Director Senior Safety Physician

Open for hire at one of the following locations –  Cambridge Erie Street, Gaithersburg, Mainz K1. - Job ID: 4272 


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We aim to reduce the suffering of people with life-changing therapies by harnessing the potential of the immune system to develop novel therapies against cancer and infectious diseases. While doing so, we are guided by our three company values: united, innovative, passionate. Get in touch with us if you are looking to be a part of creating hope for a healthy future in many people's lives.


Director Senior Safety Physician 


In this role, you are responsible for the safety monitoring, risk management and signal management activities. You act as a medical safety expert for the development of BioNTech’s vaccines or oncology products.


Your main responsibilities are:

  • Perform Clinical Safety tasks on individual clinical trial level
  • Be the primary addressee for the Clinical Safety Managers, Medical Monitors for all safety related topics
  • Be part of the clinical trial core team
  • Oversee the benefit-risk profile of assigned products
  • Provide medical input to the writing and approval of safety sections in essential clinical trial documents
  • Provide regular safety updates

What you have to offer.

  • Medical Degree (PhD and/or specialist training in oncology or hemato-oncology preferred)
  • Experience in clinical trials in the field of (immuno-) oncology/cellular therapies or in the field of clinical development or medical safety surveillance
  • Experience with electronic data management systems to achieve and maintain data integrity throughout
  • Knowledge of GCP and global clinical safety regulations
  • Experience in monitoring development safety activities for clinical trials including SAE assessments, SUSAR reporting, signal management and safety writing
  • Proven team player and excellent communication skills
  • Fluent English, written and spoken




Benefits for you

BioNTech is committed to the wellbeing of our team members and offers a variety of benefits in support of our diverse employee base. We offer competitive remuneration packages which is determined by the specific role, location of employment and also the selected candidate’s qualifications and experience.

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Note: The availability, eligibility and design of the listed benefits may vary depending on the location. The final requirements for the individual use of our benefits are based on the company's internal policies and applicable law.


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This vacancy is to be hired at one of the following locations – Cambridge Erie Street, Gaithersburg, Mainz K1Apply now for your preferred job and location through our careers site.

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