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Senior Director, Drug Delivery and Formulation in Lexington, MA at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 11/30/2018

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    Lexington, MA
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Job Description

Job Scope and Purpose:

Our well-funded and growing Greater Boston client, a leader in the mRNA therapeutic space, is seeking an exceptional Senior Director level candidate to lead drug delivery and formulation development for products across its pipeline from discovery through process scale-up.  The ideal candidate will oversee an exceptional, dynamic, motivated and scientifically focused team dedicated to designing, developing and characterizing formulations.  Additionally, this individual will provide strategic direction to further identify and implement formulations into clinical and safety studies.  If you are ready to take the next step with a dynamic organization driven to applying its technology across a number of rare disease spaces, then reach out to Todd Jamison and his team today.

Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • Oversee all efforts to expand internal platform delivery – different administration routes, novel carriers, next gen technologies, pharmaceutical development, lipid and polymer library design, etc.
  • Develop overall development strategies by aligning diverse delivery activities with project teams and expanding technical capabilities
  • Partner with internal CMC and analytical teams to develop and implement different specifications for drug substance and drug product development
  • Identify new opportunities, novel ideas, and potential partnership opportunities to further company platforms and pipelines
  • Communicate effectively with internal staff and leadership, as well as external partners, in order to provide understanding of needs and timelines all stakeholders
  • Oversee preparation of documents needed for regulatory submissions

Primary Job Requirements:

  • PhD in a relevant scientific discipline with a minimum of 10 years industry experience in drug delivery and formulation development
  • Subject matter expert in the field of formulation or drug delivery, as well as strong scientific knowledge in other related areas
  • Strong knowledge of mRNA therapeutics and cell biology/immunology delivery applications strongly preferred
  • Exceptional communication skills, including presentation skills to internal and external stakeholders, required
  • Previous leadership of individuals with various experience required

About Stratacuity:

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