Director - Ophthalmology Research

Tarrytown, NY, United States
Apr 28, 2021
Required Education
Position Type
Full time
We are seeking a Director Level Ph.D. scientist with a strong background in ophthalmic and visual sciences to support the Ophthalmology Therapeutic Focus Area (TFA). The Director will lead discovery and development efforts in several areas of ophthalmology, most notably neurobiological and vascular diseases. We expect that this individual will direct a team of PhD level scientists and their research associates, operating in a cross functional matrix environment. They will provide innovative and critical thinking towards the goal of providing patients with new and effective medicines.

A day in the life of this person may look like:

- Lead pre-clinical discovery efforts for ophthalmic projects, and support the translational progression of new therapies into the clinic

- Lead cross-functional project teams to effectively move programs forward and nimbly incorporate new results and thinking

- Integrate collaboratively across Technology Centers and other TFAs to execute on project plans.

- Remain informed about newly developing technology in the academic and industrial arenas relevant to our mission.

- Establish and lead collaborations with external parties.

- Conceive, develop and present novel research concepts and therapeutic ideas.

- Actively contribute to the scientific discourse in the field and be recognized as a key knowledge leader

- Efficiently communicate in written and verbal form for research reports, manuscripts, as well as internal and external presentations

This position requires a PhD and at least 10 years post-degree, at least 5 years as Lead Investigator/Manager. We require this person has a record of intellectual and technical accomplishment in experimental biomedical science, especially pertaining to vision and ophthalmology. Excellent written and oral communication skills are a must.

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