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Posted Job Title
Scientific Program Manager
Job Profile Title
Manager Research Project B
Job Description Summary
The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania is the oldest and one of the finest medical schools in the United States. Penn is rich in tradition and heritage and at the same time consistently at the forefront of new developments and innovations in medical education and research. Since its founding in 1765 the School has been a strong presence in the community and prides itself on educating the leaders of tomorrow in patient care, biomedical research, and medical education. http://www.med.upenn.edu/
This position reports to the CCI Director for Translational Sciences Operations to support CCI initiated clinical trials. This position provides support in translational, regulatory, and operational aspects for the initiation, conduct, oversight and data analysis of CCI trials to provide the leadership and management needed to move candidate gene therapy products into the clinical setting. The clinical trials include first in human through Phase II clinical development. The Scientific Program Manager will work in a highly cross-functional environment to determine the progress and checkpoints for moving new targets into clinical studies. The Scientific Program Manager will interact with CCI laboratories and cell therapy manufacturing facility in relation to completion and assessment of human sample analysis and for coordinating the optimization of cell product manufacturing processes. The Scientific Program Manager will also interact with clinical personnel for the development of clinical protocols and other regulatory documents. The Scientific Program Manager will provide project specific leadership driving trial timelines, and participate in the management of intellectual property. More specifically, the Scientific Program Manager will be involved in generating and driving the regulatory strategy and participating as a member of the core IND Sponsor team, and will be expected to summarize preclinical data for regulatory submissions, prepare regulatory documents, author and contribute to scientific and clinical manuscript development with other Universities and funding agencies. Will also be responsible for coordinating grant applications and interacts with funding administrators and the University Business Office. Provides significant contributions to presentations and manuscripts, including multiple drafts for review and dissemination. Plays a primary role in other dissemination activities related to project findings.
This position is contingent on funding.
Master's Degree and 3 to 5 years experience, Bachelor's Degree and 5 to 7 years or equivalent combination of years and experience required. Ph.D. is preferred
Job Location - City, State
Department / School
Perelman School of Medicine
$59,703.00 - $113,435.00
Affirmative Action Statement Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.
Special Requirements Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.
Internal Number: JR00004591
About University of Pennsylvania
Penn has a long and proud tradition of intellectual rigor and pursuit of innovative knowledge, begun by Benjamin Franklin in 1740. That tradition lives today through the creativity, entrepreneurship, and engagement of our faculty, students, and staff. Academic life at Penn is unparalleled, with an undergraduate student body of 10,000 from every U.S. state and around the world. The entering class of 2015 is the most talented and diverse in Penn's history. Consistently ranked among the top 10 universities in the country, Penn welcomes an additional 10,000 students to our top-ranked graduate and professional schools.