioscience technologies
•Assess the potential impact of new developments on the strategic objectives of our business.
•Develop innovative solutions that use novel applications of bioscience research, where few precedents exist.
•Review the latest technological developments that are emerging from the biosciences and identify those that require further research or which could be implemented
•Lead the preparation of key clinical documentation that may be required for external review such as clinical assessment plans, briefing documents, presentations and publications
•Plan and conduct complex individual clinical assessment projects from concept to startup
•Contribute to major clinical assessment projects in the fields of functional health and smoking-related disease manifestation
•Drive clinical and medical aspects during the preparation, execution and reporting of clinical studies
•Direct projects and the activities of team members across multiple disciplines to ensure that the project objectives are achieved on time and within budget QUALIFICATIONS
•You are a Physician with a medical doctors\' diploma (MD board certification)
•A degree in a medical specialty (such as pharmaceutical medicine, clinical pharmacology, internal medicine, cardiology, physiology, pneumology, pharmacovigilance) would be an asset
•You have at least five years practical experience in the development of study protocols, execution of studies as an investigator or reporting of clinical studies
•Your track record of involvement as a scientist /or as an investigator includes at least five clinical studies (Pharma phases I to IV, biotech, medical device, generics or biosimilars)
•You have a sound working knowledge of international Good Clinical Practice combined with a basic knowledge of biostatistics, clinical data management and clinical safety management
•You have additional expertise gained through both practical experience and training in at least one of the following domains: pharmaceutical medicine, clinical pharmacology, pharmacokinetics, Pharmacokinetic/Pharmacodynamic (PK/PD) modeling, physiology, biochemistry, biomarker validation, medical writing, clinical dossiers, pharmacovigilance, ethics
•Fluency in spoken and written English is a must; knowledge of other languages particularly French or German would be an assetParamount Recruitment Limited provides services as an agency and an employment business. We regularly have similar roles in this area. Please see our website for details or send your CV in to us to find out the latest opportunities.

Deadline: May 29, 2012

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