Lead Pharma Medicine B.V.

(Senior) group leader Cellular Pharmacology

Lead Pharma

Oss, Netherlands

For its cellular pharmacology laboratory in the Pivot Park in Oss, The Netherlands, Lead Pharma is looking to recruit an experienced


(Senior) group leader Cellular Pharmacology

(F/M) Full Time


Job offer:

You will be a member of a diverse and innovative group of scientists discovering and developing new chemical entities for the treatment of various diseases in the therapy areas immunology and oncology.

Key responsibilities:

·      Act as a subject matter expert for cell biological methods and technologies

·      Day to day management of our cellular pharmacology team

·      Support colleagues with experimental design and approach

·      Develop and nurture a high-performing team

·      Liaise with project leaders to contribute in vitro and in vivo pharmacology expertise to project teams

·      Contribute to translational activities, progressing projects into (pre-)clinical development

·      Member of our leadership team and contribute actively to the business atmosphere/corporate culture/company policy

·      Directly report to the CSO



We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with a strong background in cellular pharmacology with an operational mindset.

·      Ph.D. in cell biology, pharmacology or a related field, ideally along with >3 years’ experience in an industry setting

·      Deep understanding of oncology or immunology

·      Familiarity or direct experience with developing functional cellular assays in oncology or immunology

·      Experience with in vitro and in vivo pharmacology in an industrial setting

·      Experience with translational medicine, e.g. biomarker identification

·      Strong public track record, evident from e.g. papers, patents, conference presentations, contributions to industrial projects

·      Experience with managing and developing a small team of scientists

·      Intrinsically motivated, pro-active personality

·      Attention to quality and detail

·      Excellent communication skills in English and/or in Dutch



Desirable criteria:

•        Experience with identification and validation of novel targets

•        Relevant experience in an industrial setting, working in a regulated industry, utilizing SOPs, and templated documentation



About us

Lead Pharma is a small pharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative therapeutics against cancer and autoimmune diseases. The company has developed a platform to identify and develop innovative small molecule drugs and has unparalleled expertise in the discovery and optimization of novel chemotypes.

Lead Pharma has an attractive pipeline of first-in-class and best-in-class projects in various stages of research and development varying from target selection through to pre-clinical development. Lead Pharma has the ambition to expand its capabilities to cover all R&D stages up to and including early clinical development.

The company has acquired state-of-the-art research laboratories and has a team of 30 employees closely collaborating in different areas of expertise.


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(Senior) group leader Cellular Pharmacology