Scientist, Clinical Research
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POST DATE 9/16/2017
END DATE 11/5/2018
Aquinox Pharmaceuticals Inc.
San Bruno, CA
JOB DESCRIPTIONAbout Aquinox:
Aquinox Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company discovering and developing targeted therapeutics in disease areas of inflammation and immuno-oncology. Our primary focus is anti-inflammatory product candidates targeting SH2-containing inositol-5'-phosphatase 1, or SHIP1, which is a key regulator of an important cellular signaling pathway in immune cells, known as the PI3K pathway. Aquinox's lead drug candidate, rosiptor (AQX-1125), is a small molecule activator of SHIP1 suitable for oral, once daily dosing. In September, 2016, we began enrolling patients in a Phase 3 clinical trial in our lead indication, Interstitial Cystitis/Bladder Pain Syndrome (IC/BPS). Other indications are under consideration for future investigation. Aquinox has a broad intellectual property portfolio and pipeline of preclinical drug candidates that activate SHIP1. For more information, please visit www.aqxpharma.com.
Aquinox is publicly traded on NASDAQ (AQXP) with offices in Vancouver, BC, Canada and in San Bruno, CA, USA.
The Scientist, Clinical Research, will play a key role on our growing Clinical Research team. Reporting to the Senior Director, Clinical Development and Product Planning, this role will provide scientific and clinical research contributions to support our expanding Clinical Development programs.
This position may be located in our office in either Vancouver, BC, Canada or San Bruno, CA, USA.
The Scientist, Clinical Research will:
Provide scientific input on disease indications, trial designs and scientific rationale for compounds in development; perform regular literature searches and reviews to support scientific rationale
Participate in cross-functional project teams, ensuring product development strategies are in line with current scientific and regulatory requirements
Assist in drafting and reviewing scientific sections of clinical documents including protocols, investigator brochures, statistical analysis plans, informed consent forms, and clinical study reports and regulatory documents including INDs, annual reports, NDAs, briefing packages for Regulatory Authorities
Participate in clinical data review to ensure quality, both during and following completion of clinical trials
Support clinical database lock activities
Contribute to critical evaluation and interpretation of study results
Assist in ensuring clinical slide decks and other materials are kept up-to-date with current information
Collaborate on preparation of scientific publications and planning / preparation of presentations for Scientific, Investigator, Investor and other meetings
Serve as a resource to other cross functional teams such as Preclinical, Regulatory, Commercial by providing scientific input to support Aquinox positions and responses to internal and external party questions, including regulatory and ethics committee queries
Other duties as assigned