Vice President, Head of Clinical Development Data Science

genmab    Princeton, United States    2024-02-21

Job posting number: #90077 (Ref:R7859)

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Job Description

At Genmab, we’re committed to building extra[not]ordinary futures together, by developing antibody products and pioneering, knock-your-socks-off therapies that change the lives of patients and the future of cancer treatment and serious diseases. From our people who are caring, candid, and impact-driven to our business, which is innovative and rooted in science, we believe that being proudly unique, determined to be our best, and authentic is essential to fulfilling our purpose.JOB IS FROM: italents.netVIEW

The Role

Genmab is looking for a seasoned leader to head our Clinical Development Data Science team. In this vital role, you will guide the application of data science methodologies to clinical development, with a focus on transforming clinical trial data into actionable insights that enhance patient outcomes and help transform how Genmab develops and brings transformative medicines to patients. If you have a strong background in data science, a passion for helping patients, and experience in clinical development, consider Genmab as the next exciting part of your career journey.

We have a hybrid model and require onsite presence 60% of the time in Princeton, NJ.


  • Develop and execute a strategic vision for using data science methodologies to streamline and optimize our clinical development processes and outcomes.

  • Lead a team of data scientists, fostering a culture of innovation, collaboration, and continuous learning.

  • Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams, including Clinical Operations, Regulatory Affairs, Safety, Global Medical Affairs, and Manufacturing to align data science initiatives with broader clinical and business objectives.

  • Oversee the design and implementation of advanced analytical models and algorithms to help analyze complex clinical trial data, ensuring high-quality, actionable outcomes.

  • Keep up-to-date with industry trends and advancements in data science and clinical development, integrating state-of-the-art technologies and techniques into our processes.

  • Communicate complex data science concepts and project outcomes to various stakeholders, both technical and non-technical.


  • Advanced degree (PhD preferred) in Data Science, Bioinformatics, Biostatistics, or a related field.

  • Minimum of 10 years' experience in data science, with at least 5 years in a leadership role within the biopharma or healthcare industry.

  • Demonstrated experience with Python, R, and data science libraries such as Pandas, NumPy, Scikit-learn, etc.

  • Deep understanding of clinical development processes, with a focus on oncology.

  • Proven track record of applying data science methodologies to enhance clinical trial design, execution, and analysis.

  • Strong leadership and communication skills, with the ability to inspire teams and effectively communicate complex concepts.

  • Experience with Real World Evidence (RWE) and Real World Data (RWD).

  • Familiarity with regulatory standards and practices in the biopharma industry, specifically clinical development.

  • Publications in data science or clinical development conferences/journals is a plus.

For US based candidates, the proposed salary band for this position is as follows:


The actual salary offer will carefully consider a wide range of factors, including your skills, qualifications, experience, and location. Also, certain positions are eligible for additional forms of compensation, such as bonuses.

About You

  • You are passionate about our purpose and genuinely care about our mission to transform the lives of patients through innovative cancer treatment
  • You bring rigor and excellence to all that you do. You are a fierce believer in our rooted-in-science approach to problem-solving
  • You are a generous collaborator who can work in teams with diverse backgrounds
  • You are determined to do and be your best and take pride in enabling the best work of others on the team
  • You are not afraid to grapple with the unknown and be innovative
  • You have experience working in a fast-growing, dynamic company (or a strong desire to)
  • You work hard and are not afraid to have a little fun while you do so


Genmab leverages the effectiveness of an agile working environment, when possible, for the betterment of employee work-life balance. Our offices are designed as open, community-based spaces that work to connect employees while being immersed in our state-of-the-art laboratories. Whether you’re in one of our collaboratively designed office spaces or working remotely, we thrive on connecting with each other to innovate.

About Genmab

Genmab is an international biotechnology company with a core purpose guiding its unstoppable team to strive towards improving the lives of patients through innovative and differentiated antibody therapeutics. For more than 20 years, its passionate, innovative and collaborative team has invented next-generation antibody technology platforms and leveraged translational research and data sciences, which has resulted in a proprietary pipeline including bispecific T-cell engagers, next-generation immune checkpoint modulators, effector function enhanced antibodies and antibody-drug conjugates. To help develop and deliver novel antibody therapies to patients, Genmab has formed 20+ strategic partnerships with biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies. By 2030, Genmab’s vision is to transform the lives of people with cancer and other serious diseases with Knock-Your-Socks-Off (KYSO™) antibody medicines.

Established in 1999, Genmab is headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark with locations in Utrecht, the Netherlands, Princeton, New Jersey, U.S. and Tokyo, Japan. 

Our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion

We are committed to fostering workplace diversity at all levels of the company and we believe it is essential for our continued success. No applicant shall be discriminated against or treated unfairly because of their race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability, or genetic information. Learn more about our commitments on our website

Genmab is committed to protecting your personal data and privacy. Please see our privacy policy for handling your data in connection with your application on our website

Please note that if you are applying for a position in the Netherlands, Genmab’s policy for all permanently budgeted hires in NL is initially to offer a fixed-term employment contract for a year, if the employee performs well and if the business conditions do not change, renewal for an indefinite term may be considered after the fixed-term employment contract.

Employer Info

Job posting number:#90077 (Ref:R7859)
Application Deadline:2024-03-22
Employer Location:genmab
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