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Head of Immunology

Reference Number: 3778
Location: MA

Our client is a biopharmaceutical company.  They have asked us to assist them in their search for a Head of Immunology. 

Major tasks and responsibilities will include:

  • Reports to the Chief Scientific Officer.
  • Initiates and drives discovery programs.
  • Leads a group of 12 biologists developing cell-based therapies using novel technology.
  • Recruits and develops talent within the group.
  • Provides strong scientific oversight of ongoing programs.
  • Develops immunotherapy strategy with a focus on disease biology.
  • Collaborates with internal multi-disciplinary team members and external partners to initiate programs consistent with the strategy.
  • Establishes and delivers results on timelines.
  • Ensures that pharmacology and safety packages are fit for purpose.
  • Presents results both internally and externally, including publications.

We seek candidates with the following qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Immunology, Biology or related field of study required.
  • Must have 10+ years of drug discovery experience within the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Requires a proven track record in research and development for immunologic diseases.
  • Must have a broad knowledge of T cell biology evidenced by deliverables and publications.
  • Requires a strong background in molecular and cell biology.
  • Must have excellent leadership skills, including developing talent and matrix management.
  • Requires the ability to think critically and extract / synthesize simple principles from complex datasets.

If interested, please email your resume as a Word attachment to us, reference 3778.  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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