Job Posting: Regulatory Science & Policy Analyst, American Association for Cancer Research Inc., Washington D.C.

Rachel Howell
October 15, 2014

Reports to: Director, Regulatory Science and Policy
Department: Science Policy & Government Affairs
Location: AACR's Washington DC Office
Employment Status: Full-time/ Exempt

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.

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
Fax: (215) 440-1045

Equal Opportunity Employer