Translational Medicine Physician

Hobson Prior
Walloon Brabant, Belgium, Braine-l'Alleud / Slough, Berkshire, England
£90 - £100 per hour
Closing date
9 Oct 2020

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Clinical Research, Clinical Development
Full Time
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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.

Apply now:

If you are interested in learning more or applying to this exciting opportunity then please click "Apply" and upload a copy of your CV. Alternatively, for further details or to talk directly to a life sciences recruitment specialist directly, please select "Contact me" at the top of this page.

Hobson Prior is a leading life sciences recruiter focused on finding exceptional people and matching them with the finest positions across the globe. Hobson Prior is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Providing recruitment solutions across the life sciences industry

Hobson Prior is a leading specialist life sciences recruiter focused on finding and placing outstanding candidates across Europe and the Asia Pacific. We work proactively and with integrity, communicate in a professional and honest manner and invest time to understand and match the exact requirements of our clients and candidates.

Our highly selective clients trust us to source and secure interim and permanent candidates who’ll make a real difference to the success of their business. Our candidates, the best in the industry, often choose to work with us exclusively because we offer the best opportunities in their specialist field.

Representing who we are and what we stand for, our values influence the way we serve our clients and candidates and the way we interact with each other.

We identified them collaboratively – as a team – and so feel 100% invested in them. Together, we think they provide the best possible outcomes all who work with us.

Our standards are set high. We work to a rigorous set of processes to ensure that our conduct is professional, ethical and delivered with integrity at all times.

We are dedicated to finding the very best solutions for our clients and candidates, always going the extra mile to deliver measureable value.

We are guided by our experience and knowledge to provide the best possible service and support to our candidates, clients and colleagues. Our approach is consultative and collaborative.

We focus solely on our chosen market, developing expert consultants who know their industry in depth and specialise within it.

We find great candidates, developing relationships with them regardless of whether they are actively looking. This means we are able to provide both candidates and clients with unique opportunities.

Driven by results, we have plans to expand across different global regions and markets and have confidence in our ability to grow successfully through our core focus.

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  • 7-9 Church Rd
  • TN1 1HT
  • GB
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