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Head of Immuno-oncology

Company: ------------ Immorna
Location: Bennett
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Immorna Biotherapeutics Inc , is a well-funded leading biotech company that focuses on discovering and developing mRNA-based oncology drugs and vaccines for patients with cancers and other life-threatening diseases. We do this by:

Developing drugs against the right targets using the most advanced technologies.

Using a combination of in-house developed technology and informed diligence on the latest research, we develop mRNA-based vaccines and drugs with the most efficient, safest, and cost-saving industry process.

Building products with world-class leadership and R&D personnel.

We were founded by biotech executives with over 30 years of combined experience in world's top pharmaceutical companies. Our company employs industry-leading talents that work closely with world's top academic institutions and established pharmaceutical industry to advance a wide variety of drug programs at the highest level of scientific rigor. Our team combines biopharmaceutical veterans with up-and-coming leaders to drive entrepreneurial thinking grounded by experience.

Job Description

1. The successful candidate should be an established expert in oncology, immunology, and translational medicine. She or he will be responsible for selecting innovative targets suited for mRNA-based immunotherapy of various cancer indications. She or he is responsible for defining preclinical and translational strategies and accountable for its execution aiming at preclinical proof of concept demonstration for regulatory submissions.

2. The ideal candidate will have a strong leadership ability to build an immunology lab and lead a team based in North Carolina. She or he will work closely with other relevant functions in the organization, based both in North America and in China.

3. The candidate must be skillful in verbal and written communication. She or he will effectively communicate complexed project strategies, scientific rational and data interpretation to various internal and external stake holders. She or he is expected to author manuscripts, patent applications, sections in regulatory documents and represent the company in scientific conferences according to the project strategy defined by the company.

4. She or he will identify relevant KOLs for the company, and able to maintain a good relationship with KOLs. She or he will manage and coordinate experiments with CROs ensuring budget compliance, risk control, timely and quality milestone achievement.

5. She or he will be accountable to ensure overall operational excellence within his function, including but not limited to, compliance to any applicable laws and regulations, compliance to company's quality SOPs, maintain high working ethics, and other optimization management.

Qualifications:
1. Ph.D. in immunology or oncology with at least 7 years of post-graduate experience. Prior experience in drug discovery or early drug development in an industrial setting is desired.
2. Track record in, but not limited to, the following areas: tumor-associated immune suppression, T cell immunity, neoantigen vaccine, nanobiotechnology, bioengineering.
3. Knowledge of relevant regulatory guidelines (FDA, EMEA, ICH), and their application to early product development.
4. Global experience will be a plus.

Skills/Abilities/Competencies Required
1. Substantial scientific expertise in the related areas.
2. Strong leadership ability.
3. Effective communication skills.
4. Excellent organizational and analytical skills.
5. Ability to operate in a multicultural company setting. Good awareness of cross culture differences.

Requirements
1. Strong sense of responsibility, ability to work under pressure, adapt to overtime, and travel on business.
2. Excellent transversal collaboration spirit.

Work Location: PTP, NC

Keywords: ------------ Immorna, High Point , Head of Immuno-oncology, Healthcare , Bennett, North Carolina

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