Director of Biology

Director of Biology

Job Title: Director of Biology
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Oxfordshire, England
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Reference: 124311_1588327421
Contact Name: Polina Turbina
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 01, 2020 11:03

Job Description

Director of Biology
A fast-growing biotech whose fresh approach has the potential to tackle some of healthcare's most challenging conditions, including cancer and autoimmune disorders is actively looking for an exceptional scientist to join their team in Oxford and support their effort to develop disease modifying therapeutic.
* Leadership & career growth
* Opportunity to work within a fast-growing award-winning company
* Immuno-oncology & Immuno-inflammation
* Generous annual leave & Benefits
* Opportunity to join a fast-growing team and shape the culture
Key Responsibilities:
* Lead a team of talented biologists and immunologists running innovative screening programs
* Designing and executing genome engineering strategies
* Working hand in hand with the internal and external stakeholders to ensure successful delivery of the project
* Ensuring achievement of pre-clinical milestones
* Providing Scientific insights in identifying new targets for a small molecule portfolio
About you:
* A go-to person in the field of small molecule drug discovery
* A team-player
* An expert in receptor and enzyme pharmacology
* An accomplished scientist with successful track record of leading discovery projects while managing cross functional teams
* Great communicator with proven ability to inspire and influence the team
Essential experience:
* Proven leader with minimum 6-10 years of postdoc experience in the biotech industry
* An expert in validating and developing cellular and biochemical assays
* PhD in Biology or relevant + Industry Experience in either immunology or oncology therapeutic areas
* Excellent communication skills & ability to manage change

If you are interested in this opportunity, please get in touch with Polina Turbina on 0203 3702 642 and send through a relevant CV to or the advert link below.

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