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Senior Director – Metabolic Diseases


  • Reporting to VP of Biology, lead world class research and drug development projects in diabetes, obesity and cardiovascular diseases in a team environment
  • Actively participate in building and expanding Cardiovascular Metabolic Disease Business Unit
  • Proactively contribute to the development of new business
  • Lead and manage client accounts and provide top quality service
  • Manage, motivate, train and develop scientists at all levels


  • Doctoral degree in a biomedical discipline with 10+ years of industrial and/or academic experience working in diabetes, obesity and cardiovascular diseases involving drug development, biomarker identification, in vitro assays and in vivo models.
  • Prior experience playing a leading role in the development of current therapies a definite asset.
  • Demonstrated leadership skill.  Proven ability to direct teams of scientists and work with multi-disciplinary teams in a matrix environment.
  • Demonstrated excellent scientific skill as shown in publication of original research articles in key journals and in presentation of research results in scientific conferences.
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically, design and direct original research, draw sound conclusions and communication research results to peers and management.   
  • Good interpersonal and organization skills, with a good sense of prioritization of resource management, and compliance with all regulations.


This position is based in Shanghai China. 

Please send your resume to:  john.xu@wuxiapptec.com