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Senior Principal Translational Scientist

Posted 9 days ago

​Seeking Senior Principal Translational Scientist for Oncology-focused Leadership role!

Southern California


A top global pharmaceutical brand is currently looking to bring on a Senior Principal level Oncology Scientist to join the Translational Sciences group! You’ll be leading the In Vivo team and play a key role in guiding the strategy and planning for new projects and use of pre-clinical models of cancer to evaluate new drug candidates, mechanisms, and targets.


This position will have broad oversight and exposure within the In Vivo Oncology department with direct oversight of multiple reports and cross-functional project management responsibilities to support target identification, validation, drug discovery, and combination therapy from inception to IND filing status. The Sr Principal Scientist is a key contributor in the In Vivo Committee and will be responsible for presenting plans and proposals to research peers for approval and support.


The ideal candidate will have no less than 8 years of experience working in the pharmaceutical industry in drug discovery and/or pre-clinical development with a Ph.D. in Cancer Biology, Immunology, Biochemistry, or Genetics. Previous Cancer Biology/Small Molecule experience and managerial experience is also required.


This role is a high priority for the company and will move quickly for the right applicant! Interested parties should apply today for a confidential conversation to learn more about the team. Relocation to Southern California is available for highly qualified applicants, please inquire for more details.