Director/Senior Director of Cancer Pharmacology

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Direct Hire
May 23, 2018
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In this senior leadership role, the successful candidate will have many opportunities to make meaningful contributions and be instrumental in setting the strategic direction for drug discovery and development at the company. The successful candidate will become the point of accountability for target validation, in vivo pharmacology and lead development. The candidate must have senior leadership experience in oncology discovery, development or translational research in the biotechnology/pharmaceutical industry. The ideal candidate will have a deep understanding of cancer biology sufficient to: prioritize diseases of high unmet need; select targets for new drug discovery programs; and advance internal programs while engaging with external partners. A demonstrated track record of leadership working with monoclonal antibody therapeutics from early discovery through to proof-of-concept would be a plus. The ability to lead by example, attract and retain high quality talent while building a culture of scientific rigor, team work and innovation. Outstanding leadership and excellent communication skills (verbal, written and interpersonal) required.