Job Description The successful candidate will lead a group of
5-8 research scientists and will have the primary responsibility of
progressing Biogen’s existing ApoE programs and for developing new
ApoE-based programs. The appointee will have a track record of
accomplishment. Excellent strategic thinking, communication and
collaboration skills are essential.
Lead Biogen’s ApoE-focused research
Contribute to related programs on neuroinflammation.
Create and manage a high-performing cross-disciplinary group and
mentor and manage employees with diverse development needs.
Provide rigorous, objective information and recommendations to
Biogen’s internal governance bodies to support strategic project
Actively contribute to key collaborations with industrial
Build strong partnerships with external collaborators by
identifying potential academic partners to accelerate programs.
Assess external opportunities for in-licensing and/or
Contribute to the development and implementation of Biogen’s
Serve on the leadership team of the Neurodegenerative Disease
Qualifications PhD in a neuroscience/pharmacology or related
discipline with at least 7 years of experience
2+ years of experience of leading teams
Deep expertise in ApoE biology and the role of ApoE in
Extensive experience of the use of pre-clinical neuroscience
Experience in a matrix-based drug discovery setting is
Evidence of high impact published research in translational
Experience identifying and managing qualified external
Excellent influencing skills and leading in a highly matrixed
environment. Able to prioritize and allocate resources with agility
to meet R&D goals.
Additional Information We are seeking a highly motivated leader
with a passion for Drug discovery and Translational research.