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Director/Sr. Director, Translational Sciences

Job Summary:

We are seeking an experienced Translational scientist to build and lead the translational efforts for the organization as our portfolio transitions from Discovery, through IND and into the clinic. Reporting to Senior Vice President of Biology, this individual will be responsible for developing and implementing clinical biomarker activities to support development stage programs in inflammatory diseases. The successful candidate will have prior therapeutic area and clinical development experience in biotech / pharma organizations interacting with project teams, clinical research physicians, and contract research organizations to deliver impactful science to our clinical programs.


  • Designs and implements program-specific biomarker / translational plans, including preparing clinical protocols, SOWs, lab manual, and interfacing with CRO service partners
  • Ensure appropriate collection and timely analysis and reporting of final biomarker data
  • Identifies appropriate assays and vendors for clinical biomarkers, and manages outsourcing of biomarker assay development and validation.
  • Manages clinical biomarker data delivery and analysis to agreed program timeline
  • Drives the dissemination of the translational / biomarker data via internal and external communication
  • Supports regulatory submissions and regulatory interactions
  • Provides expert guidance to multi-disciplinary teams and the wider company
  • Helps design operational strategies and creates a culture of continuous improvement
  • Identifies, onboards and manages CRO partners.


  • Ph.D. or equivalent advanced degree in the Life Sciences:
  • 6+ years of drug discovery experience, with project leadership a significant advantage
  • Immunology expert with skills, theoretical knowledge and experience to address complex scientific problems
  • Candidate must be a rigorous, detail-oriented scientist, with excellent record keeping and organizational skills
  • A highly flexible, results oriented, self-starter who enjoys a fast paced dynamic environment
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Accurate and detailed record keeping

Further Information:

Salary range:  $210,000 – $260,000

In addition to a competitive compensation package with stock options, Recludix Pharma also offers a comprehensive benefits package for our employees and their families, which includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability insurance and a 401(k) plan/match.

Recludix Pharma is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer.  We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.  Recludix Pharma is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at resumes@recludix.com.

To be considered as an applicant, please submit your resume/CV referencing the specific position of interest and position code to resumes@recludix.com. Applicants whose qualifications and experience most closely match the requirements of the position will be reviewed. Candidates will only be contacted for evaluative discussions.