Investigator, Clinical Imaging
GlaxoSmithKline plc
Upper Providence, Pennsylvania , USA
3d ago

GSK’s clinical imaging group is responsible for supporting clinical imaging within GSK’s clinical trials across therapeutic areas and phases of development.

The imaging group’s remit is to anticipate and develop imaging techniques for future R&D needs as well as deliver imaging within the current pipeline.

This is achieved through a balanced external model, working alongside external consultants, academic institutions, niche CROs, and traditional CROs to meet the varied needs of GSK.

This role will complement the existing clinical imaging expertise within the imaging group by bringing in functional and structural imaging expertise to strengthen our ability to deliver a flow of imaging-

based studies. Therapeutic areas supported will be broad, but an initial focus will be on supporting the oncology portfolio including oversight of imaging CROs.

This role will provide YOU the opportunity to lead key activities to progress YOUR career. These responsibilities include some of the following :

  • Be an internal consultant to GSK study teams, providing imaging expertise and a critical evaluation of imaging techniques relative to other candidate biomarkers (both imaging and non-imaging)
  • Provide scientific imaging oversight to the late phase portfolio; contributing as needed to study design, study start-
  • up, results interpretation, and operational strategy

  • Assist GSK study teams in the interpretation of imaging results
  • Promote the efficiency of working with CROs through the delivery of standardized technical documentation (e.g. protocol wording, acquisition manuals, image review charters)
  • Translate advanced imaging techniques from leading academic centers to the multicenter setting ensuring quality and consistency across sites (e.
  • g. semi-quantitative FDG PET)

  • Ensure GSK is working with the best niche and traditional imaging CROs; maintaining close ties with the CROs and working alongside procurement to outsource imaging studies with minimal internal operational involvement
  • Support academic alliances including studentships, embedded scientists, consultant network, and investigator sponsored methodology studies
  • Work with external clinical imaging experts to bring specialized expertise to R&D
  • Basic Qualifications :

    We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals :

  • B.S. in life / biomedical sciences (or equivalent) with at least 5 years of industry experience or
  • M.S., or Ph.D. in life / biomedical sciences (or equivalent) related to imaging
  • Experience in multicenter clinical imaging using multiple imaging modalities (e.g. CT, PET, MRI)
  • Excellent team-working behaviors, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience in operational aspects of implementing imaging in clinical trials
  • Preferred Qualifications :

    If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus :

  • Experience in the use of imaging within oncology drug development
  • Experience in clinical research working within an imaging core lab
  • Experience working within a pharmaceutical company
  • Experience in the outsourcing and oversight of imaging studies
  • Strong knowledge of the response criteria used in oncology including immuno-oncology.
  • Experience in clinical drug development including early phase and late phase clinical trials across multiple therapeutic areas
  • Why GSK?

    Our values and expectations are at the heart of everything we do and form an important part of our culture.

    These include Patient focus, Transparency, Respect, Integrity along with Courage, Accountability, Development, and Teamwork.

    As GSK focuses on our values and expectations and a culture of innovation, performance, and trust, the successful candidate will demonstrate the following capabilities :

  • Operating at pace and agile decision-making using evidence and applying judgement to balance pace, rigour and risk.
  • Committed to delivering high quality results, overcoming challenges, focusing on what matters, execution.
  • Continuously looking for opportunities to learn, build skills and share learning.
  • Sustaining energy and well-being.
  • Building strong relationships and collaboration, honest and open conversations.
  • Budgeting and cost-consciousness.
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