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Director, Translational Medicine

Reference Number: 3022
Location: Mid-Atlantic

Our client is a leading pharmaceutical company.  They have asked us to assist them in their search for a Director, Translational Medicine.

Major tasks and responsibilities will include:

  • The Director, Translational Medicine will lead a team of talented scientists in the oncogenomics function, and work in a matrix structure to help drive translational strategies to understand molecular heterogeneity of cancer, patient stratification and develop and test putative hypotheses for predictive biomarkers with the ultimate goal of developing targeted therapies in immuno-oncology.

We seek candidates with the following qualifications:

  • PhD, MD, or MD/PhD in biological sciences, oncology, or related field plus a minimum of 15 years of relevant experience post degree.
  • Extensive expertise in translational biomarker development in oncology, especially in immune therapy.
  • Experience developing scientific hypotheses based on disease pathogenesis and drug MOA in the areas of oncology is a plus.  Knowledge of technologies such as next-generation sequencing, microarrays, SNP/aCGH, and RT-qPCR.
  • Must have demonstrated the ability to lead cross-functional teams.
  • Must have knowledge of clinical pharmacology, biostatistics, and clinical trial designs.
  • Strong understanding of cancer biology and cancer genomics is a must.
  • Ability to interact in a cross-functional environment and strong oral and written skills are required.
  • Must have strong publication record with proven ability to lead writing of manuscripts.
  • Should be capable of multitasking and working effectively with scientists from translational oncology.



Do you have the skills and experience we seek and want to advance your career with one of the world’s leading companies? If so, please email your resume as a Word attachment to us, reference 3022. No calls or faxes, please. Include your daytime phone number and we will contact you confidentially or reply to your email.