Executive Director, Discovery Biotherapeutics
Company: GenPharm Intl.
Location: Redwood City
Posted on: November 22, 2021
At Bristol Myers Squibb, we are inspired by a single vision -
transforming patients' lives through science. In oncology,
hematology, immunology and cardiovascular disease - and one of the
most diverse and promising pipelines in the industry - each of our
passionate colleagues contribute to innovations that drive
meaningful change. We bring a human touch to every treatment we
pioneer. Join us and make a difference.
Key role in aligning the strategic direction for biologics drug
discovery in close collaboration with the Thematic Research Centers
(TRCs). This position will work in close collaboration with senior
leaders across the global Research and Early Development
organization to discover and deliver a first-in-class and
best-in-class Biotherapeutics pipeline.
Must have a thorough understanding of all the requirements and
processes needed to advance programs through discovery and into
development from target selection/validation to lead ID to lead
optimization, through safety assessment, into clinical development,
and ultimately toward registration. A demonstrated track record of
leading research groups that have moved molecules into the clinic
Role and Responsibility:
- Leads integrated Team engaged in de novo binder discovery and
optimization using fundamentally enabling technologies based on
both internal and external capabilities and technologies
- Provides scientific perspective and leadership to discovery
efforts. A primary focus and experience in either Oncology,
Immuno-oncology and/or Immunology therapeutic areas is
- Builds and delivers a sustainable flow of Development
Candidates for clinical development consistent with agreed
- Represents the company both internally and externally with both
the scientific and business communities.
- Actively seeks product and/or technology alliances with
appropriate academic, government, and industry partners.
- Ability to attract, retain, and develop a world-class
biotherapeutics discovery research team and building a culture of
innovation that cultivates teamwork and optimizes performance.
- Ph.D. in scientific discipline with at least 10 years of
relevant pharmaceutical/biotechnology experience
- Deep scientific knowledge and technical skills in de novo
binder generation, antibody/protein engineering, protein
expression, characterization, and analysis. Experience with
optimizing the structure and function of Antibody Drug Conjugates
is a big plus.
- Actively maintains current awareness and high scientific
profile in areas of expertise
- Excellent managerial and leadership skills and interest in
- Strong interpersonal capabilities and ability to build networks
and collaborations internally and externally
Around the world, we are passionate about making an impact on the
lives of patients with serious diseases. Empowered to apply our
individual talents and diverse perspectives in an inclusive
culture, our shared values of passion, innovation, urgency,
accountability, inclusion and integrity bring out the highest
potential of each of our colleagues.
Bristol Myers Squibb recognizes the importance of balance and
flexibility in our work environment. We offer a wide variety of
competitive benefits, services and programs that provide our
employees with the resources to pursue their goals, both at work
and in their personal lives.
Physical presence at the BMS worksite or physical presence in the
field is an essential job function of this role which the Company
deems critical to collaboration, innovation, productivity, employee
well-being and engagement, and enhances the Company culture.
To protect the safety of our workforce, customers, patients and
communities, the policy of the Company requires all employees and
workers in the U.S. and Puerto Rico to be fully vaccinated against
COVID-19, unless they have received an exception based on an
approved request for a medical or religious reasonable
accommodation. Therefore, all BMS applicants seeking a role located
in the U.S. and Puerto Rico must confirm that they have already
received or are willing to receive the full COVID-19 vaccination by
their start date as a qualification of the role and condition of
employment. This requirement is subject to state and local law
restrictions and may not be applicable to employees working in
certain jurisdictions such as Montana. This requirement is also
subject to discussions with collective bargaining representatives
in the U.S.
Our company is committed to ensuring that people with disabilities
can excel through a transparent recruitment process, reasonable
workplace adjustments and ongoing support in their roles.
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