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Head of Biology (VP or Senior Director)

CyberCoders South San Francisco, CA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description
Head of Biology (VP or Senior Director)
If you are a Head of Biology (Vice President or Senior Director level) with experience, please read on!
Top Reasons to Work with Us
- Well-known and highly accomplished scientific founder
- Recent (mid-2020) Series A funding of $50MM
- First-in-class therapeutics platform to impact difficult-to-treat diseases, including cancer and autoimmune conditions
- Close relationship with a venture incubator research group
What You Will Be Doing
We are looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic scientist to lead the companys drug discovery efforts. S/he is expected to build and direct the departments broad range of capabilities including molecular/cell biology, biochemistry, in vivo and in vitro pharmacology. Reports to Chief Scientific Officer.

RESPONSIBILITIES
- Leads the design and execution of target discovery and validation
- Build and manage a high performing department that will work in close collaboration with other departments to advance multiple drug candidates to development stage
- Balances creativity and risk-taking with drug discovery/development considerations in the design and execution of program strategies
- Integrate data from both internal and external sources to proactively recognize and direct problem solving for complex technical/scientific issues
- Member of scientific leadership team that will work effectively and collaboratively with other departments and contribute to building a positive, team-oriented culture
- Participate in the evaluation of targets and projects to continually build the pipeline and progress the platform
- Manage department budget, project planning and operational matters
What You Need for this Position
- Ph.D. degree in biological sciences
- 10+ years of industry experience beyond postdoctoral work
- 5+ years of successful management/successful leadership
- Sustained productivity as evidenced by high quality publications and/or patents
- Extensive experience in both molecular/cell biology and in vivo pharmacology
- Proven success in advancing programs from target discovery/validation to IND stage and subsequent support of FIH studies
- Demonstrated ability to build and lead high functioning research teams
- Must be able to effectively work in a fast-paced, dynamic and high-growth environment
- Demonstrated ability to manage multiple competing priorities with a high degree of self-motivation
- Flexibility and an ability to drive go/no go decisions
So, if you are a Head of Biology (VP or Senior Director) with experience, please apply today!
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Applicants must be authorized to work in the U.S.



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