In this full-time position you will focus on the scientific training of and communication with key opinion leaders and physicians involved in clinical research in the field of TTFields. You will be required to develop trustworthy, long term relationships with researchers in the field of oncology through interpersonal contacts in meetings at congresses, research centers and other venues. This position is exempt and will report to the Global Director of Clinical Operations.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Use your scientific expertise and input to contribute to increasing the awareness to TTFields and our clinical trials
Support the expansion institutions participating in clinical trials
Support the enrollment efforts on the trials
Interface with the rest of the clinical operations team and other teams to support the same goals
Train internal teams
Provide clinical/scientific feedback to teams and research centers working on the various trials and provide input for the continuous development of our clinical pipeline
MD (preferred) or PhD in life sciences
At least 3 years in clinical research / clinic/hospital clinical experience / pharma/biotech experience in a similar position.
Previous experience in oncology preferred
Previous experience in scientific/medical communication and presentations
Extensive medical/scientific and clinical research knowledge
Advanced communication and interpersonal skills (both written and verbal)
Able to work independently, exercise sound judgment, and escalate issues when necessary
Able to work efficiently and collaboratively under pressure
Performance Behavior Competencies:
The following list describes the performance behaviors necessary to meet the minimum requirements:
Attitude & Enthusiasm: Must have a positive, “can do” attitude
Communication: Be able to communicate clearly and effectively
Dependability/Perseverance: Always willing to go the extra mile to complete projects on schedule
Flexibility: Can accept change and is flexible toward change. Have the ability to redirect work and priorities to be in alignment with the strategic corporate goals. Counted on to achieve objectives and be flexible to take on other tasks when required
Judgment: Be able to make sound judgments and escalate when in doubt
Planning/Scheduling: Handle multiple projects and priorities in order to meet required deadlines. Ability to plan ahead and foresee company needs
Professionalism: Adhere to a high level of professionalism by demonstrating ethical behavior
Teamwork: Work with others in contributing to the overall success of the company
Novocure™ is a private commercial-stage oncology company dedicated to the advancement of tumor treating fields TTF therapy for patients with solid tumors. TTF therapy is an innovative antimitotic treatment that attempts to slow or reverse tumor progression by inducing tumor cell death.
Our company pioneered the concept that the electric properties of cells can be used as an effective target for an anti-neoplastic therapy. Founded by Professor Yoram Palti in 2000, Novocure has grown to become a global organization with employees in six countries. We have been fortunate throughout our expansion to attract a world class team with a shared passion to provide cancer patients with a new treatment option.
Novocure’s US operations are based in Portsmouth, NH. The Global Commercialization Team is located in New York City and the company maintains a research facility in Haifa, Israel.
Novocure is a commercial-stage oncology company developing a novel, proprietary therapy called Tumor Treating Fields, or TTFields, for the treatment of solid tumor cancers. Headquartered in Jersey, Novocure has U.S. operations in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, Malvern, Pennsylvania, and New York City. Additionally, the company has offices in Germany, Switzerland and Japan, and a research center in Hai...fa, Israel. For additional information about the company, please visit www.novocure.com or follow us at www.twitter.com/novocure.