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About Morphic Therapeutic

Morphic Therapeutic is a biopharmaceutical company developing a new generation of oral integrin therapies for the treatment of serious chronic diseases, including inflammatory, hepatic, fibrosis, cardio-pulmonary, and cancer. In collaboration with AbbVie, Janssen, and Schrödinger, Morphic is advancing its pipeline and discovery activities using its proprietary MInT technology platform, which leverages the Company’s unique understanding of integrin structure and biology. For more information, visit www.morphictx.com.

Morphic is advancing both partnered and fully owned oral integrin therapeutic candidates into the clinic with an anticipated first IND filing mid-2020. Our immediate focus is on the areas where the clinical activity of antibody inhibitors of integrins is precedented, thus enabling a rapid path to clinical proof-of-concept.

The Morphic Therapeutic office is located in the AstraZeneca BioHub in Waltham, MA. We are seeking a highly talented and motivated individual to join our culture of teamwork, craftsmanship, tenacity, compassion, and integrity.

Job description

The Associate Director, Clinical Operations will be responsible for the implementation and conduct of clinical trials. These activities include site feasibility analysis and selection, vendor evaluation, day-to-day oversight of study conduct, contract research organizations (CROs) and vendors, management of the relationships with clinical sites, and study start-up and closeout activities. She/he will be accountable for the completion of the clinical activities on time and within budget. She/he will ensure timely collection and validation of all the study-related data and documentation. The successful candidate will work collaboratively with the members of the research and development organization in the Company and will report to the Head of Clinical Operations.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the clinical operation activities from the trial start-up to closeout, including helping to provide appropriate oversight to any CRO executing Morphic’s clinical trials.
    • Participates in the development of trial documentation, including the protocol, informed consent forms, monitoring plan, and study manuals.
    • Facilitates site feasibility and selection process.
    • Serves as the point person managing clinical protocol execution.
    • Establishes study milestones and ensures accurate tracking and reporting of study metrics and timelines.
    • Responsible for trial adherence to ICH/GCP/Federal and local regulations and Company-specific SOPs.
    • Reviews and ensures completeness of the Trial Master File (TMF).
    • Facilitates and responds to Quality Assurance and regulatory authorities inspection audits.
    • Proactively identifies and communicates the study-related problems and proposes solutions
    • Develops and maintains strong, collaborative relationships with vendors, CROs, clinical site personnel.
    • Collaborates effectively with the members of the cross-function project teams

 

 

Qualifications

  • BS/BA/RN Degree in life sciences or health-related field.
    • 5+ years of clinical research experience within a CRO or biopharmaceutical company desirable.
    • 3+ years of clinical trial management experience conducting multi-site global studies required. Experience working in gastrointestinal diseases and difficult to recruit patient populations is a plus.
    • Strong command of ICH, GCP, and other relevant regulatory guidelines.
    • Experience with protocol, ICF, CRF, CSR writing, and review.
    • Exceptional organizational skills and ability to deal with competing priorities
    • Strong collaborative, communication, and interpersonal skills. Creative problem-solver.
    • Proven ability to interact with medical personnel at the site level productively.
    • Superior attention to detail, coordination, organizational, and time management skills.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills.
    • Willing to travel 20% of the time, both domestically and internationally.

Morphic Therapeutic is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing an environment that maximizes our employees’ development and achievement goals. We strive to treat each employee as an individual, as we seek to foster a spirit of teamwork to help change patients’ lives. In addition to a competitive compensation and benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision coverage, a 401K, and a generous vacation and holiday schedule.

Click Here to Apply Now!

About Morphic Therapeutic

Morphic Therapeutic is a biopharmaceutical company developing a new generation of oral integrin therapies for the treatment of serious chronic diseases, including inflammatory, hepatic, fibrosis, cardio-pulmonary, and cancer. In collaboration with AbbVie, Janssen, and Schrödinger, Morphic is advancing its pipeline and discovery activities using its proprietary MInT technology platform, which leverages the Company’s unique understanding of integrin structure and biology. For more information, visit www.morphictx.com.

Morphic is advancing both partnered and fully owned oral integrin therapeutic candidates into the clinic with an anticipated first IND filing mid-2020. Our immediate focus is on the areas where the clinical activity of antibody inhibitors of integrins is precedented, thus enabling a rapid path to clinical proof-of-concept.

The Morphic Therapeutic office is located in the AstraZeneca BioHub in Waltham, MA. We are seeking a highly talented and motivated individual to join our culture of teamwork, craftsmanship, tenacity, compassion, and integrity.

Job Description:

Morphic Therapeutics is currently seeking a highly motivated research associate to join our translational sciences group. The candidate will collaborate cross-functionally with the immunology, fibrosis, and oncology groups. The candidate is expected to be able to multi-task and pay attention to detail. Strong experimental and technical research skills as well as excellent communication skills are required. Creative problem solving will be an integral part of the job. The candidate will work under direct supervision to learn core assays as well as develop innovative new assays in a team environment with plenty of growth opportunity.

Responsibilities

· Help transform common analytical methods into clinically meaningful endpoints for patients

· Develop and trouble shoot new and innovative assays

· Perform ex vivo sample analysis on a wide array of technology platforms in support of lead project development

· Gain familiarity with state of the art technologies and help determine best path to success for a given project

· Analyze experimental results and accurately extract information from the data for presentations to peers and management on the team

Qualifications

· B.Sc. degree with a minimum of 2-3 years or M.Sc. degree with a minimum of 1-2 years of industry or academic experience in pharmacology, physiology, pathology or related field.

· Familiar with basic lab procedures including qPCR, ELISA, Western Blot, cell culture and cell-based assays

· Fast learner with curiosity for new techniques

· Creativity is highly valued

Morphic Therapeutic is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing an environment that maximizes our employees’ development and achievement goals. We strive to treat each employee as an individual, as we seek to foster a spirit of teamwork to help change patients’ lives. In addition to a competitive compensation and benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision coverage, a 401K, and a generous vacation and holiday schedule.