Position Summary:

The Director/Senior Director of Vaccine Technologies will lead a molecular biology and virology team that develops cancer vaccines consisting of personalized tumor neo-epitope expression cassettes delivered by potentially various vaccine platforms such as self replicating RNA, viruses and plasmid.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Recruitment and line management of lab scientists and technicians. 

  • Management and hands-on responsibility for vaccine development, including design and optimization of personalized multi-epitope expression cassette delivered by various vaccine platforms with strong focus on RNA based vaccines.

Requirements and Education:

  • PhD in Molecular Biology, Virology, or related field

  • Strong academic track record with >5 years in industry, 4+ in management

  • Significant track record of accomplishment as evidenced by launched products or core contributions to publications

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Excellent experience in developing self replicating RNA vaccines with expertise in molecular biology and virology techniques. Experience with Adenovirus, Lentivirus or plasmid vaccines preferred.

  • Strong management skills with managing a diverse group of scientists focusing on the development of various vaccine platforms

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • A good work ethic and willingness to participate in a fast-pace work environment are essential