Join the team that’s bringing IMMUNO-INGENUITY to life

Let’s reshape the future of treating and preventing cancer & infectious disease.

Today, Inovio is poised to be the leader in the research and development of new and exciting therapies in oncology and infectious diseases. We aspire to develop and deliver breakthrough treatment modalities in disease states where effective cures have remained elusive. That’s because immuno-ingenuity is part of our DNA, and a dynamic entrepreneurial spirit is at the core of who we are.

The technology is here, and our team is growing. Now is the time for revolutionizing the world of immunotherapies. Now is the time to join the Inovio team—where passionate people are making a difference with immuno-ingenuity and more.

Career opportunities

Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is currently welcoming qualified applications for the following career opportunities:

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    Location

  • Associate Scientist, Bioengineering

    Research and Development

    San Diego, CA

    Company Profile

    Inovio is a late-stage biotechnology company focused on the discovery, development, and commercialization of DNA immunotherapies that transform the treatment of cancer and infectious diseases. Inovio is taking immunotherapy to the next level in the fight against cancer and infectious diseases. Inovio has reported generating T cells in vivo in high quantity that are fully functional and whose killing capacity correlates with relevant clinical outcomes with a favorable safety profile. With an expanding portfolio of immune therapies, the company is advancing a growing preclinical and clinical stage product pipeline. Partners and collaborators include MedImmune, Regeneron, Roche/Genentech, ApolloBio Corporation, The Wistar Institute, University of Pennsylvania, Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy, CEPI, DARPA, GeneOne Life Science, Plumbline Life Sciences, Drexel University, NIH, HIV Vaccines Trial Network, National Cancer Institute, U.S. Military HIV Research Program, and Laval University. For more information, visit www.inovio.com.

    Job summary

    The Bioengineering Associate Scientist works within the R&D drug delivery group supporting the design, prototyping, and testing of DNA delivery systems. This individual conducts a broad range of experimental studies under minimal supervision, ranging from in silico simulations to in vivo studies using prototype drug delivery devices in appropriate animal models. The Bioengineering Associate Scientist performs a variety of immunological assays, analyzes data, and presents results. This individual is capable of working independently, solving complex bioengineering problems, and coordinating efforts within a multidisciplinary team.

    Essential job functions and duties

    • Design and execute in vivo studies to test hypotheses using appropriate control and experimental groups.
    • Utilize CAD and FEA software to design and prototype DNA delivery devices.
    • Perform laboratory assays and analysis on biological samples
    • Present experimental results in departmental and/or company meetings
    • Other duties as assigned

    Minimum requirements

    • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in bioengineering or a closely related field
    • Four to six years of research experience with a BS/BA or two to four with a MS/MA within an academic or industrial setting
    • Experience in general laboratory techniques
    • Familiarity with principles of engineering design and finite element analysis
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Preferred requirements
    • Prior experience with in vivo studies
    • Understanding of principles of immunology and relevant assays such as ELISA and ELISPOT
    • Previous experience with analytical programs such as R or Python, as well as Microsoft Excel and GraphPad Prism (or equivalent).
    • Previous experience with SolidWorks and ANSYS (or similar) software packages

    Disclaimer

    Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. In keeping with our policy, Inovio will recruit, hire, train and promote into all job titles the most qualified individuals, without regard to race, color, creed, gender, religion, marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, physical or mental disability, medical condition including genetic characteristics, sexual orientation, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws.

    A current US work authorization is required. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed. Inovio offers an attractive benefits package and is an equal opportunity employer. 

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  • Clinical Device Training and Operations Specialist

    Clinical Operations

    San Diego, CA

    Inovio is taking immunotherapy to the next level in the fight against cancer and infectious diseases. We are the only immunotherapy company that has reported generating T cells in vivo in high quantity that are fully functional and whose killing capacity correlates with relevant clinical outcomes with a favorable safety profile. The company is advancing a growing clinical and preclinical stage product pipeline. Partners and collaborators include MedImmune, University of Pennsylvania, DARPA, GeneOne Life Science, Drexel University, NIH, HIV Vaccines Trial Network, National Cancer Institute, U.S. Military HIV Research Program, and University of Manitoba. For more information, visit www.inovio.com.

    Job summary

    The Clinical Device Training and Operations Specialist supports the advancement of Inovio’s revolutionary DNA immunotherapy pipeline. The Clinical Device Training and Operations Specialist applies a versatile skillset to engage and train clinical site personnel (MDs, DOs, RNs, LVNs etc.) on the utilization of Inovio’s drug delivery technologies. The Clinical Device Training and Operations Specialist travels to clinical sites to represent Inovio as a credible expert in device operation and function. Clinical training platforms include hands-on, face-to-face demonstrations and virtual trainings via internet videoconferencing. Clinical Device Training and Operations Specialists interact in-person with clinicians to oversee and ensure successful treatment within the patient setting.  Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to, interfacing with Clinical Operations, Clinical Compliance, Regulatory Affairs, Engineering, Manufacturing, and Quality departments. Additionally, collaboration on interdepartmental device optimization and usability studies is required.

    Essential job functions and duties

    • Provide device training for clinical site medical personnel, internal personnel and external collaborators
    • Act as an expert in the use and function of multiple drug delivery device models
    • Resolve device troubleshooting issues
    • Assist with reporting, investigation and closing of device complaints
    • Perform presentations to promote the training program & Inovio technology
    • Document and maintain training records and support Clinical Operations eTMF processes
    • Collaborate with Clinical Operations and other departments to establish processes for clinical device ordering, returns and accountability and other device operations support processes
    • Work with clinical team to understand device supply requirements for ongoing and upcoming clinical studies and perform review of EP data
    • Prepare SOPs, work instructions, and reports as well as other documents
    • Ensure compliance with SOPs and guidelines, Good Clinical Practice (GCP), International Council on Harmonisation (ICH) guidelines and regulatory requirements for clinical trial management
    • Participate on project teams and provides clinical device updates and summaries to management
    • Support management with implementation of departmental strategies and policies
    • Support inspection readiness and audits as required
    • Other tasks may be assigned based on skill sets and business need

    Minimum requirements

    • Master’s degree required, Nursing degree or Ph.D. highly desirable
    • Willing and capable of traveling frequently (up to 70% of the time), sometimes on short notice
    • 3+ years of research experience within an academic/industry lab or biomedical setting
    • Therapeutic Area(s) experience preferred: Infectious Disease, Vaccines, Oncology, or Women's Health.
    • Comfortable delivering presentations and conducting demonstrations to diverse audiences
    • Ability to quickly adapt and tailor training style to needs and background of audience members
    • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills, attention to detail and ability to interact effectively with management and prioritize diverse projects for multiple disciplines
    • Ability to solve complex problems efficiently, accurately, and courteously
    • MS Office Suite proficiency (Word, Outlook)
    • Capable of consistently exhibiting flexibility in a fast-paced environment
    • Function with a high degree of independence, yet thrive in a team setting
    • Willing to work with various animal models

    Disclaimer

    Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. In keeping with our policy, Inovio will recruit, hire, train and promote into all job titles the most qualified individuals, without regard to race, color, creed, gender, religion, marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition including genetic characteristics, sexual orientation, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws.

    A current US work authorization is required.  The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed. Inovio offers an attractive benefits package and is an equal opportunity employer. 

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  • Intern, Facilities Management

    Facilities

    San Diego, CA

    Company Profile

    Inovio is a late-stage biotechnology company focused on the discovery, development, and commercialization of DNA immunotherapies that transform the treatment of cancer and infectious diseases. Inovio is taking immunotherapy to the next level in the fight against cancer and infectious diseases. Inovio has reported generating T cells in vivo in high quantity that are fully functional and whose killing capacity correlates with relevant clinical outcomes with a favorable safety profile. With an expanding portfolio of immune therapies, the company is advancing a growing preclinical and clinical stage product pipeline. Partners and collaborators include MedImmune, Regeneron, Roche/Genentech, ApolloBio Corporation, The Wistar Institute, University of Pennsylvania, Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy, CEPI, DARPA, GeneOne Life Science, Plumbline Life Sciences, Drexel University, NIH, HIV Vaccines Trial Network, National Cancer Institute, U.S. Military HIV Research Program, and Laval University. For more information, visit www.inovio.com.

    Job summary

    The Facilities Management Intern provides assistance and gains exposure to the 11 core competencies of the Facilities Management function This position will introduce the intern to different aspects of Facilities Management that will include include shadowing, observations, hands-on experiences, and some independent work. The program will highlight general operations that may occur in a typical building environment, but will also include aspects that are specific to biotech/research and manufacturing. The internship will require a summary report and presentation highlighting and connecting the intern’s experiences with the core competencies.

    Essential job functions and duties

    • Conduct different types of facility walk-throughs with Facilities staff that may occur daily, weekly, monthly, or annually depending on the area, equipment, etc.
    • Shadow and observe Facilities staff as they conduct various tasks and duties such as preventive maintenance work (PMs), stocking, replying to requests, etc.
    • Perform or assist with a variety of Facilities-related work based on intern’s qualifications and as determined and assigned by Facilities staff. These may include plumbing, HVAC, electrical, events, or administrative tasks, to name a few.
    • Write and present a summary report of experiences and how they relate to the 11 core competencies of Facilities Management.
    • Provide excellent customer service to employees and practice good client/vendor relations.

