Discovery Biology Director

Jun 02, 2021View PDF

Responsibilities:

  • As a key member of discovery leadership team, design and execute biology strategy to build and deliver a pipeline of high value projects.
  • Set-up the US biology lab and perform day-to-day management.
  • Recruit and develop talents, build a strong team with deep scientific expertise.
  • Design and develop novel and solid biological assays for drug discovery.
  • Establish and maintain relationship with external resources, such as research institutes, CROs, and KOLs, to support internal programs.
  • Perform due diligence of external opportunities in collaboration with BD and other relevant functions.
  • Supports other projects as needed.

 

Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. (biology/life science-related) with >5 years of Industrial experience in pharmaceutical /biotech/CRO industry in Biology/Discovery department.
  • Deep experiences in oncology/immunology related biological assay development and animal models.
  • Key Experience:
    • Strong experience in molecular biology, biochemistry, and cellular biology.
    • Working knowledge of different therapeutic modalities, including but not limited to small molecule, large molecule, ADC, molecular glue etc.
    • Strong track record of publication in peer reviewed journals or holds high quality patents.
    • Experience of leading drug discovery projects: from Target ID to PCC and/or PCC to IND.
    • Excellent people management skills and capable of building a strong scientific team.