Scientific Director, US Medical Affairs, CAR T (East Brunswick,NJ)
Location: East Brunswick
Posted on: April 30, 2019
Location: Offsite, New Jersey, United States
Job Category: Medical
Work Location: OFFSITE
Organization: Medical Affairs
Employee Status: Full-time
Job Type: Regular
The Director, CAR T Lymphoma/CLL, US Medical Affairs will report to
the Senior/Executive Director, Lymphoma, USMA. He/she will be
primarily field-based with additional participation with activities
at the Summit Headquarters. This individual will provide
clinical/scientific leadership and support for CAR T compounds in
various stages of clinical development, as well as approved
products. This individual s responsibilities will include strategic
and tactical planning of medical affairs CAR T program site support
and provide expertise to internal team on launch. Lead and support
various Medical Affairs cross-functional working groups, as
designated by Medical Disease Leads, with priority to activities
related to CAR T site qualification, verification and post-launch
CAR T site support. He/she will need to have the capability to
travel and provide on-site support for designated CAR T sites as
needed in collaboration with the medical field team ( MSL and Field
Medical Directors). He/she will represent US Medical Affairs as
needed, serving as a therapeutic area expert in CAR T products.
This individual s priority focus will be supporting the strategic
and tactical discussions related to JCAR017 (liso-cel) and assist
with presentations with internal colleagues, as well as external
experts and investigators.
Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the
Strategic and Tactical Planning with priority focus in
JCAR017/liso-cel: Responsibility for the Medical Affairs aspects of
the following plans, in alignment with global plans, and their
o Brand plans
o Launch plans
o Publication plans
Assist and act as liaison to the field medical team during the CAR
T program site qualification and verification process, as well as,
ongoing post-launch CART site support to the field medical team.
He/she will take responsibility to lead the development of
documentation and tools for the assessment of medical criteria for
CAR T program site certification and assist in the implementation
of the operational components for the field medical team, including
training in collaboration with the field medical experts and
Provide support to the PAN- CAR T Medical and Safety Review
Committee and assist with preparation for site assessments and
provide support to the medical field team as the internal point of
contact for site launch experience.
Interaction with key stakeholders as a therapeutic area medical
strategy expert with priority focus in JCAR017/Liso-cel:
Strategic and tactical plan including supporting the planning and
execution of ad boards and strategic steering committees.
This individual, under the leadership of Medical Affairs Disease
Lead, represent US Medical Affairs as therapeutic area expert in
CAR T in both internal and external venues including clinical
sub-teams and advisory boards / steering committees. Represent
Celgene at professional meetings, congresses, and local
Collaborate with Medical Affairs colleagues to define, guide and
execute CAR T strategies and tactics with appropriate use of
Provide high quality clinical input and review of the following but
not limited to: CAR T strategy plans with priority focus in
JCAR017/liso-cel and the medical affairs related CAR T site
onboarding processes, abstracts, posters, slides, manuscripts,
educational materials, steering committee and advisory board
meeting objectives, Medical information letters, and Commercial
Medical Affairs partners in therapeutic area
CAR T Program Sites
Ad boards and steering committee
The ideal candidate will have the following mix of professional and
MD, DO, APN, PharmD, PhD, preferable with clinical, research and/or
industry experience in cellular therapy and
A minimum of 5-7 years academic/industry experience strongly
Expertise in cellular therapy/hematopoietic stem cell
transplantation and/or lymphoid diseases is a strong plus.
Excellent analytical skills and solid experience in translating
medical/clinical information into medical affairs strategies.
Proficiency in critical data review and interpretation.
Matrix leadership of cross-functional teams.
Excellent oral and written communication skills, including
presentations to large groups, facilitation of interactive
discussions, and 1:1 discussions with thought leaders.
Demonstrated customer focus orientation and credibility with
Knowledge/application of data sources, reports and tools for the
creation of solid plans.
Regular travel will be required (approx. 65%).
COMMITTED TO IMPROVING THE LIVES OF PATIENTS WORLDWIDE
At Celgene, we seek to deliver truly innovative and life-changing
drugs for our patients. Our vision as a company is to build a major
global biopharmaceutical corporation while focusing on the
discovery, the development, and the commercialization of products
for the treatment of cancer and other severe, immune, inflammatory
\"At Celgene, we seek to deliver truly innovative and life-changing
drugs for our patients.\"
There are more than 300 clinical trials at major medical centers
using compounds from Celgene. Investigational compounds are being
studied for patients with incurable hematological and solid tumor
cancers, including multiple myeloma, myelodysplastic syndromes,
chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), non-Hodgkin s lymphoma (NHL),
triple-negative breast cancer and pancreatic cancer. As committed
as we are to clinical accomplishment, we are equally committed to
patient support, which is a guiding principle at Celgene. We
believe all who can benefit from our discoveries should have the
opportunity to do so. Celgene puts patients first with
industry-leading programs that provide information, support and
access to our innovative therapies. Associated topics: ancmg, aoa,
breast, cancer, hem onc, lah, oncology, palliative, physician md,
physician md do
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