Posted to MedZilla on 3/21/2019

Takeda Pharmaceuticals

US-MA, Associate Scientific Director, Enteric Nervous System Biology R0005216-MZ


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Job Description

Are you looking for a patient-focused company that will inspire you and support your career? If so, be empowered to take charge of your future at Takeda. Join us as an Associate Scientific Director - GI DDU - in our Cambridge office.

As part of the strategic drive to build Takeda s Cell Therapy research capability this new role has been created to attract high potential academic scientist into the GI DDU (GI Drug Discovery Unit). The successful candidate will have a strong track record of achievement with the drive to create and execute research plans in the area of GI related cell therapy to enhance the R&D pipeline. As part of a growing Next Generation Biology team, this role will help the GI DDU acquire experience and capability in this innovative field of research, to ensure successful prosecution of programs for enteric nervous system (ENS) disorders from target identification to IND and beyond. The role will demand a strong communicator with excellent collaboration skills to work within our growing network of collaborators in the academic and biotech fields, and to be an educating and influencing voice with our internal business.

The Associate Scientific Director will act as a scientific leader in the area of liver disease with responsibility for key contribution to the GI DDU liver disease pipeline development and for leadership of Takeda GI DDU liver disease research projects.


Cambridge, MA

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