Scientific Director - in vivo

Location
London
Salary
Dependent on Experience
Posted
16 Feb 2018
Closes
16 Mar 2018
Ref
J5167
Contact
Georgia Walden
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Hyper Recruitment Solutions are working exclusively in partnership with an innovative Gene Therapy company to identify a motivated and leading in vivo researcher to join as their Scientific Director.

In this unique opportunity, which will be based across London and Hertfordshire, you will participate in transformative translational research aimed at developing novel gene therapy biotherapeutics that are aimed at Haematology disorders.

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Your duties as the Scientific Director - in vivo will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. Establish, design, direct and implement in vivo experiments in line with current research and projects.

2. Take a hands-on approach in the development of disease models, running of experiment and analysis of results through histology, molecular and biochemical profiling.

3. Have authority over the preclinical investigations that focus on the pharmacodynamic and pharmacokinetic profile of novel vectors and determine the overall biologic effect with the aim to bring the products to clinical trial.

4. To start, you will work independently but will have accountability to build your team and train, develop and direct your staff, as required.

5. Act as the in-house in vivo expert, participating in wider company discussions and interact with other teams to drive the development of AAV based gene therapy products.

6. Though your main focus with be in vivo pharmacology you will also participate in in vitro testing.

ROLE REQUIREMENTS:

To be successful in your application to this exciting opportunity as the Scientific Director - in vivo we are looking to identify the following on your profile and past history:

1. Degree qualified with a personal Home Office Licence (Modules 1-4, with Module 5 being desirable) and extensive experience working and leading in vivo research activities.

2. Expert in working with small animal models, with large animal model development being a benefit. Having an understanding of Liver and Kidney disease models would be beneficial.

3. Demonstrate ability to supervise and lead research scientists as well as directing projects and spearheading research programs.

4. First hand knowledge of AAV or similar gene therapy techniques.

5. Being innovative, driven and enthusiastic for your work is paramount to be successful in this position

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Hyper Recruitment Solutions Ltd (HRS) is an Equal Opportunities employer who are certified by Investors in People for our talent development. We welcome applications for any applicant who fulfil the role requirements for this position. HRS is a company exclusively supporting the science and technology sectors, and is made up of a collaboration of recruitment processionals and scientists. We look forward to helping you with your next career moves.

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