Job Title: Director of Biology
Date Posted: 04-19-2007
Job Location: Massachusetts-Boston
Job Type: Full Time
Education Level: Doctorate
Work Experience: 5+ to 7 Years
Job Shift: First Shift
Yearly Salary:DOE (Depend on Experience)
Company Name: VisEn Medical
Company Website:
Contact Information: VisEn Medical   VisEn Medical (
Job Description:
VisEn Medical Director of Biology

VisEn Medical is pioneering the development of novel imaging agents and optical tomographic
imaging systems that enable imaging of molecular activity in animals and in humans
( The Company's technology platforms are now being commercialized and
are expected to have a major impact in drug development and on the detection, characterization
and treatment patterns of many different disease states.
In this position, you will responsible for managing all of the biology and pharmacology
research activities at VisEn. This position plays a strategic leadership role within the
research management team and works closely with leaders in chemistry in the design,
development, evaluation and optimization of the Companyís molecular imaging agents. This
position also plays a key role in working directly with VisEnís pharmaceutical company
partners and customers. Responsibilities comprise biochemistry, including enzyme assays and
kinetics and novel substrate discovery technologies, cell biology focused on disease pathways,
and pharmacology. Experience in animal models of oncology, inflammation, cardiovascular, and
respiratory disease is desirable. The position is highly visible both internally and
externally and requires excellent professional, organizational, management and communication
skills. The ideal candidate will have a PhD in the biological sciences with 6-8 years of
industrial experience focused on drug discovery and pharmacology. The successful candidate
must have the ability to work independently, multi-task, and work well with a
multi-disciplinary team.
Key Responsibilities/Roles
ē Provide leadership for and supervise VisEnís in vitro and in vivo biology activities to
support the development and marketing of novel molecular imaging agents. 
ē Play a lead role in helping manage interactions with VisEnís academic and pharmaceutical
customers and other scientific collaborators, including giving informational seminars,
answering scientific-related questions on VisEnís products, and defining and implementing
collaborative R&D programs. 
ē Help establish in vitro enzyme and cellular assays and animal models to characterize and
assess VisEnís imaging agents.
ē Work closely with senior management on driving VisEnís biology programs in the context of
corporate objectives and timelines.
Please e-mail you resume or CV as a Word attachment to or send your
resume to VisEn Medical, Inc. 12B Cabot Road, Woburn, MA 01801. VisEn Medical offers a
competitive salary plus excellent benefits including an equity incentive package.
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