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Senior Director in Biology

Job Title: Senior Director in Biology
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Oxfordshire, England
Industry:
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2018-06-04
Reference: 78264
Contact Name: Max Robinson
Contact Email: max.robinson@nesgt.com
Job Published: February 26, 2018 10:56

Job Description

Senior Director of Biology - Biotech - Oxfordshire

A new role has recently become available for a Senior Director of Biology to join and exciting Biotechnology Company in the Oxfordshire area. Are you a highly experienced Biologist with a background in Drug Discovery and interested in the opportunity to join a market leading company who are investing significantly in drug discovery?

Responsibilities:
  • As a member of the Senior Leadership Team, you will be responsible for defining and executing innovate scientific strategies in drug discovery
  • Management of a team of highly experienced Scientists in Protein Biochemistry and Cell Engineering
  • Driving the application of state of the art approaches and technology platforms to advance a large and diverse drug discovery pipeline
  • Contributing to cross-functional projects to develop knowledge of disease processes and drug targets
Requirements:
  • PhD or equivalent experience in Biology or a related discipline
  • Extensive experience in drug discovery R&D in the Pharmaceutical or Biotechnology industry
  • Expertise in a biological discipline such as protein expression &¬†purification, molecular biology & gene engineering or structural biology
  • Strong leadership skills and experience managing teams of Scientists
  • A strong publication record and experience managing external collaborations
In return you can expect a very generous salary and package including an annual bonus, car allowance, pension, health and life insurance as well as the opportunity to drive to the development of drugs in an innovative and exciting environment.