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Chief Scientific Officer

Luye Pharma Group Woburn, MA

  • Expired: June 06, 2021. Applications are no longer accepted.

Responsibilities: Set strategy for discovery and preclinical R&D efforts in nucleic acid therapy fields, taking into account both cutting edge sciences and Luye strengths to address unmet medical needs and realize commercial potential of therapies. Build a project pipeline through internal R&D, collaboration, license-in and/or acquisition in the field of nucleic acid therapy. Select the projects based on scientific merit, strategic fit and economic value.

Assemble a team of talented scientists to execute on the development strategy. Motivate team members, manage team operations to ensure project progress. Drive the progress of pipeline projects and collaborations according to agreed upon timelines..

Lead or participate business development efforts, working with other Luye colleagues to assess the quality and fit of external assets. Help company management make decisions on asset acquisition or collaboration. Stay connected with scientific community, stay up to date with...

the latest scientific discovery and industry trends, stay alert about potential technology--driven opportunities and alerts from competitors. Work collaboratively with internal and external cross--functional teams, collaborators/consultants to plan and execute on the overall research and development plans. Participate in business initiatives that further the strategic and business objectives of the company.

Communicate program progress and issues to senior management, regulatory agencies as necessary, and at national and international conferences as appropriate.Requirements: PhD in Biology, Biochemistry, Immunology, Genetics or a related field; 15+ years of industry experience with 5+ years in leadership/managerial positions. Proved success track record of advancing discovery projects into early clinical development. Highly accomplished scientific leader with a passion for research and a desire to make impact in nucleic acid therapy Strong publication or patenting track record Excellent verbal and written communication skills in both English and Chinese Team player who can maintain professional and productive relationship with internal colleagues and external collaborators.

Ability to work in a fast-paced, start-up environment International travel as needed for up to 50% of the time

Luye Pharma Group


Woburn, MA



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