Life Scientist as Senior Director of Laboratory - Services in clinical research (m/f/d)

Senior Director of Laboratory (m/w/d) for services in clinical research

In this newly crafted position for Epiontis GmbH, part of Precision for Medicine, Laboratory Services,
you will head the new cell biology laboratory we are building out of our existing Germany facility,
including the rare opportunity to recruit and hire your team (up to 10 expected in the first year). The
laboratory will focus on running groundbreaking flow cytometry assays and varied cell based assays,
as well as providing support services for processing clinical samples and managing a small
biorepository of clinical specimens.

At Precision for Medicine, part of Precision Medicine Group, LLC, we develop assays and run global
logistics using biomarkers to stratify patients, incomparably improving client's R&D efficiency and
success. We handle every aspect of clinical trials from sites to biomarkers to diagnostics. Precision
Medicine Group, LLC is the leading global provider of precision medicine research services and
creative commercialization solutions for life sciences companies. After completing the largest private
investment raise of a life sciences services company in 2012, we have rapidly grown through a series
of acquisitions and 20%+ annual organic growth to more than 1,500 people in over 25 offices across
the U.S., Canada and Europe. We are unusually positioned for continued growth as we expand the
company’s global footprint and develop leadership in the most creative areas of life sciences as we
help our clients develop and deliver lifesaving medical treatments to patients across the world.

Key tasks and resposnsibilities:

You will implement protocols to the same high standards, from Precision laboratories globally, who
are already supporting global clinical studies. New protocols and studies will also be derived and
supported by your team. You will present data to our clients and manage expectations and timelines.
Key components will be focused on, design and development of innovative qualified and validated
and antigen specific (ELISPot/Fluorospot) or other cell based assays and molecular assays such as

You will recruit and grow your team of local industry professionals. Critical to our success is your
achievement of training and mentoring junior staff in laboratory techniques and in the analysis and
presentation of data, as well as implementation of new technology and assays. A key component of
success will be timely execution of client deliverables. Responsible for recruiting, growing and
developing a team of cell biologists to provide cutting edge assays to deliver translational research
data for our clinical studies in the areas of Oncology, Autoimmunity, Neuroscience and Rare and
Orphan Diseases. Successful incumbent will have regulated, commercial or clinical environment

This newly crafted position is critical in positioning our organization to achieve goals of delivering
exceptional translational medicine services to our diverse, innovative and global biopharmaceutical
clients. This position is unlimited and full‐time.


Minimum Required:
  • PhD or Master’s Degree in the life sciences with proven experience in flow cytometry techniques, scientific and/or technical writing
Other Required:
  • Experience working in a biological laboratory and independently driving scientific projects. (i.e. demonstrable skills at proposing and executing solutions for scientific challenges)
  • Experience working in a regulated laboratory e.g. GxP, ISO, CAP or CLIA
  • Strong analytical skills and expertise in scientific analysis
  • Understands evolving scientific, market and regulatory trends as well as the current and
  • future needs in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry
  • Proven ability to build and mentor a team
  • Successful history communicating and working with both scientific and administrative staff
  • A trusted and valued partner to management, scientific and support staff, and external
  • organizations that can and has shown the ability to earn the respect of her/his colleagues and counterparts
  • Comfortable handling numerous projects simultaneously and independently defining priorities based on goals and objectives
  • Constantly seeking to learn and motivated by intellectual curiosity
  • Ambitious, results oriented professional, who enjoys partnering across functions to execute on strategic priorities
  • Knowledgeable about industry trends and the competitive landscape
  • Critical thinker with strong analytical, interpersonal, and communication skills which allows for the correct balance of speed of execution and optimal decision‐making
  • Read, write, speak fluently and comprehend the English language. Fluent German.
  • Able to travel both domestically and internationally including overnight stays
  • Extensive experience in translational clinical research
  • Effective leadership skills with the demonstrated ability to influence and to reach common goals across functional groups


Please submit your application via referring to ID# 2398.

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