If you bring a PhD backed by drug discovery experience from the biotech and/or pharma industry and you are looking for an opportunity for influence, impact and a steep learning curve, we have just the job for you. At Ferring we are building a new, global organisation for External Innovation & Scientific Licensing headed by the VP Declan Jones. We aim to optimise Ferring’s access to new drugs from discovery to clinical proof-of-concept for the benefit of patients worldwide. That is why we need you to join our global team. You will be based at Ferring International PharmaScience Center in Copenhagen reporting to Morten Persson, Director, External Innovation & Scientific Licensing.
Basically, your job is to enhance Ferring’s ability to access new drugs from discovery to clinical proof-of-concept – to support our pipeline of novel drug candidates designed to make people live better lives. You will focus on reproductive medicines & maternal health, uro-oncology, and gastroenterology with an interest in targeting the immune system and/or microbiome across all focus areas.
As part of a growing team of highly skilled Scientists in the Global External Innovation team, you will work with internal Drug Discovery Scientists and Therapeutic Area Heads to identify partnering opportunities and create partnerships with biotech companies, universities, charities and other funding bodies to access medical innovations intended for global markets. Your primary tasks will be to:
Your road to success will be founded on your ability to apply a combined scientific and commercial perspective across all your activities.
Ambitious PhD with 5+ years’ of drug discovery experience.
We are looking for a highly ambitious profile with the energy level and dedication it takes to aim for world-class in every case. It is very important, that you like to create results as part of a team, and that you can handle ambiguity and make business critical decisions without knowing the full picture. Additionally, your CV comprises: