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Director - In Vivo Pharmacology, San Diego, CA

Kelly Services
San Diego, CA 92108
**Director - In Vivo Pharmacology, San Diego, CA**


Kelly Science is recruiting for an outstanding leader to join our biopharmaceutical client and support their drug discovery efforts.

The Director of In Vivo Pharmacology will lead and mentor a group of scientists responsible for developing and executing in vivo strategies. The candidate will be part of the Pharmacology leadership within the Lead Generation and Pharmacology Department.

The qualified candidate is a highly motivated, interactive, and team-oriented individual that possesses the ability to work across a highly matrixed environment to provide technical and scientific in vivo expertise to advance drug discovery programs from target identification/validation to IND-enabling activities

**Type:** Direct-Hire, competitive benefits

**Schedule:** M-F, 1st Shift, on-site required


+ Leadership, management, and mentoring of the in vivo pharmacology group consisting of 10 - 13 members, including vivarium staff

+ Development of high quality and reproducible animal models for efficacy and mechanism of action studies of small molecule, peptide, protein, and antibody therapeutics in close collaboration with the Therapeutic Area teams, pharmacology, medicinal chemistry, biotherapeutics, preclinical safety, DMPK, and translational medicine

+ Oversight of vivarium management and membership in the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee

+ Contribution to pharmacology strategy, vision, and operation

+ Contribute to evaluation, optimization, and management of preclinical Contract Research Organizations


+ DMV or PhD in Physiology, Pharmacology, Animal Science or related discipline with at least **10 years of Drug Discovery experience** , and at least **3 years in a group leadership** role

+ Strong understanding of development of animal models and general physiology in a drug discovery setting

+ Expertise in Inflammatory Bowel Disease or Fertility & Obstetric disorders animal models is preferred.

+ Experience managing preclinical CROs

+ Experience managing research scientists, including budget and timelines

+ Exceptional verbal, presentation, and written communication skills

+ Excellent working ability across a highly matrixed environment

_We are proud to be an Affirmative Action/EEO Employer. EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled_

_We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing._

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**Ready to Apply and Interview?** ****

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

Kelly Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire talented people just like you. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills and interestsits the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background/education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get you noticed.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/non-traditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.


Posted: 2020-10-16 Expires: 2020-12-17

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