Therapy Development Accelerator (TDA)

TDA Project Leader
80-100 %

The Therapy Development Accelerator of University Medicine Zurich (UMZH) at the University of Zurich identifies and promotes projects with high translational potential and supports bio-entrepreneurs who develop promising new therapies for patients with an unmet medical need. The TDA team brings together key academic and industrial expertise to support emerging science- and patient-driven therapeutic approaches up to early clinical development.

Your responsibilities

The Project Leader will work closely with the Head of the TDA to implement all activities of the TDA. He/she will support entrepreneurial projects and academic spin-offs in the biomedical field (biotech, medtech, diagnostics, digital health) from idea up to series A, bringing content, expertise and network through:

Your profile

MSc in life sciences or related disciplines (PhD preferred)

What we offer

The opportunity to support the growth of a large range of exciting projects and promising bioentrepreneurs with a small team of experts – the perfect job for a fast-thinking, curious mind that likes variety and loves learning. Salary according to UZH standards for a managerial position. The initial appointment is for three years with the possibility of changing to a permanent position. UZH is an equal opportunity employer and is further responsive to the needs of dual career couples.

Place of work


Start of employment

Employment start date to be mutually agreed. We will review applications on a rolling basis.

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