Director, Cellular Immunotherapy Direct Hire MA

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Job ID: 16338 Direct Hire MA

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Our client is a highly-regarded cell/gene therapy company in the Greater Boston Area, and they are seeking an experienced, highly-motivated leader to join their research and discovery team to help define and execute on the pre-clinical pipeline of their oncology products!   You will report to the Senior Director and lead high functioning teams to engineer T cell products that could be the next therapy for cancer patients.

The main goal of this group is to bring modified cells through phase I clinical development.  To achieve this goal, the Director, Cellular Immunotherapy, you will lead a team to engineer cells of the hematopoietic system that mediate anti-cancer activity. 

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee resources to efficiently manage continued excellence for innovative pipeline products 
  • Evaluate the efficacy and safety of preclinical models and the development of early research. 
  • Recognize new technology that can be implemented to improve the therapeutic potential of gene-modified hematopoietic cells for Cellular Immunotherapy.

Requirements:

  • MD or PhD in Immunology, Cell/Molecular Biology, or related field.
  • 8+ years of relevant experience in immunology, I/O, or autoimmunity.
  • Extensive experience leading a team of Scientists in Biotech/Pharma.  Strong mentoring skills and self-awareness. 
  • Knowledge of T-Cells and current literature.  Highly desirable TCR/CAR-T background. 
  • Experience executing decisions on cellular immunotherapy approaches.

Formal descriptions can be supplied for interested candidates.  All resumes will be kept strictly confidential until you choose to pursue a specific opportunity with one of our clients.

Must be authorized to work in the U.S. indefinitely to be considered.