Director, Autoimmune Disease

Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Permanent
  2. Immunology
  3. United States
Boston, Massachusetts
Posting date: 07 Mar 2019

ProClinical, in support of our client, are seeking an individual to fill the role of Director, Autoimmune Disease, based in Boston, MA.


  • Lead the Autoimmune Disease group to identify and new therapies for treating autoimmune disease.
  • Advance leads through key preclinical and clinical milestones.
  • Contribute to the strategic direction of research programs across multiple therapeutic modalities.
  • Provide scientific leadership and strong management to the Autoimmune Disease group as well as cross-functionally wherever possible.
  • Assist in creating a strong inventive and creative culture with a clear sense of urgency for providing transformational therapies to patients.
  • Provide technical and scientific input as well as writing of relevant sections of key regulatory and clinical documents.
  • Actively drive the continued protection, creation, and expansion of company's intellectual property.

Skills And Qualifications

  • PhD in a scientific discipline with 8-12+ years' experience in drug discovery and development.
  • Strong track record in the discovery and development of new autoimmune therapies including leading project teams and contributing to Pre-IND, IND, and other regulatory filings.
  • Able to set strategy and lead research projects by planning, designing, and executing multiple, complex research projects that support corporate scientific goals and priorities.
  • A strong leader as evidenced by internal consulting, mentoring, and project team leadership and active support.
  • Maintain expertise through review of current scientific literature, submissions to scientific journals, and attendance and participation at conferences.
  • Demonstrated excellence in a wide array of scientific techniques and methodologies.
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Strong publication record.

To Apply:

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In case you have difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please call Miles Tobin at (+1) 617-545-5922 or upload your resume on our website -

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ProClinical is a specialist employment agency and recruitment business, providing job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies.