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Associate Director, Cell Line Development

Date: Nov 24, 2021

Location: Netanya, IL, 11111

Company: Teva Pharmaceuticals

Company Info

Teva is a global pharmaceutical leader and the world's largest generic medicines producer, committed to improving health and increasing access to quality health solutions worldwide. Our employees are at the core of our success, with colleagues in over 80 countries delivering the world's largest medicine cabinet to 200 million people every day. We offer a uniquely diverse portfolio of products and solutions for patients and we've built a promising pipeline centered around our core therapeutic areas.  We are continually developing patient-centric solutions and significantly growing both our generic and specialty medicines business through investment in research and development, marketing, business development and innovation. This is how we improve health and enable people to live better, healthier lives. Join us on our journey of growth!

Job Description

Teva Pharmaceutical is hiring Head of Cell Line Development- to lead and manage the Cell Line development group. 
The position includes: 

  • Scientific / professional / technical management & guidance of scientists and research assistance in the Cell Line Development group
  • Development and improvement of expression vectors for high level expression of biopharmaceuticals in recombinant cell lines.
  • Generation of mammalian cell lines producing recombinant biopharmaceuticals
  • Preparation and characterization of mammalian cell banks
  • Continues evaluation and implementation of new technologies to improve efficiencies and yield 
  • Support submissions and correspondences with regulatory authority
  • Support of tech transfer and registration of products


  • Ph.D. in Life Science/ Biotechnology 
  • Postdoctoral experience- an advantage 
  • At least 5 years of industry experience as a scientific group leader, with proven track record managing research and development teams in the biotechnology industry
  • Broad scientific knowledge in molecular and mammalian cell biology 
  • Experience in project management
  • Familiarity with relevant guidelines, regulatory issues, GMP requirements quality standards, etc.
  • CMC background – an advantage
  • Good team work capabilities
  • Fluent Hebrew and English


Research & Development

Sub Function

Drug Development and Preclinical Studies

Reports To

Sr Dir R&D Department, Biosimilars CMC

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