Managing Director, Process Development (Cellular Therapies)
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Recruitment/Posting Title Managing Director, Process Development
Department Cancer Institute of New Jersey
Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey Vision, Mission, and Core
Our vision is to be a statewide, national and world leader of
scientific discovery, transdisciplinary engagement, translation,
patient care and education that improves outcomes for cancer
patients and populations. We will accomplish this by conducting
innovative basic, clinical and population research and cutting-edge
patient-centered care that expands our understanding of the
etiology and biology of cancer; facilitates the rapid translation
of laboratory-based discoveries into human studies; develops new
approaches and interventions for cancer prevention that decrease
cancer incidence and mortality; and develops new and better
therapies to decrease suffering and mortality from cancer.
Curiosity and Discovery, Integrity, Collaboration, Respect and
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a
Managing Director for the Cancer Immunology and Metabolism
department at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey ( CINJ ).
The Managing Director, Process Development (Cellular Therapy) is
to initiate and run a shared service for cellular and immunotherapy
development. This position is responsible for working with
collaborating laboratories to transfer, develop, and implement
methodologies for the production of translational products and
projects. This position will lead the process development team.
Supervision Received: Under general supervision of the
CoDirector of the MacMillan Center for Immunology and
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Directs the daily activities of the process development
Manages a group of highly trained technicians that comprise the
process development team.
Generates Chemistry, Manufacturing, and Control ( CMC )
documents for Investigational New Drug Applications (INDs).
Generates validation plan for new products.
Supervises validation experiments for new products.
Position Status Full Time
Daily Work Shift
Annual Minimum Salary 105361.000
Annual Mid Range Salary 139980.000
Annual Maximum Salary 174600.000
Standard Hours 37.50
Union Description Non-Union
Payroll Designation PeopleSoft
Information about the benefits provided to Rutgers employees can
be found at: http://uhr.rutgers.edu/benefits/benefits-overview
Terms of Appointment Staff - 12 month
Position Pension Eligibility ABP
Minimum Education and Experience
Ph.D. in Biomedical Science, Biology, Chemistry, Engineering or
Five (5) years in scientific research with five (5) years of
experience in supervising/managing cellular therapies labs, cGMP
facilities, in vitro cell culture, related analytical labs,
experimental and clinical trials studies, and FDA IND
Experience in participating and leading cross-functional/matrix
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Knowledge of cGMP, GCP
, FDA , FACT , and AABB .
Knowledge of laboratory and regulatory requirements in cellular
therapy related research.
Working knowledge of IRB and regulatory approvals and developing
FDA IND submissions.
Working knowledge of Materials and Technology Transfer including
transitioning of research techniques into cGMP production methods
and start-up of existing or new processes at internal and external
Knowledge of Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio)
and general analytics.
Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced environment
supervising multiple projects and activities simultaneously.
Possesses personal leadership qualities that inspire trust,
respect, credibility, and confidence of peers and colleagues and
takes the organization to a higher level.
Knowledge of Stem Cell literature and experience in
science-based cGMP manufacturing, demonstrated innovative
Well-developed interpersonal skills; experienced communicator,
ability to provide clear and logical presentation of complex
Demonstrated ability to manage people and to assign work
effectively based on staff skills.
Proven ability to design and implement studies with direct
Resilient, energetic, and enthusiastic, responding
constructively to challenging new ideas and inputs.
Strategic thinking: innovating with informed, sharp, and
objective practical purpose, experienced in detailed analysis,
interpretation, and reporting.
Strong interpersonal skills and networking.
Ability to develop productive relationships with academic
scientists and research/business executives in the biotechnology,
pharmaceutical, and medical device industries.
Proven ability to maintain effective oversight of a project and
schedule progress to predetermined milestones, experience in
developing and monitoring detailed budgets.
Demonstrated ability to handle pressure and ambiguity;
comfortable with the pressure to excel and ability to maintain
focus in situations of ambiguity and uncertainty.
Effective oral and communication skills.
Computer literate with proficiency and working knowledge of
database and reporting tools such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Access,
Preferred Qualifications Physical Demands and Work
Posting Number 20ST1606
Posting Open Date
Special Instructions to Applicants
Regional Campus Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences
Home Location Campus Downtown New Brunswick
Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an
* Do you have a Ph.D. in Biomedical Science, Biology, Chemistry,
Engineering or related field? Yes
* Do you have five (5) years in scientific research with five
(5) years of experience in supervising/managing cellular therapies
labs, cGMP facilities, in vitro cell culture, related analytical
labs, experimental and clinical trials studies, and FDA IND
* Do you have working knowledge of cGMP, GCP, FDA, FACT, and
AABB, laboratory and regulatory requirements in cellular therapy
related research as well as IRB and regulatory approvals and
developing FDA IND submissions? Yes
* Are proficient in Microsoft Office Suite applications? Yes
Required Documents Resume/CV
Optional Documents Cover Letter/Letter of Application
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