Senior Scientist – Preclinical Development


  • Design and lead preclinical research and nonclinical development activities.
  • Contribute to designing target product profiles and preclinical development strategies to progress assets from discovery through candidate selections and IND-enabling studies.
  • Design, plan and oversee in vivo pharmacology, safety and toxicology studies
  • Establish and manage collaborative relationships with academic partners and CROs
  • Responsible for developing and documenting study protocols; for data review, analyses, and interpretation; documentation and reporting of outcomes
  • Carry out technological and regulatory surveillance (EMA, FDA),
  • Project management (timelines, results, budget) : Ensure that all studies are performed in timely manner with appropriate scientific rigor and appropriate documentation.


  • A PhD degree or similar experience in pharmacology, toxicology or related discipline.
  • At least 5 years of proven industrial experience in the non-clinical assessment of advanced therapies.
  • Strong understanding and broad knowledge of pharmaceutical development.
  • Proven track record leading nonclinical development (pharmacology, toxicology, formulation) for Biologics and/or advanced therapy medicinal products.
  • Demonstrated experience designing and executing a bread range of animal model studies, preferably in the field of musculoskeletal disorders.
  • Knowledge of GLP standards.
  • Teamwork and leadership experience, preferably in a biotech (start-up) environment.
  • Rigorous, perseverant, proactive and following to the end every subject.
  • Flexibility to operate in multitasks environment.
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills.
  • Strong problem-solving abilities and deep commitment to excellence.
  • Fluent in French and English.


  • A full-time permanent position (40h/week) in a growing team.
  • To work in a human-sized, dynamic, respectful and professional environment.
  • The opportunity to take part in a challenging scientific and business growth.
  • An attractive salary package in line with the position responsibilities and your experience.

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