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Blend Therapeutics is seeking high-energy, talented people who want to work in a collaborative team environment to discover and develop innovative new medicines that will make a meaningful difference for patients.

Blend Therapeutics is a biopharmaceutical company discovering new classes of medicines to treat debilitating diseases. We are pioneering an integrative way to discover molecular entities with new mechanisms of action purposely designed for our proprietary nanoparticles. By synergistically developing both the molecule and the nanoparticle together we can make medicines more targeted, effective and tolerable.

Position Summary:
The Director of Clinical Operations will manage all aspects of clinical and data operations including the oversight of study management, clinical monitoring, adverse event reporting, ongoing safety review, protocol design, protocol adherence and ICH/GCP compliance. The Director of Clinical Operations will also be responsible for the development and management of timelines and budgets related to clinical trials in collaboration with management and cross-functional teams.

Summary of responsibilities:

  • Assure high quality and timely execution of clinical trials from protocol development through clinical study report in conjunction with appropriate internal departments and external collaborators.
  • Assure integration and coordination of clinical trial management, clinical trial monitoring, clinical data management and data analysis functions for the timely completion of high quality publications (i.e. posters, abstracts, study reports) and submissions.
  • Ensures that operational performance is in alignment with company strategies and goals.
  • Responsible for the design and communication of departmental strategy (e.g. vendor selection and management strategies, departmental structure and growth).
  • Interface with senior management regarding trial conduct and related activities.
  • Oversight of development and training of new SOPs and updating current SOPs pertaining to managing clinical trials.
  • Manage clinical trial budgets and timelines in conjunction with Finance.
  • Oversight of all vendors related to the execution of clinical trials
  • Responsible for resource planning for the Clinical Operations department.
  • Assist in the clinical evaluation of new business opportunities.

Position Qualifications:

  • Clinical Operations experience in a biotech or pharmaceutical/CRO/ARO organization with demonstrated proficiency managing clinical programs and teams.
  • Experience in execution of oncology clinical trials preferred, including experience in both small Phase 1studies and larger, multi-center trial management.
  • Extensive knowledge of FDA regulations and ICH guidelines regarding GCPs.
  • Experience selecting and managing CROs.

Minimum requirements:
8 years experience in clinical research.  A BS/BA degree in life sciences required, with an advanced degree preferred.

 

Blend Therapeutics is committed to equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to a person's race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation or any characteristic protected under applicable law.

Please submit your resume to careers@blendtx.com

Blend Therapeutics, Inc., 134 Coolidge Ave., Watertown, MA 02472
www.blendtx.com

Blend Therapeutics does not accept non-solicited resumes or candidate submittals from search/recruiting agencies not already on Blend Therapeutics’ approved agency list.

Blend Therapeutics is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Blend Therapeutics is a biopharmaceutical company discovering new classes of medicines to treat debilitating diseases. We are pioneering an integrative way to discover molecular entities with new mechanisms of action purposely designed for our proprietary nanoparticles. By synergistically developing new molecules and the most efficient drug delivery mechanisms together we can make medicines more targeted, effective and tolerable.

Our initial focus is on cancer therapies that uniquely target tumors with improved potency and reduced toxicity. Blend Therapeutics has built impressive capabilities in developing new chemical entities and drug delivery approaches towards achieving the goal of targeted therapies.
Our product development team is looking to expand our internal capabilities in formulation design and development. We seek candidates from diverse backgrounds who are passionate about developing integrated, mechanistically engineered nanomedicines that will result in important drugs for the treatment of cancer. The ideal candidate would be a part of a group that interfaces materials science, formulation design and characterization, and process development for the manufacture of novel drug products, from preclinical research through clinical development.

Position Qualifications:

  • BS, MS, or PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chemical Engineering, Materials Science, or related a field with 5+ (BS) or 1+ (MS) or 0-3 (PhD) years of relevant industry experience.
  • Knowledge of nanotechnology and understanding of nanoparticle formulation process including emulsions, filtration and purification is desirable
  • Additional experience working with polymers, peptides, and injectable drug formulations is desired.
  • Expertise in DSC, TGA, GPC, and characterization of nanoparticle properties such as particle size, zeta potential, drug loading and release is desired.
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze, verify and interpret laboratory data.
  • Ability to work in cross-functional teams.
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills

Successful candidates will have the following credentials:

  • Basic knowledge and understanding of pharmaceutical formulation and pre-formulation processes.
  • Enthusiasm to learn and implement new laboratory processes and methods.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the desire to contribute towards team success.
  • Excellent planning, organization and communication skills.
  • Demonstrate effective time management and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment and change gears quickly.

The above description is intended to describe the general nature of the job.  It is not an exhaustive list of all duties, and other duties may be assigned.

Please send your resume and a brief cover letter describing why you should be considered for the Senior Research Associate/Scientist I position to: Email: careers@blendtx.com

Blend Therapeutics Inc., 134 Coolidge Avenue, Watertown, MA 02472
Website: www.blendtx.com

Blend Therapeutics does not accept non-solicited resumes or candidate submittals from search/recruiting agencies not already on Blend Therapeutics’ approved agency list.

Blend Therapeutics is an Equal Opportunity Employer