Oncology Group Leader

Employer
SANOFI
Location
Ile de France, Paris region, Vitry sur Seine
Salary
Undisclosed
Posted
April 11 2018
Ref
R2449244
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Pharma

Sanofi is a global health care leader that is transforming the oncology research and development paradigm. Our goal is to create a dynamic and exciting environment that is dedicated to cutting-edge science and delivering novel life-saving therapies to cancer patients.Our ability to execute on this vision depends on the knowledge, dedication, and innovation of employees throughout the organization. As a part of our team, you will have an opportunity to work with talented and passionate colleagues in Sanofi Oncology Research which is a global organization located in two sites: Cambridge, Massachusetts and Vitry-sur-Seine, France. We are seeking a dynamic Sr. Scientist to lead a group of ~5 Labheads and ~10 technicians and execution for Oncology projects in Research.

The position is based in Vitry, France and will directly report to Head of Oncology Research Therapeutic Area.
 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead and manage a research team (5 Labheads) to discover and develop new therapeutic for cancer dependency
  • Leading role in defining and implementing approaches to identify novel targets
  • Foster a collaborative, inclusive and productive research environment.
  • Collaborate with a broad spectrum of scientists, clinicians, bioinformaticians and technology experts.
  • Work in and lead cross-functional project teams.
  • Where appropriate, you will be encouraged to publish your scientific work
  • Identify and establish high-value research collaborations
  • Manage key oncology alliances
  • Review of external opportunities and active role in due diligences.
  • Support, mentor, and develop scientists.


Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in cancer dependency, cancer resistance  or related discipline, 2-3 years of postdoctoral training with a working knowledge of cancer biology 
  • At least 5 to 8 years experience as a manager of managers, the ability to effectively communicate, collaborate and lead others
  • Must be highly collaborative and able to work effectively in a matrix environment
  • Solid track  record  of independent research accomplishments in cancer dependency, cell signaling and oncogenic drivers, as evidenced by publications in peer-reviewed journals
  • Good experience in cell biology, molecular biology and translation from in-vitro, in vivo models to patient
  • Experience in target identification and validation and expertise in related technologies such as RNA interference, gene editing/CRISPR,…
  • At least 5 years hands-on Oncology drug discovery research in industry and expertise in small molecule preclinical drug development

In order to apply please use this link:

https://sanofi.wd3.myworkdayjobs.com/SanofiCareers/job/Vitry-sur-Seine/Group-Leader-Oncology-Research-H-F_R2449244-1