23 days old

VP Head of Biology

Kelly Services
San Diego, CA 92108
**VP Head of Biology**

Do you have large (10,000+ employees) pharmaceutical company experience?

Exciting company with cutting edge technology seeking an exceptional biology leader as Vice President, Head of Biology to lead Discovery Biology team and drive multiple cutting-edge RNA editing drug discovery programs. This company is backed by the number one venture capital company, they are doing very, very well and once a candidate interviews, they are HOOKED on this company!

The job responsibilities include:

+ Serve as a member of executive leadership team in the Company

+ Provide strategic and scientific leadership to project teams to advance drug discovery programs from early stage to candidate nomination

+ Lead the team of biologists who are responsible for the design, development, and execution of in vitro and in vivo assays to support progression of the programs

+ Collaborate with the cross-functional teams to propose and evaluate novel target and indication opportunities

+ Move programs forward in a fast-paced environment

+ Interpret, summarize, and present research findings at internal and external scientific meetings

+ Develop budget and staff projections for biology team


+ Ph.D. in Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, Systems Biology, or related field with, relevant post-doctoral employment experience

+ 15+ years of drug discovery experience with demonstrated success in drug discovery and development

+ LARGE pharmaceutical company experience

+ 10+ years of strong leadership, motivating teams

+ Strong strategic scientific and technical leadership in the design, execution, analysis, and interpretation of assays to drive programs and elucidate mechanism of action. Taking a program from concept to clinical.

+ Deep understanding of classical pharmacological principles and drug discovery process

+ Ability to critically analyze and interpret data, and effectively document and communicate results and recommend next steps

+ A track record of evaluating and leading external collaborations

+ Collaborative, team-oriented mindset with strong verbal and written communication skills

+ Demonstrated leadership abilities to inspire, direct and manage scientists, and move activities across multiple drug discovery programs forward in a timely manner

+ Successful track record in managing biology department/teams including Ph.D. Scientists and Research Associates

+ Assay development expertise, including biochemical and cell-based assays

+ Track record of innovative translational in vitro and/or in vivo models

**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/nontraditional 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, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law. at
Posted: 2021-01-01 Expires: 2021-02-08

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