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Senior Director Biochemistry

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Cambridge, MA, United States

Posted on
Sep 12,2019

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Job Description:
Senior Director, Biochemistry, 993511

Job Scope & Purpose:

Our well established biotech partner is seeking a new leader to guide Biochemistry and Biophysical Chemistry efforts. Are you able to work in a dynamic drug discovery environment with collaborative teams and guide small molecule drug discovery programs? If so this role will be an excellent step for a scientist looking to make their mark as a leader with a great team and well-funded organization. You will have access to exceptional pharmaceutical partnerships, top academic partners, and a network of the best consultants and CROs to help your projects come to fruition in this leadership role. Contact Chris Clancy and the Stratacuity R&D team today to learn more!

Primary Job Responsibilities:

Provide leadership and expertise in the protein structure determination and characterization of small molecule programs in Oncology and Immuno-oncology focus

Partner with protein scientists, biochemists, computational & medicinal chemists to identify and develop high-quality lead compounds for programs with a structure-guided approach

Contribute to the design and execution of biophysical screening and kinetics studies to support hit identification, validation, compound progression, and help guide mechanistic studies

Collaborate with discovery colleagues, collaborators, CROs and consultants to develop structural biology strategies and crystallography efforts to advance our portfolio of drug targets

You will need an effective communication style to establish and maintain strong productive relationships with external partners and collaborators

Primary Job Requirements:

Ph.D. in Biochemistry, Biophysics, or related field with 10 years of industry (Biotech or Pharmaceutical) experience

Sound knowledge of crystallography, structural biology, protein science, and protein biophysics

Expertise in protein-ligand complexes with studies involving x-ray crystallography and cryo-EM

Deep understanding of the characterization of protein-ligand interactions by biophysical methods.

Past hands-on expertise would be valuable with technologies including NMR, Isothermal Titration Calorimetry (ITC), TSA, SPR Biacore, or MicroScale Thermophoresis (MST)

Drug Discovery exposure to early-stage programs that have made it to or past IND stages would be of value.

Work in external collaboration with partners and consultants would be valuable in this role as well

Ability to present data internally and externally with key opinion leaders and decision-makers is vital

Comfortable working in an evolving biotech environment and overseeing a variety of priorities is essential for success in this growing organization

About Stratacuity:

Whether you are seeking a career change or simply interested in becoming part of our network, you will appreciate the ethics guiding each Stratacuity team member. We build lasting relationships with exceptional biopharmaceutical talent and take great care to protect your personal information. Upon receiving your inquiry, you may be directly contacted by a Stratacuity team member to discuss your career goals. We will not share your information with anyone without your direct prior consent.

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Stratacuity is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stratacuity will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact us.

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