Group Leader – In Vitro Biology- Oncology

Evotec (France) SAS (Toulouse, France) Publié il y a 13 jours

For our Toulouse site, we are looking for a :

Group Leader – In Vitro Biology- Oncology (M/F)


Under the responsability of the head of the « In Vitro Biology » department, you will be in charge of the following tasks :

  • Play a key scientific role in multiple projects in the field of oncology by participating in or leading cross-functional research projects and by maintaining a cutting edge awareness of technical developments and scientific knowledge to improve project performance
  • Manage a group consisting of skilled scientists consisting of team leaders, masters’ level and technicians, while collaborating in a multidisciplinary, fast-paced discovery-oriented environment, and at the interface of several departments and sites.
  • Successfully present Evotec externally to potential new clients and collaborators in In Vitro pharmacology and/or integrated drug discovery projects.
  • Be responsible for supporting existing activities as well as establishing novel In Vitro assays, know-how and capabilities within the In Vitro department at Evotec Toulouse in response to new business opportunities, working efficiently with other scientists within the company and/or external platforms


  • Autonomous, pro-active, flexible and a motivating leader
  • Rigorous, innovative and knowledgable
  • Dynamic and customer focused


  • Minimum a PhD


  • At least 5 years pharmaceutical industry, biotech and/or CRO experience required
  • Records and accomplishments in drug discovery project management with clients/partners is required


  • A proven background in in vitro pharmacology and drug discovery with a track record of contributing to the delivery of pre-clinical development candidates
  • A deep understanding of the disease area and animal models of oncology is required; experience in other disease areas e.g. I&I (inflammation and immunity) will also be considered
  • Demonstrated leadership and entrepreneurial skills in leading and developing in vitro pharmacology activities with her/his counterparts in the in vivo pharmacology, chemistry and DMPK departments
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, works well independently and as a group leader, and able to work on multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Capacity to organize and communicate complex scientific concepts and data sets in a clear and concise manner to key stakeholders/clients from diverse backgrounds
  • Ability to manage collaborators, supervise trainees and ensure regular training of colleagues in the in vitro pharmacology field
  • Skilled in designing research projects including short-term and long-term experimental plans, needs assessment, plannings, studies follow up (timelines, costs, deliverables)


  • English: written / read / spoken is required
  • French : written / read / spoken is a plus

Group Leader – In Vitro Biology- Oncology

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