Head Immunology

Switzerland, Basel-Town, Basel

The Immunologist in this position will provide leadership, scientific guidance and immunopathology support for basic research and preclinical safety projects in several therapeutic disciplines including central nervous system, inflammation, and oncology. As a senior member of the global Pharmaceutical Sciences (PS) organization you will also collaborate with toxicologists and biologists at the Basel and Zurich sites, and will contribute to the overall immunology  capabilities throughout the entire research organization.

In this position you will:

  • Be leading teams of experienced immunologists and technical staff at our facilities in Basel and Zurich  for Immunology supporting both small molecule and therapeutic protein programs
  • Coordinate all internal immunopathology activities to support toxicological/non-clinical safety evaluations of development compounds, and externally with contract laboratories, consultants, and development partners
  • Liaise with Toxicology Project Leaders, pathologists and other scientists and project teams to optimize project support and provide expert advice in a clear, concise and timely manner
  • Establish immunopathology  strategies and approaches; build effective interfaces and influence with other PS departments