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Medical Officer, Center for Vaccine Innovation & Access
and participates in the implementation of a broad portfolio of
clinical research that evaluates a wide range of novel vaccine
candidates of importance in developing countries.
as medical officer for CVIA clinical trials, being responsible
for leading, managing, and coordinating clinical trials of
candidate vaccines, all the way from Phase 1 through
in the selection of clinical sites and CROs, including site
visits to evaluate and identify needs and gaps of potential
of clinical laboratory activities to insure proper handling and
testing of specimens.
in the development and/or review of protocols and ICDs, CRFs,
SOPs and other documents.
clinical sites pharmacy plans and activities.
issues of operational compliance or other problems impacting
of protocol implementation, including safety oversight,
pharmacovigilance and ethical compliance.
clinical trial progress, relevance and merit.
the need for and/or makes site visits to plan and on site
evaluate clinical trial efforts; initiates appropriate action
when research progress is inadequate.
minimum of a Medical Doctorate (MD) degree or equivalent.
minimum of ten (10) or more years of experience in clinical
research related to the position, including experience and
leadership roles in phase 1, 2, and 3 clinical trials.
position requires deep knowledge of vaccine research, development
and deployment encompassing the latest developments and advances
in the field.
of world-wide pharmaceutical and regulatory requirements,
including GCP, ICH, and other Guidance documents and policies
related to clinical trials required by FDA, EMEA, WHO and
equivalent international regulations.
of clinical trial operations, regulatory requirements,
procedures, and policies.
leadership and project/program management skills as evidenced by
planning, developing and managing complex clinical trials
with international clinical research, preferably research
carried-out in developing countries.
to work effectively with colleagues from myriad cultures,
backgrounds and geographies.
verbal and written communication skills necessary; must be able
to work within existing organizational structures and interact
with individuals of varying expertise.
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