Job ID: #8858

Director, Platform Innovation

Waltham, MA
Science Science
Management / Directors


Responsibilities of the Director, Platform Innovation:

  • Solid track record in successfully identifying and evaluating new drug discovery techniques, including both biochemical and cell assays.
  • Ability to independently develop research plans for efficient implementation.
  • Skilled at state-of-art laboratory techniques for proximity-based assays. Experienced in mentoring junior members of the group to develop experimental skills.
  • Ability to function as a project team lead to coordinate research activities across different functional groups.
  • Extensive experience working with external collaborators and CROs for various biochemical, biophysical and cellular assay development.
  • Strong communication and project execution skills in fast-paced environments
  • Skilled at providing rigorous scientific input and innovative thinking, able to guide and mentor team members across functions.

Requirements of the Director, Platform Innovation:

  • PhD in biochemistry, biophysics, chemical biology, or related scientific field
  • 10+ years of relevant experience in biotechnology or pharmaceutical industry
  • Prior experience managing teams and CRO’s a must

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