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In Vivo Oncologist expert in Drug Discovery
We are seeking a scientist with extensive experience of in vivo oncology models within cancer drug discovery to join a dynamic oncology R&D company.

This is a highly visible and influential position in the company and you will be expected to contribute to all aspects of the scientific strategy of the projects on which you work.
The company is located in the south of Stockholm.

•Providing scientific leadership, expertise and strategy regarding preclinical in vivo pharmacology within the oncology area
•Represent your area of expertise when working in cross-functional project teams supporting both research and development projects
•Play a key role in identifying the most relevant animal models, designing and executing experiments at CROs and interpreting, reporting and communicating the results
•Establish and coordinate collaborations with academic research groups
•Understand PK-PD efficacy relationships and implementing translational biomarker strategies.

•PhD with post-doctoral experience within oncology drug discovery (preferably from industry)
•Extensive scientific experience in the use of in vivo oncology models within cancer drug discovery
•Experience in designing studies and interpreting in vivo data to understanding pharmacology of compounds and selection of compounds for progression in a range of different preclinical oncology models
•Demonstrated experience of designing, analysing and understanding PK-PD-efficacy relationships to drive late stage drug discovery
•Experience of working in cross-functional project teams
•Experience with immuno-oncology models and immunology will be a significant advantage
•Experience in discovering and implementing the use of biomarkers within translational oncology will be an advantage

Competencies and skills
•Dynamic and energetic with potential for project and team leadership
•Strong oral and written communication skills in English
•Ability to think and work independently, while being able to effectively work in teams
•Ability to work on several projects
•Pursuit of the highest standards of scientific excellence and accuracy

The company is s a research-based pharmaceutical company with focus on oncology. The company’s goal is to develop innovative pharmaceuticals that meet substantial unmet medical needs. The pharmaceutical development work is conducted both in-house and through partnerships, usually with global pharmaceutical companies and leading academic research groups.

For more information about this position please contact Sara Borniquel, recruitment consultant.

Mobil: +46 (0) 739-96 21 44