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Scipher Medicine holds a fundamental conviction that patients with autoimmune diseases deserve a simple answer to their treatment plans using scientifically-backed data. It’s what drives us everyday to develop new tests and drug targets and advance precision medicine to spark a transformation in patient treatment. If you share in this goal, we encourage you to check out the openings below and apply on our LinkedIn page.

Core Values:

        • Leave egos at the door
        • Accountability
        • Question the status quo

 

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Current Openings

  • Marketing Communications Associate

    The Marketing Communications Specialist along with our head of marketing will be responsible for developing and executing communications within the brand messaging strategy to build Scipher’s brand awareness and promote and support new business development efforts. He/she will leverage editorial, digital marketing and project management experience to create high-quality, targeted content for multiple audiences and platforms.

    The responsibilities will include creating and editing marketing resources that promote the company’s products and services, unique capabilities, talent, and experience to consistently support our target audience’s business challenges.

    Essential Duties & Responsibilities

    • Understand the internal and external audience needs and motivations to be able to develop effective communication vehicles.
    • Compose and edit persuasive cross-channel content that delivers positive, measurable results, including:
    • Marketing collateral, literature, case success stories, and other sales support materials.
    • Thought leadership content: white papers, website Knowledge Center Blog, video scripts, advertorials and other service reports.
    • Advertising and Direct mail campaigns
    • Social media content
    • Website copy
    • Press releases and other Public Relations content
    • Support the development of product and service training materials for Business Development team and Agent/Broker distribution partners.
    • Ensure all marketing materials and campaigns are consistent with brand standards, tone and voice across all platforms to ensure brand clarity and efficiency.
    • Build and maintain productive relationships with cross-functional departments in order to develop meaningful product/service and brand stories, including advanced interviewing and listening skills to gather necessary content from multiple resources.
    • Understand and incorporate complex industry and corporate information, surveys and internal data to find “the story” that helps drive thought leadership for Scipher

    Education, Requirements & Competencies

    • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications, English or related field preferred.
    • Experience in the healthcare industry is an advantage as majority of content development relates to the healthcare industry.
    • 2-5 years content marketing development experience required.
    • MUST be proficient in PowerPoint
    • B2B writing-healthcare experience strongly preferred.
    • Proficient in writing style execution, editing and proofing skills.
    • Must possess strong interpersonal communication, both oral and written.
    • Strong project management skills.
    • Ability to lead multiple projects simultaneously and tracks projects with varying deadlines.
    • Expert knowledge of web copy and social media best practices, content production, and emerging web media trends and marketing best practices.
    • Ability to prioritize and manage workload in a high-volume environment in order to meet deadlines.
    • Intermediate to advanced MS Office skills including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.

     

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  • Bioinformatician-Gene Expression (RNA)

    Primary Objective of the Position

    Summary: The candidate will support the technical team to develop and apply state-of-the-art computational and statistical methods to deliver testable hypotheses and biological insights. The candidate will collaborate with the other data scientists and bioinformaticians to identify and understand their analyses and information in order to translate these into solutions. Success in this role is measured by the ability to provide strategically relevant, scientifically reliable information that supports the Company goals. The candidate must be detail-oriented and possess strong organizational and analytical skills with the ability to prioritize multiple tasks.

    Responsibilities will include:

    • Drive to developing companies’ platforms and algorithms in collaboration with the research team.
    • Participate and lead components of the PRISM-RA and PRISM-UC data analysis projects.
    • Work closely with Harvard Medical School and Northeastern University on Research Sponsored Agreement collaborations.
    • Summarize and communicate results to project teams, provide intellectual input, and contribute to decision-making.
    • Prepare and deliver scientific presentations for both internal and external use
    • Present the company’s scientific results at leading industry conferences
    • Maintain knowledge latest scientific and technology advancements in the field
    • Contribute to high-quality documents and scientific publications
    • Provide regular updates to the technical team
    • Manage each project within agreed upon timelines

    Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    • Strong background in working with gene expression data
    • Skilled in machine learning and statistical analysis skills
    • Good understanding of systems biology and omics data
    • Proficiency in coding (R and python are preferable)
    • Work methodically and in an organized and timely manner to produce high-quality data analysis, minimizing errors
    • Comfortable working in a fast-paced, collaborative, startup environment
    • Strong communication skills (both written and verbal)
    • Being familiar and experienced in network medicine approaches is preferred
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, managers and clients

    Minimum Education and Experience

    • MS, or PhD in Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, Biological Sciences, or relevant fields
    • +3 years of experience in bioinformatics, systems biology and statistics

