Insmed Incorporated

Associate Director, Clinical Research Scientist

Job Function
Clinical Development

Company Description

About Insmed!

Insmed understands that its most valuable resource is its employees. We place great value on the unique skills, talents and qualities that each of our employees brings to our company. We are building a world-class team with a focus on innovation, teamwork and the desire and ability to change the way our patients live.


Insmed is a fast-paced, high-energy organization that seeks talented individuals who are leaders in their respective functional areas of expertise, who are creative problem solvers and who have the desire to make a difference.



About the role!

The Clinical Research Scientist (CRS) will support and work predominately with the Medical Monitor for assigned protocols and/or projects, partnering with vendors and cross functional teams. The CRS will provide scientific support to clinical development and operations, regulatory and quality assurance teams, as well as overall program support ensuring the adherence to all standard operating procedures (SOPs).



Participate in cross functional teams to develop and implement Clinical Study protocols within clinical program(s). Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Collaborate with internal teams, CROs and external vendors to prepare, review and finalize clinical protocol documents
  • Contribute to scientific and operational aspects and stages of the protocol development and execution from study design planning through final reporting of result. 
  • Provide scientific input and review of protocol data, support in assessing medical monitoring reports, study integrity/conduct and protocol oversight
  • Support preparation of abstracts, manuscripts, presentations, and materials for meetings as it related to the protocol(s) and program 
  • Provide protocol level scientific review of information to support the development
  • Support enrollment projections and assist with the development and implementation of subject recruitment and retention strategies

Provide scientific support to the study teams, including:

  • Collaborate with team members in the review and development of Data Management activities including development of eCRFs, edit checks, report development and database lock processes
  • Participate in activities related to review of data review, database lock, medical monitoring and query resolution for the protocol
  • Work with medical monitors and drug safety vendor(s) to provide support and scientific review of adverse events
  • Provide scientific review of statistical analysis plans

Support corporate objectives:

  • Development, review and revision of departmental and corporate SOPs and processes
  • Provide clinical development and technical expertise in support of due diligence activities
  • Support regulatory activities at the protocol level to develop, prepare and respond to regulatory authorities.  


About You!



  • Requires a Pharm.D., Ph.D.  or M.D. (or M.D. equivalent) with a minimum 3 years of drug development experience 
  • Strong medical writing and presentation skills
  • Understanding of biostatistics and data management 
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports and legal documents
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to succeed in fast-paced work environment
  • Demonstrated team-building skills and the ability to work successfully in a matrix team environment
  • Analytical, negotiation, meeting management and cross-functional team leadership skills required
  • Conflict management, time management and organizational skills required

Travel Requirements:

  • Travel requirement approximately 5-10% based on protocol development stage and program needs


Other (if applicable):     

  • Must successfully exhibit Insmed’s five (5) core corporate values: Passion, Accountability, Collaboration, Integrity and Respect; along with any other position specific competencies
  • Individuals must demonstrate the ability to interact successfully in a dynamic and culturally diverse workplace
  • Individuals must be able to work independently

Additional Information

We offer a competitive benefits package that includes healthdentalvisionwellness programs, employee discount programs, 401k and more. This position is also bonus eligible.


Insmed is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will judge all applicants based on their qualifications for the job, without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability or any other characteristics protected by applicable federal, state or local law.


Unsolicited resumes from agencies should not be forwarded to Insmed. Insmed will not be responsible for any fees arising from the use of resumes through this source. Insmed will only pay a fee to agencies if a formal agreement between Insmed and the agency has been established. The Human Resources department is responsible for all recruitment activities; please contact us directly to be considered for a formal agreement.


Please note that we review every submission and we will keep all submissions on file for six months. Insmed is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



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