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Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
GSK has been involved in Cell and Gene Therapy since 2010 and is building a world-leading organization to accelerate the development of these agents for patients with cancer. Are you committed as we are to rapidly progress these novel cell-based technologies and keen to help us prepare for medical affairs activities to help improve patients lives? Then this opportunity should not be missed.
Our pharmaceutical medicines business has a broad portfolio of innovative and established medicines. Currently, we are focusing on developing new medicines in Oncology, Immuno-Inflammation, Respiratory, and HIV/Infectious Diseases. The rebuilding of our Pharmaceuticals pipeline continues with most of our new medicines in development targeting modulation of the immune system. Major progress has been made in our immuno-oncology pipeline with assets now in clinical development, reflecting organic progression, our recent acquisition of Tesaro, Inc., and our new global strategic alliance with Merck KGaA, also known as EMD Serono in the U.S.
GSK Oncology R&D is focused on building industry-leading portfolios in three cutting-edge areas of science:
New advances in the field of Cell and Gene Therapies (CGT) are transforming science and are unlocking a new approach to medicines development. GSK have been involved in CGT since 2010 and is building a world-leading organization to accelerate the development of these agents for patients with cancer. GSK are committed to rapidly progress these novel cell-based technologies, establish new development paradigms, innovative clinical trial designs, production techniques, engage with global regulatory authorities and external experts to effectively scale-up these programs and make these technologies a reality for patients with cancer.
Our medical affairs physicians and scientists are the experts on our medicines/vaccines and an extremely valuable part of our global business. In all countries where our medicines and vaccines are marketed, these professionals help to ensure that healthcare professionals can understand the appropriate use of our products and ensure that the patient remains at the heart of our decision making. Our Global Medical organization, under the leadership of Sabine Luik, SVP-Global Medical & Regulatory Affairs and Chief Medical Officer, is at the forefront of the industry-leading changes to improve patient treatment options. We are committed to making GSK’s Medical Affairs team the best in our industry, and a trusted valued partner in the delivery of healthcare to patients.
The US Medical Affairs (USMA) organization is part of the Worldwide Medical Affairs in R&D. The Worldwide Medical Affairs organization includes Japan and the US in addition to Local Operating Companies (LOCs) in Europe, Emerging Markets & Australia and China. Within USMA, there are three primary Therapy Areas: Oncology; Respiratory; and Specialty, Classic & Established Medicines. Each team is supported by Medical/Scientific Directors, health outcome scientists, field medical liaisons, medical information scientists, strategic capabilities, medical governance, operations and analytics. The US Medical Affairs organization provides critical insight into the needs of US Medical customers and patients, ensuring the accuracy and relevance of GSK’s medical and scientific information in the US and assessing the evidence needs for US prescribers and payers.
The US Medical Affairs Leader is the single point of medical accountability for a medicine or medicine(s) and leads the development and execution of US Medical Affairs strategies for a medicine(s) including (if applicable) the launch optimization of such medicine(s). The USMAL reports to the VP and Therapy Area Head- Oncology.
We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals:
Clinical research/drug development experience obtained while working in the pharmaceutical industry or substantial clinical trial experience collaborating with pharmaceutical sponsors in either the academic or clinical practice setting is desirable
If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus:
Our values and expectations are at the heart of everything we do and form an important part of our culture.
These include Patient focus, Transparency, Respect, Integrity along with Courage, Accountability, Development, and Teamwork. As GSK focuses on our values and expectations and a culture of innovation, performance, and trust, the successful candidate will demonstrate the following capabilities:
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