Director, Bioprocess

Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Permanent
  2. Senior/Director & VP
  3. United States
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Posting date: 06 Aug 2019

Proclinical is currently seeking a Director of Business for a biotechnology company located in Cambridge, MA. Successful candidate will develop and optimize upstream and downstream unit operations. The candidate will work directly with a team of scientists on synthesis, purification, and scaling, to enable specific therapeutics areas.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop a team focused on optimization and development of novel methods in production and separation of nucleic acids.
  • Work closely with the Platform Development and Translational teams to enable platform acceleration and scaling.
  • Provide scientific leadership by coordinating teams across diverse backgrounds, spanning in vivo biology to machine learning.
  • Oversee and direct product engineering strategy and pipeline.
  • Establish and oversee external project and scientific collaborators and contract research organizations.
  • Maintain scientific and technical expertise through familiarity with scientific literature, attending conferences, and developing relationships with thought leaders.
  • Work closely with an entrepreneurial, highly-collaborative, interdisciplinary team and actively contribute to creating, shaping and executing the scientific vision of the company.

Skills and Requirements:

  • PhD with 5+ years' industry experience, OR MS with 10+ years' industry experience or equivalent in bioengineering, chemical engineering, biology, virology, biochemistry or related field.
  • 5-10 years of experience developing technology platforms for therapeutic programs in industry.
  • Experience with developing strategic timelines and executing successful on corporate goals.
  • Expertise in nucleic acid synthesis, purification, manufacturing and/or delivery.
  • Demonstrated ability in working with highly skilled teams in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial and technical environment.
  • Strong management experience and success in developing a scientific team and program.

To Apply:

Please click on the Apply button. Please include a short note outlining why you are interested in the role and why you think you are suitable.

In case you have difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please call Hunter Tonn at (+1) 646-851-0086 or upload your resume on our website -

A full job description is available on request.

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

Proclinical Staffing is an equal opportunity employer.