US-MA, Head of Translational Sciences 1703320-MZ
|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 a Head of Translational Sciences in our Cambridge office.|
Here, everyone matters and you will be a vital contributor to our inspiring, bold mission. As the Head of Translational Sciences working on the Oncology Drug Discovery Unit, you will be empowered to help craft and execute a renewable Oncology research strategy for Takeda and build a Translational Research group, and a typical day will include:
The Head of Translational Sciences within the Oncology Drug Discovery Unit (ODDU) will be a highly accomplished scientist with a proven track record in leveraging clinical science for creating new medicines. This person will have practical experience in all phases of drug development, from discovery through early and late stage clinical development. This person will be part of the ODDU senior leadership team and will help craft and execute a renewed Oncology research strategy for Takeda which will emphasize both immune-oncology and translational research covering the drug development continuum.
This leader will be responsible for building a Translational Research group within the ODDU that will provide advisory support for both forward and reverse translational research in close partnership with discovery and development global project teams and partners. Included in this group will be an Expertise Hub that will provide strategic oversight of internal and external advisors with deep knowledge of the translational landscape informing Takeda s research pillars in Immuno-Oncology.
This leader will also direct a Computational Biology group with the mission of creating and mining large scale data sets to understand the biology, immunology and underlying genetics of cancer, to support pharmacodynamic biomarker approaches, to identify and refine patient selection strategies, and to select combination therapies.
Lastly, this leader will be responsible for a Translational Bioassays team that will apply traditional (e.g. tissue imaging) and cutting-edge molecular technologies to support execute forward and reverse translational research.
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