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Lab Head Screening - Italy  

IRBM (company)


Posted on : 19 February 2017

Project Description

Job Description:
  • As a key member of company’s Screening Technologies department this role will involve directing and delivering on the Company’s internal and external drug discovery objectives.
  •  The successful Candidate is expected to have a good experience in assay development and optimization both for biochemical and cell based assays and a good understanding on compound testing and potency determination. 
  • She/He will actively lead and/or contribute to project teams tasked with rapidly advancing drug discovery programs. 
  • A strong background in biology with a special focus on assays is expected, likely to PhD level or to an equivalent industry experience. 
  • Strong communication skills will be required to enable successful management of associates as well as the coordination of external collaborations and CRO’s. 
  • This position will suit a highly motivated, innovative and strong team player.

Minimum Requirements:
  • PhD in biology (or related fields) or M.Sc. with at least five years of experience 
  • proven experience with both biochemical and cell based assays 
  • strong attitude to automation and informatics 
  • understanding of drug discovery assay requirements 
  • basics of chemical compound management 
  • management and leadership skills, ability to provide supervision and mentor ship.