Senior Manager, Evidence Development

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Passionate about precision medicine and advancing the healthcare industry?

Here, you will be a vital contributor to our inspiring, bold mission. You will play a critical role in developing and executing key clinical studies needed to drive reimbursement and clinical uptake of Tempus’ entire oncology-based product portfolio, as well as establishing and building the strategic and operational plans involved in developing clinical evidence. Immerse yourself in the tough problems we’re solving, and team with market access, medical affairs, regulatory, R&D, product, and various other cross-functional teams to help us do so.

As a Senior Manager of Evidence Development you will be a part of the core clinical evidence generation, market access, and reimbursement function, leading the execution of key studies and demonstrating the clinical value of Tempus oncology products. You will partner with and lead cross-functional study teams to develop evidence of the clinical validity and utility of our tests. You will be responsible for study design and timely execution of studies, ensuring that publications clearly communicate key evidence needed to drive commercial and government reimbursement and clinical acceptance of Tempus products. 


  • Identify clinical evidence gaps needed for payer reimbursement and clinical adoption and design studies needed to fill evidence gaps
  • Lead oncology-related retrospective and prospective clinical studies from inception through publication, driving scope and study design, interpretation of results, and publication drafting
  • Collaborate and coordinate across a matrix team of medical affairs, market access, R&D, data science, commercial, and other cross-functional teams on studies
  • Adhere to the timelines, milestones, and deliverables within the evidence generation, submission, and publication plans and proactively communicate setbacks and delays to all relevant parties
  • Ensure that all activities are in alignment with evidence generation and commercial team objectives
  • Develop an in-depth understanding of current products and pipeline technologies
  • Remain current with Oncology-related clinical literature and advances in development of real-world evidence and real-world clinical studies 



  • PhD or equivalent in Life Science-related field 
  • 2+ years of experience in clinical study development in healthcare, life sciences, or other related industries, with direct experience in Oncology
  • Ability to translate an idea into a clinical study
  • Strong analytical thinking skills to critically evaluate real-world data
  • Experience working with/leading cross functional teams, particularly Medical teams
  • Understanding of clinical evidence needed to drive reimbursement and clinical adoption 
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize, and manage ambiguous situations
  • Strong desire to work in a fast-paced environment where priorities and deadlines can change quickly
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills
  • The drive for self-development, the ability to collaborate, and an action-oriented work ethic


  • Experience with molecular diagnostics
  • Experience with real-world data
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Health Insurance
Dental Insurance
Vision Insurance
Life Insurance
Short Term Disability Insurance
Flexible Spending Account
Commuter Benefits
Parental Leave
Charitable Matching Program
Mental Health Support Platform
Pet Insurance
Company Cafeteria with Breakfast, Lunch & Grab & Go Options
Stocked Kitchen with Snacks
On-Site Barista
Discounted Gym Membership
Discounted Divvy Membership
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Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Highly diverse management team
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
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Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
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Paid Holidays
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Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
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