Director of Research Development

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About the job

Are you looking for an exciting new career challenge?

Invenia Group is partnered with a growing cell and gene therapy company with a focus on viral vectors, who have recently emerged from stealth mode. They are seeking an experienced and driven professional to take on the role of Director of Research & Development.

Role responsibilities:

This individual will work with the founder in the R&D lab, running the development laboratory and working as a bridge to the commercial side of the business regarding knowledge transfer, generating documentation, etc.

What we are looking for:

We are looking for someone with:

  • PhD in Biology, Biochemistry, Cell, and Molecular Biology, or a related field
  • Strong communication skills (customer, cross-functional, team)
  • Ability to present to customers, conferences, investors, BoD
  • Expertise in gene therapy and cell therapy vectors (AAV, Lenti, AV, etc.)
  • Experience in experimental design
  • GLP (documentation, controls)
  • Lab organizational skills (sourcing, flow layout, safety, resource management)
  • Industrial/commercial experience (no pure academics, minimum requirement of a few years working in industry)

Sound interesting? If you’re looking for a new opportunity with a growing start-up, where you’ll receive excellent career progression opportunities, as well as a rewarding career with a range of additional benefits, then please apply now.