Director, AI + Life Sciences

As a member of the executive leadership team the Director, AI+Life Sciences will be responsible for executing the strategic vision for the AI+Life Sciences practice in collaboration with Northeastern University’s faculty, various research centers and advisers in life sciences, and the Roux Institute’s Center for Computational Medicine and Life Sciences. The Director will effectively collaborate with academia and industry stakeholders to advance the strategic initiatives and establish the Institute as a leader in establishing AI technologies as a strategic tool and capability for research and practice of life sciences.

Date posted:
May 19, 2022
Boston, MA Campus; Portland, ME Campus
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Minimum Qualifications:

Strong understanding of the professional life sciences industry eco-system and solid network in the life sciences and related industry. Ability to navigate effectively across stakeholders in academia and industry. Ability to generate partnerships, collaborations and business opportunities with industry partners, private and public organizations. Skills in working with donors and experience on raising research funding in Life Sciences. Knowledge and skills required are typically acquired through an advanced degree (MBA, MD or PhD) in relevant fields of studies with strong experience in AI/Data Science and Life Science problems; plus at least 15 years in working in biotech, medical, pharma or related fields with emphasis on computational approaches. Experience with start-up companies strongly preferred, experience in Life Sciences at academia or industry.


The Culture:

Here at the Institute for Experiential AI (EAI) we are committed to the highest of standards in all that we do. Working at the Institute for Experiential AI offers opportunities, an environment, a culture that just aren’t found together anywhere else. This is the right place for you if you’re curious, motivated by the future of technology and want to be part of a unique community that works on high-impact business and societal problems

Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and the recognized leader in experience-driven lifelong learning. Our world-renowned experiential approach empowers our students, faculty, alumni, and partners to create impact far beyond the confines of discipline, degree, and campus.