Sr Scientist/Principal Scientist, Neurodegeneration Neuro-inflammation EnVivo Pharmaceuticals
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED We are seeking a highly team-oriented and motivated individual who will be a key contributor to the overall success of the Research Department. The successful candidate will provide scientific leadership to identify and validate novel drug targets and transition them into small molecule drug discovery programs. The candidate will lead a small team of biologists in exploring cellular pathways implicated in CNS neurodegenerative Disease. This position will report into the Director of Biology.
Lead a small team of biologist identifying new drug targets in the area of neurodegenerative diseases with a focus on neuroinflammation
Add core technical and target ID / validation competencies to Biology group
Hands-on experimental work and training of colleagues
Active evaluation of drug programs for in-licensing
Initiate and manage collaborations with academia and contract research organizations
Transition targets into small molecule Drug Discovery programs and develop screening cascade concepts
Represent Biology function in cross functional program teams
PhD degree in biology, cell biology, pharmacology or related discipline with at least 5-8+ years of experience in the pharmaceutical / biotech industry. Must have experience in managing a small team. The successful candidate has a breath of experience with target identification and validation using a variety of technologies, with an emphasis on methods in cell biology. Strong expertise in in vitro assay development required. Experience with chemical library handling and cellular drug screening a plus. A strong background in neurodegenerative disease biology and/or (neuro-) inflammation essential. Project leadership / management experience preferred, as is experience with academic collaborations. Proven track record of scientific rigor through publications. Must have very good communication skills and must embrace team work managing various internal and external activities.
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THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED