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Principle Investigator

Reference Number: 3669
Location: PA

Our client is a rapidly expanding biotech company.  They have asked us to assist them in their search for a Principle Investigator.

Major tasks and responsibilities will include:

  • Serves as a member of the senior management team.
  • Leads/co-leads the discovery biology function, external contract research organization activities relating to discovery.
  • Directs/co-directs internal research activities supporting antibacterial drug discovery programs.
  • Writes and submits research grant and contract applications.
  • Manages/co-manages research contract and grant timelines and reporting obligations.
  • Leads/co-leads a team of microbiologists, biochemists, enzymologists. Responsibilities of your team will include target characterization, design of biochemical and cellular assays to support small molecule lead discovery, optimization, preclinical compound testing and nomination, evaluation of compounds in relevant disease models, and establishment of PK-PD-Efficacy correlations.

We seek candidates with the following qualifications:

  • Advanced degree (Ph.D.) in Microbiology/Biochemistry/Pharmacology or equivalent required
  • Must have a minimum of 7 years of experience in Microbiology/Biochemistry/Pharmacology or equivalent.
  • Requires a minimum of 5 years of pharmaceutical industry leadership experience focused on antibacterial drug discovery.
  • Must have demonstrated expertise advancing novel molecules through discovery and development.
  • The ability to prioritize task completion, and effectively organize complex work activities.

If interested, please email your resume as a Word attachment to us, reference 3669.  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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