Position Description

Technical Director, In Vivo Pharmacology - Northeast Territory
Organization Eurofins Panlabs, Inc
Location MO, St Charles
Job Code 8604
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Eurofins Panlabs is committed to assisting clients achieve drug discovery success by providing comprehensive data.  We are the most experienced pharmacology service company, in continuous operation for over 40 years, while setting the benchmarks for quality, convenience, and expertise.  Our legacy includes: concurrent controls run with every experiment, a historical database on assay performance, industry experienced professionals that assist in study design and data interpretation, and eCTD compatible data reports.

Eurofins Panlabs is searching for a Technical Director, In Vivo Pharmacology for the Northeast Territory. The purpose of the Technical Director (TD) is to facilitate the sale of Eurofins Panlabs’ in vivo Lines-of-Service by responding to potential clients and efficiently matching experimental need with feasible and cost-effective experimental model offerings. The TD will provide custom model design and technical guidance to both clients and Operational employees when necessary and feasible. The TD will promote and sell Eurofins Panlabs services and expand our client base while fostering strong client relationships.

Technical Director, In Vivo Pharmacology responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following :

· Member of Technical Director Team, responsible for subject matter expertise in specific therapeutic areas and/or technologies which are the core service offerings in Pharmacology. Specifically, this position requires expertise in inflammatory disease and development of in vitro and in vivo models for testing potential anti-inflammatory agents. The Technical Director may cover specific therapeutic areas and/or technologies in addition to inflammation:

o Provide scientific, technical and consultative support to current and potential clients, in collaboration with our global technical team and our global field sales team.  This will include interpretation and written and/or verbal summarization of client data, teleconferences and WebEx presentations.

o Provide study design, proposals with pricing, and coordinate contract execution with Client Support and Business Development functionalities.

o Responsive to a global client-base. As such, off-hours availability is occasionally required to conduct business during non-USA clients’ normal business hours.

o Periodic domestic (USA) and international travel are required to prospective or current client companies to make presentations, interact with, and advise client’s or Eurofins Panlabs’ operational personnel, and attend relevant scientific meetings.

o Maintain current working knowledge of drug discovery and development processes and technologies, effectively advising and making recommendations regarding changes in pharmacology services, products, client support structures and processes.

· Works closely with Marketing and Business Development in the preparation of business plans for specific lines of service, including overall strategic aims as well as tactical components of the sales and marketing plan.

· Contributes to pharmacology business growth initiatives, including development of new products and services, input to marketing plans and initiatives including website content and scientific marketing materials (e.g., White Papers, symposia presentations, etc.).

· Provides external perspective on portfolio management as it relates to operational alignment and coordination of individual service lines.

· Engages operations in ongoing assessment of the scientific/commercial relevance of service offerings.

· May be responsible for management in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities may include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance; addressing complaints and resolving problems; development and coaching of employees.

· Demonstrates and promotes the company vision

· Regular attendance and punctuality

· Applies GMP/GLP in all areas of responsibility, as appropriate

· Conducts all activities in a safe and efficient manner

· Performs other duties as assigned

The ideal candidate would possess :

· Travel 25% of the time

· Specific background in inflammation research

· Proven research publication record is highly desirable

· Knowledge of other therapeutic areas, such as inflammatory pain, immune-oncology, or anti-infective (bacterial and fungal) research.

· Strong computer, scientific, and organizational skills

· Excellent communication (oral and written) and attention to detail

o The ability to write and review protocols and experimental reports as well as write and present scientific papers.

o The ability to effectively present and discuss Eurofins Panlabs models to clients and scientific peers via telephone, WebEx, or in person during client visits.

o The ability to learn sales and marketing support software, and enter data and reports in a Client Relationship Management (CRM) database.

o The ability to learn and utilize pricing tools.

· Ability to work independently and as part of a team, self-motivation, adaptability, and a positive attitude

· Ability to learn new techniques, perform multiple tasks simultaneously, keep accurate records, follow instructions, and comply with company policies

Basic Minimum Qualifications :

· Ph.D. in an appropriate discipline or equivalent work experience with education

· Ten years academic, and/or professional research experience is required.

· Experience in outsourcing of scientific experimentation, either as a client or provider is required.

· Knowledge of Discovery, Preclinical and Translational pharmaceutical development is required.

· Authorization to work in the United States indefinitely without restriction or sponsorship

Position is full-time, with overtime as needed. 

As a Eurofins employee, you will become part of a company that has received national recognition as a great place to work.  We offer excellent full-time benefits including comprehensive medical coverage, life and disability insurance, 401(k) with company match, paid holidays and vacation, personal days, and dental and vision options.

To learn more about Eurofins, please explore our website www.eurofinsus.com.

Eurofins is the world leader in the food, bio/pharmaceutical product testing.  It is also number one in the field of environmental laboratory services and one of the global market leaders in agroscience, genomics, discovery pharmacology, and central laboratory services.  With over $2 billion in annual revenues and 27,000 employees across 310 sites in 39 countries, Eurofins is a leading international group of laboratories providing an unparalleled range of testing and support services to the pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, food, environmental, and consumer products industries and to governments.

Eurofins is a M/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.

In 1987, Eurofins Scientific was founded in Nantes, France, with four employees to market the SNIF‑NMR technology.  During the past 30 years, Eurofins has grown to be a world leader in laboratory testing services with a network of 375 laboratories across 41 countries in Europe, North and South America and Asia-Pacific and over 30,000 staff.

Eurofins is the world leader in the food, bio/pharmaceutical product testing.  It is also number one in the field of environmental laboratory services and one of the global market leaders in agroscience, genomics, discovery pharmacology, and central laboratory services.