Under the leadership of the AACR Chief Policy Officer/Vice President, Science Policy and Government Affairs, the Senior Analyst, Regulatory Science and Policy will provide expertise and support to AACR leaders, the Science Policy and Government Affairs Committee and its Regulatory Science and Policy Subcommittee, and the broader advocacy community on regulatory science and policy-related issues and cross-cutting activities to further the goals of the AACR’s Strategic Plan and policy priorities.
The Senior Analyst, Regulatory Science and Policy will be part of a team of staff members and will play a central role in the success of the AACR’s work in this important area. He/she will guide aspects of the AACR’s regulatory science and policy programs and activities and bring them to a productive conclusion. Such activities are designed to create and strengthen the dialogue among policymakers on Capitol Hill and at the FDA, scientists, and advocates, as well as to provide expert support to policies that advance safe and effective therapies for patients with cancer, including those in support of our mission: to prevent and cure cancer through research, education, communication, collaboration, science policy and advocacy, and funding for cancer research.
This professional will provide expertise on regulatory science and policy issues that are important to the AACR and the cancer field. He/she will demonstrate innovation, take initiative in the development and execution of projects, and oversee project management, committee support, and consensus building among stakeholders. Responsibilities include monitoring, researching, and analyzing regulatory science and policy initiatives in AACR priority areas; developing policy statements; compiling background information; attending and summarizing the proceedings of relevant meetings and events; communicating with members of the Regulatory Science and Policy Subcommittee; collaborating with outside entities; keeping abreast of such activities of international regulatory agencies; working with the FDA on initiatives, such as the AACR-FDA Regulatory Science and Policy Fellowship; and overseeing a wide array of relevant tasks and assignments that will advance the AACR’s mission
The Senior Analyst, Regulatory Science and Policy will work with the AACR on regulatory science and policy initiatives and implement a range of important regulatory science and policy programs and activities related to the AACR’s mission. The Senior Analyst, Regulatory Science and Policy will help develop and advance the AACR’s regulatory science and policy efforts through conferences, educational workshops, and other mechanisms, including:
A.)Coordinate FDA-AACR Co-sponsored Workshops
The Senior Analyst, Regulatory Science and Policy will serve as the point person with the FDA on FDA-AACR Co-sponsored Workshops.
B.)Oversee Regulatory Science and Policy-related Events at the AACR Annual Meeting
The Senior Analyst, Regulatory Science and Policy will assist with certain activities and events at the AACR Annual Meeting, including:
C.)Facilitate Outreach to FDA via Draft and Final FDA Guidances
The Senior Analyst, Regulatory Science and Policy will help develop comments for the various FDA draft or final guidance that are issued.
D.)Function as the Primary Liaison to the AACR’s Regulatory Science and Policy Subcommittee
The Senior Analyst, Regulatory Science and Policy will coordinate with the AACR’s Regulatory Science and Policy Subcommittee on important topics and suggest innovative approaches to ensure that the AACR maintains its position as the authoritative voice on regulatory science and policy-related issues.
E.)Submit Summaries, Position Papers, Policy Statements, and Issue Briefs on Regulatory Science and Policy-related Issues
The Senior Analyst, Regulatory Science and Policy will support regulatory science and policy-related issues, including preparing and providing summaries, drafting scholarly and position papers, issuing briefs, developing policy statements and other related documents, and organizing sessions that include a regulatory science and policy focus at numerous AACR-sponsored meetings and events throughout the year.
F.)The Senior Analyst, Regulatory Science and Policy will also work collaboratively with others in the AACR DC office, such as the Director, Science Policy and Legislative Affairs and the Director, Strategic Patient Advocacy and Engagement, on the policy-related issues that are cross-cutting and being addressed by them.
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