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Correlation Ventures

Director of Search and Evaluation, Immunology and Inflammation



Cambridge, MA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Job Title: Search and Evaluation Lead, Inflammation and Immunology

  • Location: Cambridge, MA

About the job
We are an innovative global healthcare company with one purpose: to chase the miracles of science to improve people’s lives. We’re also a company where you can flourish and grow your career, with countless opportunities to explore, make connections with people, and stretch the limits of what you thought was possible. Ready to get started? As a Senior Scientist in the Inflammation & Immunology (I&I) Search & Evaluation team, you'll lead initiatives to identify and evaluate external growth opportunities, from early-stage R&D to marketed products. This role offers opportunities for career growth, collaboration, and making a significant impact in the field of immunology.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Lead Search and Evaluation Initiatives: Identify and assess external growth opportunities in the Inflammation & Immunology Therapeutic Area, collaborating with research, development, and commercial experts.
  • Due Diligence Leadership: Manage multi-disciplinary teams through due diligence processes, serving as the main contact point with potential external partners and driving internal governance.
  • Active Deal Projects: Propose and lead high-quality deal opportunities, manage project interfaces with corporate governance, align resources, and provide scientific input to deal structures.
  • Strategic Contribution: Contribute to the development of the overall Immunology partnering strategy, lead advisory boards, and conduct competitive intelligence exercises in collaboration with various internal teams.
  • Cross-functional Collaboration: Work closely with Business Development transactions colleagues to ensure smooth progression through the deal process.

About You:

  • Extensive experience in immunology, with expertise in drug discovery and early clinical development. Background in dermatology, GI disorders, and/or respiratory disease is highly desirable.
  • Strong project management, organizational, and negotiation skills. Proven ability to lead complex evaluations of clinical stage assets.
  • PhD and/or MD in Immunology.
  • Strategic thinker with excellent problem-solving skills, capable of navigating highly matrixed environments and influencing without authority.

Why Choose Us?

  • Bring the miracles of science to life alongside a supportive, future-focused team.
  • Discover endless opportunities to grow your talent and drive your career, with pathways for promotion or lateral moves.
  • Enjoy a well-crafted rewards package that recognizes your contributions and amplifies your impact.
  • Benefit from a wide range of health and wellbeing programs, including high-quality healthcare and at least 14 weeks of gender-neutral parental leave.


Sanofi Inc. and its U.S. affiliates are Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employers committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; creed; religion; national origin; age; ancestry; nationality; marital, domestic partnership or civil union status; sex, gender, gender identity or expression; affectional or sexual orientation; disability; veteran or military status or liability for military status; domestic violence victim status; atypical cellular or blood trait; genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other characteristic protected by law.



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