Job ID: 6057

Group Leader in Vancouver/Canada

Position: Group Leader

Deadline: 30 June 2021

City: Vancouver

Country: Canada

Institution: Xenon Pharmaceuticals Inc.



Xenon Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:XENE) – a biopharmaceutical company with operations in Vancouver, BC, Canada and Boston, MA, USA – is advancing an exciting pipeline of therapies for neurological disorders, with a particular focus on innovative treatments for epilepsy.

Xenon has a number of promising therapeutics in clinical development, valuable collaborations with pharmaceutical partners, and innovative early-stage research underway and also has a strong balance sheet to support its continued growth in 2021 and beyond.

We are a collaborative, ambitious, and driven team with a common mission to improve the lives of patients with neurological disorders. Creating a healthy and productive work environment is a priority, and we understand the importance of investing in our employees’ growth and development. We support charities and volunteerism, knowing that when our people contribute to their local communities, they are gaining new experiences and becoming even better leaders. Xenon’s employees are smart, passionate, and driven by their incredibly important work to discover, develop and deliver new medicines for patients in need.

We are seeking a Principal Scientist (Biology Lead, Small Molecule Drug Discovery) to join our Vancouver Biology team to discover first in class therapeutics. The individual will be responsible for initiating and directing a neuroscience project and biology’s efforts including the development, implementation and execution of a flow scheme of in vitro and in vivo assays to support project progression and the optimization of human therapeutics. The ideal candidate must be able to think strategically and possess leadership abilities to inspire, direct and manage Scientists, and coordinate activities across the organizational matrix, programs, and departments.

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