Senior Research Scientist
YOU are a self-motivated individual with excellent problem solving skills. You have experience in leading and developing other scientists. You create a positive spirit and high morale in your team as well as sense of belonging to the group. You can deal comfortably with concepts and complexity. You are achievement oriented, pushing yourself and others for exceptional results.
You will join the Clinical Systems Biology Group at Philip Morris Products S.A, (Research and Development) in Neuchâtel, Switzerland.
You will manage research and development programs and also the resources deployed to deliver these in alignment with R&D Strategies and the Long Range Plan. The role requires independent application of scientific & engineering practices, procedures and theory to develop the business rationale and operational plan for the work. You have demonstrated technical competence in the design, development, and implementation of clinical solutions to understand complex biological phenomena where few precedents exist.
Specifically, you will:
Design clinical research studies to identify biomarkers associated with COPD, CVD and Lung Cancer through technical expertise and through cross-functional team work Develop relationships with external partners for the conduct of clinical studies Propose ideas for clinical research which is aligned with the PMI research strategy. Lead projects and provide teams with guidance in clinical study conduct to ensure appropriate technical expertise is utilized to meet the requirements of the project. Review the latest relevant clinical literature and technologies to identify those that should be researched further as part of the CSB (Clinical Systems Biology) program. Scope new projects to be included into the CSB Portfolio to support the overall development of clinical assessment tools. Continue to develop leadership skills in order to effectively supervise scientists and technical personnel.
· You possess an MSc / PhD in Life Science
· You have a strong work experience in clinical research leading to the identification of biomarkers.
· Fluency in both written and spoken English is a must
WHAT WE OFFER
You will benefit from working with our dynamic team of professionals in a multicultural environment. We offer an excellent salary and benefits package as well as a relocation allowance (where appropriate).
WHO WE ARE
Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) is the leading international tobacco company, with seven of the worlds top 15 brands, including the number one cigarette brand worldwide. PMIs products are sold in more than 180 markets. In 2012, the company held an estimated 16.3> share of the total international cigarette market outside of the U.S., or 28.8> excluding the Peoples Republic of China and the U.S. PMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For more information, see http://www.pmi.com/.
Want to discover your potential? Come join our team!
If you match our profile and you are interested in joining our dynamic team of professionals, please apply online at http://www.pmicareers.com/
A valid Swiss work permit or Swiss or EU-25/EFTA citizenship is required for this position.