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Associate Director Clinical Research

Kelly Services
Gaithersburg, MD 20898
Kelly Services is currently seeking a Associate Director Clinical Research in Gaithersburg, MD (but there is the opportunity to work remotely for the right fit) to work a contract assignment of 5 months (with the opportunity for extension or conversion based on performance and company need) for one of our top clients. Kelly is a full service workforce solutions provider to 98% of the Fortune 100 companies. We provide employment to more than 700,000 people annually and we deal with some of the largest and best companies both nationally and locally.

**Primary Responsibilities of the** Associate Director Clinical Research **includes:**

We are seeking an Associate Director/Director in Oncology Translational Medicine to develop biomarker strategies and ensuring delivery within our internal Cell Therapy oncology project portfolio teams.

Working in partnership with the Translational Medicine team, lead the implementation of strategic vision that enables indication selection, early indication of biological activity and patient stratification/selection in Oncology


Delivering translational science strategy for pre-clinical therapies through Ph 2 clinical studies based on the best available science and technologies.

Generating disease linkage data to guide indication selection and targeted patient populations.

Measuring target engagement, pharmacodynamic biomarkers, and mechanism of action to reliably and quantifiably to advise clinical decisions for selecting therapeutically relevant doses and schedules.

Understanding key cancer pathway interactions, feedback mechanisms, and features of tumor microenvironment in clinical samples to guide rational drug combinations.

Defining novel mechanisms of resistance targeted therapies by studying tumors at relapse.

Influencing translational strategy across the company's portfolio.

Collaborating with Oncology Research, Translational Medicine and product development teams to facilitate appropriate incorporation of Translational Medicine strategies for molecules in early phases of development in Oncology.

Collaborating with clinical operations and clinical teams to define sample collection, lab manuals and clinical study protocols, and biomarker analyses in clinical studies related to oncology.

Contributing to and ensuring the quality of Translational Medicine clinical study reports, data reviews and interpretations, presentations, scientific publications and recommendations to development teams and management for GNG decisions.

Leading internal and external research collaborations in areas of clinical technologies and oncology translational research.

Essential for the role

PhD and/or MD with experience in drug development.

A minimum of 5 years of relevant experience

In-depth knowledge of immunology, oncology, and translational science.

Ability to drive, manage, execute and deliver results for complex multi-functional projects.

Highly developed problem solving and risk management skills, and attention to detail.

Highly developed collaborative working skills.

Ability to act as an external ambassador and to influence external organizations to enhance the image and reputation of the company.

Proven ability to motivate and develop others.

Desirable for the role

Expertise in Cell Therapy

**Education and Experience Requirement of the** Associate Director Clinical Research **includes** :

PhD and/or MD with experience in drug development.

A minimum of 5 years of relevant experience

**Additional Information:**

+ Contract assignment, duration 5 months (with the opportunity for extension or conversion based on performance and company need).

+ Work schedule: full-time, first shift.

+ Pay Rate: I recommend requesting a pay range that stays under $95-97/hr in order to stay competitive with the other candidates.

**Kelly Temporary Employee Perks:**

+ Group medical, prescription, vision, dental, life, and short-term disability insurance options that are available for purchaseand the coverage is portable*

+ Service bonus plan and Holiday pay plan, if qualified

+ Weekly electronic pay options

+ Free online training campus available

+ Exclusive online employee community

+ Corporate discounts

**Apply Now!**

This position is recruited for by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch. To be considered for this position you must submit your resume to the Scientific Recruiter listed below:

Please email your resume directly to Sandy at:

Thank you for your interest in the assignment. (#P2)

**You should know:** Your safety matters! Vaccination against COVID-19 may be a requirement for this job in compliance with current client and governmental policies. A Kelly recruiter will confirm and share more details with you during the interview process.

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

Kelly Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire talented people just like you. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills and interestsits the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background/education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get you noticed.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law. (


Posted: 2022-07-11 Expires: 2022-08-11

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