Project leader – Preclinical studies

Novocure

Posted on: July 10, 2024

Closing: August 09, 2024

Position Type: Full Time

Job Description

Novocure's commercialized product, Optune, is approved for the treatment of adult patients with glioblastoma (GBM) in the USA, Europe, and Israel.

Novocure has ongoing or completed clinical trials and is further expanding its efforts into several other solid tumor indications - non-small cell lung cancer, pancreatic cancer, and other types of solid cancers.

 

We are looking for a Project leader to join the Pre-Clinical Studies team.

In this role, the Project leader will primarily involved in planning and conducting experiments and analyzing results to support the development of new commercial applications and to broaden scientific understanding in general.

The project leader will follow the guidelines provided by the head of the innovative research team for the main objectives of his project and will try to meet those goals to the best he can.

The project leader is expected to carry out experiments and research either on his own or through the help of research assistants or to support experiments led by other members of the preclinical team.

The project leader will be in charge of the preparation of materials to be presented at international conferences and for the publication of research papers.

  Full-time position at our R&D center, in Haifa, Israel

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Planning, creating, and conducting experiments;
  • Ensuring that quality standards are met; Ensuring data integrity, accuracy, and reproducibility through standardized documentation practices. Keeping track of the updated literature in his field of research;
  • Generate novel ideas regarding how to improve treatment, experimental procedures, and better understanding of the mechanism of action;
  • Processing and analyzing results and data;
  • Prepare comprehensive progress reports, presentations, and publications to disseminate project findings and outcomes.
  • Presenting results to senior/other research staff;
  • Communicating results to the scientific community via published papers;
  • Collaborating with industry/academia to apply the results of research and develop new techniques, products or practices;
  • Presenting ongoing work and findings to colleagues at academic conferences, and summarizing the nature of the research, methodology, and results;
  • Teaching, demonstrating to, or supervising research assistants and training and supervising other members of staff;
  • Devising or helping to draw up new research proposals;
  • Working in multidisciplinary teams, in different departments, and in different functions of the business in industry.

 

 

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS/KNOWLEDGE:

  • Qualifications:
  • Qualifications: PhD degree in medical sciences, biotechnology, or another relevant field.

 

  • Knowledge:
  • At least four years of previous experience in a similar position in the medical device or pharmaceutical field
  • Nationally recognized certificate in animal studies.
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Fluent in English and Hebrew both written and spoken

 

 

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS/KNOWLEDGE:

  • Qualifications:
  • Qualifications: PhD degree in medical sciences, biotechnology, or another relevant field.

 

  • Knowledge:
  • At least four years of previous experience in a similar position in the medical device or pharmaceutical field
  • Nationally recognized certificate in animal studies.
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Fluent in English and preferably German, both written and spoken; any further languages are of benefit

 

 

OTHER:

  • Management Skills
  • Teamwork skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • A logical and independent mind
  • Flexibility
  • Determination
  • Motivation Scientific and numerical skills
  • Decisiveness
  • Meticulous attention to detail and accuracy
  • Presentation skills
  • Written and oral communication skills

Novocure

Posted on: July 10, 2024

Closing: August 09, 2024

Position Type: Full Time

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