Project Leader/Director in Neurodegenerative Research
December 28, 2017
Croissy sur Seine, France
Full Time - Experienced
Academic / Research
Here at Servier, we have a huge commitment to make new and innovative medicines for Neurodegenerative Disease. In our growing Neuroscience Research Department we are particularly focused on the pathological mechanisms by which proteinsv drive Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease, including tau, alpha-synuclein and beta-amyloid.
In order to strengthen our Neuropsychiatry Centre for Therapeutic Innovation, we are looking for highly experienced and passionate Project Leaders/Directors in Neurodegenerative Research.
You will report directly to our new Neuroscience Head of Research and, with other Project Leaders/Directors, you will take responsibility for leading Research Projects all the way from Target Identification to early Clinical Evaluation.
As a mid-sized Pharmaceutical company, we believe “Collective Intelligence” is a critical pillar of our future progress and, as a Project Leader/Director, you will help to shape our success by developing and leading Key external Collaborations with academic and commercial partners.
You will also be involved in the evaluation and scientific assessment of external opportunities for in-licensing and/or partnering.
As part of the Neuropsychiatry Centre for Therapeutic Innovation, you will interact closely with our Translational and Clinical colleagues to ensure our Research projects are prepared in the best way possible for Clinical Evaluation.
We firmly believe an Innovative, Agile and Scientific mindset is a minimum requirement to be able to establish and drive successful Drug Discovery in this challenging field and need candidates with an established expertise in Proteinopathy.
Another Key Requirement is the ability to lead diverse teams with a clear and proactive Cross-Organisational Mentality.
If you are excited about the opportunity to strengthen a growing and dynamic Research Department, dedicated to finding Effective Medicines that will slow down the development of Neurodegenerative Disease, and are motivated to join a company like Servier, with a developing International Profile and a commitment to delivering Pharmaceutical products on a Global Scale, please get in touch.
PhD + Post Doc in Neuroscience
Established proteinopathy expertise
Minimum 5 yr Pharma/Biotech experience
Track record in Project Management
Able to work collaboratively in a dynamic and multidisciplinary environment
Fluent in English, French an advantage.
Our Research site is currently located in Croissy-sur- Seine near to Paris, France.
Joining Servier means working in a stimulating environment and contributing to an innovative, research-based and people- oriented organization. Servier is an international pharmaceutical company, located in 144 countries with 21 000 employees and a turnover in 2016 of about 4 billion euros. 25% of Servier’s annual turnover is reinvested in Research & Development, reflecting the company’s dedication to its mission of innovation and discovery for improved treatment of unmet medical needs. Organized as a foundation, we guarantee our independence toward stock exchange market. Our founder Doctor Jacques Servier used to say: “a company is a group of human beings, so it has no price”. Servier is well known for staff care, with particular attention to career evolution within the Group, and to an agreeable and productive working environment.