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Research Scientist, Imaging Technology

Company: Takeda Pharmaceutical
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

By clicking the "Apply" button, I understand that my employment application process with Takeda will commence and that the information I provide in my application will be processed in line with Takeda's and . I further attest that all information I submit in my employment application is true to the best of my knowledge.Job DescriptionResearch Scientist, Imaging Technology Are you looking for a patient-focused, innovation-driven company that will inspire you and empower you to shine? Join us as a Research Scientist, Imaging Technology in our Cambridge, MA office.At Takeda, we are transforming the pharmaceutical industry through our R&D-driven market leadership and being a values-led company. To do this, we empower our people to realize their potential through life-changing work. Certified as a Global Top Employer, we offer stimulating careers, encourage innovation, and strive for excellence in everything we do. We foster an inclusive, collaborative workplace, in which our global teams are united by an unwavering commitment to deliver Better Health and a Brighter Future to people around the world.Here, you will be a vital contributor to our inspiring, bold mission.As a Research Scientist, Imaging Technology working on the Imaging Technology team, you will be empowered to work closely with other PTS Imaging scientists to provide a seamless interface between PTS Imaging and Takeda program teams for clinical trials and preclinical studies containing imaging components, across all therapeutic areas.A typical day will include:POSITION OBJECTIVES:

  • Manage and oversee processes and documentation between PTS Imaging and internal & external stakeholders.
  • Serve as a point of contact to the Preclinical and Clinical network of external Imaging CROs, Academic Imaging Centers, and Image Archive & Analysis vendors.
  • Responsible for tracking assigned project progress within the Imaging groupPOSITION ACCOUNTABILITIES:
    • Participate in internal and external project team meetings to ensure that project priorities and timelines with respect to imaging are being met and to ensure PTS Imaging relationships are functioning appropriately with regards to studies containing imaging components.
    • Manage and provide support for governance documents (e.g., CDAs, consultancy agreements and Master Agreements with Imaging KOLs, imaging CROs and other imaging-related vendors) to ensure timely availability of their services.
    • Coordinate and collaborate with internal and external partners to ensure project timelines, resource needs and budgets meet Takeda expectations.
    • Work with other PTS Imaging scientists to coordinate and facilitate timely incorporation of imaging components into study documents (e.g. image acquistion guidelines, project plans, and image review charters).
    • Provide high-level costing estimates for the inclusion of Imaging-related endpoints being considered for clinical trials to other PTS Imaging Scientists, Clinical Operations, and Clinical Science.
    • Work closely with Clinical Operations to implement imaging-specific component of research protocols including document preparation, review, and approval.
    • Assist Clinical Operations and Procurement with technically accurate descriptions of requested imaging services and timelines in RFPs and SOWs generated for imaging CROs and provide subsequent review of submitted proposals as necessary.
    • Work with Regulatory and Quality Assurance to ensure compliance of imaging services providers, and specific biomarker trialsEDUCATION, BEHAVIORAL COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:
      • BS/BA degree in biology, allied health, science, engineering, pharmacy or related life science; advanced degree (MS, PhD) and/or post-graduate training
      • At least 5 years of professional imaging experience, for example experience in a clinical practice setting, management and/or technical experience in an imaging company or CRO performing imaging in clinical and/or preclinical trials, or imaging experience in the biotech/ pharmaceutical industry
      • At least 3 years experience in drug development processes in the pharmaceutical industry (could be in conjunction with professional imaging experience)
      • Completion of formal training as an Imaging Technologist (e.g. Nuclear Medicine, Radiologic Technology, Ultrasound, or MRI) preferredTakeda U.S. Vaccine Requirement:Absent an approved religious or medical reason, all US office-based and lab-based Takeda employees who work fully on-site or in a hybrid model (as determined by Takeda) must be fully vaccinated to work at a Takeda site or to engage with Takeda colleagues or anyone else on behalf of Takeda. US field-based employees must be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment, absent an approved religious or medical reason. US employees who work at a Takeda manufacturing facility, and those who work at a BioLife center or BioLife lab, may be subject to different guidelines. If you are contacted by a Takeda recruiter about your job application, we encourage you to seek more information on the applicable guidelines for the Business Unit/Function to which you have applied.In accordance with the CO Equal Pay Act, -Colorado Applicants Are Not Permitted to Apply.TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS:
        • Willingness to travel to both internal and external meetings, including overnight trips
        • National and international travel is required.
        • Requires approximately 5-10% travelWHAT TAKEDA CAN OFFER YOU:
          • 401(k) with company match and Annual Retirement Contribution Plan
          • Tuition reimbursement Company match of charitable contributions
          • Health & Wellness programs including onsite flu shots and health screenings
          • Generous time off for vacation and the option to purchase additional vacation days
          • Community Outreach ProgramsEmpowering Our People to ShineDiscover more at takedajobs.comNo Phone Calls or Recruiters Please.*KB-LIEEO StatementTakeda is proud in its commitment to creating a diverse workforce and providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, parental status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship status, genetic information or characteristics, marital status, status as a Vietnam era veteran, special disabled veteran, or other protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws, and any other characteristic protected by law.LocationsUSA - MA - Cambridge - Binney StWorker TypeEmployeeWorker Sub-TypeRegularTime TypeFull time

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