New York, New York
Vice President of Preclinical Development
Job ID: 2
Type: Regular Full-Time
# of Openings: 1
Category: Research & Development
Deerfield Discovery and Development, LLC (3DC) is the drug discovery and development arm of Deerfield Management Company, L.P. (“Deerfield”), an investment firm dedicated to advancing healthcare, and is engaged in drug discovery research in collaboration with faculty from top universities across the United States. 3DC plays a critical role in identifying and progressing early-stage therapeutics from scientific discovery through clinical proof of concept, via rigorous due diligence of proposals, and design and execution of relevant experiments for approved projects. 3DC partners closely with principal investigators in Deerfield’s academic collaboration network, corporate and CRO partners to progress projects to value inflection points, and partners with Deerfield’s investment colleagues to execute the optimal monetization strategy for each project.
3DC seeks an experienced Preclinical Development leader to support small and large molecule discovery and development programs across a range of therapeutic areas. The individual will significantly contribute to discovery phase lead identification and serve as the strategic and technical lead for DMPK and safety evaluations. A key aspect of the position will be to develop collaborative relationships with principal investigators and project teams and serve as subject matter expert for identification of potential liabilities to optimize compound developability properties. The individual will also provide input into the characterization of development candidates and strategy for IND enabling studies through clinical proof of concept, and possess a thorough understanding of regulatory agency expectations for IND preparation through clinical POC.
The VP, Preclinical Development will report directly to the CEO of 3DC and be part of a cross-functional leadership team, including leaders of Medicinal Chemistry, Biologics, Pharmacology, CMC and Clinical Development.
Responsibilities and Duties
3DC provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to religion, race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, alienage or citizenship status, national origin, age, marital status, pregnancy, disability, veteran or military status, predisposing genetic characteristics or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.
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