Senior Expert Immunology

Highly Competitive
  1. Permanent
  2. Immunology
  3. Switzerland
Lausanne, Switzerland
Posting date: 22 Jan 2021

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Expert Immunology, this an innovative and dynamic environment. You will be responsible for the selection and validation of biological targets for further research projects.

Job Responsibilities

  • Propose novel targets and design experiments for target validation
  • Serve as immunology expert for early discovery projects; develop and execute research operation plans with academic partners and/or CRO
  • Work in collaboration with data science experts (internal and external) to propose novel approaches for target identification and validation, drug repurposing, indication prioritisation and MOA/biomarker identification
  • Serve as translational medicine expert for initiating and leading pharmacodynamic and biomarker (including mechanistic, predictive & safety) analyses within development and early development teams
  • Participate in project evaluation and prioritisation activities of the Research Portfolio
  • Provide scouting, evaluation, and recommend opportunities for licensing in of molecules o and/or projects in the different phases of Research and Development
  • Contribute to the management of strategic collaborations of the Research Department

Skills and Requirements

  • Ph.D. in Immunology, Molecular Biology or relevant areas with a minimum of five years industry or relevant academic experience
  • Must have good understanding and prior experience in working with "omics" technologies including but not limited to Genomics, Transcriptomics and Proteomics
  • Knowledge of skin biology and dermatological pathologies would be very desirable
  • Prior experience with translational medicine activities or biomarker research would be desirable
  • Successful experience of multicultural teamwork and supervision of independent o research evidences by a strong publication record
  • Innovative with a sharp and objective intellect, experienced in balancing strategic thinking with detailed analyses, interpretation and reporting
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong cooperative team player, ability to be flexible and adapt to a changing environment
  • Fluent verbal and written English

To Apply

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