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Director, Translational Development - Clinical Pharmacology

Req #: 17000508
Location: Cambridge, Cambridge US
Job Category: Research and Early Development
Work Location: 200 Cambridge Park Drive CAMBRIDGE2 02140
Organization: Celgene Corporation
Schedule: 40
Employee Status: Full time
Job Type: Regular
Job Level:
Other Locations:US- MA- Cambridge

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Plan and execute the following: oClinical Pharmacology studies for medicines development from first-in-human through post-marketing phases; oInnovative small studies in patients to support advancement of drug candidates to Phase 2; oBiomarker qualification studies.
  • Work with statisticians, laboratory colleagues to optimally interpret and report results of completed studies.
  • Design early development plans for drug candidates.
  • Contribute to regulatory filings, dossiers, and updates.  
  • Collaborate with counterparts in regulatory agencies.
  • Work with external and internal scientists to identify and validate new drug targets and related biomarkers.
  • Work on cross-disciplinary teams to evaluate opportunities for licensing or acquisition.
  • Engage in continuous learning around basic and clinical science.
  • Facilitate ongoing improvement of research approaches.
  • Represent Clinical Pharmacology on project teams and in governance proceedings.
  • Mentor and direct others as needed.
  • Travel as needed to other Celgene sites, and collaborating sites, regulatory meetings, and professional/scientific meetings.  (5%-10%)


  • MD      
  • PhD or 2+ years of relevant bench research experience
  • Completed residency in Internal Medicine, Neurology, Pediatrics, or Surgery      
  • Completed subspecialty training (medical fellowship or clinical research)
  • Translational or bench research focus in cell biology, immunology, ageing, fibrosis, or similar area •
  • Conversational familiarity with science outside of research specialty
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate in and lead multidisciplinary efforts
  • Ability to live in the Boston area • Desire to learn clinical pharmacology approaches • Industry experience (helpful but not required)
  • 2+ years of post-residency academic medical practice – including subspecialty training included (helpful but not required)
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