Director of Drug Discovery and Development
Ryvu Therapeutics is a clinical-stage drug discovery and development company focused on novel small molecule therapies that address emerging targets in oncology.
We are seeking a highly qualified and motivated individual for the position of Director of Drug Discovery and Development. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing strategic leadership in early drug development stages, particularly in the field of oncology. This role requires a visionary leader with a strong background in oncology research, project leadership, and a commitment to scientific excellence.
- Leadership in Oncology Research:
- Provide visionary scientific leadership in drug discovery and development, with a focus on oncology.
- Drive innovative strategies to advance projects from early stages to clinical candidate nomination.
- Focused Project Management and Delivery:
- Emphasize efficient project management to ensure the timely delivery of project milestones.
- Implement robust project management practices to monitor and guide research projects according to planned timelines.
- Supervision of Project Leaders and Teams:
- Actively supervise and mentor project leaders, fostering a culture of accountability and high performance.
- Ensure project leaders possess the necessary skills and resources for successful project leadership.
- Scientific and Operational Excellence in Research:
- Oversee the design, implementation, and analysis of scientific studies in early drug discovery.
- Uphold the highest standards of scientific rigor and operational excellence throughout all research activities.
- Collaboration and Communication:
- Enhance collaboration among different research teams and departments.
- Maintain open and effective communication channels with stakeholders, including the CSO, Board, and external partners.
- Reporting to Chief Scientific Officer (CSO):
- Provide comprehensive and regular updates to the CSO on project progress, challenges, and successes.
- Present data-driven insights and strategic recommendations to the CSO for decision-making and planning.
- Regulatory Compliance and Documentation:
- Ensure adherence to regulatory guidelines throughout all stages of drug development.
- Oversee the preparation of detailed documentation for regulatory submissions and scientific publications.
- Resource Allocation and Budget Management:
- Manage resources and budgets effectively, prioritizing projects to maximize impact.
- Continually assess resource needs, adjusting allocations to ensure optimal progress and project delivery.
- Talent Development and Leadership:
- Contribute to talent management initiatives, focusing on developing scientific leadership and project management skills.
- Create opportunities for professional growth, building a team of high-performing researchers and project leaders.
- Ph.D. in Biology, Chemistry, or related field.
- Proven track record in early-stage drug development, with a focus on oncology.
- Strong leadership and project management skills.
- Excellent communication and collaboration abilities
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