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Apellis is a fast-paced, high energy biotechnology company with offices in Cambridge, Massachusetts, San Francisco, California, and Louisville, Kentucky. We are looking for smart, self-motivated people who want to make a large personal impact as part of a small company and are passionate about improving patients’ lives and well-being through complement immunotherapy. If you are interested in a position at Apellis, please submit your resume to careers@apellis.com.

Learn more about job opportunities at Apellis:

Clinical Trial Assistant
Primary Job Function: The Clinical Trial Assistant assists the Clinical Trial Manager in the management of one or more clinical trials including trial start-up, conduct, and close-out activities.
Location: Cambridge, MA
Key Responsibilities:
  • Assists the Clinical Trial Manager in the management of one or more clinical trials
  • Adheres to ICH/GCP/local regulations
  • Assists with the development of vendor and site budgets
  • Reviews, tracks and requests vendor and site payments
  • Participates in vendor identification and management (e.g., CROs, IVRS, Reading Centers, etc)
  • Manages availability of clinical/non-clinical supplies
  • Participates in the development and testing of clinical systems (laboratory, data entry, IVRS, etc)
  • Updates internal and external systems timely (CTMS, clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Maintains the maintenance of the Trial Master File
  • Identify, address and communicate quality and compliance concerns
  • Provides study status updates and as requested
  • Communicates effectively with internal and external study personnel (investigative staff, vendors, etc)
  • Participates in clinical operations initiatives and programs as assigned
Education, Experience, and Other Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Clinical Research experience preferred
  • Knowledge of GCP and ICH
  • Therapeutic knowledge preferred
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Ability to travel
Submit resume to careers@apellis.com
Clinical Trial Manager
Primary Job Function: The Clinical Trial Manager is accountable for the management of one or more clinical trials including trial start-up, conduct, and close-out activities.
Location: Cambridge, MA
Key Responsibilities:
  • Leads one or more Study Management Teams
  • Ensures trial adherence to ICH/GCP/local regulations
  • Develops the study plan(s) including key milestones and timelines
  • Ensures country and site selection meet study requirements
  • Develops and manages clinical trial budgets
  • Ensures accuracy and timeliness of vendor and site payments
  • Vendor identification and management (e.g., CROs, IVRS, Reading Centers, etc), including participating in negotiation of vendor scope of work, budgets, performance management, issue resolution, and quality assessments
  • Ensures availability of clinical/non-clinical supplies
  • Provides input to clinical regulatory documents (IB, CSR, IND updates)
  • Participates in the development and testing of clinical systems (laboratory, data entry, IVRS, etc)
  • Ensures internal and external systems are updated timely (CTMS, clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Maintains or oversees the maintenance of the Trial Master File
  • Author/co-author protocol in collaboration with Medical Monitor and other stakeholders
  • Identify, address and communicate quality and compliance concerns
  • Ensures inspection readiness internally and externally
  • Provides regular study status updates and as requested
  • Communicates effectively with internal and external study personnel (investigative staff, vendors, etc)
  • Provides study-specific direction, mentoring and management to other staff as appropriate
  • Manages direct reports as assigned
Education, Experience, and Other Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of 4 years of clinical research experience
  • Knowledge of GCP and ICH
  • Experience in ophthalmology, hematology, or rare diseases preferred
  • Experience developing study plans and budgets including risk mitigation strategies
  • Experience in multiple phases of research preferred
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Ability to travel
Submit resume to careers@apellis.com
Project Manager
Primary Job Function: The Project Manager is responsible for providing project and process expertise to facilitate successful outcomes.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Partner closely with Team Leaders to
    • Develop project vision, strategy, and objectives
    • Develop an integrated project plan
    • Facilitate development of target product profiles
    • Identify major milestones, including gating Go/No Go decision points
    • Anticipate, identify, manage and communicate project risks
    • Ensure cross functional review and communication
    • Prepare meeting agendas and minutes
  • Develop and maintain an accurate, in-depth project schedule, identify and communicate the critical path
  • Support the team leaders in scenario and option evaluation
  • Assists in budget oversight
  • Manage change control of project team documents and decisions
  • Review of project status, progress and process
  • Facilitate strategic updates to key stakeholders timely
Education, Experience, and Other Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of 8 years of drug development experience, including phase 3
  • Knowledge of GCP and ICH
  • Experience in hematology, ophthalmology or rare disease preferred
  • Proven ability to work with cross-functional teams
  • Experience in multiple phases of research preferred
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Ability to travel
Submit resume to careers@apellis.com