Biology Director


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Position Description

 

The successful incumbent will provide overall leadership and guidance to Alzheimer’s Disease group within our clients Neurodegeneration department, based in Shanghai, China.

 

Summary of Key Responsibilities:

 

Develop research/operation strategies for AD drug discovery

 

Lead a multi-disciplinary group to advance the ND pipeline, focusing on AD (from target ID to clinical proof of concept)

 

Direct, manage and develop a group of Ph.D. and master level scientists

 

Lead the AD group to achieve multiple program milestone deliverables, including translational research

 

Be a key contributor for research/operation strategies in AD and other functions

 

Manage the AD group effectively to ensure support for career development, safe working environment and compliance

 

Work closely with the department head and other leaders to support organizational objectives

 

Candidate Profile

 

Work Experience & Abilities Required:

 

15+ years of neuroscience research in drug discovery settings after obtaining PhD

 

Strong publication record in neurosciences and related fields

 

Demonstrated leadership skills in matrix environment

 

Extensive CNS drug discovery experience,e.g. target identification/validation, assay development, lead optimization, clinical candidate selection etc.

 

Solid background in one or more areas of neuroscience research

 

Deep knowledge on neurodegenerative diseases, especially Alzheimer’s disease

 

Knowledge/experience in translation research and early clinical development is highly desirable

 

Ability to lead academic/external collaborations as well as evaluate business development opportunities

 

Excellent oral and written communication skills

 


For more information regarding this position, please contact Ms. Jessica Blackwell by filling out the form below.

 


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