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Full time
Posted:
3/5/2018
Job Category:
Research
Associate Director of Biology
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Eternity Bioscience Inc | Cranbury, NJ
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Job Description

Job description:

Eternity Bioscience Inc. in Cranbury, New Jersey, USA, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hengrui USA which is the US subsidiary of Jiangsu Hengrui Medicine Co., Ltd. of China. Our mission is to deliver high quality and translational preclinical drug candidates for critical medical needs. With recent expansion of its New Jersey operation and site relocation to a lakeside research building, the company is seeking a highly motivated leader as Associate Director of Biology in our drug discovery research.

1. Lead the internal efforts in evaluating and validating the druggability of novel biology targets.
2. Seek external collaboration opportunities to accelerate first-in-class drug discovery process.
3. Oversee drug discovery efforts from program initiation to nomination of preclinical drug candidates.

Education, training, experience:

1. PhD degree in systems biology and pharmacology or a closely related field, with at least five years of proven experience in drug target validation and project leadership role in translational drug discovery research.
2. Working knowledge in the prevailing approaches to target validation with an in-depth understanding of their pros and cons.
3. Technical proficiency in all (in vitro, in vivo, ex vivo) aspects of pharmacology. Quantitative systems pharmacology perception of the interplay among pharmacokinetics, drug target dynamics, drug binding kinetics and pharmacodynamics.
4. Agile learner, critical thinker and effective problem solver.
5. Ability to multitask and adhere to tight timelines.
6. Ability to work in a diverse team setting and collaborate effectively on complex projects.
7. Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.

Qualifications

Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location