    Minimum requirements

    • Enrolled in Facilities Management Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree or equivalent program at a credentialed institution.
    • Excellent customer service skills, attention to detail and follow through on tasks from receipt to close-out.
    • Some travel between offices is required. A reliable form of transportation is required.
    • Basic understanding of Microsoft Office Suite.
    • Basic knowledge of Facilities Management 11 core competencies.
    • Effective written and oral communication skills.
    • Professional qualities including strong initiative, integrity, reliability, punctuality, and the desire / ability to work in a team environment.
    • Ability to organize and coordinate multiple projects simultaneously.
    • Promote a positive, professional atmosphere and support activities that enhance the welfare and morale of Inovio employees.

    Disclaimer

    Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. In keeping with our policy, Inovio will recruit, hire, train and promote into all job titles the most qualified individuals, without regard to race, color, creed, gender, religion, marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, physical or mental disability, medical condition including genetic characteristics, sexual orientation, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws.

    A current US work authorization is required.  The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed. Inovio offers an attractive benefits package and is an equal opportunity employer. 

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  • Intern, R&D Plasmid Production

    Research & Development, Plasmid Production

    San Diego, CA

    Company Profile

    Inovio is a late-stage biotechnology company focused on the discovery, development, and commercialization of DNA immunotherapies that transform the treatment of cancer and infectious diseases. Inovio is the only immunotherapy company that has reported generating T cells whose killing capacity correlates with relevant clinical outcomes. With an expanding portfolio of immune therapies, the company is advancing a growing preclinical and clinical stage product pipeline. Partners and collaborators include MedImmune, Regeneron, Roche/Genentech, ApolloBio Corporation, The Wistar Institute, University of Pennsylvania, the Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy, CEPI, DARPA, GeneOne Life Science, Plumbline Life Sciences, Drexel University, NIH, HIV Vaccines Trial Network, National Cancer Institute, U.S. Military HIV Research Program, and Laval University. For more information, visit www.inovio.com.

    Job summary

    The Plasmid Production Intern should be able to work independently, solve complex problems, and master a spectrum of techniques in both basic cell biology and immunology including cell cultures.

    Essential job functions and duties

    • Basic molecular biology, cell biology, and/or microbiology techniques
    • DNA restriction digest, Gel electrophoresis and analysis
    • Knowledge in bacterial culture, specifically E. coli
    • Documentation and record keeping
    • General lab duties such as reagents prep, stocking of supplies, cleaning, shipping and receiving
    • Adhere to Corporate policies and SOPs
    • Excellent organizational and written/oral communication skills
    • Capable of conducting multiple tasks in timely manner
    • Provide a report/presentation at the end of the 10 week period on their summer project.

    Minimum requirements

    • College student pursuing Bachelor of Science in biomedical sciences.
    • Excellent organizational and written/oral communication skills.
    • Ability to work collaboratively as a team
    • Ability to consistently meet deadlines.

    Disclaimer

    Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. In keeping with our policy, Inovio will recruit, hire, train and promote into all job titles the most qualified individuals, without regard to race, color, creed, gender, religion, marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition including genetic characteristics, sexual orientation, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws.

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  • Research Associate I

    R&D

    San Diego, CA

    Company Profile

    Inovio is a late-stage biotechnology company focused on the discovery, development, and commercialization of DNA immunotherapies that transform the treatment of cancer and infectious diseases. Inovio is taking immunotherapy to the next level in the fight against cancer and infectious diseases. Inovio has reported generating T cells in vivo in high quantity that are fully functional and whose killing capacity correlates with relevant clinical outcomes with a favorable safety profile. With an expanding portfolio of immune therapies, the company is advancing a growing preclinical and clinical stage product pipeline. Partners and collaborators include MedImmune, Regeneron, Roche/Genentech, ApolloBio Corporation, The Wistar Institute, University of Pennsylvania, Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy, CEPI, DARPA, GeneOne Life Science, Plumbline Life Sciences, Drexel University, NIH, HIV Vaccines Trial Network, National Cancer Institute, U.S. Military HIV Research Program, and Laval University. For more information, visit www.inovio.com.

    Job summary

    The Research Associate I (RA I) performs a wide array of routine laboratory duties, such as DNA restriction digest, gel electrophoresis, and analysis. The RA I receives general oversight and is expected to follow detailed instructions and perform routine tasks independently following a period of training by supervisor and other higher level scientific staff.

    Essential job functions and duties

    • Assist with laboratory operations that include dispensing of buffers, volumetric & gravimetric measurements, performing calculations, making accurate dilutions, & preparing solutions
    • Work as part of the downstream team to assist in purification & filtration operations according to standard operating procedures (SOPs)
    • Perform basic equipment maintenance tasks
    • Perform basic molecular biology techniques including: DNA restriction digest and gel electrophoresis
    • Assist with bench experiments; make detailed and general observations
    • Complete batch records and logbooks, which requires legible, clear, and concise data entry
    • Perform equipment maintenance tasks
    • Prepare and present experimental results in group meetings
    • Maintain accurate documentation related to manufacturing processes
    • Maintain downstream inventory  
    • Promote and maintain a safe and well-organized work environment and complies with safety procedures
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    Minimum requirements

    • B.S. Degree in biological sciences, preferably in molecular biology or relevant field
    • One year of research experience within an industrial lab environment is a plus
    • Experience in DNA purification is desirable
    • Experience using Microsoft Excel
    • Experience using GraphPad Prism is a plus
    • Ability to follow detailed instructions with minimal supervision
    • Excellent organizational and written/oral communication skills
    • Ability to multitask
    • Demonstrated ability to understand and follow SOPs

    Disclaimer

    Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. In keeping with our policy, Inovio will recruit, hire, train and promote into all job titles the most qualified individuals, without regard to race, color, creed, gender, religion, marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, physical or mental disability, medical condition including genetic characteristics, sexual orientation, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws.

    A current US work authorization is required. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed. Inovio offers an attractive benefits package and is an equal opportunity employer. 

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  • Associate Scientist, Bioinformatics

    Immunology and Biomarkers

    Plymouth Meeting, PA

    Company Profile

    Inovio is taking immunotherapy to the next level in the fight against cancer and infectious diseases. We are the only immunotherapy company that has reported generating T cells in vivo in high quantity that are fully functional and whose killing capacity correlates with relevant clinical outcomes with a favorable safety profile. With an expanding portfolio of immune therapies, the company is advancing a growing preclinical and clinical stage product pipeline. Partners and collaborators include MedImmune, Regeneron, Genentech, The Wistar Institute, University of Pennsylvania, DARPA, GeneOne Life Science, Plumbline Life Sciences, ApolloBio Corporation, Drexel University, NIH, HIV Vaccines Trial Network, National Cancer Institute, U.S. Military HIV Research Program, and Laval University. For more information, visit www.inovio.com.

    Job summary

    This is a position at the interface of research, engineering, product development and clinical development groups. Working together with the Clinical and Product Development groups, the candidate will be responsible for data analysis of cellular (e.g., flow cytometric and ELISpot) and humoral (e.g., ELISA) immune assays as well as data generated from biomarker platforms including microRNA, DNA methylation and gene arrays.  The candidate will also be responsible for managing data sent to the company from clinical trial sites, including working internally in collaboration with the Product Development, Engineering and Clinical teams in order to analyze clinical trial data.  Strong organizational skills are imperative.  A robust understanding of immunology and/or biomarker platforms listed above is preferred.

     

    Essential job functions and duties

    Working in a group of computational biologists to analyze and present immunology and biomarker data for all clinical programs for Inovio

    Use of analytical programs such as SPSS or R to perform statistical analyses on data generated by the Immunology and Biomarkers group

    Use of Microsoft Excel and GraphPad Prism to sort and generate tables and graphical representations of analyzed data for presentation within the group and to other groups within Inovio

    Collect, analyze and present data at both internal meetings with other Inovio scientists and collaborators

    Assist in projects requiring collaborations with other research personnel within Inovio as well as collaborations with external partners.

     

    Minimum Requirements:

    Master’s degree in computational biology or biotechnology (or related field) with 2-4+ years industry experience in a research and/or development environment or PhD in computational biology or biotechnology (or related field) with 1-2+ years industry experience

    Previous experience with analytical programs such as SPSS or R as well as Microsoft Excel and GraphPad Prism (or equivalent)

     

    Essential Requirements:

    Previous experience with open source or commercial bioinformatics resources is preferred

    Working knowledge of laboratory techniques surrounding immunology assays and/or PCR and RNAseq is a plus

    Demonstrable experience with record keeping and quality measures is required

    Technical proficiency, ability to learn new techniques quickly, effective problem solving and critical thinking skills required.

    • Ability to consistently meet deadlines.

    • Ability to work in a team environment.

    • Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills.

