Director, Research

We are seeking a motivated, creative and innovative Biologist with proven expertise in all aspects of functional Biology including the design, development and execution of drug discovery strategies.  The ideal candidate must possess the ability to direct a team of scientists, coordinate activities across multiple drug discovery programs, and drive the development and incorporation of novel technologies.  In addition, the candidate must work well in a matrix organization, make clear decisions in a fast-paced drug discovery environment and be highly proficient in both verbal and written communication.

Preferred candidates will have experience in innovative modalities for interrogating therapeutic targets  and experience in a biotechnology or pharmaceutical company/or equivalent in an academic setting.  The ideal scientist will have a proven track record of accomplishments, an understanding of the drug discovery process, anticipating potential issues, providing contingencies and resolutions and has the desire to continuously improve that process.   It is essential that the candidate has demonstrated scientific excellence, innovative research, and possess strong leadership and problem solving skills and be able to effectively manage and develop staff.


The position requires a Ph.D. in a scientific discipline with a minimum of 10 years relevant experience or equivalent education and experience.  Must be practically familiar with data analysis software and application of laboratory informatics systems.  Overall strong work ethic and willingness to engage in laboratory experimentation across therapeutic areas.  Excellent interpersonal, leadership and communication skills are required for interacting with both internal and external resources.  Must have previous experience managing a group or function and a demonstrable track record of innovative approaches to discovery.

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