Group Leader – In Vitro Biology - Oncology

Group Leader – In Vitro Biology - Oncology

Evotec

Toulouse, France

TASKS:

Under the responsability of the head of the « In Vitro Biology » department, you will be in charge of the following tasks:

  • Play a key scientific role in multiple projects in the field of oncology by participating in or leading cross-functional research projects and by maintaining a cutting edge awareness of technical developments and scientific knowledge to improve project performance;
  • Manage a group consisting of skilled scientists consisting of team leaders, masters’ level and technicians, while collaborating in a multidisciplinary, fast-paced discovery-oriented environment, and at the interface of several departments and sites;
  • Successfully present Evotec externally to potential new clients and collaborators in In Vitro pharmacology and/or integrated drug discovery projects;
  • Be responsible for supporting existing activities as well as establishing novel In Vitro assays, know-how and capabilities within the In Vitro department at Evotec Toulouse in response to new business opportunities, working efficiently with other scientists within the company and/or external platforms.

PROFILE:

  • Autonomous, pro-active, flexible and a motivating leader;
  • Rigorous, innovative and knowledgable;
  • Dynamic and customer focused.

EDUCATION:

  • Minimum a PhD.

EXPERIENCE:

  • At least 5 years pharmaceutical industry, biotech and/or CRO experience required;
  • Records and accomplishments in drug discovery project management with clients/partners is required.

COMPETENCES:

  • A proven background in in vitro pharmacology and drug discovery with a track record of contributing to the delivery of pre-clinical development candidates;
  • A deep understanding of the disease area and animal models of oncology is required; experience in other disease areas e.g. I&I (inflammation and immunity) will also be considered;
  • Demonstrated leadership and entrepreneurial skills in leading and developing in vitro pharmacology activities with her/his counterparts in the in vivo pharmacology, chemistry and DMPK departments;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, works well independently and as a group leader, and able to work on multiple projects simultaneously;
  • Capacity to organize and communicate complex scientific concepts and data sets in a clear and concise manner to key stakeholders/clients from diverse backgrounds;
  • Ability to manage collaborators, supervise trainees and ensure regular training of colleagues in the in vitro pharmacology field;
  • Skilled in designing research projects including short-term and long-term experimental plans, needs assessment, plannings, studies follow up (timelines, costs, deliverables).

LANGUAGES:

  • English: written/read/spoken is required;
  • French: written/read/spoken is a plus.

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