     

    Disclaimer

    Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. In keeping with our policy, Inovio will recruit, hire, train and promote into all job titles the most qualified individuals, without regard to race, color, creed, gender, religion, marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, physical or mental disability, medical condition including genetic characteristics, sexual orientation, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws.

    A current US work authorization is required.  The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed. Inovio offers an attractive benefits package and is an equal opportunity employer. 

     

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  • Clinical Data Specialist

    Data Management

    Plymouth Meeting, PA

    Company Profile

    Inovio is revolutionizing the fight against cancer and infectious diseases. Our immunotherapies uniquely activate best-in-class immune responses to prevent and treat disease, and have shown clinically significant efficacy with a favorable safety profile. With an expanding portfolio of cancer immunotherapies and clinical studies, the company is advancing a growing product pipeline. Partners and collaborators include Roche, the University of Pennsylvania, NIH, HIV Vaccines Trial Network, National Cancer Institute, U.S. Military HIV Research Program, US Dept. of Homeland Security, and University of Manitoba. For more information, visit www.inovio.com. 

     

    Job Summary

    Data Specialist will collaborate with biostatistics, programming, clinical development/operations, regulatory affairs and outside vendors. Experience with data management on vaccine, oncology, or infectious disease trials is a plus.

    Essential job functions and duties

    All aspects of data management  (DM) related to assigned projects include:

    Assist in Vendor management/oversight

    Assist in oversight of Database design

    Assist in the review and creation of edit check specifications

    Assist in CRF design/review

    Review of clinical data for accuracy

    Generation of adhoc reports/listings

    Assist in creation/review of data management plans

    Assist in coordinating activities with statistics and programming for DM deliverables 

    Assist in User acceptance testing for CDMS and IXRS system as needed

    Track quality issues and general data trends

    Ensure adequate filing and archiving of relevant data and documentation related to DM

    Assist in development of SOPs and work instructions

    Work effectively as a team player

     

    Additional functions may include:

    Assist EDC training for co-workers, site staff, and CRAs

    Assist in facilitating interim safety reviews

    Other duties as needed

    Minimum requirements

    BA/BS degree

    Minimum of 0-5 years of experience in clinical data management in the pharmaceutical/ biotechnology/ CRO setting

    Self-starter, able to communicate well within a team environment; candidate will be proactive in managing and completing tasks in a timely fashion

    Knowledge of Electronic Data Capture (EDC) and related tools and processes, preferred

    Knowledge of database design and database concepts, preferred

     

    Essential Requirements:

    Good verbal and written communication skills as well as interpersonal and organizational skills

    Attention to detail, ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks

    Proficiency in MS Office applications

    Travel up to 10-15%

     

    Disclaimer

    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed. Inovio offers an attractive benefits package and is an equal opportunity employer. 

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  • Clinical Device Training and Operations Specialist

    Clinical Operations

    Plymouth Meeting, PA

    Company Profile

    Inovio is taking immunotherapy to the next level in the fight against cancer and infectious diseases. We are the only immunotherapy company that has reported generating T cells in vivo in high quantity that are fully functional and whose killing capacity correlates with relevant clinical outcomes with a favorable safety profile. The company is advancing a growing clinical and preclinical stage product pipeline. Partners and collaborators include MedImmune, University of Pennsylvania, DARPA, GeneOne Life Science, Drexel University, NIH, HIV Vaccines Trial Network, National Cancer Institute, U.S. Military HIV Research Program, and University of Manitoba. For more information, visit www.inovio.com.

    Job summary

    The Clinical Device Training and Operations Specialist supports the advancement of Inovio’s revolutionary DNA immunotherapy pipeline. The Clinical Device Training and Operations Specialist applies a versatile skillset to engage and train clinical site personnel (MDs, DOs, RNs, LVNs etc.) on the utilization of Inovio’s drug delivery technologies. The Clinical Device Training and Operations Specialist travels to clinical sites to represent Inovio as a credible expert in device operation and function. Clinical training platforms include hands-on, face-to-face demonstrations and virtual trainings via internet videoconferencing. Clinical Device Training and Operations Specialists interact in-person with clinicians to oversee and ensure successful treatment within the patient setting.  Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to, interfacing with Clinical Operations, Clinical Compliance, Regulatory Affairs, Engineering, Manufacturing, and Quality departments. Additionally, collaboration on interdepartmental device optimization and usability studies is required.

     

    Essential job functions and duties

    Provide device training for clinical site medical personnel, internal personnel and external collaborators

    Act as an expert in the use and function of multiple drug delivery device models

    Resolve device troubleshooting issues

    Assist with reporting, investigation and closing of device complaints

    Perform presentations to promote the training program & Inovio technology

    Document and maintain training records and support Clinical Operations eTMF processes

    Collaborate with Clinical Operations and other departments to establish processes for clinical device ordering, returns and accountability and other device operations support processes

    Work with clinical team to understand device supply requirements for ongoing and upcoming clinical studies and perform review of EP data

    Prepare SOPs, work instructions, and reports as well as other documents

    Ensure compliance with SOPs and guidelines, Good Clinical Practice (GCP), International Council on Harmonisation (ICH) guidelines and regulatory requirements for clinical trial management

    Participate on project teams and provides clinical device updates and summaries to management

    Support management with implementation of departmental strategies and policies

    Support inspection readiness and audits as required

    Other tasks may be assigned based on skill sets and business need

     

    Minimum requirements

    Master’s degree required, Nursing degree or Ph.D. highly desirable

    Willing and capable of traveling frequently (up to 70% of the time), sometimes on short notice

    3+ years of research experience within an academic/industry lab or biomedical setting

    Therapeutic Area(s) experience preferred: Infectious Disease, Vaccines, Oncology, or Women's Health.

    Comfortable delivering presentations and conducting demonstrations to diverse audiences

    Ability to quickly adapt and tailor training style to needs and background of audience members

    Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills, attention to detail and ability to interact effectively with management and prioritize diverse projects for multiple disciplines

    Ability to solve complex problems efficiently, accurately, and courteously

    MS Office Suite proficiency (Word, Outlook)

    Capable of consistently exhibiting flexibility in a fast-paced environment

    Function with a high degree of independence, yet thrive in a team setting

    Willing to work with various animal models

     

    Disclaimer

    Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. In keeping with our policy, Inovio will recruit, hire, train and promote into all job titles the most qualified individuals, without regard to race, color, creed, gender, religion, marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition including genetic characteristics, sexual orientation, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws.

    A current US work authorization is required.  The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed. Inovio offers an attractive benefits package and is an equal opportunity employer. 

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  • Clinical Supply Associate

    Clinical

    Plymouth Meeting, PA

    Company Profile

    Inovio is a late-stage biotechnology company focused on the discovery, development, and commercialization of DNA immunotherapies that transform the treatment of cancer and infectious diseases. Inovio is taking immunotherapy to the next level in the fight against cancer and infectious diseases. Inovio has reported generating T cells in vivo in high quantity that are fully functional and whose killing capacity correlates with relevant clinical outcomes with a favorable safety profile. With an expanding portfolio of immune therapies, the company is advancing a growing preclinical and clinical stage product pipeline. Partners and collaborators include MedImmune, Regeneron, Roche/Genentech, ApolloBio Corporation, The Wistar Institute, University of Pennsylvania, Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy, CEPI, DARPA, GeneOne Life Science, Plumbline Life Sciences, Drexel University, NIH, HIV Vaccines Trial Network, National Cancer Institute, U.S. Military HIV Research Program, and Laval University. For more information, visit www.inovio.com.

    Job summary

    This position is responsible for supporting the on-time delivery of clinical supplies for Inovio Pharmaceuticals.  Partner with other INOVIO clinical team members to ensure clinical trials are appropriately supplied with product; ensure inventory levels are maintained at depots and sites.  Provide study information/ updates and technical supply chain expertise to support various processes such as demand/ supply planning, IXRS development, implementation and management, and inventory management including allocation and distribution. Analyze clinical supply chain processes and associated processes, and contribute to improvement efforts.

