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Clinical Science Liaison - Northeast Region

Cascadian Therapeutics is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company specializing in developing innovative therapeutic product candidates for the treatment of cancer. Our goal is to discover, develop and commercialize novel compounds that have the potential to improve the lives and outcomes of cancer patients. Our most advanced product candidate is tucatinib (ONT-380), an orally active and selective small molecule HER2 inhibitor. We are headquartered in Seattle, Washington. For more information, visit www.cascadianrx.com.


The Clinical Science Liaison - Northeast Region is responsible for supporting the execution of clinical trials/research and data collection activities, functioning as a field-based scientific and medical resource for Cascadian Therapeutics. This highly visible role establishes and maintains critical relationships across Clinical Development and Patient Advocacy, as well as external relationships with thought leaders and advocacy groups.

Key Job Responsibilities:

  • Implements thought leader field strategy, including investigator identification as well as speaker development and support.
  • Delivers scientific presentations to health care professionals.
  • Provides strategy and execution of clinical support for patient recruitment to ongoing studies.
  • Facilitates scientific discussions in the field and work with other in-house and field partners to facilitate ongoing information/clinical data sharing (i.e. new data, competitive information, insights learned from customer) to optimize communications and coordinated activities across the organization.
  • Executes conference strategy, including staffing of scientific booths at major conferences and regional clinical meetings.
  • Responsible for collecting and reporting on Competitive Intelligence gathered through field interactions as well as congress meetings.
  • Acts as key liaison for all aspects in the support of investigator sponsored trials (ISTs).
  • Supports planning and execution of local, regional and/or national advisory boards.
  • Partners and collaborates effectively with internal business partners, especially with members of the clinical teams.
  • Stays abreast of emerging scientific literature/clinical data, translates the data in applicable knowledge, and provides clinical scientific input in the development of Medical Communication material.
  • Maintains appropriate and accurate records of data.
  • Attends and participates in local, national, and international medical conferences.
  • Performs other responsibilities as assigned.

Education / Experience / Professional Requirements:

  • Requires a minimum of 5 years of biotechnology or life sciences experience, preferably in the hematology/oncology setting.
  • Bachelors or Masters degree (or equivalent), with advanced clinical degree (PhD, RPh, NP or PA) strongly preferred.
  • Candidate should have strong presentation and interaction skills and experience in providing evidence based scientific and clinical information to the medical community.
  • The successful candidate will work with the highest standards in Health Care Compliance, demonstrate the highest integrity and ethical behavior, mutual respect for our people, has a true passion for science and in making a difference in patient's lives, works collaboratively within teams, uses resources carefully and contribute to a great place to work and grow within the Clinical team.
  • Knowledge of Good Clinical Practices (GCP), FDA and EMEA/CHMP regulations and guidelines, and applicable international regulatory requirements.
  • Experience managing global studies a plus.
  • Proven experience in medical writing is essential.
  • Must be effective at working in a highly collaborative environment.
  • Highly effective organizational skills, including the proven ability to communicate effectively with all levels and across all functions, both internal and external to the organization.
  • Strong written and verbal communication and presentation skills (one-on-one and in groups); persuasive, articulate and able to distill complex information into clear, concise concepts; straight-forward, direct and transparent communications and interpersonal approach.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in MS Office applications, including Project, Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Share Point.
  • Requires regional and limited international overnight travel (up to 75%).
  • Candidate must be properly licensed and able to safely operate and drive an automobile in order to perform site and investigator visits; must have a driving record deemed safe by the Company.
  • This is a field-based position and the successful candidate must live in the Northeast region of the U.S. within close proximity to a major airport.

Cascadian Therapeutics offers a comprehensive and highly competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision care, life insurance, short and long term disability, stock options, ESPP, a matching traditional and ROTH 401(k) plan, and fully subsidized transit pass/parking.

If you are interested in working with our team in a collaborative and professional work environment, please Submit Resume ».

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer