Head of Experimental Medicine GT/CMR


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Bayer is a global enterprise with core competencies in the fields of health care,
agriculture and high-tech polymer materials. As an innovation company, it sets trends
in research-intensive areas. Bayer’s products and services are designed to benefit
people and improve their quality of life. Bayer HealthCare combines the global
activities of the Animal Health, Consumer Care, Medical Care and Pharmaceuticals
divisions. Its aim is to discover, develop, manufacture and market products that will
improve human and animal health worldwide. At Bayer you have the opportunity to be
part of a culture where we value the passion of our employees to innovate and give
them the power to change.


• Responsible for leading a team of medical/pharmacodynamics experts and biomarker
strategists for the early clinical phase of GT/CMR projects

• In charge of developing experimental medicine plans for each project in the early stage of
the clinical development

• Build and lead a highly qualified team of dedicated experts for experimental medicine and
biomarker approaches

• Development of a disease and mechanism specific personalized medicine strategy

• Interact with the Biomarker Research & Pharmacometrics Groups to define the best use of
biomarkers for the therapeutic area

• Ensure optimal utilization of resources and appropriate strategies to make decisions on
programs in a timely and cost effective way

• Collaborate with representatives and other functions to optimize the output and value of the
therapeutic area GT/CMR

• Take a leadership role in defining the future needs of the therapeutic area GT/CMR through
an intimate knowledge of the drug discovery programs

• Build and grow a center of disease knowledge in the relevant indications/therapeutic areas

• Participate in review and licensing committees and provide strategic licensing input

• Present the GT/CMR therapeutic areas externally and build a network of key opinion leaders
to support the GT/CMR development projects of the company

• Serve as a core member (m/f) of the Clinical Sciences, R&D and BU Therapeutic leadership


• MD or MD/PhD with a strong scientific background in a relevant discipline and with
in-depth experience in experimental/translational medicine

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Passion to innovate | Power to change

• Expertise in drug development and a strong track record of accomplishments in
translational drug discovery

• Industry experience in applications of basic research and/or clinical sciences

• Long-term experience in pharmaceutical/biotech industry, ideally across all phases of clinical development

• Proven successful leadership of a high performance team is a must

• Experience from both small and large molecules R&D preferred

• Ability to comprehend and interpret clinical data and relate them to the clinical setting

• Proven understanding of the complexities of clinical development and especially of the translational phase from discovery to proof of concept

• Fluent in English both written and spoken, a second language will be an advantage

We offer a competitive salary in an international environment as well as excellent
opportunities for professional and personal development. If your background and personal
experience fits this profile, please send us your complete application at,
submitting a cover letter, your CV and references as well as your salary expectation.

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