17004 R&D Director/VP

TITLE:     Director/Sr. Director/VP of R&D (Drug Discovery)

LOCATION:    Frederick, MD 

REQ#:              17-004

Overview: Jecho Laboratories, Inc. (Jecho) is a biopharmaceutical company developing bio-similar, innovative therapeutic biologics, including therapeutic monoclonal antibodies, cytokines, immunotoxins, and vaccines to address a broad range of diseases as well as treatment of cancer and infectious disease. The company headquarter is located in Frederick Maryland, USA.

We are seeking a Director/Sr. Director/VP of R&D (Drug Discovery) to join our operations at Frederick, MD. Qualified individuals will lead drug discovery departments and play a leading role in selection of new molecules for development as a member of senior management team for strategic decision in the company. This opening will have dual positions in Maryland and our affiliated company in China.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Provide technical leadership for new drug identification, design and early development on antibodies and other biotherapeutics.
  • Provide scientific inputs to support best strategic positioning of the company’s pipeline. Participate in strategic discussions with company leadership and with external advisory board members. Contribute to other strategic initiatives to impact on innovation and growth.
  • Develop R&D budget and timelines.
  • Manage collaborative R&D activities with industrial and academic partners.
  • Collaborate and coordinate with other departments for developing robust and high quality products.
  • Generate, manage, evaluate, and maintain critical data in a highly organized manner.  Provide reports and update to senior management.
  • Write scientific proposal, progress report to support the corporate goal, as well presentations to outside of the company.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Ph.D. with minimum 8 years’ experience in biopharm or biotech industry in oncology or other related areas.
  • Possess strong immunology, immune-oncology, clinical pharmacology, biomolecular background and industrial experiences on developing immunotherapy drugs, including antibody-generating and -engineering.
  • In-depth experiences in pre-clinical development requirements including toxicology and other development requirements/activities.
  • Established knowledge on biotherapeutics development life cycle, and FDA and others agencies regulatory requirement associated with biological approval for human use.
  • Has successfully developed and grown R&D professionals and leadership.
  • Excellent communication skills (oral, written)


Jecho offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits package.

Jecho is an equal opportunity employer.

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