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Head of Liver Solutions Group

InSphero AG
Workplace8952 Schlieren, Zurich region, Switzerland
Occupation rate100%
Startas soon as possible

InSphero is the partner of choice for leading pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies to bring safer, more effective drugs to market faster through its robust and highly physiologically relevant suite of 3D InSight TM Discovery and Safety Platforms. Most of world-class pharmaceutical companies are working with our assay-ready and custom 3D disease models for liver fibrosis, diabetes, and cancer and our market-leading solution for predictive liver toxicology. Our dedicated teams of 3D cell-culture experts in Schlieren, Switzerland, and Brunswick, ME, in the US are changing the way how new drugs are developed.


We are looking for a highly motivated and visionary leader to join us as Head fo Liver Solutions Group. Reporting to the Chief Scientific Officer, you are responsible for the overall management, strategy, coordination, and performance of the group comprising a team of experienced Senior Scientists, Product Managers (PMs) and Research Associates. You manage established products as well as the development of new products and services – from R&D, to IP, and market launch. To keep innovating, you acquire and execute publicly funded projects for both liver disease modeling as well as liver toxicology applications. The position offers a unique environment and opportunity to develop and commercialize cutting-edge solutions for drug discovery and safety.

Main responsibilities:

  • Manage and lead a team of dedicated Scientists, PMs and Research Associates
  • Develop and maintain a KOL network; build strategic collaborations
  • Support the creation and execution of product, business and launch plans for the liver portfolio with PM
  • Preparation of and application for patents
  • Support the group with scientific know-how to define and implement product positioning, innovation strategies and IP
  • Actively promote and present InSphero’s liver portfolio to customers and stakeholders; represent InSphero at conferences and exhibitions
  • Support the Sales team in introducing and negotiating new service projects and products
  • Support product specific information transfer to and exchange with Marketing, Sales and the Bio-production unit



  • PhD in Biology with recognized scientific expertise in the liver diseases/liver tox/metabolic diseases area
  • Proven leadership, entrepreneurial skills and managerial experience in life-science business with hands-on mentality
  • Experience in interacting with KOL’s and senior pharma management
  • Strong communication and presentation skills, networker, team player
  • Professional English is a must, additional languages are a plus
  • Applicants must be either Swiss citizens, EU-nationals or have the legal right to live and work in Switzerland

We offer

We are looking for a highly reliable personality who assumes responsibility. We are offering an international and dynamic work environment, which will allow you to participate in shaping InSphero’s future. We are looking forward to receiving your application by e-mail at hr insphero.com.


InSphero AG
Wagistrasse 27
CH-8952 Schlieren
Web www.insphero.com
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