Job ID 2019-4767

Overview

  • Responsible for co-developing global platforms with US PD organization with a current focus on 3D platforms and viral vectors for our Advanced Therapies business.
    • Current key areas of focus our bioreactors and cell line development
    • Current focus on developing AAV and lenti platforms
    • Leads team to implement these platforms
  • Partners with US PD and the VP of Process and Technology Development in the US
  • Build out organization and organization skills so Global PD team can work directly with global customers.
  • Attend scientific conferences and represents WuXi to potential clients where appropriate.
  • Stays current on technologies to help maintain the organization’s long-term competitive position and profitability. 

Working location: Shanghai, China

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for developing AAV platforms that can be licensed to customers for royalties and milestone payments
  • Responsible for helping to develop global 3D platforms and vector platforms that will help us provide commercial scale production to customers, and more cost effective production for customers. 
  • Responsible for developing bioreactors platforms for cell and gene therapies, and producer cell lines where appropriate.
  • Responsible for helping to develop other key platforms in this area
  • Responsible for building strong PD team that can do PD work directly with global customers

Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in science discipline with a total of 20+ years of experience 
  • Senior Management level experience
  • Senior Technical Leader in multiple disciplines of science for the Pharma / CRO business
  • Deep experience in bioreactors and cell line development.  Experience with vectors or vaccines preferred
  • Excellent communication skills in both English and Chinese.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled