Job ID: #8896

Associate Director – Drug Product Characterization

Cambridge, MA
Science Science
Management / Directors


Responsibilities of the Associate Director – Drug Product Characterization:

  • Create and drive the scientific strategy for drug product characterization and increased understanding of function as a long-term value driver
  • Develop and mentor a high-performing team of scientists with a vision of setting industry-leading scientific standards
  • Lead a growing function that will require hands-on work to instruct and build the necessary skills within the group
  • Manage day-to-day group activities including timeline management and objective setting and execution
  • Evaluate novel technologies for potential application to enhance understanding of product function and potency
  • Provide Subject Matter Expertise into the writing and review of regulatory submissions and take part in Agency interactions
  • Provide data analysis and review of method development, comparability and stability studies
  • Represent Analytics in cross-functional team meetings

Requirements of the Associate Director – Drug Product Characterization:

  • Ph.D. in immunology or related field, with 5+ years relevant industry experience
  • Experience with characterization and quantitative analysis of complex cellular mixtures utilizing state-of-the-art techniques, including, but not limited to genomic and proteomic methodologies
  • A proven track record of mentoring scientist and leading highly performing teams
  • In-depth understanding of T cell biology
  • Expertise in oncology preferred

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