VP Research & Development

Location Meise
Discipline: Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Cherish Becker

Contact email: c.becker@panda-int.com
Job ref: 11893
Published: about 1 month ago
For an early-stage drug development biotech targeting stress-response pathways in cancer, I'm currently searching for an excited and innovative scientist to fill the role of:

*Vice President Research & Development (with option to grow into CSO)*

to head the development of novel small molecules targeting stress-response pathways in cancer.

Main Responsibilities:

•    Lead development of a solid pre-clinical package of the Company’s lead program including target validation, assay development, lead generation and lead optimization to enable delivery of novel drug candidates ready for clinical development; 
•    Steer and supervise internal and external cross-functional development teams;
•    Design and plan biological experiments (in vitro and in vivo) and coordinate such experiments with compound chemistry;
•    Design to Execution/ Analyze of research and development strategy of the Company in collaboration with management;
•    Create and present research updates and provide input to team/board/investor meetings;
•    Patent protection


Aside of an entrepreneurial and start up spirit we are looking for these specifics in your profile:
  • Small molecule drug discovery and development experience in a biotech environment;
  • PhD in oncology is preferred. Experience in metabolism is a plus.
  • Successful scientific track record;
  • Fluent in English, Dutch proficiency is preferred;
  • Willingness to commute ca. 2 days per week to Leiden.
Interested? I'd certainly want to talk to you!

Email me at: c.becker@panda-int.com 
Or just call:  +31 202044502/ +32 28088622