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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