Translational Medicine Physician

£90 - £100 per hour
  1. Interim/Contract
Slough, Berkshire
  1. Clinical Development, Clinical Physician

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Hobson Prior are looking for a Translational Medicine Physician to join a world-wide biopharma organisation who are focused on changing the lives of patients living with severe diseases. The role will be located in Slough, UK or Braine, Belgium.

Job Responsibilities:

  • You will provide clinical leadership at all stages of project progression from target selection through to PoC.
  • Following candidate selection and through early clinical development this may will be via the role of Clinical Subteam leadership or study physician.
  • Work together with other key lines (eg Research, SSI, Development Sciences/QCP, GCSO, Regulatory) to ensure all clinical aspects of the development plan are of high quality.
  • Ensure alignment of early clinical strategy and decision criteria with objective criteria within the TPVP, enabling seamless transition post-PoC to late phase development.
  • Represent as the study physician for project clinical studies (phase I-IIa, as well as relevant Translational Medicine studies). This will include design and protocol authoring, medical input and writing of sections of key documents (protocol, regulatory, IB) to study operational set-up procedures and regulatory interactions, medical oversight/monitoring of studies, results interpretation and presentation.
  • Ensure clinical/medical feasibility of study protocols.

Key Skills:

  • Strong drive to initiate and apply innovative approaches to early drug development.
  • Ability to deliver projects of high quality, to time and on budget.
  • Can communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders including project team members, senior management, key opinion leaders and regulatory agencies.
  • Inclusive, enthusiastic and collegiate approach enabling high quality performance in a matrix environment.


  • You will be a registered medical doctor (preferably with MD or PhD post-graduate qualification, or equivalent).
  • Previous experience in early drug development either as PI/sub-PI in external clinical trials as a practicing clinician or gained via industry roles.
  • Proven track record of successful leadership of and contribution to clinical/scientific projects.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of and strong aptitude for early clinical drug development.
  • Demonstrate good understanding of research principles and technologies underpinning pre-clinical drug development.

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