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Manager of Cellular Immunology, ALK Global Research

The position

Would you like to change the course of allergic diseases for the potential benefit of millions of people?

ALK is looking for a Manager of the Cellular Immunology Team in Global Research. This position has a key role in the ALK Research Department and is of great strategic importance to ALK.

You will head a team composed of seven highly motivated and dedicated scientists and technicians organised in Global Research with a total of 50 employees. In addition to the close interaction within Global Research, you will collaborate directly with most parts of the Global R&D organisation. In particular, this includes Early Stage Development, Clinical Development and Regulatory Affairs. We also expect you to interact with the research community outside ALK in order to continue our longstanding tradition of having external collaborations.

Fields of responsibility

  • Continuously provide leading knowledge within the fields of allergy and asthma immunology
  • Lead and manage the Cellular Immunology Team within the Immunology Function
  • Participate in cross-organizational efforts supporting ALK's present and future portfolio of allergy immunotherapy (AIT) vaccines
  • Build and maintain international relationships with leading research groups outside ALK.

Your qualifications

  • At least 10 years of research experience in the field of human immunology, preferentially within the fields of allergy and/or asthma
  • A documented record of productive research at the highest level internationally
  • Experience with group leadership and people management from industry or academic institution
  • An open and collaborative mindset, with the ability to motivate and lead people around you
  • Strong communication skills, verbally and in writing.

We offer

ALK provides a uniquely dynamic and pleasant work environment, complete with inspiring and challenging assignments. The results of your efforts will be significant throughout the organization and you will be able to actively influence and challenge the status quo. Our flat structures attract independent individuals who like to feel the progress of the business and enjoy being close to the decision-making process. You will be part of an engaged and informal team who values skill and knowledge creation. We consider our pioneering spirit coupled with our trustworthiness our winning formula. ALK is a health focused organization and our offices offer a green view of the DTU Scion science park in Hørsholm.

Application deadline

30 September 2016.

Contact

For further information on the position please contact Peter Sejer Andersen, Senior Director for Immunology, Global Research at (+45) 4574 7591.

ALK is a global research-driven pharmaceutical company focusing on allergy prevention, diagnosis and treatment. We are the world’s leading company within allergy immunotherapy. We are constantly moving forward as we have maintained our pioneering spirit. We are large enough to offer you both challenges and good opportunities for development, but not large enough for you to disappear in the crowd. We have experienced success and significant growth in recent years, and together with our international partners we work to expand the use of allergy immunotherapy worldwide. Therefore we need employees who both desire and are capable of influencing the company.

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