Drug Discovery Specialist

Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Permanent
  2. Biological Sciences, Immunology, Molecular Biology
  3. United States
Ann Arbor, USA
Posting date: 17 Mar 2021

Proclinical is currently recruiting for a Drug Discovery Specialist for a leading biopharmaceutical company located in Shanghai.

We are seeking individuals with international experience and/or qulifications who we will assist to relocated to Shanghai or Beijing.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Advance the Immunology/Immuno-oncology research therapeutic strategy by identifying new targets and advancing projects in the current pipeline
  • Act as biology leader within cross-functional project teams to evaluate, prioritize and set tactics to positively influence project direction and timelines.
  • Drive quality and speed to meet department and company goals.
  • Act as a high functioning drug discoverer and influential scientist within the company.
  • Build, manage, lead and motivate a team of internal biologists, act as a resource and mentor to team members.
  • Build strong working relationships with fellow company colleagues, key external advisors and collaborators.
  • Communicate project updates and make strategic recommendations to the company senior leaders.

Skills and Requirements:

  • PhD in immunology/oncology/cell biology or related disciplines
  • Candidate must have a track record of successful contributions to, and leadership of, innovative drug discovery projects.
  • The person will have 3+ years of drug discovery experience and possess a PhD in a relevant biological science.
  • A strong background in immunology/inflammation is preferred. He or She will have significant experience supervising other scientists.
  • 3+ years of relevant industry experience in a biopharmaceutical setting with extensive experience leading drug discovery project teams from lead optimization to IND-enabling studies
  • Recognized as a leader in the field with a strong publication record in the areas of immunology & inflammation
  • Experience leading and managing biology teams in a matrix organization
  • Experience of hiring, managing and developing direct reports.
  • Experience leading programs at all stages of drug discovery from lead generation to candidate nomination.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects/ initiatives in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to analyze complex multi-dimensional data, generate conclusions and recommend next steps.
  • Ability to effectively collaborate and drive towards scientific goals in a dynamic, cross-functional matrix environment.
  • Able to help shape inter-disciplinary strategies and initiatives

If you are having difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please contact Proclinical at scientificjobs@proclinical.com.

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.