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The HIV Vaccine Trials Network (HVTN) is the world’s largest publicly funded multi-disciplinary international collaboration facilitating the development of vaccines to prevent HIV/AIDS. The HVTN conducts all phases of clinical trials, from evaluating experimental vaccines for safety and immunogenicity to testing vaccine efficacy.
The Clinical Trials Physician/Protocol Team Leader plays a key role in providing scientific and clinical oversight and project management for the development and implementation of HIV vaccine and monoclonal antibody trials. The position is located within the Clinical Development Unit, Core Operations Center of the NIH-funded HIV Vaccine Trials Network. The Clinical Trials Physician is responsible for managing teams of professional staff, with the goals of developing and implementing trials of HIV vaccine and monoclonal antibody candidates through an international network of Clinical Research Sites (CRSs).
Education and training:
The ideal candidate should: