Celgene is a global biopharmaceutical company leading the way in medical innovation to help patients live longer, better lives. Our purpose as a company is to discover and develop therapies that will change the course of human health. We value our passion for patients, quest for innovation, spirit of independence and love of challenge. With a presence in more than 70 countries - and growing - we look for talented people to grow our business, advance our science and contribute to our unique culture.
The candidate will lead multiple internal and external research programs in the Chemistry Department at Celgene’s San Diego research facility. The candidate will have outstanding leadership and team management skills, with a demonstrated ability to coordinate and direct the efforts of multiple staff incorporating various scientific skills and disciplines. This position will report to the VP of Chemistry and manage a large department based in San Diego. The successful candidate will work directly with the Project Teams and Early Development Teams, therapeutic area leadership, other research disciplines, and CROs.
•Oversee an innovative chemistry team that is a reliable source of high-quality development candidates.
•Manage all chemistry activities, personnel, and operations in San Diego.
•Accountable for project strategies, timelines, and deliverables.
•Interact effectively with partners in computational chemistry, biochemistry, pharmacology, DMPK, toxicology, and early development.
•Supervise and direct the efforts of all chemistry staff, providing guidance, instruction, and coaching.
•Represent chemistry across and beyond Discovery.
•Build a dynamic scientific and professional culture focused on productivity and innovation that reflects Celgene values.
•Manage to budget.
Celgene is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status.
Celgene complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act. All applicants must have authorization to work for Celgene in the U.S.
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Celgene is a global biopharmaceutical company committed to improving the lives of patients worldwide. At Celgene, we seek to deliver truly innovative and life-changing treatments for our patients.