Clinical Scientist - Ophthalmology

  • Gyroscope
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Closing by 30/10/2019
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Location: Stevenage

Gyroscope is recruiting for a clinical scientist in ophthalmology to join the clinical development group. The clinical scientist is responsible for providing scientific expertise at the project and study level in support of clinical research and translational medicine in ophthalmology. He/she will collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to plan, implement, and manage clinical research studies to ensure trial integrity and success. Responsibilities include providing scientific input to clinical development, including study design and analysis plans; evaluating and interpreting clinical data; reviewing and authoring study-related documents; supporting external collaborations and clinical advisory boards; and developing and maintaining knowledge of therapeutic areas of interest. The clinical scientist will be a key contributor to cross-functional project teams focused on the development of gene therapies for ophthalmic diseases.

The key responsibilities will be:

Develop expertise on therapeutic areas of interest, including endpoints and biomarkers

Scientific literature review and summary

Contribute to the translational medicine and pharmacology team

Writing of clinical protocols

Preparation of annual reports, including safety updates

Review of incoming clinical data

Collaborate with external experts and consultants

What we look for in your experience and skills:

PhD or MD/PhD

Strong scientific background with good understanding of ocular disease biology

Clinical or translational experience in ophthalmology preferred

Experience in the principles and techniques of data analysis, interpretation and characterisation of clinical relevance

Experience of global drug development

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