    Essential job functions and duties

    • Supply Clinical Supplies Investigational Product including:
      • Active
      • Placebo
    • Manage inventory levels and distribution of Clinical Supplies:
      • Ensure country/site specific inventory levels are consistently maintained throughout the life cycle of the clinical trial.
      • Provide shipping forecast for budgeting and planning purposes.
      • Provide shipping requirements (e.g. temperature sensitive, temp monitor, pre-qualified shipper, ambient shipper, etc.) and review/approve distribution protocol with Distribution Depots.
      • Facilitate the retrieval of Import Permits if required; working with Distribution Depots, Regulatory Affairs and CRO.
      • Ensure Regulatory “green light” as well as “technical green light” (i.e. QA/ QP release) is in place prior to initial and re-supply shipments to clinical sites.
      • Track shipment (i.e. status) of clinical supplies.
      • Process manual ship requests for non-IXRS studies.
    • Clinical study team member
      • Participate in regular study meetings
      • Track appropriate approvals (i.e. expiry dating, country specific labels) and communicate progress to various team members such as CMO and QA.
    • IXRS team member
      • Participate in evaluation of IXRS vendors
      • Participate in URS review/ approval and UAT
      • Manage clinical supply inventory/ re-supply strategy in IXRS
      • Participate in regular IXRS team meetings
    • Review protocol, provide feedback, share info with Clinical Planning team; ensure Planning team is kept updated on any study changes that may affect IMP requirements
    • Provide guidance for returns for destruction (i.e. ensure site can provide Cert of Destruction, or provide return to depot information)
    • Perform Final IP reconciliation
    • Contribute to the Pharmacy Manual
    • Participate in Investigator Meetings

    Minimum requirements

    • Minimum2-3 years experience in the clinical supply chain or related field required
    • Inventory management experience required, 3 years minimum
    • Working knowledge of current GMP/GCP regulations required
    • IXRS experience desired
    • Distribution experience, including Cold Chain required
    • Experience in biopharmaceutical manufacturing preferred.
    • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Excel and good working knowledge of other MS Office applications.
    • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects and priorities, and have strong data analysis, problem solving, and decision-making ability
    • Demonstrated ability to work with all organizational levels and work effectively in a team environment, demonstrate strong verbal and written communication skills
    • Demonstrated examples of a high level of personal initiative and ability to function autonomously with a strong sense of urgency, self-confidence, and comfort with new and rapidly changing situations and environments

    EDUCATION

    • Bachelors in Operations/Supply Chain Management, Engineering, or related Business field with 2 – 3 years experience in the supply chain field.

    Disclaimer

    Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. In keeping with our policy, Inovio will recruit, hire, train and promote into all job titles the most qualified individuals, without regard to race, color, creed, gender, religion, marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, physical or mental disability, medical condition including genetic characteristics, sexual orientation, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws.

    A current US work authorization is required. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed. Inovio offers an attractive benefits package and is an equal opportunity employer. 

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  • Clinical Supply Manager/Sr. Clinical Supply Manager

    Biological Manufacturing and Clinical Supply Management

    Plymouth Meeting, PA

    Company Profile:

    Inovio is taking immunotherapy to the next level in the fight against cancer and infectious diseases. We are the only immunotherapy company that is generating T cells, in vivo, in high quantity that are fully functional whose killing capacity correlates with relevant clinical outcomes with a favorable safety profile. With an expanding portfolio of immune therapies, the company is advancing a growing preclinical and clinical stage product pipeline. Partners and collaborators include MedImmune, Roche, Wistar Institute, University of Pennsylvania, DARPA, GeneOne Life Science, Drexel University, NIH, HIV Vaccines Trial Network, National Cancer Institute, U.S. Military HIV Research Program, and Laval University.

    Job Description:

    The Senior Clinical Supply Manager will be responsible for managing the investigational drug supplies for multiple products, which will require management of Clinical Supply Associate(s) and interaction with departments outside of Clinical Development and external Contract Manufacturing Organizations, in support of Inovio’s Phase I-III programs.  The Senior Clinical Supplies Manager will also participate in other activities needed to: 1) maintain Inovio’s compliance with all local, regional, national, and international regulatory laws, standards, and regulations; and 2) ensure adherence to Inovio’s Clinical Quality System.

    Essential Job Functions:

    • Leads the coordination of activities to meet clinical supply needs, including comparator drugs, IMPD and QP release documents required for conduct of global clinical studies.
    • Reviews vendor proposals; review scope changes; review invoices for accuracy; forecast budget requirements.
    • Ensuring project timelines as well as cost and compliance requirements are met. Develop Request for Proposals (RFP’s), collaborate with GBT Legal and Finance groups in reviewing and providing input of Master Services Agreements, contracts and other relevant documents.
    • Manage the activities required to meet clinical trial protocol requirements. This includes demand forecasting, distribution network planning, and IRT/IWRS issue identification and follow through on resolution, kit and label changes, and developing supply strategies to meet clinical plans while optimizing drug overage. Influences decisions in therapeutic areas from a clinical supply chain perspective.
    • Oversee global clinical drug supply activities associated with the team’s trials (secondary packaging vendor selection, technical batch record review, QP Release coordination, clinical label design, packaging and labeling, IRT efficiencies).
    • Responsible for identifying, managing and providing necessary documents such as import licenses/permits needed for global clinical trials.
    • Manages the storage, distribution and tracking of the labeled and packaged inventory at the vendors/depots. Manage the multiple vendor relationships required to maintain the day-to-day fulfillment of drug shipment requests.
    • Manages the completion of investigations and CAPAs from excursions or deviations that may occur during shipment, handling or storage through collaboration with the applicable team members such as Quality, Clinical and applicable vendors.
    • Manages the returns/destruction and reconciliation of clinical product at the appropriate time in the study. Collaborates with Clinical Operations and the vendors to accomplish in a cost effective and compliant manner.

    Minimum Requirements:

    • Bachelor/Master’s degree
    • At least 3/6 years of clinical supplies management experience with bio-pharmaceutical products, including expertise in investigational drug supply management systems (e.g. IVRS).
    • Area(s) of expertise desired:  biology, bioengineering, cell or molecular biology, cGMP compliance auditing, pharmaceutical manufacturing. Experience with vaccines highly preferred.

    Essential Requirements:

    • Excellent oral and written communication, interpersonal and organizational skills, and attention to detail.
    • Ability to interact effectively with management and prioritize multiple projects.
    • Technical proficiency, effective problem solving and critical thinking skills.
    • Ability to consistently meet tight timelines and deadlines.
    • Ability to work in a team environment.

    Application Instructions:

    A current US work authorization is required. For consideration, please send a brief cover letter describing your qualifications and a resume to careers@inovio.com. For ease of processing, please type “BB Sr CS Manager” in the subject line.

    Disclaimer:

    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed. Inovio offers an attractive benefits package and is an equal opportunity employer.

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  • Clinical Trial Manager

    Clinical Operations

    Plymouth Meeting, PA

    Company Profile

    Inovio is a late-stage biotechnology company focused on the discovery, development, and commercialization of DNA immunotherapies that transform the treatment of cancer and infectious diseases. Inovio is taking immunotherapy to the next level in the fight against cancer and infectious diseases. Inovio has reported generating T cells in vivo in high quantity that are fully functional and whose killing capacity correlates with relevant clinical outcomes with a favorable safety profile. With an expanding portfolio of immune therapies, the company is advancing a growing preclinical and clinical stage product pipeline. Partners and collaborators include MedImmune, Regeneron, Roche/Genentech, ApolloBio Corporation, The Wistar Institute, University of Pennsylvania, the Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy, CEPI, DARPA, GeneOne Life Science, Plumbline Life Sciences, Drexel University, NIH, HIV Vaccines Trial Network, National Cancer Institute, U.S. Military HIV Research Program, and Laval University. For more information, visit www.inovio.com.

    Job summary

    Accountable for the global execution of assigned clinical trials from study design, through execution, to study close out.  Duties also include oversight of clinical trial operations as performed by a CRO or other external consultants.  This role applies to internally sourced studies and studies out-sourced to Clinical Research Organizations (CROs) and the balance of direct leadership versus oversight will vary accordingly. Responsible for authoring clinical documents (e.g., protocol, ICF, pharmacy manual, lab manual, etc.) and delivering clinical trials conducted globally. S/he will play a critical role in ensuring that these trials are executed in a way that meets ICH, GCPs, and local requirements. S/he will help ensure these trials achieves maximum productivity, efficiency, and compliance to national, international and local standards. S/he will contribute and drive ongoing process improvement initiatives. 

    Essential job functions and duties

    • Leads the cross-functional study team responsible for clinical study delivery and is the primary point of contact of leadership and oversight (as required) for the assigned study.
    • Prepare and finalize project and study-related documents including: informed consent forms, clinical trial outlines, monitoring plans, synopses, protocols and amendments, IND annual updates and clinical summaries, as required.
    • Oversees data quality including regular review of data metrics and listings, protocol deviations, eligibility violations, dosing deviations, and suspected serious non-compliance by sites.
    • Leads the development of and oversees implementation of patient recruitment and retention strategies and acts on any deviations from plan.
    • Escalates issues related to study conduct, quality, timelines or budget to operations lead and other stakeholders and develops and implements appropriate actions to address issues.
    • Manages and oversees study close-out activities including but not limited to database lock, reconciliation of vendor contracts, budget, TMF, and study drug accountability.
    • Ensures accurate budget management and scope changes for assigned studies.
    • Manage project timelines and vendor performance to meet departmental and corporate goals.
    • Oversees and ensures the CROs and Third Party Vendors are in alignment and are delivering per the scope of work
    • Responsible for identification of innovative approaches to clinical study execution including global considerations and continuous improvement of CTM SOPs.
    • Participate in clinical and department settings, including attending additional meetings as required, interacting in a positive and professional manner.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.

    Minimum requirements

    • Bachelor’s degree and minimum of 2 years relevant industry experience.
    • Proactive and self-disciplined, ability to meet deadlines, effective use of time, and prioritization.
    • Ability to build productive teams and collaborations.
    • Experience in CRO selection and management, including drafting request for proposals (RFPs), bidding process, etc.
    • Experience in managing clinical trials (emerging infectious diseases preferred).
    • Knowledge of FDA, ICH, GCPs, and regulatory requirements.
    • Experience in global clinical trial operations including experience developing protocols and key study documents. 
    • Ability to work within a team, including leadership skills.
    • Ability to organize and prioritize multiple tasks.
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Attention to detail, organization, and problem-solving skills.
    • Technical proficiency in trial management systems and MS applications including (but not limited to) Project, PowerPoint, Word, Excel, IVRS/IWRS, EDC.

    Disclaimer

    Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. In keeping with our policy, Inovio will recruit, hire, train and promote into all job titles the most qualified individuals, without regard to race, color, creed, gender, religion, marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, physical or mental disability, medical condition including genetic characteristics, sexual orientation, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws.

    A current US work authorization is required. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed. Inovio offers an attractive benefits package and is an equal opportunity employer. 

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  • Clinical Trials Associate (CTA)

    Clinical

    Plymouth Meeting, PA

    Company Profile

    Inovio is taking immunotherapy to the next level in the fight against cancer and infectious diseases. We are the only immunotherapy company that has reported generating T cells in vivo in high quantity that are fully functional and whose killing capacity correlates with relevant clinical outcomes with a favorable safety profile. The company is advancing a growing clinical and preclinical stage product pipeline. Partners and collaborators include MedImmune, University of Pennsylvania, DARPA, GeneOne Life Science, Drexel University, NIH, HIV Vaccines Trial Network, National Cancer Institute, U.S. Military HIV Research Program, and University of Manitoba. For more information, visit www.inovio.com.

    Job summary

    The Assistant, Clinical Trials (CTA) is responsible for supporting, under the direct supervision of the supervisor/Clinical Project Lead (CPL), clinical trial execution, externally sponsored research and program level activities as assigned within Clinical Operations at Inovio. This position assists in various tasks and projects related to clinical trials as well as basic, administrative duties such as ordering drugs and devices, maintaining milestone trackers and filing of essential documents of externally sponsored trials.

    Essential job functions and duties

    • Assist with filing and maintaining study files, investigator files, and study plans
    • Work with Clinical Project Lead to collect relevant study information on timelines, progress and resources
    • Assist in the development of clinical protocols, informed consent forms, clinical study reports, regulatory documents (e.g., IND, BLA, etc.), and other clinical documents.
    • Implement and maintain project processes and tracking systems. Generate and distribute status reports to management and other clinical team members
    • Assist with management of study timelines and study progress. Undertake defined responsibilities delegated by the Clinical Project Lead
    • Assist the CPL in the management and tracking of clinical supplies, including drug, devices, lab kits, etc.
    • Coordinate and support clinical team, consultant and vendor meetings
    • Assess meeting requirements and plan appropriately (e.g., arrange meeting room, schedules teleconference, distributes meeting agenda, prepares and distributes meeting minutes, etc.)
    • Complete assigned tasks in accordance with SOPs and guidelines, Good Clinical Practice (GCP), International Council on Harmonisation (ICH) guidelines and regulatory requirements for clinical trial management
    • Provide progress updates and summaries to CPL
    • Communicate study-related information to investigators and study staff as delegated by the CPL
    • Work with Clinical Data Management on assigned projects
    • Plan and participate in conduct of Investigator Meetings
    • Other tasks may be assigned based on skill sets and business need

    Minimum requirements

    • Bachelor’s degree
    • Area(s) of expertise desired: Biology, Immunology, Bioengineering, Cell or Molecular Biology. Experience with vaccines highly preferred
    • Years of experience required: Combination of 0-2 years of monitoring and/or 0-2 years of clinical trial management experience
    • MS Office Suite proficiency (Word, Outlook)
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills, attention to detail and ability to interact effectively with management and prioritize diverse projects for multiple disciplines
    • Working knowledge of FDA regulations/guidelines, ICH guidelines, and GCPs
    • Demonstrates an understanding of trial and protocol objectives
    • Some travel may be required

    Disclaimer

    Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. In keeping with our policy, Inovio will recruit, hire, train and promote into all job titles the most qualified individuals, without regard to race, color, creed, gender, religion, marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition including genetic characteristics, sexual orientation, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws.

    A current US work authorization is required.  The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed. Inovio offers an attractive benefits package and is an equal opportunity employer. 

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  • Corporate Counsel

    Legal

    Plymouth Meeting, PA

    Company Profile

    Inovio is a late-stage biotechnology company focused on the discovery, development, and commercialization of DNA immunotherapies that transform the treatment of cancer and infectious diseases. Inovio is the only immunotherapy company that has reported generating T cells whose killing capacity correlates with relevant clinical outcomes. With an expanding portfolio of immune therapies, the company is advancing a growing preclinical and clinical stage product pipeline. Partners and collaborators include MedImmune, Regeneron, Roche/Genentech, ApolloBio Corporation, The Wistar Institute, University of Pennsylvania, the Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy, CEPI, DARPA, GeneOne Life Science, Plumbline Life Sciences, Drexel University, NIH, HIV Vaccines Trial Network, National Cancer Institute, U.S. Military HIV Research Program, and Laval University. For more information, visit www.inovio.com.

    Job summary

    The Corporate Counsel will be expected to lead one or more aspects of the corporate function, including corporate financing, M&A and other transactions, and securities filings.  This role will be centered on such responsibility but will also be expected to assist in technology transactions, contracting and other areas, as the need arises. 

    Essential job functions and duties

    Serve as lead counsel on non-IP legal aspects of all corporate transactions and financing deals.

    Direct legal support for corporate governance.

    Assist with securities filings.

    Draft, review, revise, and negotiate agreements and legal documents in specified areas.

    Excellent verbal and written communication skills to effectively work with various departments and levels within the company, including senior executive management and cross-functional teams, including finance, IR and PR.  Excellent judgment, attention to detail and ability to handle sensitive and confidential information.

    Other duties may be assigned based on business needs.

     

    Minimum requirements

    Juris Doctor degree

    Bar admission to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania (member in good standing) or limited in-house corporate counsel license in Pennsylvania pursuant to Rule 302

    Minimum of five (5) years working for a top-tier law firm or equivalent in-house experience at a public company (or a combination thereof), with a focus on corporate transactions, securities, corporate governance and/or corporate financing. 

    International experience, especially with Asia, is a plus.

    Experience working in the pharmaceutical, device or life sciences industry or with such clients preferred. 

    Experience and confidence in counseling senior executives.

    Ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, and be effective under pressure in a fast-paced environment.

    Ability to work without templates and established processes.

    Accomplished a multitude of corporate financing/M&A/technology transactions

    Disclaimer

    Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. In keeping with our policy, Inovio will recruit, hire, train and promote into all job titles the most qualified individuals, without regard to race, color, creed, gender, religion, marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, physical or mental disability, medical condition including genetic characteristics, sexual orientation, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws.

    A current US work authorization is required.  The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed. Inovio offers an attractive benefits package and is an equal opportunity employer. 

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  • Drug Safety Associate

    Clinical Operations

    Plymouth Meeting, PA

    Company Profile

    Inovio is a late-stage biotechnology company focused on the discovery, development, and commercialization of DNA immunotherapies that transform the treatment of cancer and infectious diseases. Inovio is taking immunotherapy to the next level in the fight against cancer and infectious diseases. Inovio has reported generating T cells in vivo in high quantity that are fully functional and whose killing capacity correlates with relevant clinical outcomes with a favorable safety profile. With an expanding portfolio of immune therapies, the company is advancing a growing preclinical and clinical stage product pipeline. Partners and collaborators include MedImmune, Regeneron, Roche/Genentech, ApolloBio Corporation, The Wistar Institute, University of Pennsylvania, the Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy, CEPI, DARPA, GeneOne Life Science, Plumbline Life Sciences, Drexel University, NIH, HIV Vaccines Trial Network, National Cancer Institute, U.S. Military HIV Research Program, and Laval University. For more information, visit www.inovio.com.

    Job summary

    This position is responsible for participating in the collection, safety review, processing and reporting of adverse event data in compliance with applicable FDA and global regulations and Inovio Pharmaceuticals standard operating procedures and guidelines. The Drug Safety Associate will ensure accurate data entry of identified adverse event information and the timely processing and reporting of adverse events in alignment with regulatory requirements.

    The Drug Safety Associate is responsible for supporting Inovio physicians and scientists in activities related to safety review and analysis of investigational or marketed products and devices.

    Essential job functions and duties

    Responsibility for all operational functions that support clinical trial drug safety and pharmacovigilance practices, including, but not limited to:

    receipt of individual case safety reports and assessment of criteria to determine regulatory reporting requirements

    development of a concise narrative summary to accurately reflect the relevant clinical trial and medical information provided

    interaction with physicians and scientists for evaluation and completion of cases

    preparing individual cases for submission to regulatory authorities, as required

    review of aggregate data to support management of safety signals and the ongoing assessment of benefit-risk

    Maintain clinical trial safety data reporting processes and aggregate analysis strategies to ensure compliance with applicable regulatory requirements.

