The Office of Technology Development's (OTD) mission is to ensure that Memorial Sloan Kettering's (MSK) inventions have the greatest chance of being developed and commercialized - so that these inventions both benefit patients and return the most value to MSK.
The Senior Lead, Small Molecules Drug Development plays a crucial role in fulfilling this mission.
Working with the Licensing Manager, the Senior Lead will lead generation and execution of drug development plans and strategies and will be a resource for advising on leading drug development technologies and service providers.
The Senior Lead will further serve as point-person in relationships with internal and external collaborators (including consultants, CROs, and core facilities) that are collaborating with MSK on drug development projects.
The Senior Lead will act as liaison between investigators and different groups at MSK to manage such drug development projects and ensure their timely and efficient progression to clinic.
Master's degree in Life Sciences (PhD a strong plus)
At least 4 years experience (2 years with PhD) in therapeutic drug development and project management, preferably in an industry or health care environment
Demonstrated analytical skills
Strong communication skills, written and oral.
Strength in collaboration: able to work effectively with both industrial and academic colleagues.
Ability to simultaneously handle multiple priorities & projects to successful completion
At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes. For the 28th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2018, as well as one of Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Best Place to Work for 2018. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.