Sponsor Dedicated (FSP) Principal Clinical Research Scientist - anywhere in Europe

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Updated: June 24, 2024
Location: Spain-Europe - ESP-Home-Based (Madrid)
Job ID: 24001998

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Principal Clinical Research Scientist 

Syneos Health® is a leading fully integrated biopharmaceutical solutions organization built to accelerate customer success. We translate unique clinical, medical affairs and commercial insights into outcomes to address modern market realities.

Our Clinical Development model brings the customer and the patient to the center of everything that we do. We are continuously looking for ways to simplify and streamline our work to not only make Syneos Health easier to work with, but to make us easier to work for.

Whether you join us in a Functional Service Provider partnership or a Full-Service environment, you’ll collaborate with passionate problem solvers, innovating as a team to help our customers achieve their goals. We are agile and driven to accelerate the delivery of therapies, because we are passionate to change lives.

Discover what our 29,000 employees, across 110 countries already know: 

Why Syneos Health

  • We are passionate about developing our people, through career development and progression; supportive and engaged line management; technical and therapeutic area training; peer recognition and total rewards program.
  • We are committed to our Total Self culture – where you can authentically be yourself. Our Total Self culture is what unites us globally, and we are dedicated to taking care of our people. 
  • We are continuously building the company we all want to work for and our customers want to work with. Why? Because when we bring together diversity of thoughts, backgrounds, cultures, and perspectives – we’re able to create a place where everyone feels like they belong.

Job Summary  (Primary function)
This position is responsible for working with the physicians within Clinical Development to provide clinical research support for programs as assigned by phase or therapeutic area.

Essential Functions of the Job  (Key responsibilities)

  • Development of protocols for clinical studies.
  • Contribute to the development of program strategy for assigned compounds/programs including participation in the preparation of clinical development plans
  • Drafting and review of clinical scientific documents such as IND, IND amendments, Investigator Brochures, Clinical Study Reports, Annual Reports and other Health Authority submissions.
  • Monitor, review and summarize safety and efficacy data in ongoing studies.
  • Represent clinical development on project teams.
  • Clinical lead for study abstracts, posters, oral presentations and manuscripts for assigned studies.
  • Serve as liaison to project teams, CRO’s, Clinical sub-teams, and others.
  • Maintain updated knowledge of competitive landscape in regards to assets with similar MOA and/or evolving standards of care for indications of interest.
  • Must have previous phase I Oncology experience. 


Qualifications (Minimal acceptable level of education, work experience, and competency)

  • Degree in scientific/life-sciences field. Pharm.D. or Ph.D. preferred.
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in drug development with at least 5 years as clinical research scientist in oncology are required. Hematology experience preferred but not required. 
  • Ability to work independently, multi-task, and work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong Analytical ability.
  • Ability to accommodate up to 20% travel or as business dictates.

 Get to know Syneos Health
Over the past 5 years, we have worked with 94% of all Novel FDA Approved Drugs, 95% of EMA Authorized Products and over 200 Studies across 73,000 Sites and 675,000+ Trial patients.

No matter what your role is, you’ll take the initiative and challenge the status quo with us in a highly competitive and ever-changing environment. Learn more about Syneos Health.

Additional Information:
Tasks, duties, and responsibilities as listed in this job description are not exhaustive.  The Company, at its sole discretion and with no prior notice, may assign other tasks, duties, and job responsibilities.  Equivalent experience, skills, and/or education will also be considered so qualifications of incumbents may differ from those listed in the Job Description.  The Company, at its sole discretion, will determine what constitutes as equivalent to the qualifications described above.   Further, nothing contained herein should be construed to create an employment contract.  Occasionally, required skills/experiences for jobs are expressed in brief terms.  Any language contained herein is intended to fully comply with all obligations imposed by the legislation of each country in which it operates, including the implementation of the EU Equality Directive, in relation to the recruitment and employment of its employees.  The Company is committed to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, including the provision of reasonable accommodations, when appropriate, to assist employees or applicants to perform the essential functions of the job.

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