Translational and Development Pharmacologist

Translational and Development Pharmacologist

Location: Leiden, The Netherlands

The job:

For our Drug Discovery Research organization we are looking for an experienced Translational Scientist to provide scientific and strategic Translational Science leadership for Astellas targets and products. In this role you will give lead in defining Translational Science opportunities e.g. omics, biomarkers and bio-imaging to enable informed decision making on Astellas development projects. As pharmacology expert you will contribute to patient oriented assessments and integration of non-clinical data towards human efficacy and safety prediction. You will become member of the Translational & Development group and work globally in multidisciplinary project teams.

Your personal qualifications:

* PhD in Bio-sciences, Pharmacy, Medicine or equivalent
* 5+ Years experience in (non)-clinical research and translational medicine in pharmaceutical company or research driven organization
* Hands on experience in preparing Translational Science strategies
* Good understanding of drug development processes
* Expert in non-clinical pharmacology and disease biology preferably in Chronic Kidney Disease/Nephrology
* Global team player and critical analytical skills
* Excellent communication skills.

We offer:

* A challenging and diversified job
* Good career opportunities
* Inspiring work climate
* Brand new location (Mirai House) in Leiden
* Attractive remuneration.

About Astellas:

Astellas is an international pharmaceutical company employing over 16,000 people worldwide and with combined global sales of over 7 billion euro. The company's European headquarters are based in London, with affiliates throughout Europe working in production, sales & marketing, and research & development. With almost 4,000 employees, Europe is an important and growing Astellas region, having key strengths in the therapy areas of Urology, Dermatology, Transplantation, Anti Infectives, Pain Management and Oncology.

The Mirai House, located in Leiden Bio Science Park (the Netherlands) is home to the European R&D organization focusing on the development of medicines in the areas of Pain, Urology and Diabetes/Metabolic diseases.
An R&D investment budget of 15-20% is evidence of the company's commitment to improving the health of people worldwide through the provision of innovative and reliable products. The Mirai House is also hosting Astellas Pharma Netherlands (the Dutch affiliate) and Astellas Pharma International. Astellas Pharma International is present in the Near & Middle East, Africa and some other selected countries.

How to apply:
We invite interested candidates to apply for this job by clicking the "Apply" button. Please enclose your CV and cover letter.

Agency calls not appreciated.

Keywords: Pharmacology, Biological Scientist, Research Scientist, Laboratory, Drug development.

Job Type : Permanent

Location : London, Leiden, Nottingham, Manchester, Birmingham, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Liverpool, Bristol, Leicester, Sheffield, Surrey

Salary : Competitive

Date Advertised : 05 Feb 2013

Sorry, this position is no longer available.

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