Associate Director, Bacterial Vaccines and Technology
In a highly matrixed environment, you will support end-to-end vaccine research and development from exploratory discovery to post-market commitments. Your responsibilities will include contribution to and oversight of discovery and development activities, and interfacing with other functions as the representative of bacterial vaccine research and development for one or more programs. You will work closely with functional leadership to develop and execute strategies for one or more vaccine development and/or asset life-cycle management programs.
Represent Research Unit in supporting Medical Affairs, Regulatory, and commercial commitments
Design and develop new assays to support early stage programs
Lead research activities and meetings
Co-author and manage research publications
Lead and develop a team
PhD or PharmD in Immunology, Vaccinology, Cell Biology or related discipline and a minimum of 4 years related vaccine development experience in industry OR
MS in Immunology, Vaccinology, Cell Biology or related discipline and a minimum of 7 years vaccine development experience in industry
Minimum three (3) years experience leading a team
Strong communication skills-written, verbal and presentation
Experience working in a complex matrix organization
Experience working with internal and external collaborators/contracted organizations
Vaccine development against bacterial/viral pathogens,
Pre-clinical assay development,
Qualification and validation of assays for clinical trials,
Clinical trial design
Publication of regulatory documents, abstracts and scientific manuscripts
Experience working with regulatory authorities
Candidate demonstrates a breadth of diverse leadership experiences and capabilities including: the ability to influence and collaborate with peers, develop and coach others, oversee and guide the work of other colleagues to achieve meaningful outcomes and create business impact.
NON-STANDARD WORK SCHEDULE, TRAVEL OR ENVIRONMENT REQUIREMENTS
Occasional weekend and evening work to meet critical business timelines.
Occasional travel (5%) to scientific meetings, to other Pfizer sites, to CROs
Relocation support available
Work Location Assignment:On Premise
The annual base salary for this position ranges from $131,200.00 to $212,200.00. In addition, this position is eligible for participation in Pfizers Global Performance Plan with a bonus target of 17.5% of the base salary and eligibility to participate in our share based long term incentive program. We offer comprehensive and generous benefits and programs to help our colleagues lead healthy lives and to support each of lifes moments. Benefits offered include a 401(k) plan with Pfizer Matching Contributions and an additional Pfizer Retirement Savings Contribution, paid vacation, holiday and personal days, paid caregiver/parental and medical leave, and health benefits to include medical, prescription drug, dental and vision coverage. Learn more at Pfizer Candidate Site – U.S. Benefits | (uscandidates.mypfizerbenefits.com). Pfizer compensation structures and benefit packages are aligned based on the location of hire. The United States salary range provided does not apply to Tampa, FL or any location outside of the United States.
Relocation assistance may be available based on business needs and/or eligibility.
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