Responsibilities of Position: Someone who has the science, project management & personality to work with our Senior Management team. This is someone looking for the next step in their career. They have to be willing to relocate to Charlottesville, VA within a year.
Company: An emerging pharmaceutical company that possesses a solid product pipeline including one drug candidate for which an NDA is filed, a second Phase III drug, a solid RX and Dx pipeline,
Experience: The Director of Research coordinates with the VP of Research for general management of the nonclinical and discovery programs for PGxHealth, including early discovery efforts from POC (proof of concept) through FIH (First in Human) experiments and all development work encompassed therein. This person will work within and project manage cross functional teams involving pharmacology, chemistry, toxicology and CMC resources. A key ability of this individual is to manage multiple programs and teams in parallel, coordinating both technical execution according to given timelines as well as the corresponding budget(s) for those programs.
Education: -PhD with 10+ years of relevant progressive project or program experience in drug research and development with a pharmaceutical or biotech company driving small molecule programs into and through the clinic
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: -Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills -Proficiency with MS Project, Excel, PowerPoint, Word, etc. -Experience working within team work environments -Ability to interpret and/or create simple financial models for product valuations