Location: New York, New York
Academic / Research
The people of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) are united by a singular mission: ending cancer for life. Our specialized care teams provide personalized, compassionate, expert care to patients of all ages. Informed by basic research done at our Sloan Kettering Institute, scientists across MSK collaborate to conduct innovative translational and clinical research that is driving a revolution in our understanding of cancer as a disease and improving the ability to prevent, diagnose, and treat it. MSK is dedicated to training the next generation of scientists and clinicians, who go on to pursue our mission at MSK and around the globe. One of the world's most respected comprehensive centers devoted exclusively to cancer, we have been recognized as one of the top two cancer hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report for more than 30 years.
In compliance with applicable State regulatory authorities, COVID-19 vaccination is mandatory for all MSK staff. Staff are considered fully vaccinated upon completion of a primary vaccination series for COVID-19 (i.e., one dose of a single dose vaccine or a final dose of a multi-dose vaccine series). Exceptions from the COVID-19 vaccine requirement are permitted for those who request and receive an approved medical or fully remote exemption. Requests for medical exemption can take up to two weeks to review. Vaccination or an approved medical exemption is required to start work.
*Staff working at a MSK New Jersey location must be up to date with COVID-19 vaccination, which includes having completed the primary COVID-19 vaccination series and booster once eligible as mandated by New Jersey State. All New Jersey staff not yet eligible for a booster must receive a booster within 3 weeks of becoming eligible as a condition of continued employment at MSK.
Note: Individuals are eligible to receive a COVID-19 booster two months after completion of a primary vaccination series for COVID-19. Because vaccine-induced immunity can wane over time, MSK continues to strongly urge all staff to get a COVID-19 booster as soon as they become eligible to maintain their protective immunity for a longer period.
- 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, 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
Note - This position has a hybrid schedule with days on site in Manhattan.
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Pay Range: $116,800-$192,800/annually
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