The Early Clinical team within the L'Oreal Advanced Research Americas group is responsible for driving clinical discovery and innovations, in order to deliver new technologies and actives with strong efficacy. This team collaborates with various departments in L’Oreal Research & Innovation, both domestically and internationally. The team scouts for new technologies in modern cosmetic and health science, creates new methodologies, performs proof of concept testing for active cosmetic ingredients and devices, while working closely with key research partners to transform upstream technologies into new consumer products for skin care, hair care and personal hygiene.
- Be a driving force for clinical innovation: Design and develop new protocols for human efficacy clinical trials (cosmetic ingredients, consumer devices, wearables etc.)
- Clinical study management (concept, protocol writing, IRB approval, study initiation, monitoring, analysis, reporting and presenting of results.
- Identify new diagnostic and evaluation devices for skin and hair
- Maintaining strong relationships with internal and external partners (CROs, global Advanced Research, Applied Research, Technology Incubators, and skin and hair care labs).
- Collaborate with other evaluation functions (in vitro, clinical and consumer claims, bioinstrumentation teams, statistics) within global L’Oreal R&I (USA, France, Brazil, and Asia).
- Expand external partnerships and collaborations with CROs.
- Establish new collaborations with leading dermatologists and academic researchers
- Masters or Ph.D degree in Biomedical Sciences, Biochemistry, Pharmaceutical or Cosmetic Sciences or related field with 2-5 years of relevant working experience.
- At least 2 years of experience managing human clinical trials in pharmaceutical, OTC, or personal care industries.
- Working knowledge on methods of evaluation (instrumental and clinical) or diagnostic tools for evaluating product efficacy.
- Good knowledge of skin, hair biology, cosmetic actives and functions.
- Experience working with CROs.
- Solid understanding of good clinical practices and FDA guidelines.
- Ensuring quality data and adherence to study timelines.
- Excellent communication (verbal, written) and interpersonal skills.
- Experience with data management (CRF, eCRF) & statistics (SAS) preferred.
- Available for travel (~10%), both domestic and international.
- Must be legally eligible to work in the US on an on-going basis.
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