Vice President, Research

A well-funded, clinical phase Biotechnology client has engaged Junto HLS to recruit their Vice President, Research. The position reports directly to the CEO, will have a meaningful equity stake in the business and is focused on a proprietary platform and novel cancer immunotherapy/ mechanism of action. Our client has secured multiple high-profile agreements with top-tier pharma companies and has created over 20 distinct immunotherapies at different phases of research and clinical development. (More details in Position Overview below).

Position Overview:  

  • Reporting to CEO
  • New position – Growing business
  • Ph.D. required
  • Company Notes –
    • Entrepreneurial, growing company, innovative technology – potential breakthrough treatment in Oncology
    • Passionate, purpose driven and capable peers throughout the organization
    • Able to be impactful – Low bureaucracy – people are encouraged to bring their best ideas to the table
  • Develop and contribute to overall research strategy and direction in accordance with Chief Scientific Officer
  • Lead, direct, and prioritize work for multiple research teams and multiple projects
  • Prepare slide decks to communicate to management and external partners/parties
  • Write white papers, abstracts posters and scientific publications as needed
  • Develop, manage and execute on R&D budget
  • Develop and manage R&D laboratory operations and documentation in accordance with GLP standards
  • Experience in oversight of a significant commercial R&D organization. Preferably in the immunology / oncology fields with 5+ years writing externally facing documents   


  • Central New Jersey

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