Job Opportunity: Regulatory Science and Policy Analyst, American Association for Cancer Research, Washington DC

Rachel Howell
September 5, 2014

Position Description and Responsibilities

  • Assist the Director of Regulatory Science and Policy in developing and expanding AACR's Regulatory Science and Policy portfolio.
  • Research key topics and manage regulatory science related activities for the organization.
  • Help to develop AACR's regulatory science efforts through conferences, meetings and workshops.
  • Support Regulatory Science and Policy subcommittee activities, including coordinating meeting logistics, preparing background materials, drafting invitations and other correspondence.
  • Help organize meetings, symposia, and briefings by identifying relevant topics, developing background materials and assisting discussions among participants.
  • Work with partners both internally and externally to coordinate events.
  • Monitor track and analyze key scientific, regulatory and policy issues relevant to the organization's mission of advancing cancer research.
  • Author publications for peer-review, policy statements and newsletter articles.
  • Attend regulatory science and policy related conferences, meetings and other events.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Director, Regulatory Science and Policy and the Managing Director, Science Policy and Government Affairs.

Qualifications
Position Requirements

  • Graduate degree required.
  • PhD in the life-sciences with post-doctoral experience preferred.
  • A detail knowledge of scientific processes associated with drug development.
  • Knowledge of regulatory procedures a plus.
  • General understanding of government policies, procedures and processes.
  • Knowledge of FDA policies and procedures a plus.
  • Experience with organizing and coordinating meetings, symposia, and briefings ranging from scientific forums to small group meetings.
  • Outstanding organizational skills, ability to multi-task, follow through on projects, and work under rapidly developing deadlines.
  • A self-starter with creativity, initiative and problem solving skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a high degree of judgment, discretion, tact, and insight.
  • A willingness to work in collaborative, informal office setting.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Office applications.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent grammar and spelling.

How to Apply

Please submit your cover letter and resume (including salary history) to:
Human Resources
P.O. Box 40138
Philadelphia, PA 19106
E-mail: humanresources@aacr.org
Fax: (215) 440-1045
Equal Opportunity Employer

Education Requirements
•Graduate degree required.
•PhD in the life-sciences with post-doctoral experience preferred.

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