Director/Senior Director, Cancer Biology, R&D

Cerulean Pharma Inc.

Biology

March 17, 2014

                     

 

 

Position:  Director, Cancer Biology

Job Code: 13-640

Reports to: Vice President, Research

Location: Cambridge, MA

 

ABOUT CERULEAN PHARMA INC.

 

Cerulean Pharma Inc. is a clinical-stage company specializing in the development of dynamically tumor-targeted nanopharmaceuticals. Cerulean is applying its proprietary nanopharmaceutical platform to advance a new class of therapeutic agents to address significant unmet medical needs. With an initial focus in oncology, the Company’s technology platform can be applied to a wide range of drug molecules, ranging from small molecules to peptides and RNAs. Cerulean is located in Cambridge, Massachusetts. For more information, please visit the Company’s website at http://www.ceruleanrx.com.

 

ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

 

Director of Cancer Biology will report to the Vice President of Research and serve as a leader and key interface between the clinical and research departments.  Illustrative responsibilities include:

  • Designing of clinical correlative studies for our clinical trials
  • Evaluating biomarkers to incorporate into our clinical trials
  • Providing expertise in tumor biology and the mechanism and limitations of various oncology treatments
  • Collaborating with the biology team in the design of animal studies and manuscript preparation
  • Overseeing industry and academic collaborations, including study design and manuscript preparation
  • Preparing and presenting talks for internal and external audiences
  • Working with research and clinical scientists to discover and develop new products for our pipeline
  • Competitor analysis of closely competing products from other companies

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 

The candidate will have a Ph.D. in biology or a related field with a primary focus in oncology, with at least 10 years of post-graduate experience working in the oncology field in industry. The chosen candidate will have deep understanding of cancer biology, and be intensely focused on achieving successful results.  S/he will possess a rare collection of skills and attributes, including:

 

  • Experience researching, writing and presenting in the field of tumor biology, the tumor microenvironment and the mechanisms of oncology drugs
  • Experience with biomarkers and translational science, with some working knowledge of clinical research
  • Excellent writing and presentation skills, with a publication track record as the primary author
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and influence others and think strategically, with a strong grasp of the big picture
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and effectively manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Clear track-record of results orientation
  • Ability to thrive in an entrepreneurial, capital-efficient, high-accountability environment
  • Knowledge of nanomedicine is not essential but a strong plus

 

To be considered for the position, please submit your resume to careers@ceruleanrx.com and reference the Job Code 13-640.

 

 

 

 

Apply Now

  • Company Cerulean Pharma Inc.
  • Contact Name Laura Supple
  • Contact Phone 617-551-9629
  • Email careers@ceruleanrx.com
  • Website http://www.ceruleanrx.com
  • Position Location Cambridge, MA
  • Job Reference Code 13-640
  • Minimum Required Education Ph.D.
  • Minimum Preferred Education Ph.D.
  • Minimum Years Experience 10
  • Career Level Manager
  • Size of Company in MA 20
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