Head of Lead Discovery

Head of Lead Discovery

MorphoSys

Planegg, Germany

Your Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for leading the antibody lead identification and engineering department at MorphoSys;
  • Responsible for 5 direct reports and 35 indirect staff members;
  • Identify and implement new and innovative drug discovery technologies, complementary to existing discovery platforms;
  • Improve and develop innovative therapeutic formats/modalities in close collaboration with other research functions;
  • Coordinate projects with other department leaders to facilitate the entire antibody discovery/development process within the research organization;
  • Balancing leadership tasks, advancing scientific excellence and managing portfolio demands;
  • Role as the interface to other MorphoSys Senior Management members and external partners and collaborators;
  • Report to the Head of Research.

Requirements:

  • MD and/or PhD in life sciences;
  • A senior researcher with 10+ years of relevant industry experience in drug discovery & development and with extensive experience in antibody discovery/engineering and preclinical antibody development;
  • Proven track record as highly productive researcher in one or more disease areas (preferably immuno-oncology, inflammatory diseases);
  • Being an expert in forward and reverse translational science would be a plus;
  • Outstanding interpersonal and organizational skills, leadership abilities, and oral and written communication;
  • Proven ability to build and lead high-performing teams and to manage people and project leaders;
  • Team player with strong analytical and strategic skills and with an highly structured approach.

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