In Vitro biology-oncology Team Leader

In Vitro biology-oncology Team Leader


Toulouse, France


Under the responsability of a group leader within the « in vitro Biology » department, you will be in charge of the following tasks :

  • Support projects using your cell and biochemical biology, target validation, assay development and drug discovery expertise in oncology
  • Proactively provide expert scientific contributions in multiple projects to respond to costumers demands.
  • Implement and develop oncology expertise, know-how and capabilities within the in vitro biology group at * Evotec Toulouse, working together with other leaders in the field within the company
    Independently collect, analyze, review and summarize data for presentations or reports to internal or external audiences in a timely fashion as well as be involved in dealing with project resources and budget.
  • Lead a team of skilled research and technical assistant for the development of programs by providing scientific and technical support.
  • Collaborate with a multidisciplinary research team in an exciting, fast-paced discovery-oriented environment, and at the interface of several departments and sites.


  • Minimum of PhD


  • Expertise in the field of assay development, drug discovery and target identification/validation
  • A deep understanding of the disease area of oncology is required with a background in in vitro pharmacology
  • Experience in managing a team
  • Strong team player with excellent oral and written communication skills and with a demonstrated ability to work independently to design experiments, interpret data, troubleshoot, and suggest next steps.
  • Ability to design research projects including short-term and long-term experimental plans, needs assessment, plannings, studies follow up (timelines, costs, deliverables)
  • Ability to organize and communicate complex data sets in a clear and concise manner to key stakeholders from diverse backgrounds
  • Leadership skills and entrepreneurial behaviors to develop Oncology science, targets and leads with her/his counterpart in the translational biology department.


Fluency in English needed and ability to speak French desired


  • Over 5 years experience post-PhD is required
  • Drug discovery & Oncology expertise mandatory, in pharmaceutical industry or biotechs environment
  • Records and accomplishements in project management involving clients/partners is preferred.
  • Team management is required

Please apply via recruiter’s website.