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(Associate) Director Translational Sciences (m/f/d)


What you have to offer:

  • Ph.D. or PhD/MD in Immunology, molecular biology, pathology or related discipline with scientific background in Oncology or Immuno-Oncology - added this bullet on top
  • At least >4 years of clinical development experience as biomarker project lead in the biotech/pharmaceutical industry
  • Therapeutic knowledge and scientific accomplishments as evidenced by publications in peer reviewed journals in oncology or immune-oncology. - Combined 2 bullet points
  • Experienced in working within interdisciplinary cross-functional teams with other key development functions (clinical lead, regulatory, biostatistics, operations and clinical pharmacology).

Your main responsibilities are:

  • Translational scientist lead in assigned programs, responsible for developing and executing the biomarker strategy from exploratory early studies to ph 2/3 studies with registrational intend, in alignment with clinical development objectives
  • Responsible for bridging preclinical experimental data to translational strategies in the assigned programs to deeply integrate the mechanism of action to the clinical development plan (target engagement, pharmacodynamics endpoints, patient selection) and correlate with clinical outcomes
  • Providing scientific, technologic and strategic guidance and hands-on contribution to biomarker programs accompanying clinical trials to drive the company's R&D programs; experience in CDx development is a plus
  • Coordinating Biomarker related program activities with internal and external stakeholders and driving integration of services, technologies, and capabilities to ensure reaching of program goals
  • Provides state of the art biomarker input in regulatory documents (clinical study reports, IND, BLA documentation)
  • Analyzes, interprets and presents clinical biomarker data and draws scientifically valid conclusions that support and enable decision making

» Job description

BioNTech AG
55131 Mainz