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Director / Senior Director, Immunology

Reference Number: 3759
Location: MA

Our client is a clinical stage biotherapeutic company. They have asked us to assist them in their search for a Director / Senior Director, Immunology.

Major tasks and responsibilities will include:

  • Reports to the Chief Scientific Officer. 
  • Ensures highest caliber of internal staff through hiring, mentorship, and appropriate oversight.
  • Ensures an effective network of outside partners, collaborators, and service organizations.
  • Leads and builds the immunology function focused on discovery through early clinical research.
  • Drives programs through IND and Clinical PoC.
  • Drives scientific innovation across multiple therapeutic areas.
  • Fosters a cooperative yet results oriented work environment to encourage synergies across various research objectives.
  • Devises novel, results-oriented translational research. 
  • Participates in R&D leadership activities to enhance company culture and rapid growth.
  • Collaborates with colleagues in other clinical groups.
  • Identifies and manages relationships with leading academic centers.
  • Expands the external scientific visibility and reputation of the company’s platform by driving publications, presenting at key scientific meetings, and representing the company with KOLs.
  • Identifies project risks and contingency planning.

We seek candidates with the following qualifications:

  • Requires a PhD or MD/PhD.
  • Must have 10+ years of drug discovery and development experience.
  • Experience building and leading project teams required.
  • Must have a successful track record of presenting to corporate officers and board members.
  • Requires proven experience defining and delivering on an innovative R&D strategy that has yielded several INDs, NDAs, BLAs.
  • Leadership experience in the transition of discovery programs into clinical development required.
  • Must have knowledge of the drug development process and FDA regulatory requirements.
  • Track record of leading R&D partnerships with academia and other pharma/biotech companies required.

If interested, please email your resume as a Word attachment to us, reference 3759.  No calls or faxes, please. Include your daytime phone number and we will contact you confidentially or reply to your email.

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