Job FamilyScientific SupportCityLa Tour-de-PeilzRegionVaudCountrySwitzerlandContract TypePosting Start Date20-Nov-2020Company OverviewGalderma, the world's largest independent global dermatology company, was created in 1981 and is now present in over 100 countries with an extensive product portfolio of prescription medicines, aesthetics solutions and consumer care products.
The company partners with health care practitioners around the world to meet the skin health needs of people throughout their lifetime.
Galderma is a leader in research and development of scientifically-defined and medically-proven solutions for the skin. For more information, please visit Job DescriptionWe are currently looking for the Senior Expert Immunologist Translational Medicine to join our Early Discovery team.
The person will report to the Head of Translational Medicine and position is based in Entre-deux-Villes, Switzerland.Senior Expert Immunologist Translational MedicineIn an innovative and dynamic environment, will have two major responsibilities : Target Validation ExpertTranslational medicine scientist.
In the first role, you will be responsible for selection and validation of biological targets for future research projects.
In the second role as Translational Medicine scientist, you will support novel mechanism of action (MOA) and biomarker activities for clinical and preclinical stage projects.
develop and execute research operation plans with academic partners and / or CROWork in collaboration with data science experts (internal and external) to propose novel approaches for target identification and validation, drug repurposing, indication prioritization and MOA / biomarker identificationServe as translational medicine expert for initiating and leading pharmacodynamic and biomarker (including mechanistic, predictive & safety) analyses within development and early development teamsParticipate in project evaluation and prioritization activities of the Research PortfolioProvide scouting, evaluation, and recommend opportunities for licensing in of moleculesand / or projects in the different phases of Research and DevelopmentContribute to the management of strategic collaborations of the Research DepartmentMinimum RequirementsPh.
D. in Immunology, Molecular Biology or relevant areas with a minimum of five years industry or relevant academic experienceMust have good understanding and prior experience in working with omics technologies including but not limited to Genomics, Transcriptomics and ProteomicsKnowledge of skin biology and dermatological pathologies would be very desirablePrior experience with translational medicine activities or biomarker research would be desirableSuccessful experience of multicultural teamwork and supervision of independentresearch evidences by a strong publication recordInnovative with a sharp and objective intellect, experienced in balancing strategic thinking with detailed analyses, interpretation and reportingStrong written and verbal communication skillsStrong cooperative team player, ability to be flexible and adapt to a changing environmentFluent verbal and written English