TechnoPhage is hiring a Head of Neurosciences with a strong scientific background to lead a team dedicated to the research and development of new medicines in the Neurosciences and Ophthalmology therapeutic areas.

 Main responsibilities:

  • Research and development of new products in the Neurosciences/Ophthalmology therapeutic areas;
  • Management of a team formed by scientific staff;
  • Design, implementation and management of scientific projects.

Main activities:

  • Contribute to strategic activities and decisions;
  • Research, plan, and implement new projects;
  • Management of ongoing projects with human resources, time and budget control;
  • Data analysis, report preparation and presentation;
  • Scientifically support to preclinical development, process development and production;
  • Support funding applications in the area;
  • Report to the upper management.

Education and Training:

  • PhD in Neurosciences or in equivalent life sciences;
  • Experience in Neurosciences and/or Ophthalmology;
  • Know-how in antibodies and cell biology;
  • Experience in drug discovery;
  • Experience managing projects and research teams.

 Preferred experience:

  • Strong scientific background and technical experience in laboratory activities;
  • Experience as supervisor;
  • Experience in working within project-oriented teams;
  • Experience managing day-to-day activities in research and development, with direct responsibility for meeting program timelines and budgets;
  • Experience with application and management of grant programs.


  • Strong organizational skills;
  • Strong analytical skills;
  • Pro-active attitude to problem solving and ability to work independently;
  • Creativity and innovation skills;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills (including technical writing and presentations) with ability to communicate and collaborate effectively with technical and senior management staff;
  • Good English language understanding, speaking and writing;
  • Leadership and management skills.

Working Conditions:

This is a full-time position for work in a laboratory/office environment in the Lisbon area. There is little to no travel required of this position, with the exception of required training and possible conference or event attendance.


Applications containing a cover letter and CV should be sent to until  May 31, 2021.