     

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  • VP Biomarker Discovery

    Key responsibilities:

    1. Drive the process for evaluation of clinical assets that can be rescued or repurposed with the Scipher platform
    • Evaluate in-licensing opportunities, conduct due diligence and decision-making incorporating multiple view points from a scientific, operational, medical and commercial standpoint)
    • Define development plans and budgets
    • Drive the internal and external scientific and technical activities to execute on development plans

     

    2. Drive the process for identification and validation of novel drug targets and drugs in autoimmune diseases:

    • Lead the bioinformatics process for mapping the biology of autoimmune diseases and identifying novel RNA and protein targets for non-responders to current therapies.
    • Lead the design of the experimental process for confirming the relevance of novel targets in the disease biology, and further characterizing the mechanism of action of new drugs.
    • Work with key academic partners and key opinion leaders to ensure scientific and technical excellence, validation of results and the development of novel biological hypotheses and interpretations.
    • Identify and oversee external expert technical and scientific resources as required
    • Contribute to multi-disciplinary team to identify patient stratification biomarkers
    • Lead intellectual property protection and publication of therapeutic projects to support the commercial strategy.

     

    3. Engage with, and support partnering efforts with biopharma companies:

    • Proactively network with scientific drug discovery and development community to stay abreast of drug discovery in autoimmune diseases, to identify and deliver on opportunities to showcase the Scipher work
    • Engage with scientific leaders at partner organizations to help understand key scientific and political drivers
    • Develop scientific and technical project plans for collaborative agreements
    • Drive internal and external scientific and technical activities to execute on collaborative plans

     

    Reports to: Scipher Medicine CEO

    Works closely with colleagues in program management, operations, bioinformatics, biology and commercial.

    Direct reports: As determined by growth of projects

    Technical skills and competencies:

    • Immunology in autoimmune diseases
    • Biomarkers
    • Structural biology, bioinformatics

    Professional experience:

    • Having lead and executed on target selection and drug discovery and development strategy at a reputable biopharma company
    • Having worked closely with CMC (Chemistry – Manufacturing – Controls) for preclinical and clinical development

     

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  • Sr. Clinical Trials Manager

    Summary

    Scipher Medicine is seeking a talented and highly motivated Senior Clinical Trials Manager to lead trial management in support of its multiple development arms.

    The Senior Clinical Trial Manager will be responsible for engagement with a variety of external and internal partners across the life cycle of multiple studies spanning strategic and functional contributions to drive study concept and design, feasibility assessments, study start-up, contract and budget oversight, data exchange and support of data analysis and interpretation. This position requires both the knowledge and experience to work within established clinical trial paradigms while exploring and embracing new approaches to conducting research to support data aggregation and analysis to advance clinical care in complex diseases.

    Primary Responsibilities and Essential Duties

    • Manage study activities including strategic engagement with key collaborators; development of protocol and Informed Consent Forms; completion of study feasibility assessments; study start-up activities including contract finalization, IRB submission and approval; finalization of study manuals and processes; and, coordination and support of data integration and analysis.
    • Work across various internal teams, as well as external collaborators, to execute trial plan.
    • Maintain documentation of key study decisions and plans.
    • Ensure timely communication of decisions and deliverables.
    • Identify and mitigate against study risks, escalating as necessary.
    • Prepare and deliver study updates to Scipher Ops leadership.
    • Mentor and manage supporting staff within the Clinical Operations organization.

    Required Experience

    • A minimum of 5 years directly managing clinical trials within the Diagnostics, Biotech or Pharma industry.
    • Demonstrated success working within cross-functional teams.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Strong attention to detail.
    • Willingness and ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with a great sense of autonomy and conviction.
    • Experience in management of CROs, vendors and consultants.
    • Documented training, knowledge and application of current FDA Regulations, GCP and ICH guidelines in clinical trials.
    • Experience developing trial plans including site monitoring, risk mitigation strategies, trial budgets and program-level budgets, site selection and clinical supplies management.
    • Proficient written and verbal communication skills.
    • Ability to collaborate effectively with the study team, cross-functional team members and external partners (including investigator and site staff) using collaborative negotiation skills.
    • Strong computer skills including knowledge of Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook and MS Project, but with an ability to be adaptive and learn new programs as applicable in this role.
    • Position may require some travel.


    Education

    • Bachelor’s degree in health sciences or related field, Advanced Degree preferred.


    To all recruitment agencies:
    Scipher Medicine does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, or Scipher Medicine employees. Scipher Medicine is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

     

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