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ASTRAZENECA is one of the world's leading pharmaceutical companies with R&D spend $3.4 billion for 11 R&D centers globally in 2005. Now it represents over 65,000 people worldwide in R&D, manufacturing and marketing of pharmaceuticals and healthcare services
ASTRAZENECA has invested $100 Million in establishing a state of the art drug research facility / innovation center in Shanghai, China (ICC).
ICC will concentrate on cancer research, with focus on biomarker development and translational science, and will develop scientific expertise for Chinese patients. By 2009, the fully established Innovation Centre will consist of approximately 70 top international scientists supported with cutting edge science and technology. To lead this deployment and to ensure high quality research, ASTRAZENECA is now offering a unique opportunity
The Best Translational Scientist
Reporting directly to the head of the ICC, you will set up
& lead pre-clinical development
After an initial training at ASTRAZENECA UK research center you will, together with two colleagues and the Head of ICC, constitute and train the research team that should consist of the best scientists within cancer research (Experts in FISH, ISH, IHC etc¡)
With the team established in the new facilities you will initiate and execute translational science research projects and provide scientific strategies in support of the global drug discovery and development programs.
You will lead a group of cross-functional scientists in cell biology, genetics and immunohistochemistry and deliver translational data packages to guide and support clinical development of our candidate drugs.
Furthermore you will initiate and manage external scientific interaction and collaboration with key opinion leaders in related fields.
To meet this challenge you are MD or PhD in Biological or Medical Sciences with +5 years research experience in one of the following biological effect areas: growth factor/survival, angiogenesis, and cell cycle control.
You have demonstrated excellent leadership and cross functional communication ability
You are committed to team leading with a high level of professionalism, personal ethics and a can-do attitude. You are motivated by challenges and you have a profound passion for science and research
A competitive career development path and competitive packages are offered
For more information about this position or to apply directly, please send your contact information and / or CV to firstname.lastname@example.org