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Head of Biology - Drug Discovery - Cambridge

Cambridgeshire   •  Negotiable + Bonus  •  Permanent, Full time


Head of Biology - Drug Discovery - Cambridge

Newton Colmore Consulting are working with an exciting biotechnology start-up in Cambridge who are looking for a biology-trained R&D expert to join their senior leadership team.

This is an excellent opportunity where you will be able to make a real difference with your work, developing products that aim to improve the patient's life, taking therapeutics from inception all the way through to clinical trials.

You will be utilising your biology background and drug discovery expertise to lead research projects, manage a multidisciplinary team of scientists and build upon a successful portfolio of therapeutics. The company's target time to market is two to three years and they are well backed by their parent organisation. This means that you get all the benefits and fun of working in a fast-paced start-up, coupled with long-term security.

The company are also looking at new ways to implement microfluidic technology and machine learning algorithms to speed up processes and improve accuracy.

To be considered for this exciting role you will need to have the following;

  • Significant experience with leading drug discovery projects and a team of scientists/biologists.
  • A strong background in biology, molecular biology, or relatable subject.
  • An interest in harnessing advanced technology and computational tools to enable drug discovery.
  • Any experience with phenotypic drug discovery and working with both patient groups and clinicians would be extremely beneficial.

In exchange for your skills and expertise, the company offer a highly competitive package and the chance to lead a start-up's biology team and bring new ideas to realisation. They also provide a bonus programme to ensure their scientists are well rewarded for their work.

For more information, please call Matthew Lowdon of Newton Colmore Consulting on 0121 268 2240 or make an application and one of our team will be in touch.

Newton Colmore Consulting is a specialist talent acquisition consultancy operating within the medical devices and biotechnology sectors. We have over ten years worth of expertise of placing candidates with our clients, globally. Our sole aim is to utilise this expertise and knowledge to maximise your chances of securing your ideal role with our clients.

Key words: Head of Biology, Drug Discovery, Molecular Biology, Biotechnology, Phenotypic Drug Discovery, Cambridge


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  • Agency: Newton Colmore Consulting
  • Contact: Matthew Lowdon
  • Phone: 01212682240
  • Reference: ML-1115-TW-4058
  • Posted: 29th April 2021
  • Expires: 20th May 2021

Newton Colmore Consulting

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