Evotec AG

Group Leader (m/f/d) – Metabolic Disease

Evotec International GmbH

Göttingen, Germany

Evotec is a leader in the discovery and development of novel small molecule drugs with operational sites in Europe and the US. The Company has built substantial drug discovery expertise and an industrialized platform that can drive new innovative small molecule compounds into the clinic. In addition, Evotec has built a deep internal knowledge base in the treatment of diseases related to neuroscience, pain, and inflammation. Leveraging these skills and expertise the Company intends to deliver superior science-driven discovery alliances with pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies.
Our site in Göttingen, Germany, has many years of expertise in the development of innovative therapeutics in areas including metabolic, retinal, muscle and kidney disease. We are looking for a highly motivated and dedicated
Group Leader (m/f/d) – Metabolic Disease
In Vivo Pharmacology
Fulltime and permanent
Your key responsibilities

  • Play a key scientific role in multiple projects in the field of metabolic diseases by participating in or leading cross-functional research projects and by maintaining an innovative awareness of technical developments and scientific knowledge to improve project performance
  • Manage a group consisting of skilled scientists and technicians, while collaborating in a multidisciplinary, fast-paced discovery-oriented environment, and at the interface of several departments and sites
  • Successfully represent Evotec externally to potential new clients and collaborators in in vivo pharmacology and/or integrated drug discovery projects
  • Be responsible for supporting existing activities as well as establishing novel in vivo models, know-how and capabilities within the in vivo department at Evotec Göttingen in response to new business opportunities. Work efficiently with other scientists within the company and/or external platforms
    Your qualifications
  • A PhD degree or equivalent in biology, pharmacology or another relevant field
  • A deep understanding of the disease area and of animal models of metabolic disease
  • A proven background in in vivo pharmacology and drug discovery with a track record of contributing to the delivery of pre-clinical development candidates
  • Demonstrated leadership and entrepreneurial skills in leading and developing in vivo pharmacology activities with her/his counterparts in the in vitro pharmacology, chemistry and DMPK departments
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, works well independently and as a group leader, and able to work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Capacity to organize and communicate complex scientific concepts and data sets in a clear and concise manner to key stakeholders/clients from diverse backgrounds
  • Skilled in designing research projects including short-term and long-term experimental plans (timelines, costs, and deliverables)
  • Fluency in English is required; fluency in German is a plus
    Our Offer
  • A permanent position within a vigorous and exciting professional environment promoted by an open culture and a spirit of community
  • A diverse, international workforce with a dynamic working environment that fosters creativity, innovations and teamwork
  • Capital-forming benefits, holiday pay and annual bonus payment depending on performance
    To apply, please click on the “Apply” button and provide your application documents (CV and cover letter including earliest possible start date and salary requirements). We are curious to getting to know you and are looking forward to your application.

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Quote Reference: REQ-01890