    Working with vendors, as required, to ensure processes and strategies are maintained, internal and external timelines are met, potential issues are communicated and resolution is achieved in a timely manner

    Review of clinical study-related documents to ensure they reflect responsibilities and requirements involved in the collection, evaluation and reporting of safety data from clinical studies

    Manage activities in specific projects as assigned

    Contribute to development or update of Standard Operating Procedures/Work Instructions, as directed.

    Support inspection readiness and audits as required

    Minimum requirements

    BS/BA in a health or biological science discipline (or licensed certification)

    0-2 years relevant experience in clinical safety/pharmacovigilance with knowledge of clinical safety activities associated with the conduct of clinical trials

    The ability to accurately record and represent relevant information from medical and diagnostic reports and prepare concise narrative summaries of safety information. Specific experience in cancer and infectious diseases would be highly desirable

    The ability to work independently across multiple projects and work collaboratively with other team members and colleagues across disciplines

    The ability to follow established processes and the flexibility to adopt new practices and priorities as required

    Proficiency in standard desktop software programs (Word, Excel, Outlook)

    Minimum Travel required (<5%)

     

    Disclaimer

    Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. In keeping with our policy, Inovio will recruit, hire, train and promote into all job titles the most qualified individuals, without regard to race, color, creed, gender, religion, marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, physical or mental disability, medical condition including genetic characteristics, sexual orientation, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws.

     

    A current US work authorization is required. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed. Inovio offers an attractive benefits package and is an equal opportunity employer. 

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  • Intern, Investor Relations/Corporate Communications

    Investor Relations

    Plymouth Meeting, PA

    Company Profile

    Inovio is a late-stage biotechnology company focused on the discovery, development, and commercialization of DNA immunotherapies that transform the treatment of cancer and infectious diseases. Inovio is taking immunotherapy to the next level in the fight against cancer and infectious diseases. Inovio has reported generating T cells in vivo in high quantity that are fully functional and whose killing capacity correlates with relevant clinical outcomes with a favorable safety profile. With an expanding portfolio of immune therapies, the company is advancing a growing preclinical and clinical stage product pipeline. Partners and collaborators include AstraZeneca, Regeneron, Roche/Genentech, ApolloBio Corporation, The Wistar Institute, University of Pennsylvania, the Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy, CEPI, DARPA, GeneOne Life Science, Plumbline Life Sciences, Drexel University, NIH, HIV Vaccines Trial Network, National Cancer Institute, U.S. Military HIV Research Program, and Laval University. For more information, visit www.inovio.com.

    Job summary

    The primary purpose of this position is to support the continuous improvement and growth efforts of Investor Relations and Corporate Development by analyzing sector and market trends, and building relationships with the investment community. This position will also provide low level documentation support for various SEC filings and corporate materials as necessary.

    Essential job functions and duties

    • Collect and analyze market, sector, and peer data from both internal and external sources.
    • Present possible solutions for issues identified market and peer analysis.
    • Create financial models and investor contact logs.
    • Assist in refining company materials that include corporate decks and SEC filings
    • Complete other investor relations and corporate communications as assigned
    • Work alongside FP&A groups on implementing valuations into corporate materials

    Minimum requirements

    • Enrolled in Business Administration or equivalent program at a credentialed institution.
    • Basic understanding of Microsoft Office Suite (e.g. Power Point and Excel)
    • Basic knowledge of financial reports, financial modeling, and analytical methods
    • Must have excellent written and oral communication skills
    • Must possess excellent attention and respect for detail
    • Professional qualities including strong initiative, integrity, and the desire / ability to work in a team environment
    • Possess good common sense
    • Ability to organize and manage multiple projects simultaneously
    • Promote a positive, professional atmosphere and support activities that enhance the welfare and morale of Inovio employees

    Disclaimer

    Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. In keeping with our policy, Inovio will recruit, hire, train and promote into all job titles the most qualified individuals, without regard to race, color, creed, gender, religion, marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, physical or mental disability, medical condition including genetic characteristics, sexual orientation, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws.

    A current US work authorization is required. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed. Inovio offers an attractive benefits package and is an equal opportunity employer.  

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  • Manager, Business Development

    Business Development

    Plymouth Meeting, PA

    Company Profile

    Inovio is a late-stage biotechnology company focused on the discovery, development, and commercialization of DNA immunotherapies that transform the treatment of cancer and infectious diseases. Inovio is taking immunotherapy to the next level in the fight against cancer and infectious diseases. Inovio has reported generating T cells in vivo in high quantity that are fully functional and whose killing capacity correlates with relevant clinical outcomes with a favorable safety profile. With an expanding portfolio of immune therapies, the company is advancing a growing preclinical and clinical stage product pipeline. Partners and collaborators include MedImmune, Regeneron, Roche/Genentech, ApolloBio Corporation, The Wistar Institute, University of Pennsylvania, Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy, CEPI, DARPA, GeneOne Life Science, Plumbline Life Sciences, Drexel University, NIH, HIV Vaccines Trial Network, National Cancer Institute, U.S. Military HIV Research Program, and Laval University. For more information, visit www.inovio.com.

    Job summary

    Inovio’s Business Development department leads business and corporate development activities and is primarily responsible for in/out licensing and/or M&A activities, coordinating due diligence of licensing opportunities, product/market financial modeling, preparing in-and out-licensing packages, contract review/negotiation in addition to contributing to corporate strategy development. The Business Development Manager will be an experienced professional to support these operational initiatives.

    • Essential job functions and duties
    • Perform in-depth analyses of products, therapeutic areas and companies to support licensing, and M&A activities.
    • Perform complex financial calculations such as product forecasting, pro-forma product P&L modeling, probability adjusted net present value, internal rate of return, etc.
    • Make professional and credible first impressions with internal and external customers and write/present clear, succinct and convincing presentations at varying levels of detail depending on the project scope and audience.
    • Understand scientific concepts and to analyze unrelated and sometimes incomplete data to make significant judgments about external and internal business issues and concepts.
    • Apply principles of logic or scientific thinking to a wide range of complex intellectual and practical problems.
    • Experience using pharmaceutical databases such as IMS is a plus.
    • Other tasks may be assigned based on business needs.

    Minimum requirements

    • Masters of Business Administration or graduate degree in life sciences preferred.
    • 3-5 years of experience working for a pharmaceutical/biotech company in business development, licensing, or strategic analysis capacities or experience working for a consulting firm or investment bank focused on the pharmaceutical/biotech markets.
    • Candidates should have strong analytical, communication, project management and project leadership skills, as well as the ability to execute plans/projects on rigid timetables.
    • A thorough understanding of financial evaluation techniques including forecasting, Pro-forma product P&L modeling, Cost analysis and probability adjusted NPV’s.
    • A broad business understanding, particularly of the pharmaceutical/biotech industry, and the ability to coordinate cross-functionally is essential.
    • Experience with Qualitative and quantitative market research techniques a plus.

    Disclaimer

    Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. In keeping with our policy, Inovio will recruit, hire, train and promote into all job titles the most qualified individuals, without regard to race, color, creed, gender, religion, marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, physical or mental disability, medical condition including genetic characteristics, sexual orientation, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws.

     

    A current US work authorization is required. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed. Inovio offers an attractive benefits package and is an equal opportunity employer. 

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  • MD, Clinical Development, Infectious Diseases

    Clinical Development

    Plymouth Meeting, PA

    Company Profile

    Inovio is taking immunotherapy to the next level in the fight against cancer and infectious diseases. The company is advancing a growing clinical and preclinical stage product pipeline. Partners and collaborators include MedImmune, Roche, University of Pennsylvania, DARPA, GeneOne Life Science, Drexel University, NIH, HIV Vaccines Trial Network, National Cancer Institute, U.S. Military HIV Research Program, and University of Manitoba. For more information, visit www.inovio.com.

    Job summary

    Inovio is hiring an MD to work in our Plymouth Meeting office.   This position provides strategic contribution and support for Inovio Pharmaceuticals while collaborating with respective Commercial, Biostatistics, Epidemiology, and Clinical colleagues in the development and implementation of components of an External Engagement, Data Generation and Lifecycle program for multiple assets.  This position is a great entry point into Clinical Development in the Pharmaceutical Industry.

    These are the primary areas of responsibility:

    Accountable for safety across the study:

    • Provide study team with medical advice for all medical issues during risk assessment and mitigation planning to enable quality, compliance and patient safety at the trial, site and patient level.

    • Ensures development of and adherence to safety review.  Performs and documents regular review of individual subject safety data, and performs review of cumulative safety data. 

    • Monitor study safety issues and provide input to serious adverse events (SAEs) reports.

    • Participates in Safety Review to evaluate medical benefits/risks to support targeted clinical indications.

    • Reviews literature as needed to respond to safety questions.

    • Communicates safety information to sites across the study and provides responses to questions on safety.

     

    Protocol design and strategy:

    • Provide medical input during development and updates to the clinical development plan.

    • Designs clinical studies to meet the stated objectives.  Assures that clinical trial objectives fit with the clinical program strategy.

    • Ensure that documents (protocol, Informed Consent Document [ICD], etc) meet regulatory requirements and company policy and has been reviewed by IRB/IECs.

    • Provides medical input into country feasibility.

     

    Support study team

    • Provides clinical input to protocol/study team for monitoring guidelines, statistics analysis plans, ICDs, clinical review forms, data edit checks, data quality planning, as needed.

    • Develop and maintain peer to peer relationships with healthcare professionals at clinical trial sites.

    • Contributes to contract research organization / vendor selection to ensure study is conducted consistent with protocol requirements, clinical plan expectations, and study timelines; this includes ensuring medical/technical requirements for data integrity are applied.

    • Works with study team to ensure high quality of data, e.g. appropriate patient population, adequacy of clinical assessments etc., as study is ongoing.

    • Conducts medical review and interpretation of efficacy and safety data from clinical trials; this includes delivery of top-line report in collaboration with study statistician, and delivery of clinical study report in collaboration with medical writer; accountable for overall quality and timeliness of analysis and reporting.

    • Responsible for medical and scientific validity of study report, especially conclusions regarding efficacy and safety.  Responsible for disclosure of appropriate safety and efficacy data and conclusions (e.g. ClinicalTrials.gov, EudraCT.).

    • Provides protocol specific training to study team, investigators, clinical research associate, and others.

    • Interact with healthcare professionals at sites during the conduct of the study to enable quality, compliance and patient safety at the trial, site and patient level.

    • Interacts with Data Monitoring Committees and Steering Committees as required.

    • Coordinates medical opinions with other physicians globally to ensure consistency.

    • Notify appropriate study team personnel of the need to inform investigators of any changes in research activity and any significant new adverse events.

    • Monitor investigator compliance with protocol and regulatory requirements.

    • Support study team in issues resolution, study closeout, audit responses, inspection readiness, etc.

     

    Supports the program team:

    • Authors clinical sections of regulatory documents (e.g. Investigator Brochure, Annual Reports, Investigational New Drug sections, Clinical Study Reports).

    • May co-author abstracts, posters, presentations and publications.

    • Acts as clinical representative in in-licensing activities such as due diligence reviews and reports.

    • As a key member of the Program team, interfaces with discovery, safety sciences, statistics, clinical pharmacology, commercial, regulatory, outcomes research, Development Operations and other members of the extended project team(s).

    • Responsible for the on-time and within-budget execution of protocols.

     

    Interact with regulatory authorities, key opinion leaders, and principal investigators:

    • Support Regulatory Authority interactions accountable for providing responses.

    • Liaise with Key Opinion Leaders and Principal Investigators in countries to build a Key Opinion Leaders /Principal Investigators network for new trials.

     

    The preferred candidate has the following education and experience:

    MD with pharmaceutical experience, or similar drug development experience in an academic setting.   Our preferred candidate will have experience in these areas:

    • Infectious Diseases
    • Pharmacovigilance
    • Clinical Development
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  • Sr Clinical Scientist

    Clinical Operations

    Plymouth Meeting, PA

    Company Profile

    Inovio is a late-stage biotechnology company focused on the discovery, development, and commercialization of DNA immunotherapies that transform the treatment of cancer and infectious diseases. Inovio is taking immunotherapy to the next level in the fight against cancer and infectious diseases. Inovio has reported generating T cells in vivo in high quantity that are fully functional and whose killing capacity correlates with relevant clinical outcomes with a favorable safety profile. With an expanding portfolio of immune therapies, the company is advancing a growing preclinical and clinical stage product pipeline. Partners and collaborators include MedImmune, Regeneron, Roche/Genentech, ApolloBio Corporation, The Wistar Institute, University of Pennsylvania, the Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy, CEPI, DARPA, GeneOne Life Science, Plumbline Life Sciences, Drexel University, NIH, HIV Vaccines Trial Network, National Cancer Institute, U.S. Military HIV Research Program, and Laval University. For more information, visit www.inovio.com.

    Job summary

    S/he accountable for the global execution of assigned clinical trials from study design, through execution, to study close out.  Duties also include oversight of clinical trial operations as performed by a CRO or other external consultants.  This role applies to internally sourced studies and studies out-sourced to Clinical Research Organizations (CROs) and the balance of direct leadership versus oversight will vary accordingly. Responsible for authoring clinical documents (e.g., protocol, ICF, pharmacy manual, lab manual, etc.) and delivering clinical trials conducted globally. S/he will play a critical role in ensuring that these trials are executed in a way that meets ICH, GCPs, and local requirements. S/he will help ensure these trials achieves maximum productivity, efficiency, and compliance to national, international and local standards. S/he will contribute and drive ongoing process improvement initiatives. 

    Essential job functions and duties

    Leads the cross-functional study team responsible for clinical study delivery and is the primary point of contact of leadership and oversight (as required) for the assigned study.

    Prepare and finalize project and study-related documents including: informed consent forms, clinical trial outlines, monitoring plans, synopses, protocols and amendments, IND annual updates and clinical summaries, as required.

    Oversees data quality including regular review of data metrics and listings, protocol deviations, eligibility violations, dosing deviations, and suspected serious non-compliance by sites.

    Leads the development of and oversees implementation of patient recruitment and retention strategies and acts on any deviations from plan.

    Escalates issues related to study conduct, quality, timelines or budget to operations lead and other stakeholders and develops and implements appropriate actions to address issues.

    Manages and oversees study close-out activities including but not limited to database lock, reconciliation of vendor contracts, budget, TMF, and study drug accountability.

    Ensures accurate budget management and scope changes for assigned studies.

    Manage project timelines and vendor performance to meet departmental and corporate goals.

    Oversees and ensures the CROs and Third Party Vendors are in alignment and are delivering per the scope of work

    Responsible for identification of innovative approaches to clinical study execution including global considerations and continuous improvement of CTM SOPs.

    Participate in clinical and department settings, including attending additional meetings as required, interacting in a positive and professional manner.

    Perform other duties as assigned.

    Minimum requirements

    Bachelor’s degree and minimum of 6 years relevant industry experience; advanced degree is a plus.

    Ability to understand and implement the strategic direction and guidance for respective clinical studies.

    Proactive and self-disciplined, ability to meet deadlines, effective use of time, and prioritization.

    Ability to build productive teams and collaborations.

    Experience in CRO selection and management, including drafting request for proposals (RFPs), bidding process, etc.

    Experience in managing infectious disease clinical trials (emerging infectious diseases preferred).

    Knowledge of FDA, ICH, GCPs, and regulatory requirements.

    Experience in global clinical trial operations including experience developing protocols and key study documents. 

    Ability to work within a team, including leadership skills.

    Ability to organize and prioritize multiple tasks.

    Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

    Attention to detail, organization, and problem-solving skills.

    Technical proficiency in trial management systems and MS applications including (but not limited to) Project, PowerPoint, Word, Excel, IVRS/IWRS, EDC.

    Disclaimer

    Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. In keeping with our policy, Inovio will recruit, hire, train and promote into all job titles the most qualified individuals, without regard to race, color, creed, gender, religion, marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, physical or mental disability, medical condition including genetic characteristics, sexual orientation, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws.

    A current US work authorization is required. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed. Inovio offers an attractive benefits package and is an equal opportunity employer. 

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  • Sr Clinical Trial Manager - (Oncology)

    Clinical Development

    Plymouth Meeting, PA

    Company Profile

    Inovio is revolutionizing the fight against cancer and infectious diseases. Our immunotherapies uniquely activate best-in-class immune responses to prevent and treat disease, and have shown clinically significant efficacy with a favorable safety profile. With an expanding portfolio of cancer immunotherapies and clinical studies, the company is advancing a growing product pipeline. Partners and collaborators include Roche, the University of Pennsylvania, NIH, HIV Vaccines Trial Network, National Cancer Institute, U.S. Military HIV Research Program, US Dept. of Homeland Security, and University of Manitoba. For more information, visit www.inovio.com. 

    Job summary

    Responsible for overall clinical study conduct of Inovio and investigator sponsored research, including verification of source documentation versus Case Report Forms to ensure accurate and complete data and compliance with protocol(s) and Federal regulations, ICH, & GCPs, and local requirements. Duties may also include oversight of clinical trial operations as performed by a CRO or other external consultants.

    Summary of essential job functions

    • Develops and manages clinical protocols and amendments, informed consent forms, training material, case report forms, diary cards, clinical study reports and other clinical documents, and contributes to the development of investigator's brochures. Ensures compliance with regulatory guidelines in the development of documentation.
    • Oversees study conduct and communicates study-related information to investigators and study staff. Oversees and tracks recruitment and retention of study subjects.
    • Manages study timelines. Reports on study progress and provides options for handling problems that develop. Provides progress updates and summaries to management. Develop tools and processes that increase efficiencies of the project.
    • Prepares regulatory documents for FDA and other regulatory submissions. Supports management with implementation of departmental strategies and policies.

    Minimum requirements

    • Bachelor/Masters degree.
    • At least 3 years of clinical research experience. Regulatory affairs experience a plus.
    • Area(s) of expertise desired: Biology, Immunology, Bioengineering, Cell or Molecular Biology. Experience with vaccines highly preferred.

