Director Computational Biology - Cancer Immunology

Paramount Recruitment Ltd

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North America,--Connecticut,Connecticut,

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Director, Computational Biology, Bioinformatics, Cancer Immunology, Oncology, Immune Modulation, Imm

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01 May, 2018

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Director of Computational Biology - Cancer Immunology

Scientific Leadership, Connecticut, Competitive salary!

A fantastic new Director level position has become available with a Top research-driven pharmaceutical company in Connecticut, US. You will provide strong organisational, scientific and technological leadership of the US Research Comp Bio Organisation to support New Therapeutic Concepts and discover biomarkers to enable early and robust molecule development. You will support all relevant Therapeutic Areas and will ensure future competitive positions through managing and integrating new technology initiatives and data.

You will actively contribute to the discovery, development and delivery of their products to patients and customers and will collaborate internationally in a company that offers meaningful work, networking, competitive compensation and benefit programs and a great work-life balance.

This role would suit someone who has worked in a leadership role in a Pharma/Biotech company with strong experience in Bioinformatics/CompBio, Target Identification/Translational Biomarker Identification, and specific experience within Cancer Immunology projects.

Your main responsibilities as Director of Comp Bio will involve:
-Contributing to the development of Cancer Immunology Research TA strategies, especially target identification and validation
-Identifying translational biomarkers to enable rapid clinical progression around testing novel therapeutic concepts
-Integrates genomics data and bioinformatics tools to drive innovation in the TA portfolio by working on collaborations internally and externally
-Interface with Comp Bio experts, IT and other functions globally to ensure the TA bioinformatics needs are met
-Influencing the strategic direction/plan for Comp Bio and managing the US department operating budget

The ideal Director should meet the following requirements:
-PhD from an accredited institution with minimum eight (8) years' experience in biochemistry/immunology/molecular biology and/or genomics with technical expertise in informatics, with strong insights into immunology and cancer immunology preferred
-At least 5 years' leadership experience as well as working in global matrix organisations
-Recognized expertise through publications and presentations in the area of computational biology with knowledge of target discovery, biomarker discovery and development
-Strong Industry experience preferred with additional academic experience accepted.
-Candidate needs to have demonstrated achievement in impacting pipeline and or development of scientific strategies via Computational Biology
-Deep scientific knowledge in a discipline such as Biochemistry, Pharmacology and Informatics including application to computational biology and ability to apply this to the design and development of NTCs and Biomarker discovery; must have a proven track record of applying computational biology from a very early project stage through PoCP.

Please get in touch if you'd like to apply and we can discuss your suitability and the role in more detail. My number is +44 (0) 121 616 3469 and my email address is Look forward to hearing from you!

Keywords: Director, Computational Biology, Bioinformatics, Cancer Immunology, Oncology, Immune Modulation, Immunotherapy, Leadership, Manager, Head of, PhD, target, biomarker, identification, translational, pre-clinical, pipeline, R, Python, Pharmacology, Biochemistry, therapeutic area, Next Generation Sequencing, Pharmaceutical, United States, Connecticut,

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Paramount Recruitment Ltd


No. 5 Lower Temple Street,No. 5 Lower Temple Street


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+44 (0)121 616 3460

Specialist in Permanent, Contract and Interim recruitment solutions to the Pharmaceutical and Life Science industries throughout Europe.

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