NT'L SEARCH-DIRECTOR PHARMACOLOGY

STEVE TOWERS 71145.67 at CompuServe.COM
Tue Mar 14 13:42:51 EST 2000


NATIONAL SEARCH - DIRECTOR OF PHARMACOLOGY  
ANDOVER, MA 

THE COMPANY:
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. 

THE POSITION:
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 
knock-out mice. 

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.
 
POSITION REQUIREMENTS: 
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.  

CONTACT INFORMATION:
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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