WuXi AppTec

  • Scientist

    Job Locations US
    Job ID
    2018-4135
  • Overview

    WuXi Biologics, a Hong Kong-listed company, is a leading global biologics services provider that offers comprehensive, integrated and highly customizable services. The company offers multinational pharmaceutical and biotechnological companies in the world end-to-end solutions empowering anyone and any company to discover, develop and manufacture biologics from concept to commercial manufacturing. Our services are designed to help our worldwide clients shorten the discovery and development time and lower the cost of biologics.  We are looking for a Scientist located in San Francisco to drive the company's external R&D collaborations.

    Responsibilities

    This position will be a key contributor to help with the company’s business growth and to establish technical leadership in the US. Specifically, the position will provide objective and in-depth analyses of the scientific progress of different therapeutic areas and technology platforms. Scientist / Senior Scientist will develop expertise in immuno-oncology, protein engineering, translational science, and project management, in order to evaluate the potential breakthrough science and innovative technologies via one or more of the following:

    • Provide due diligence and evaluation of innovative scientific advancement and emerging technologies, work closely within cross-functional team to draft review reports to senior management
    • Drive the company’s external R&D collaboration efforts with academic institutes, work as liaison among stakeholders to streamline evaluation process and ensure effective communication
    • Develop knowledge and insights on key therapeutic areas and technology platforms, actively follow the dynamics and competitive landscape of scientific research fields, provide periodically updates to internal stakeholders
    • Any other activities requested by management

    Qualifications

    • Advanced degrees in biological science with 0-4 year experience pharmaceutical/biotech R&D field
    • Solid understanding of biologics drug discovery with seasoned experience in one or more therapeutic areas and protein science. Strong passion and intellectual curiosity in biotech/pharmaceutical industry and cutting-edge innovation
    • Excellent analytical and communication skills to understand key scientific data, recognize critical issues, and prepare high-level presentations for senior executive review, work independently with limited supervision and as a team member
    • Experience within a fast-paced and matrix environment, strong multi-tasking and prioritization ability, able to respond to timelines with a sense of urgency
    • Business travel up to 20% may be required

    Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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