Vice President

Translational Biology

Posted on 6/11/2024

Vir Biotechnology

Vir Biotechnology

501-1,000 employees

Develops treatments for infectious diseases

Data & Analytics


San Francisco, CA, USA

  • Ph.D. or equivalent advanced degree in a relevant scientific discipline
  • 15+ years of experience in the pharmaceutical/biotechnology industry
  • Technical expertise in immunology, biomarker discovery and development in clinical trials
  • Experience in bringing drug candidates from pre-IND through PI/II and ideally to BLA/NDA
  • History of building relationships and promoting engagement across all partners
  • Sound business acumen with a pragmatic, results-oriented leadership style
  • Prior experience leading large teams and management skills
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Provide strategic leadership for the Translational Biology Group
  • Develop overarching translational strategies across programs
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams to design and execute biomarker-driven clinical trials
  • Represent translational biology internally, externally, and with regulatory authorities
  • Stay abreast of the latest developments in immunology and translational medicine
  • Ensure financial resources are effectively allocated and managed to support achievement of priority objectives

Vir Biotechnology is at the forefront of combating infectious diseases, leveraging advanced technologies such as a proprietary monoclonal antibody platform along with machine learning and artificial intelligence. This focus not only prioritizes public health but also fosters a culture of continuous innovation and commitment to scientific excellence. Working here means contributing to pivotal developments that address some of the most pressing global health challenges today, such as influenza, HIV, and COVID-19, in an environment that values cutting-edge research and a collaborative spirit.

Company Stage


Total Funding



San Francisco, California



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth



Comprehensive healthcare coverage

Employer matched 401(k)

Employee stock purchase plan

Childcare assistance

Tuition reimbursement