Director of Scientific Engagement, Translational Oncology

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 06/28/18
San Diego, CA
5 - 7 years experience
Pharmaceuticals & Biotech
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 06/28/18

Through scientific leadership and collaboration, this position helps clients define and design key pharmacology experiments to further their programs, providing expertise and insight to drive discovery programs.


  • Act as CrownBio’s focused liaison between scientific operations and business development to help meet the preclinical needs of oncology focused client companies
  • Provide feedback to research operations to inform internal R&D efforts.
  • Present or represent CrownBio at scientific conferences, online webinars and write blogs to provide options for oncology researchers to advance their programs
  • Assist BD in generating incremental revenue in Translational oncology fee for service (FFS) offerings by advancing the scientific discussions
  • Liaise with R&D team and site CSO to gain insight into current offerings and new offerings so that these can be introduced to BD and clients.
  • Liaise with marketing and assist translating the above into public facing documents that articulate the scientific offering


  • 5-7 years working in pre-clinical pharma or biotech research in oncology or preferably, immune-oncology.
  • Experience collaborating across a matrix, multiple markets and global geographies
  • Ability to rise above technical expertise; demonstrating judgement, wisdom and understanding of impact

PhD in Molecular and or Cell Biology and experience as listed below.

  • Molecular Biology and Cell Biology
  • Transgenic & Translational animal models
  • Small molecules and Biologics
  • In vitro and in vivo pharmacology
  • Customer and quality focused
  • Internal and external collaboration
  • Literature survey, CI, data publication
  • Scientific leadership, strategic planning
  • Strategic advice to project teams

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