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VP, Radiation Science

Company: Fusion Pharmaceuticals
Location: Somerville
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

Fusion Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: FUSN) is a clinical-stage oncology company focused on developing next-generation radiopharmaceuticals as precision medicines to treat a broad range of cancers. Employing its platform technology, including proprietary Fast-Clear linker, Fusion connects alpha particle emitting isotopes to antibodies and other targeting molecules in order to selectively deliver the payloads to tumors. Fusion's lead program, FPI-1434, is currently in a Phase 1 clinical trial. The Company is growing a pipeline of precision oncology therapies in development, and recently announced a collaboration agreement with AstraZeneca. Following Fusion's June 2020 IPO, the Company has cash to fund operations into 2024.This key leadership position will be responsible for executing strategic and operational plans to advance the Company's growing pipeline of radiopharmaceuticals. The candidate will have to collaborate closely with the internal study team and the clinical trial sites and their staffs, NRC and Agreement State regulators and other key stakeholders to help advance and optimize Fusion's clinical programs to deliver the best possible outcomes for patients. The qualified candidate should have knowledge in the areas of radiobiology and radiation physics, radiation safety relevant to expanding Fusion's opportunities. They will work with our scientific team to drive to the next phase of incorporating R&D into novel and exciting therapeutic combinations. This individual will provide medical physics support to the development of new imaging agents throughout the preclinical, clinical and post-marketing phases. The key responsibility is the scientific and technical support of clinical trials exploring new diagnostic and therapeutic radiopharmaceuticals. The qualified medical physicist must be familiar with State and Federal regulations that mandate that nuclear medicine quality-control (QC) and quality assurance (QA) activities. Responsibilities: Review and optimization of imaging protocols, relevant imaging manuals, including review of parameters for image acquisition and reconstruction, radiation dose determination, and protocol dose managementSetting the requirements for the execution of imaging at clinical sites, including providing "hands on" technical support to study sitesProvide training, teaching, and problem-solving solutions to internal and external clinical study teams in order to meet the needs of the studyWork with key relevant, external thought leaders and/or vendors to review, analyze and tabulate patient data generated from ongoing studiesWork on growth and development of direct reportsRequirements:PhD in Medical Physics, Physics, Biomedical Engineering or related discipline required License American Board of Radiology required., or DPH RAD Required1-3 years pharmaceutical industry experience requiredStrong physics background and experience in Nuclear Medicine imaging techniquesExperience with personalized dosimetryAdvanced technical computer skills and thorough understanding of modern electronic infrastructures relevant to radiological imaging such as DICOM, PACS, RIS/HIS frameworks, IHE models, Web and database servers, client/server architectures, CAD, image processing and advanced visualizationAdvanced technical computer skills as required for technical support specific to functional area and related systemsExpertise in image reconstruction and data analysis Understanding of imaging-related project needs as expressed in a clinical study protocolAbility to translate clinical endpoints to an imaging strategy Experience drafting study imaging manual and training materialExperience with radioactive materials license amendment process with the NRC and Agreement StatesAbility to assist clinical sites with radiation safety questions and concerns with the use of diagnostic and therapeutic radiopharmaceuticalsFamiliar with Radiation Safety Officer (RSO) responsibilitiesAll qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.
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Keywords: Fusion Pharmaceuticals, Somerville , VP, Radiation Science, Executive , Somerville, Massachusetts

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