Translational Research, (Senior) Scientist

Genmab

Posted on: April 8, 2021

Closing: May 08, 2021

Salary: Undisclosed

Position Type: Full Time

Job Description

Genmab is focused on the creation and development of innovative and differentiated antibody products, with the aim of improving the lives of cancer patients.

The Role:

You will work in a global multidisciplinary oncology project team to develop novel cancer immunotherapies. As a Translational Research (Senior) Scientist, you will drive and contribute to the clinical development of new programs by supporting the development and execution of the translational research and biomarker strategy.

Responsibilities:

The Translational Research (TR) (Senior) Scientist will drive translational research projects and external collaborations for clinical programs within Genmab.

The TR (Senior) Scientist will work independently and in collaboration with other translational research team members and clinical team to develop, implement, and deliver on research projects to support the translational research strategies for both compound specific programs and on broader clinical translational research projects.

The TR (Senior) Scientist will enrich translational/biomarker projects through interaction with Genmab’s Translational Research Department, Discovery and Clinical Teams, as well as external collaborators.

The TR (Senior) Scientist will:

  • Develop and support the TR/biomarker strategy and workplan for Genmab projects, in collaboration with TR leads and other functional experts, to impact clinical development decision making (i.e.: patient selection using predictive biomarkers, indication selection based on translational research data, rational combinations, etc.).

  • Enrich oncology biomarker projects through interaction with the oncology translational research group and external leaders to ensure common scientific standards for biomarker programs, maximize efficiency and minimize redundancy by enabling data sharing between teams.

  • Help establish external scientific collaborations and manage the timelines, deliverables, contractual obligations and communicate results.

  • Communicate results back to the translational research team in meetings, publications and technical reports

  • Implement and drive translational research projects within the laboratory.  This includes organizing, assigning, and overseeing key preclinical and clinical experimental projects in support both compound specific programs and on broader clinical translational research scientific projects.

  • Establish and maintain collaborative relationships with internal and external functional experts that can contribute to the TR strategy.  Support in managing scientific content and execution of research agreements with external collaborators.

Requirements:

  • A Ph.D. in oncology/immune-oncology or related field, with 3-5 years of translational research, applicable biomarker, and/or drug discovery or clinical trial experience OR a Post-Doc with 1-2 years of translational research, applicable biomarker, and/or drug discovery or clinical trial experience.

  • A strong background in immune-oncology / tumor biology and/or immunology.

  • Experience in pharmaceutical or biotechnology industry research experience desirable.

  • Strong analytical skills and experience working within a collaborative, matrixed team.

  • A strong publication record demonstrating relevant experience in early drug development, translational research, biomarkers or clinical trials is desirable.

  • Strong communication skills and experience in drug discovery and/or early development to support and represent a diverse TR and biomarker team throughout Genmab.

  • A ‘getting things done’ mentality, pro-active, enthusiastic and goal orientated.

  • Must be capable of working in global project teams.

 

Genmab employees work with determination and with respect for each other, consistent with our core values, to achieve our common goals. We give individuals and teams the autonomy to drive development of innovative products and solutions, knowing that integrity is a core value throughout our company. Genmab will offer the successful application a challenging position, where the right candidate will have the opportunity to work with highly specialised people across functions in an informal, multicultural culture, all aiming to make a difference for cancer patients.

Teamwork and respect are central pillars of Genmab’s culture and we therefore ensure an inclusive, open, and supportive professional work environment across our international locations. We believe that fostering workplace diversity across social, educational, cultural, national, age and gender lines is a prerequisite for the continued success of the company. We are committed to diversity at all levels of the company and strive to recruit employees with the right skills and competences, regardless of gender, age, ethnicity, etc.

Please note that if you are applying for a position in the Netherlands; Genmab’s policy for all permanently budgeted hires in this location is to offer a temporary agreement for one year, followed by a contract for indefinite time regardless of seniority.

Genmab A/S is committed to protecting your personal data and privacy. Please see our privacy policy for handling your data in connection with you application on our website https://www.genmab.com/privacy.

Genmab

Posted on: April 8, 2021

Closing: May 08, 2021

Salary($): Undisclosed

Position Type: Full Time

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