Head of HTS Drug Discovery (H/M/D)

Granada Permanente EUR70.000 - EUR75.000

Actualizado el 07/10/2021

  • Company of great prestige at national, European and international level
  • Responsibility charge

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A private biomedical research center seeks to incorporate a head of HTS Drug Discovery (H / M / D) to manage a team of 12 people from the scientific side and the early early stages of new drug discovery.

Reference center at national, European and international level.


  • Area Head In charge of the design, implementation, and supervision of R+D+I projects
  • The role includes identifying and managing economic resources to develop new scientific and technological projects
  • Coordinate and manage national and international working groups
  • Design, communicate, and execute multi-disciplinary research strategies that encompass target validation, deciphering mechanistic insight for target modality, biomarker identification to enable early patient stratification hypotheses, and early development of novel therapeutics
  • Work closely with project leaders and research teams within the organization,
  • Manage external relationships with key stakeholders, and colleagues in the fields of Drug Discovery, In Vivo Pharmacology, Biomarkers and Translational Research.
  • Build strategic relationships to facilitate collaborations, research agreements, and outsourcing activities with world-class external R&D groups in the field
  • Support business development activities of the organization
  • Provide leadership and mentorship to a team of technicians, junior, senior and associated scientists
  • Report directly to the Scientific Director

Perfil Buscado (H/M/D)

The candidate will lead an HTS drug discovery, target validation and biomarkers team and will work with collaborators in the microbiology, chemistry, in vivo pharmacology and translational research groups.

Position requirements

  • Seasoned Researcher with 10-15 years of relevant industry experience in the management of drug discovery programs
  • Extended research background with PhD in cell biology, biochemistry or pharmacology
  • Demonstrated expertise in uncovering mechanistic biology that best informs target modality for drug discovery efforts
  • Excellent leadership and mentorship skills, including experience leading a diverse multidisciplinary team of research scientists, with a demonstrated ability to supervise, mentor and develop a scientific team.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team-oriented environment, establishing working relationships with international and external groups
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to interact effectively with internal and external colleagues
  • A proven track record in transitioning targets from early-stage drug discovery into the preclinic
  • Competitive candidates are expected to have a strong track record in independent and innovative research, as evidenced by competitive international grants and publications in top-tier peer-reviewed journals
  • Excellent scientific verbal and written communications skills in English language

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