Job Description

Abide Therapeutics is seeking a highly motivated, experienced clinical scientist to contribute to the identification and development of novel small molecule drugs targeting the serine hydrolase enzyme family. Abide’s mission is to develop innovative medicines that target serine hydrolases, one of the largest enzyme classes in nature with validated, but mostly untapped therapeutic potential. Abide is a privately held biotechnology company. This position will be based in our Princeton, New Jersey office.

If you thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced environment and enjoy creative and challenging work, Abide may be the company for you. We are currently seeking a Senior Clinical Scientist to join our team.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the support of clinical sites in accordance with Good Clinical Practice (GCP), International Council on Harmonization (ICH) guidelines, federal regulations, and standard operating procedures (SOPs), and will participate in Abide cross-functional teams to ensure the effective delivery of project milestones. Specific responsibilities include:

  • Manage the successful and timely execution of all operational aspects of clinical trial activities, including: planning of investigator meetings and safety review meetings; vendor management; tracking and monitoring of lab results, dosing compliance, and sample shipments; planning and reconciliation of clinical supplies
    • Contribute to site feasibility and selection of qualified investigators and sites, and to selection of clinical vendors
    • Oversee clinical study data management partners and serve as primary point of contact for data management communications for all assigned Abide studies
    • Ensure regulatory documents and study supplies are maintained during the lifecycle of each study for all assigned Abide studies
  • Oversee and maintain the Trial Master File for all assigned studies in accordance with Abide SOPs, GCP, and ICH Guidelines
  • Oversee preparation, review, approval, and maintenance of Abide SOPs, including archiving and coordination of annual review process
  • Author protocols, ICFs, IBs, related clinical trial documents (e.g., study-specific manuals/plans), study reports, and related regulatory submission documents (e.g., DSURs), under the supervision of senior Abide clinical staff
  • BS or MS in science
  • Knowledge of GCP as related to clinical trial management
  • 3-5 years of experience in site management and logistical execution of clinical trials within a pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and/or CRO setting
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent problem-solving, troubleshooting, and organization skills
  • Proficient with computers, business software such as Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and project management software
  • Both an effective team player and a strong individual contributor, flexible, and able to handle multiple tasks and deliver high quality results under tight timelines

Experience and education requirements

Desired Skills

  • Experience with data management, global study management, and vendor selection and management preferred

In addition to a competitive compensation package with stock options, Abide also offers a comprehensive benefits package for our employees and their families, which includes medical, dental, life, disability and a 401(k) Plan.  For consideration, please submit your resume and cover letter referencing job SCS2018.01.31 to  Abide Therapeutics, Inc. is an EEO employer.

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