Cambridge, UK
Posted by: Astra Zeneca
12 May

Organ Toxicity Expert (Physician) - Hematology - PI

Cambridge, UK
Job Description

At AstraZeneca we work together across global boundaries to make an impact and find answers to challenges. We do this with the upmost integrity even in the most difficult situations because we are committed to doing the right thing. We continuously forge partnerships that help pursue world-class medicines in new ways, combining our people’s exceptional skills with those of people from all over the globe.

 The Hematology-Oncology safety expert leads the AZ Hematology-Oncology Safety Knowledge Group, a multidisciplinary team responsible for evaluation of safety signals and development of proactive and reactive minimization measures related to drug-induced Hematology-Oncology toxicity. In addition, the role holder works as a Senior Physician within Patient Safety (PS).

The Hematology-Oncology safety expert builds a cross-functional multi-skilled team of experts across multi-disciplinary project teams with an aim to interpret potential safety signals, and develop and implement best practices to mitigate risk to patients.

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Desired Skills & Experience
  • Specialty training and board certification in Hematology and/or Oncology
  • MD background with strong expertise in Hemaotology and/or Oncology, ideally drug-induced Hematology-Oncology injury.
  • > 5 years of drug development/safety experience the majority of which should be in industry with clear focus on Hematology-Oncology drug development
  • Recognized by peers for therapeutic area expertise and commercial/safety understanding
  • Ability to balance business and clinical research objectives
  • Experience working with regulatory agencies, preparing regulatory documents and overseeing submissions.
  • A thorough knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry, especially clinical research and global regulatory requirements and practices governing expedited and periodic safety reporting, signal generation, safety evaluation and risk management activities
  • Proven high quality scientific record
  • Demonstrated capability to lead implementation of new technology and/or working routines within a complex organization.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience in leading of cross-functional teams
  • Broad knowledge of drug development
  Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA
AstraZeneca is an exciting global, innovation-driven biopharmaceutical company. We’re inspired by what science can do. Driven by the desire to meet unmet patient needs in our core therapeutic areas. Bold in our thinking. Proactive in pursuing discoveries beyond imagination. At sites across the world, we bring teams together in a spirit of collaboration to turn great ideas into life-changing medicines – strengthening our product portfolio and harnessing the potential of a pipeline across all stages of the drug development process.
You’ll be part of a team that’s rolling back the frontiers of science to turn yesterday’s impossible into the normal of tomorrow. So, if you share our focus and passion, join us and make a difference to patients – and in return, we’ll help you develop way beyond what you thought possible.
 Cambridge, UK