Director – Immunology

Oversee the performance of Immunology and Genetic Toxicology staff and projects in a GLP‑compliant environment.

Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership and mentoring to all levels of Immunology and Genetic Toxicology staff.
  • Provide support for marketing and business development activities.
  • Develop clear individual responsibilities, objectives and mandates for group members.
  • Ensure administrative policies are followed.
  • Review study plans and reports from method development, method validation, and sample analysis studies.
  • Interact with clients, other Study Directors and department managers when required.
  • Monitor and advise on validity and interpretation of test results.
  • Ensure all documentation associated with studies, sample analysis, instrument maintenance, and associated training is up-to-date and comply at all times with Protocol, departmental and company Standards Operational Procedures (SOPs).
  • Review and approve responses to Quality Assurance reports relating to Immunology and Genetic Toxicology activities. Ensures that deviations reported by the QAU are communicated to and addressed by the Study Director or Principal Investigator.
  • Remain informed on industry developments as required.
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge regarding the recommended international standards.
  • Identify strategic staffing needs and assist in staff recruitment.
  • Participate in the preparation of various corporate documents and departmental performance reports.
  • When needed, act as study director and principal investigator as per GLP requirements.
  • Participate in various activities for promoting ITR.

Requirements

  • Demonstrated leadership abilities.
  • A Doctorate degree in biology or equivalent work experience.
  • A minimum of 7 years of experience in an immunology lab environment.
  • Technical experience in immunological techniques, such as ELISA, ECLIA, flow cytometry, cell-based assays, microbiological tests, genetic tests and in other in vitro or in vivo methods is an asset.
  • Ability to run experiments in an autonomous manner.
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Ability to work under time constraints and to adapt to change.
  •  Flexibility to work on changing work schedules.
  • Good organizational skills.
  • Detail oriented and meticulous.
  • Knowledge and application of Good Laboratory Practices (GLP).
  • Fluent in English, excellent writing skills. Bilingualism is preferable.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Working knowledge of related computer applications.

Start Date: ASAP

Contact : abitar@itrlab.com


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