    Essential requirements

    • Excellent oral and written communication skills, attention to detail and ability to interact effectively with management and prioritize diverse projects for multiple disciplines.
    • Thorough knowledge of all applicable regulations, including FDA, ICH and ISO guidelines. Medical device experience a plus.

    Disclaimer

    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed. Inovio offers an attractive benefits package and is an equal opportunity employer.

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  • Sr Clinical Trial Manager / Program Manager

    Clinical Operations

    Plymouth Meeting, PA

    Company Profile

    Inovio is a late-stage biotechnology company focused on the discovery, development, and commercialization of DNA immunotherapies that transform the treatment of cancer and infectious diseases. Inovio is taking immunotherapy to the next level in the fight against cancer and infectious diseases. Inovio has reported generating T cells in vivo in high quantity that are fully functional and whose killing capacity correlates with relevant clinical outcomes with a favorable safety profile. With an expanding portfolio of immune therapies, the company is advancing a growing preclinical and clinical stage product pipeline. Partners and collaborators include MedImmune, Regeneron, Roche/Genentech, ApolloBio Corporation, The Wistar Institute, University of Pennsylvania, the Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy, CEPI, DARPA, GeneOne Life Science, Plumbline Life Sciences, Drexel University, NIH, HIV Vaccines Trial Network, National Cancer Institute, U.S. Military HIV Research Program, and Laval University. For more information, visit www.inovio.com.

    Job summary

    Accountable for the global execution of assigned clinical trials from study design, through execution, to study close out.  Duties also include oversight of clinical trial operations as performed by a CRO or other external consultants.  This role applies to internally sourced studies and studies out-sourced to Clinical Research Organizations (CROs) and the balance of direct leadership versus oversight will vary accordingly. Responsible for authoring clinical documents (e.g., protocol, ICF, pharmacy manual, lab manual, etc.) and delivering clinical trials conducted globally. S/he will play a critical role in ensuring that these trials are executed in a way that meets ICH, GCPs, and local requirements. S/he will help ensure these trials achieves maximum productivity, efficiency, and compliance to national, international and local standards. S/he will contribute and drive ongoing process improvement initiatives. 

    Essential job functions and duties

    Leads the cross-functional study team responsible for clinical study delivery and is the primary point of contact of leadership and oversight (as required) for the assigned study.

    Prepare and finalize project and study-related documents including: informed consent forms, clinical trial outlines, monitoring plans, synopses, protocols and amendments, IND annual updates and clinical summaries, as required.

    Oversees data quality including regular review of data metrics and listings, protocol deviations, eligibility violations, dosing deviations, and suspected serious non-compliance by sites.

    Leads the development of and oversees implementation of patient recruitment and retention strategies and acts on any deviations from plan.

    Escalates issues related to study conduct, quality, timelines or budget to operations lead and other stakeholders and develops and implements appropriate actions to address issues.

    Manages and oversees study close-out activities including but not limited to database lock, reconciliation of vendor contracts, budget, TMF, and study drug accountability.

    Ensures accurate budget management and scope changes for assigned studies.

    Manage project timelines and vendor performance to meet departmental and corporate goals.

    Oversees and ensures the CROs and Third Party Vendors are in alignment and are delivering per the scope of work

    Responsible for identification of innovative approaches to clinical study execution including global considerations and continuous improvement of CTM SOPs.

    Participate in clinical and department settings, including attending additional meetings as required, interacting in a positive and professional manner.

    Perform other duties as assigned.

    Minimum requirements

    Bachelor’s degree and minimum of 6 years relevant industry experience; advanced degree is a plus.

    Ability to understand and implement the strategic direction and guidance for respective clinical studies.

    Proactive and self-disciplined, ability to meet deadlines, effective use of time, and prioritization.

    Ability to build productive teams and collaborations.

    Experience in CRO selection and management, including drafting request for proposals (RFPs), bidding process, etc.

    Experience in managing infectious disease clinical trials (emerging infectious diseases preferred).

    Knowledge of FDA, ICH, GCPs, and regulatory requirements.

    Experience in global clinical trial operations including experience developing protocols and key study documents. 

    Ability to work within a team, including leadership skills.

    Ability to organize and prioritize multiple tasks.

    Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

    Attention to detail, organization, and problem-solving skills.

    Technical proficiency in trial management systems and MS applications including (but not limited to) Project, PowerPoint, Word, Excel, IVRS/IWRS, EDC.

    Disclaimer

    Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. In keeping with our policy, Inovio will recruit, hire, train and promote into all job titles the most qualified individuals, without regard to race, color, creed, gender, religion, marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, physical or mental disability, medical condition including genetic characteristics, sexual orientation, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws.

    A current US work authorization is required. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed. Inovio offers an attractive benefits package and is an equal opportunity employer. 

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  • Sr Director, Commercial

    Commercial

    Plymouth Meeting, PA

    Inovio is taking immunotherapy to the next level in the fight against cancer and infectious diseases. We are the only immunotherapy company that has reported generating T cells in vivo in high quantity that are fully functional and whose killing capacity correlates with relevant clinical outcomes with a favorable safety profile. The company is advancing a growing clinical and preclinical stage product pipeline. Partners and collaborators include MedImmune, University of Pennsylvania, DARPA, GeneOne Life Science, Drexel University, NIH, HIV Vaccines Trial Network, National Cancer Institute, U.S. Military HIV Research Program, and University of Manitoba. For more information, visit www.inovio.com.

    Job summary

    The Commercial Senior Director/Director, HPV will have responsibility for: 1) developing and executing the commercial strategy for VGX-3100.  This Phase 3 immunotherapy has the potential to be the first non-surgical treatment for cervical, vulvar, and anal HSIL (high-grade squamous intraepitheal lesions), which are pre-cancerous lesions caused by persistent HPV infection and; 2) providing commercial support for all Oncology and Infectious Disease R&D and clinical stage programs.  This individual will work closely with functional leadership company-wide and external stakeholders, in a high-profile role that is both strategic and executional in nature.

    Essential job functions and duties

    Develop/execute the marketing strategy and launch readiness plan for VGX-3100 across three separate indications

    Create market development plan to drive awareness of the unmet needs in the treatment of HPV-related disease and prepare the market for acceptance of an innovative new treatment paradigm

    Develop/execute the market access and reimbursement strategy for VGX-3100, and provide oversight of HEOR and comparative effectiveness modeling to support reimbursement

    Lead cross-functional execution of the market development plan, including scientific platform development, advisory boards, KOL engagement, professional society and patient advocacy group engagement, message platform, medial education, scientific dissemination, and congress planning

    Develop distribution strategy and packaging requirements for VGX-3100, including both the DNA immunotherapy and proprietary delivery device

    Develop/execute a market research/analytical plan to inform the commercialization strategy for VGX-3100.  Apply customer insights to inform decision-making and identify revenue opportunities 

    Identify external vendors (e.g., market research, medical communications, etc) to work with Inovio as strategic partners.  Manage relationship / budget to maximize the return on these investments

    Propose, gain support for, and manage the VGX-3100 commercial budget

    Participate in development of HPV franchise life cycle strategy, including partnering with business development in identifying and pursuing growth opportunities

    Conduct financial modeling to set revenue expectations and develop demand forecasts for programs across all stages for development

    Minimum requirements

    Bachelor’s degree, MBA preferred

    7+ years of biotech or pharmaceutical marketing/commercial experience including new product launch and market access experience

    Knowledge of the HPV market and key segments, including thought leaders, professional societies, patients advocacy groups, providers, patients, payers, and policy-makers is a plus

    Knowledge of current oncology market and R&D trends is a plus

    Essential requirements

    Demonstrated ability to develop/execute disruptive marketing new product launch strategies

    Ability to develop effective solutions for projects associated with a highly innovative technology and in business circumstances where there is little precedent and few analogues

    Experience working with payers in the US and developing market access and reimbursement solutions

    Experience managing medical communications, including cross-functional development of scientific platforms, messaging, and medical education

    Experience working with KOLs and designing/executing advisory boards to inform both clinical development and medical education plans

    Strong strategic and analytical skills, including ability to identify trends and business opportunities and develop data-driven recommendations to inform decision-making

    Strong business acumen, with demonstrated ability to identify, address, and influence customer needs and behaviors

    Experience in forecasting, P&L development, and NPV modeling

    Demonstrated cross-functional leadership, particularly in facilitating a dialogue that addresses business questions with solutions

    Outstanding interpersonal, communication (verbal, written), and influencing skills with ability to align team around a plan and motivate action to execute on it

    Ability to be hands-on as well as strategic, with strong drive to achieve results in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial biotech environment

    Disclaimer

    Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. In keeping with our policy, Inovio will recruit, hire, train and promote into all job titles the most qualified individuals, without regard to race, color, creed, gender, religion, marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition including genetic characteristics, sexual orientation, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws.

    A current US work authorization is required.  The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed. Inovio offers an attractive benefits package and is an equal opportunity employer. 

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Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. In keeping with our policy, Inovio will recruit, hire, train, and promote into all job titles the most qualified individuals, without regard to race, color, creed, protected veteran status or disability, gender, religion, marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, including genetic characteristics, sexual orientation, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws.

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