NT'L SEARCH-DIRECTOR PHARMACOLOGY
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Tue Mar 14 13:42:51 EST 2000
NATIONAL SEARCH - DIRECTOR OF PHARMACOLOGY
Genetics Institute, Inc., a unit of Wyeth-Ayerst
the pharmaceutical division of American Home
Products Corporation (AHP), is a leading
biopharmaceutical company engaged in the
discovery, development and commercialization
of human pharmaceuticals through recombinant
DNA and other technologies.
The company has a diversified portfolio of
commercial, licensed, and proprietary
pharmaceutical products at various stages
of development, including treatments for
anemia, hemophilia, oncology, bone damage,
inflammatory conditions and immune system
disorders. Wyeth-Ayerst, also an AHP company,
is a major research-orientated pharmaceutical
company with leading products in the areas of
women's healthcare, cardiovascular, hemophilia,
oncology, and metabolic disease therapies,
central nervous system drugs, anti-inflammatory
agents, vaccines, and generic pharmaceuticals.
AHP is one of the world's largest research-based
pharmaceutical and health care products companies.
An exciting and critical career opportunity exists
to spearhead the development of a group which will
manage pharmacology R&D efforts for a new "first
in class" drug candidate (focus is new class of
anti-inflammatory and arthritis drugs).
This key group will interact closely and
collaboratively with a diverse group of discovery
scientists working towards the common goal of
evaluating drug candidates and biologic mechanisms
involved in disease processes. The group will
also participate in the use of cutting edge
technologies including microarray gene expression
analysis, viral gene therapy, and conditional
The Director of Pharmacology will be challenged
to build and manage this group by demonstrating
personal credibility, technical knowledge, and
leadership skills throughout the organization.
A "hands-on" management style of leadership
through empowerment versus hierarchy is essential
to success in this highly visible role.
The ideal candidate will hold a Ph.D. or M.D.
degree with experience in animal modeling of
arthritis and/or inflammation. Excellent
scientific, interpersonal and communication
skills are required. Any supervisory
experience is a plus, though not a requisite.
Industry experience is a must.
COMPENSATION & BENEFITS:
This position will command an attractive
compensation package commensurate with
experience to include a competitive base
salary and eligibility to participate in
the management bonus and stock option programs.
Benefits include comprehensive health care,
dental and life insurance, three weeks' vacation,
a 401(k) plan with a company match, a pension plan,
dependent care subsidy and relocation assistance.
To learn more about this exciting career
opportunity please forward your resume to
Linda Correia as follows: (e-mail preferred)
E-mail: correia at midsouth.rr.com
Fax: (901) 521-0503
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