Director of Analytical Development

Location: Princeton
Posted: 8 months ago
Contract Type: Permanent
Industry: Disciplines, Sectors, People, Process and Technology Change Management, Strategic Management, Leadership and Growth , Pharmaceuticals and Life Sciences
Contact Name: Haley Gibson
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Job Description

Our client is a high-growth biotechnology organization with a focus in gene therapy. Their global, patient-centered business is searching for a Director of Analytical Development to support the development, qualification, validation, and transfer of assays in multiple areas, including immunological and molecular biology assays.

They are searching for a technically sound leader who can establish strong relationships with the team in addition to key internal stakeholders. The ideal candidate is a strong communicator who can easily troubleshoot issues as they arise and drive the development of the assays forward.

Key Functions / Responsibilities

  • Strategic leadership abilities that can drive the development and implementation of the assays required to support the AD activities associated with gene therapy or biologic products
  • Participates in the development of analytical development strategies from start to finish 
  • Manages and mentors scientists of varying levels to create a strong, highly function team
  • Builds the scientific knowledge and capabilities in gene therapy product characterization that enables fast to clinic / market product development and commercialization
  • A PhD in molecular biology, virology or related discipline
  • Minimum of 8 years of progressively responsible experience in cell / gene therapy analytical development roles

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