Join the Syndax Team

Syndax offers a competitive salary and benefits package. Qualified candidates should submit their resume and cover letter with a statement of interest, availability, and experience in Word or PDF format to [email protected].

Syndax is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

  • Associate Director, Clinical Operations

    Position Reports to: Vice President, Clinical Operation

    Position Purpose

    As the overall clinical trial manager, build and maintain relationships with Clinical Coordinators, Investigators, CRAs and CRO team members. Interact frequently with site staff and CRA management and communicate regularly with senior management. Based on a thorough understanding of the mechanics of conducting clinical trials, closely supervise all study-related activities from study start-up through study close-out and clinical study report writing.

    Position Responsibilities

    • Directly oversee contract CRAs, the CRO study team(s), clinical sites and vendor(s) on assigned studies to ensure consistency of methods, interpretation and approach with other Syndax sponsored studies.
    • Manage the process to prepare all clinical documents; write elements of protocols, clinical study reports, informed consents, study training materials / presentations, and other clinical documents, as needed.
    • Conduct both operational and study content training for CRAs and CRO study teams (and study site staff, as needed); ensure all team members are appropriately trained throughout the course of the study.
    • Oversee monitoring activities and conduct clinical site initiation visits, co-monitoring and close-out, as needed; review site visit reports and critical correspondence.
    • Manage study timeline and provide study progress reports to the study team. Provide options for handling problems that develop.
    • Oversee to ensure that paper and electronic filing systems are maintained appropriately and in a timely manner.
    • Maintain tracking for study metrics essential to managing the study closely (patient visit information, data entry, monitoring and cleaning information).
    • Ensure all tasks that contribute to the conduct of a clinical study are completed according to GCPc and SOPs, as well as on time and within budget.

    Position Requirements (Skills, Knowledge, Education and Work Experience)

    • Bachelors’ Degree in life sciences or healthcare discipline; Master’s Degree preferred.
    • At least 7 years of clinical trial management experience, including at least 2 years of clinical monitoring in biotech/pharmaceutical industry; some Oncology trial experience is required;
    • Skilled in supervising people;
    • Working knowledge of GCPc and FDA and ICH regulations and guidelines;
    • Experience with international clinical trials and managing external service providers, including CROs and contract CRAs;
    • Good understanding of cross-functional areas including data management / biostatistics, regulatory affairs and pharmacovigilance;
    • Proven verbal and written communication skills; enjoys interacting with others regularly;
    • Able to prioritize tasks, solve problems and work with a high degree of independence;
    • Able to travel an average of 25%, both domestically and internationally.

     

    Syndax Pharmaceuticals, Inc. offers a competitive salary and benefits package.
    Qualified candidates should submit their resume and cover letter with a statement of interest, availability, and experience in Word or PDF format to:
    [email protected].
    Syndax is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • Research Scientist

    Position Reports to: Chief Technology Officer (CTO)

    Position Purpose

    Develop, supervise and interpret data from pre-clinical experiments to guide the clinical development of our oncology drug candidates. Build hypotheses around public and internally generated data. Develop plans utilizing all translational tools available, communicate the results with the clinical team and formulate the scientific rationale for a clinical path forward.

    Position Responsibilities

    • Evaluate novel pathways and mechanisms for cancer / immunological therapeutic intervention;
    • Investigate feasibility of applying a variety of scientific principles and concepts to potential therapeutic areas and problems;
    • Establish and apply models to identify and characterize novel therapeutics;
    • Develop and deliver scientific presentations and reports;
    • Represent programs and research findings to senior management; collaborate with internal teams to summarize research findings for external communication;
    • Participate in the evaluation of licensing opportunities;
    • Make contributions to scientific literature and conferences;
    • May act as spokesperson on research and development activities;
    • May participate in development of patent applications.

    Position Requirements (Skills, Knowledge, Education and Work Experience)

    • Ph.D. in immunology, cancer biology, or a related discipline; and minimum 3 years of post-doctoral experience and / or biotech/pharma experience;
    • Working knowledge of basic cancer signaling pathways;
    • Experience working on tumor immunology is a plus, along with familiarity with the function of immune suppressive cell types and experience working with regulatory T cells;
    • Demonstrated ability to work independently to achieve objectives and work on more than one project simultaneously;
    • Enjoys operating in an exceptionally dynamic and collaborative environment;
    • Proven ability to effectively communicate, both verbally and in writing, scientific concepts in a science setting;
    • Proven interpersonal skills to work across functions and with academic and biotech collaborators;

     

    Syndax Pharmaceuticals, Inc. offers a competitive salary and benefits package.
    Qualified candidates should submit their resume and cover letter with a statement of interest, availability, and experience in Word or PDF format to:
    [email protected].
    Syndax is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • Clinical Research Associate II

    Position Reports to: Associate Director, Clinical Operations

    Position Purpose

    Perform a key role in building relationships with Clinical Coordinators and Study Investigators, and contribute significantly to the execution of the clinical trial. Collaborate with others in this high profile role; communicate regularly with senior management regarding work progress. Apply knowledge of clinical study tracking and other monitoring activities as a co-monitor with contract CRAs and as a primary site monitor for a few study sites.

    Position Responsibilities

    • Work with the clinical sites, vendor(s) and study team on assigned studies to ensure consistency of methods, interpretation and approach with other Syndax sponsored studies.
    • Assist in the development of information / consent forms, study training materials and study tools.
    • Perform in-house clinical study data review as well as onsite monitoring visits (initiation, interim and close-out visits).
    • Assist in study training of trial logistics and protocol contents for study site staff and other CRAs.
    • Collect and review study site regulatory documents for study start-up, annual reviews and study close-out.
    • Create and maintain study-related tracking tools.
    • Assist in the maintenance the clinical trial master file (both electronically and in hard copy); perform study file audits.

    Position Requirements (Skills, Knowledge, Education and Work Experience)

    • BS degree in life sciences or healthcare discipline, Master’s degree is preferred; at least 3 years of clinical operations experience including at least 2 years of experience monitoring oncology trials;
    • Knowledge of good clinical practice (GCP) and FDA and ICH regulations and guidelines;
    • Good understanding of cross-functional areas, including data management, medical writing, and biostatistics;
    • Good verbal and written communication skills; enjoys frequent interaction with others;
    • Able to prioritize tasks and work independently;
    • Works collaboratively in a small team environment;
    • Able to travel an average of 30%, both domestically and internationally.

     

    Syndax Pharmaceuticals, Inc. offers a competitive salary and benefits package.
    Qualified candidates should submit their resume and cover letter with a statement of interest, availability, and experience in Word or PDF format to:
    [email protected].
    Syndax is an Equal Opportunity Employer.