(Senior) Director, Peptide Drug Delivery

Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Permanent
  2. Analytical Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biological Sciences
  3. United States
Lexington, USA
Posting date: 04 Apr 2024

(Senior) Director, Peptide Drug Delivery - Permanent - Lexington, MA

Proclinical Staffing is seeking a (Senior) Director, Peptide Drug Delivery to join an innovative biotech. This is a permanent role located in Lexington, MA.

Primary Responsibilities:

In this role, you will oversee all aspects of discovery, bioconjugation, biochemistry and characterization of peptide-based therapeutics for delivery across the Blood-Brain Barrier.

Skills & Requirements:

  • PhD in chemistry, biochemistry, chemical biology, or a related field with at least 10 years of industry experience
  • Demonstrated leadership and management experience with a track record of leading teams and projects to successful endpoints and commercialization
  • Experience with bioconjugation of enzymes and oligonucleotides
  • Deep experience with peptide and protein chemistry with emphasis on optimization of in vivo properties
  • Experience in developing nucleic acid-based therapeutics
  • Experience in CNS delivery strongly preferred
  • Ability to build and maintain collaborations with industry and academic partners
  • Expertise in intellectual property protection and expansion
  • Familiarity with in vitro and/or in vivo screening methods
  • Strong collaboration and stakeholder management skills

The (Senior) Director, Peptide Drug Delivery will:

  • Leverage vast knowledge in peptide chemistry, oligonucleotide chemistry and conjugation chemistry to discover, engineer or improve performance of existing and future compounds
  • Manage a high-performance group of scientists and researchers
  • Manage and lead projects in a matrixed environment
  • Ability to mentor, retain and recruit top talent
  • Provide strategic direction and leadership in all areas of chemical biology

If you are having difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please contact Danielle Bahnasy at (+1) 646-868-5142 or d.bahnasy@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.