WuXi AppTec

Executive Director, In Vivo Pharmacology

Job Locations US-CA-San Diego
Job ID
2021-8371

Overview

HD Biosciences, Inc. (San Diego), a WuXi AppTec Company, is seeking a highly motivated and exceptional leader as Executive Director to join the leadership team for its Immuno-Oncology and in vivo pharmacology Division. This position will work closely with the VP/Head of the division to provide scientific and operation leadership support, and be responsible for team building, customer engagement, and business goal delivery.

Responsibilities

  • Leads and manages a high performing team, provides daily scientific and operational leadership to ensure successful execution of scientific projects and the delivery of best quality services
  • Provide scientific direction and strategy to identify and implement new platforms to expand service capabilities and capacities
  • Actively contributes to ongoing and future collaborations with partners to support complex scientific projects
  • Builds and maintains healthy and strategic relationship with clients and collaborators
  • Provide support and participate in business development activities to promote services and engage new customers
  • Ensure operation compliance of EHS rules and government regulations
  • Responsible for team building and expansion, provides guidance and coaching to enable individuals and teams to meet expectations and continually experience rewarding career growth

Qualifications

 

Experience / Education

  • PhD/MD degree with 10+ years of experience with demonstrated success in drug discovery esp. in the area of Immuno-Oncology and in vivo pharmacology
  • Experience leading teams and programs in a pharmaceutical or biotechnology setting required, CRO experience is highly desirable
  • Extensive hands-on experience in designing and executing on in vivo pharmacology and Immuno-Oncology.

 

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

  • Strong scientific and technical leadership with track record, highly motivated, well-organized and detailed oriented
  • Deep knowledge in tumor immunology, cellular immunology, autoimmunity, high dimensional flow cytometry, and general in vivo pharmacology
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities to direct and manage scientists, and move activities across multiple drug discovery projects forward in a timely manner
  • Great time management and multi-tasking skills to lead the team delivering multiple projects within timelines
  • Expert knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures within biological R&D laboratory setting
  • Ability to work well in team settings, build collaborative relationships with management, partners and peers from diverse backgrounds
  • Able to work in a fast paced environment
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Computer skills: proficient in Microsoft (Word, Excel, outlook, and PowerPoint)

 

Physical Requirements               

  • Must be able to work in an office environment conferences, medical sites, and client offices
  • Must be able to travel for long distances in various methods of transportation (e.g. car, airplane, shuttle bus, train, etc.)
  • Ability to stand /sit/walk for long periods of time
  • Ability to crouch, bend, twist, and reach
  • Ability to work in variable temperatures high to freezing
  • Must be able to perform some activities with repetitive motion, such as keyboarding
  • Must be able to work in Lab setting with exposure to Animals/biohazards / Chemicals
  • Must be able to wear appropriate PPE
  • Must be able to work in environment with variable noise levels

An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran

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