Xencor Inc. is an innovative biotechnology company located in the Los Angeles area (near Pasadena) and in San Diego. We use our pioneering XmAb® technology to develop better biotherapeutics/antibodies that target new biological mechanisms and have the potential to be more potent, safer and longer lasting with the goal of improving patient outcomes and quality of life. Currently, we have five programs in clinical development (four in oncology) and plan to start clinical development of two more oncology programs within the next year. In addition to generating an internal pipeline of novel drug candidates, our XmAb® technology has enabled multiple collaborations with leading biopharmaceutical companies including Novartis, Amgen, MorphoSys, Merck, CSL, Janssen(J&J), Alexion and Boehringer Ingelheim.
We have an exciting opportunity for a Director/Senior Director Clinical Development (Oncology) to join our team. Our employees are the most important factor in our success and we have assembled a highly talented group from diverse backgrounds and disciplines to execute our business plan and shape our future. Xencor employees value new ideas and flexibility and demand from each other scientific rigor, a passion for innovation, and a willingness to take risks.
The Director/Senior Director Clinical Development (Oncology) will play an integral role in facilitating successful and timely initiation and completion of the Company’s clinical development programs and serve as Medical Director for selected company oncology clinical studies. The Director/Senior Director Clinical Development (Oncology) will work directly with members of Xencor Clinical Operations, Clinical Project Managers, Data Management and Biostatistics, Clinical Research Organizations (CROs) and Clinical Investigators to plan, execute and monitor medical aspects of selected clinical oncology trials. The successful candidate will operate in a highly detailed and organized fashion with the goal of efficiently driving each program through the clinical development process. The Clinical Scientist/Senior Clinical Scientist (Oncology) will have a strong familiarity with good clinical practices, be a highly motivated, hands on, detail-oriented individual with the ability to formulate, develop and execute clinical trials and be able to operate in a highly dynamic environment.
The Director/Senior Director Clinical Development (Oncology) job duties may include:
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
We strive to create an environment that will challenge, motivate, and reward our employees for meeting the changing demands of creating breakthrough therapeutics. Xencor has a highly collaborative structure that integrates co-workers with different skill sets into teams for product and technology development. With an emphasis on attaining the best and most highly qualified candidates in their respective fields, we offer a competitive salary & benefits package.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Please submit a cover letter & resume. For further information about Xencor, please visit our website at www.xencor.com EOE