Sr. Clinical Research Scientist

Hiring By - Biostaffic


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Remote Job

Mid-Senior level

Posted 4 months ago
Job details
Company Information
Legend Biotech is a global biotechnology company dedicated to treating, and one day curing, life-threatening diseases. Headquartered in Somerset, New Jersey, we are developing advanced cell therapies across a diverse array of technology platforms, including autologous and allogenic chimeric antigen receptor T-cell and natural killer (NK) cell-based immunotherapy.
Legend Biotech entered into a global collaboration agreement with Janssen, one of the pharmaceutical companies of Johnson & Johnson, to jointly develop and commercialize ciltacabtagene autolecuel (cilta-cel) in 2017. Our strategic partnership is designed to combine the strengths and expertise of both companies to advance the promise of an immunotherapy in the treatment of multiple myeloma.
Legend Biotech is seeking Sr. Clinical Research Scientist as part of the Clinical Develpment team based in Somerset, NJ.
Role Overview
The Clinical Research Scientist (CS) in Clinical Development is an important role in the company supporting the development and life cycle of drug development projects. The Clinical Research Scientist will work closely with the Clinical Trial Lead/Medical Lead and Clinical Trial Manager to design and implement clinical trial protocols and manage sites, CROs and other associated work. In addition, the CS will support their manager to ensure program consistency & alignment across studies, working closely with cross-functional teams for achieving project goals, within timelines & with high quality.
Key Responsibilities
  • Responsible to ensure the data review and cleaning activities meet the quality standards to support database locks in collaboration with data management and medical lead/clinical trial lead. Uses clinical and disease state knowledge to make recommendations for methods and strategy for data cleaning approach
  • Collaborate with other functions to successfully support the planning and execution of clinical studies. Provides independent leadership of all areas requiring clinical input with oversight from the assigned Clinical Trial Lead/Medical Lead, and provides innovative and quality solutions for assigned problems and tasks.
  • Provides clinical input and strategic recommendations for the planning and implementation of assigned clinical trial(s) including investigator selection, patient recruitment, feasibility questionnaire, training PowerPoints, and supporting Ethics committee submissions.
  • Contributes to the strategic planning, preparation, and review of clinical documents (Protocol, ICFs, CSR, investigator brochure). May lead certain documents or sections of documents, including incorporation of input from other cross-functional team members.
  • Provides clinical input and strategic recommendations for regulatory documents needed for all stages of assigned trial lifecycle (IND documentation, HA briefing books, BLAs, and Orphan Drug Applications)
  • Responsible for clinical portions of key data management/statistical documents (eg: Case Report Forms, edit checks, data review plan and reports)
  • Contribute to the planning and execution of external meetings and internal stakeholder meetings (e.g., Ad Boards, IMs, Governance, DMCs, Regulatory Authority, Dose Escalation meeting); responds to or triages questions for appropriate escalations. May have a speaking role on meetings when appropriate.
  • Supports their manager when asked to contribute to harmonization between clinical trials and process improvement initiatives.
  • Bachelor’s degree is required in life science discipline.
  • Bachelor’s degree with 4+ years’; or MS with 3+ years’; or PharmD/PhD with 2+ years of pharma experience in clinical development or related function.
  • Good interpersonal & communication skills, including oral, written and interpersonal.
  • Ability to effectively manage conflicts and negotiations while providing impact and influence
  • Collaborative with the ability to operate across multiple geographies
  • Good leadership & organizational skills, analytical skills, and presentation skills
  • Creative problem-solving skills
  • Strong organizational and project management skill and the ability to multitask
  • Computer literacy required (MS word, MS excel, MS PowerPoint and MS Project)
  • Oncology Therapeutic Experience preferred
Legend Biotech is a proud equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to attracting, retaining, and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is Legend’s policy to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, national origin, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, genetic information, citizenship status, uniformed service member or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Legend Biotech maintains a drug-free workplace.
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Matched 401K
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Health Savings Account
  • AD&D Insurance
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Paid Maternity Leave
  • Paid Paternity Leave
  • Pet Insurance
  • Critical Illness Insurance
  • Hospital Indemnity Insurance
  • Accident Insurance
  • Legal Insurance
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program

Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No


  • Mid-Senior level

Remote Job:

  • Yes

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 18, 2024
Company Overview
Legend Biotech
Legend Biotech

Current Openings: 0

Legend Biotech is a global, commercial-stage biotechnology company developing and manufacturing novel therapies. We explore and apply innovative technologies to deliver cutting-edge options for patients around the world. Our corporate headquarters is located in Somerset, NJ, and our manufacturing footprint includes facilities in the United States, China and the Belgium.
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