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Associate Director/Team Leader, Chronic Kidney Disease In Vitro

Company: Astrazeneca
Location: Gothenburg
Reference: R-016535
Closing Date: 09 Jan 18
Type: Permanent
Salary (£): Negotiable
Benefits:

Job Summary:

Do you have expertise within the Chronic Kidney Disease area combined with scientific excellence and strong leadership skills? Would you like to apply your expertise in an working environment where we are following the science and turn ideas into life changing medicines? Then you might be the one we are looking for!We are now recruiting a Associate Director / Team Leader for the Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) In Vitro team at CKD Bioscience within the Cardiovascular and Metabolic Diseases (CVM ...

Requirements:

Do you have expertise within the Chronic Kidney Disease area combined with scientific excellence and strong leadership skills? Would you like to apply your expertise in an working environment where we are following the science and turn ideas into life changing medicines? Then you might be the one we are looking for!

We are now recruiting a Associate Director / Team Leader for the Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) In Vitro team at CKD Bioscience within the Cardiovascular and Metabolic Diseases (CVMD) therapeutic area at AstraZeneca in Gothenburg.

CVMD is one of the three main therapeutic research areas within Innovative Medicines and Early Development (IMED), AstraZeneca’s small molecule biotech unit that deliver candidate drugs into late-stage clinical development. CVMD is based in AstraZeneca’s world-class vibrant R&D center, located in Gothenburg, Sweden. CKD is one of AstraZenecas strategic research areas within CVMD that aims towards new treatments that will halt, slow or reverse the progression of kidney disease. As a Team Leader for the CKD in vitro team you will lead at team of skilled scientist, working at the forefront of CKD science and drug development.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

* Drive innovation and scientific excellence in the CKD area through internal scientific development, external collaborations and publications.
* Create and maintain a work environment in which scientific challenge and innovation are maximized
* Drive projects as bioscience lead
* Propose and drive novel in vitro technologies and models
* Develop, mentor, motivate and inspire scientists;
* Strong focus on managing performance and setting demanding, achievable and measurable objectives

Essential requirements

* PhD or equivalent in a relevant area
* In depth understanding of Chronic Kidney Disease biology
* Strong leadership capabilities with emphasis on people management
* Drug hunting and biotech attitude with record in leading projects
* Superb academic credibility including recent high quality/impact publications
* Proven ability to manage complex collaborations and partnerships
* Excellent English, both spoken and written

Desirable requirements:

* Experience of working in the industry



If you are interested, apply now!

For more information about the position please contact hiring manager Pernille Laerkegaard Hansen, or +46703042074

Welcome with your application no later than January 7, 2018.

Placement: AstraZeneca R&D, Gothenburg, Sweden

AstraZeneca is a global, innovation-driven biopharmaceutical company that focuses on the discovery, development and commercialization of prescription medicines for some of the world’s most serious diseases. In addition to being one of the world's leading pharmaceutical companies, AstraZeneca is proud to provide a unique workplace culture that inspires innovation and cross-boundary collaboration. Within this environment employees are empowered to express diverse perspectives, and are made to feel valued, energized and rewarded for their ideas and creativity.

AstraZeneca is an equal opportunity employer. AstraZeneca will consider all qualified applicants for employment without discrimination on grounds of disability, sex or sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity leave status, race or national or ethnic origin, age, religion or belief, gender identity or re-assignment, marital or civil partnership status, protected veteran status (if applicable) or any other characteristic protected by law. AstraZeneca only employs individuals with the right to work in the country/ies where the role is advertised.

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