Director/ Sr. Director, Muscle & Metabolism (Research)

Recruiter
Regeneron
Location
Tarrytown
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jul 17, 2017
Closes
Jul 19, 2017
Role
Research
Industry
Pharmaceuticals
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Known for its scientific and operational excellence, Regeneron is a leading science-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, invents, develops, manufactures, and commercializes medicines for the treatment of serious medical conditions. Regeneron commercializes medicines for eye diseases, high LDL-cholesterol, and a rare inflammatory condition and has product candidates in development in other areas of high unmet medical need, including oncology, rheumatoid arthritis, asthma, atopic dermatitis, pain, and infectious diseases.

Summary:
The department for metabolism and muscle research at Regeneron is committed to discovering innovative medicines to treat rare and common diseases.

We are seeking an experienced scientist with strong command of drug discovery to help advance the project portfolio and validate new targets. The candidate will be working closely with the disease area head to provide scientific direction, technical expertise and leadership to the department and project teams. The incumbent will also coordinate research activities with discovery and clinical functions across the organization.

Responsibilities:
Provide scientific and technical oversight to help advance the project portfolio. Identify novel therapeutic areas and emerging approaches for target discovery. Design and oversee in vitro and in vivo studies for target validation and drug development. Responsible for drug discovery programs and coordinate research activities between department and discovery and clinical functions across the organization.

Technical skills
Disease area and drug development expertise. Broad technical skills in molecular biology, in vitro and in vivo studies is essential. Experience with progression of drug candidates into clinical development.

Management Responsibilities
Will have supervisor responsibilities. Provides scientific and technical expertise and coordinates research activities with other discovery and clinical groups at Regeneron. Participates in staff development, resource allocation and performance management

Requirements:
The candidate will possess the following qualifications:
  • PhD and/or MD
  • Effective communicator and has supervisor experience.
  • Strong scientific and drug discovery credentials.
  • Knowledge of state-of-the art technologies and approaches to support drug discovery programs.
  • Strong command of academic or applied research and knows scientific literature in the metabolism and muscle areas.
  • 10+ years of research experience after post-doc training
The successful candidate will be a decisive and results-oriented individual who is flexible, team-oriented, creative and able to excel in a multi-project, fast-track environment. The incumbent will be a strategic thinker who interacts and collaborates with project teams, peers and management in identifying and achieving discovery goals from both scientific and strategic perspectives.

This is an opportunity to join our select team that is already leading the way in the Pharmaceutical/Biotech industry. Apply today and learn more about Regenerons unwavering commitment to combining good science & good business.

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