SENIOR DIRECTOR OF TRANSLATIONAL SERVICE

The Toledo Clinic

The Toledo Clinic

Sales & Business Development
Maumee, OH, USA
Posted on Thursday, July 11, 2024

General Summary:

The Senior Director of Translational Service will partner with Taylor Cancer Research Center Medical Leadership and Senior management to produce high quality and concise scientific and medical related content, evaluation of patient molecular profiles, patient response evaluation, pharmaceutical product evaluation and data analysis including clinical trial results, genomic data and biomarker analysis.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Conduct thorough literature reviews to gather relevant information and data on medical topics, treatments, and advancements.
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams including regulatory personnel, and clinical team members to develop content that meets project objectives and timelines.
  • Prepare and maintain accurate documentation of sources, references, and version control for all written materials.
  • Review and provide feedback on content developed by other team members to ensure accuracy, clarity, and consistency.
  • Assist in sponsor and sponsor product evaluation for clinical trial participation.
  • Lead the assessment of patient molecular profiles, including genetic and biomarker analysis to identify relevant factors for clinical research studies.
  • Document patient interactions, medical histories and clinical trial procedures accurately and efficiently
  • Collaborate with the clinical team to evaluate patient eligibility for participation in research studies based on inclusion/exclusion criteria and molecular profile data.
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of research study protocols, ensuring adherence to regulatory guidelines.
  • Foster effective communication and collaboration with interdisciplinary teams, including researchers, clinicians and external stakeholders.
  • Stay updated on advancements in the medical and healthcare fields, including new treatments, technologies, and regulatory changes, to inform writing projects.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Required:

  • Proven experience in medical or scientific writing, with a strong portfolio of written work (>50 publications) in precision oncology, demonstrating the ability to communicate complex information to various audiences.
  • Minimum of 5 years in clinical research with a focus on molecular profiling and precision oncology.
  • Familiarity with medical terminology, research methodologies, and regulatory requirements in the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries.
  • Excellent writing, editing, and proofreading skills, with meticulous attention to detail and the ability to produce high-quality work under tight deadlines.
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills, with the ability to synthesize and interpret

scientific data effectively.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and familiarity with reference management software (e.g., EndNote, Mendeley).
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams and stakeholders.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, as well as collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with individuals at all levels of the organization, including Trustees, senior level administrators and staff.
  • Adheres to all Toledo Clinic policies and procedures.

Education:

  • Ph.D. in biology or related scientific field required.

Preferred:

  • Experience with regulatory writing (e.g., clinical study reports, protocols, Investigator

Brochures) in a pharmaceutical or biotech setting.

  • Familiarity with publication planning and medical communications strategies.