Nonclinical Director - Gene Therapy

Nonclinical Director - Gene TherapyNorth Carolina, USAReference: 3073
  • A young clinical stage pharmaceutical company, who now with funding behind them are looking to expand and solidify their team.
  • Improving the lives of those affected by neurological disorders.
  • Exposure to gene therapy.
  • Highly competitive package.

Zest Scientific recruitment has been instructed to identify a Nonclinical Director with professional experience in the Gene Therapy space.

This role will give you the opportunity to work with a young clinical stage pharmaceutical company whose ambition is to develop gene therapies that will improve the lives of individuals affected by neurological disorders. The Nonclinical Director will be a key member of the development team responsible for the safety of all products in the pipeline as well as developing the strategic direction for non-clinical programs.

The Candidate:

  • Demonstrates an interest in the gene therapy provision and passionate about the opportunity to change the current treatment pathways.
  • Industry experience in gene therapy, pharmaceutical toxicology and nonclinical drug development.
  • Motivated to work in a fast-paced environment.

The Role:

  • Transparency to serve as the toxicology representative on assigned teams.
  • Author nonclinical safety risk assessment documents for clinical programs and regulatory submissions.
  • Be the point of contact for CROs monitoring critical phases, reviewing key findings and communicating ongoing status of studies.
  • A key member of the development team, effectively communicating with project teams, senior management and regulatory agencies as needed.
  • Provides an excellent platform for personal development working in an organisation that is passionate about their research and improving the lives of individuals.

The Company:

  • Now with new funding, this young clinical stage pharmaceutical company are looking to expand and solidify their team.
  • Innovative pipeline of new products and opportunities for further market penetration.
  • Eager to set up further leadership across the business and provide those joining with a broad exposure to a variety of challenges in keeping with their SME nature.


  • Our client is committed to securing the services of the right candidate and is flexible with regards to the remuneration package available. Zest Scientific is working to a strict deadline so in order to be considered for this opportunity please apply now and your application will be reviewed immediately.

Contact: Caitlyn Lindley
Telephone: 0114 287 0351