Senior Director to VP, Immunology Drug Discovery

Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Permanent
  2. Senior/Director & VP, Biological Sciences, Pharmacology
  3. United States
Princeton, USA
Posting date: 13 May 2024

Senior Director to VP of Immunology Drug Discovery - Permanent - Onsite

Proclinical is seeking a Senior Director to VP of Biology & Immunology to join a biotech leveraging a high powered computation platform to discover and develop small molecule therapeutics against high value immunological targets. This is a permanent role located in Princeton, NJ.


  • Lead drug discovery programs in effective collaboration with multi-disciplinary teams
  • Manage CRO scientists to ensure timely delivery of quality scientific data
  • Responsible for data review, analysis and interpretation of in vitro and in vivo results, and troubleshooting issues related to drug discovery projects
  • Provide strategic input to target selection and portfolio construction

Skills & Requirements:

  • A Ph.D. in biochemistry, cell biology, pharmacology or related field with 10+ years relevant pharmaceutical or biotech experience
  • A strong background in immunology drug discovery
  • Experience in leading multiple drug discovery programs and/or significant experience as a functional area representative on cross-functional teams
  • Demonstrated accomplishments in identifying clinical candidates
  • Experience in identifying high-value therapeutic targets in multiple disease areas, based on the evaluation of biological rationale, tractability, and competitive landscape
  • Expertise establishing in vitro biochemical/biophysical and cell-based assays and identifying translational disease model
  • Experience working with contract research organizations (CRO) on program execution
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills

If you are having difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please contact Max Robinson at (+1) 857-362-9542 or

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