Discovery Project Leader, Principal Scientist

  1. Permanent
Oslo, Norway
  1. Technical Operations, Quality Control, Chemist
Posted: 23/11/2023

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Hobson Prior are collaborating with a fantastic biotech organisation who are currently seeking an individual to join their team on a permanent basis. The opening position is for a Discovery Project Leader, Principal Scientist. For more information, please get in touch now!

Please note that to be considered for this role you must have the right to work in this location.

Key Responsibilities:

  • For this role you will be a part of a team guiding the methodical development of a research therapy area in a leading biotech.
  • Serve as the expert on disease therapy areas and keep updated on present technological and scientific development within the field.
  • You will craft novel discovery projects in therapy area and guide project team(s) of scientists effectively.
  • Instigate, plan, handle and distribute projects to enhance the company's drug discover and development pipeline, serving to milestones, timelines and shareholders.
  • The ideal candidate will engage in innovative technical development to assist with therapy area.
  • Responsible for keeping abreast of the competitive landscape in the allocated area and linked therapeutic approaches.
  • Partake in or take lead in cross-functional project teams both internally and externally.
  • Conduct risk management examinations with the team and any other pertinent shareholders.
  • Any other assigned duties.


  • Educated to an advanced degree level in a scientific field with demonstrable experience in the areas of autoimmunity, immunology or immunotherapy.
  • Demonstrable experience in discovery and early-stage product development and/or review within organisation or academia.
  • Familiarity guiding cross-functional research teams within a matrix environment.
  • Acquaintance with handling cooperations with external partners.
  • Works well in a team.
  • Keen to work at the forefront of novelty and able to adapt to various situations.
  • An open mindset with a high attention to detail.

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