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Science Manager

About Aerogen:
Headquartered in the vibrant city of Galway, with offices around the world, Aerogen is proud to be the world leader in acute care aerosol drug delivery. Recognised through multiple MedTech awards and eight-time winner of the Zenith award for Respiratory Care Excellence in North America, collectively our employees make a difference to patients’ lives every day, having already reached 16 million patients in over 75 countries.

Our talented and skilled team collaborate to innovate, challenge and test not only in relation to our products but every facet of how we work. We lead the way, finding innovative solutions to even the most complex problems, all in the name of delivering better patient care.

Our business is growing rapidly across the globe and as we grow, our core culture of “We Care” universally connects us. We believe that your ambition and integrity fuels ours and we are committed to supporting our employees to reach their full potential through tangible investment in their careers. Join us as we continue to #discoverbetter.

What is the role? 

The Science Manager is responsible for leading a diverse team covering a wide range of subject area expertise and ensuring that Aerogen’s R&D Science and Emerging Technologies group maintains its leadership position within the Respiratory Drug Delivery space, and in collaboration with internal and external stakeholders ensures that the group’s outputs in terms of new product development, intellectual property and product support meet the required timelines.

What are the key responsibilities?
• Management of individual performance and development of direct reports.
• Resource management.
• Management of Internal and External Partnerships, e.g., program management, medical affairs, commercial, regulatory affairs, external industrial collaborators, and academic collaborators.
• Management of externally funded research programs, e.g., H2020 etc.
• Execution of the publication strategy.
• Generation of new device concepts with the broader R&D team.
• Leading and guiding the creation of prototypes to test new concepts.
• Other duties as assigned by the Associate Director R&D Science and Emerging technologies.

What education and experience are required? 
• 10+ years of experience in the research/pharmaceutical and/or medical device industry. 
• 5+ years of experience in a similar/related role is essential.
• Masters or Ph.D. in the Life Sciences.
• Strong background from a development perspective in the application of ISO 13485, MDD, GLP etc. 
What key skills will make you great at the role? 
• Demonstrated ability to lead and grow a research team.
• Demonstrated strong collaboration and communication skills.
• Strong organizational and project management skills. 
• Analytical and communicative. 
• Strong work ethic: Highly self-motivated, self-driven, and an ability to multitask whilst maintaining agility.
• Knowledge of medical devices/drug delivery systems, ideally in the respiratory space.
• Willingness to travel (approx. 20%).

What is it like to work at Aerogen? 
Our purpose is to transform patient lives and our ethos is to #discoverbetter. This also translates to how we look after our people. We want talented, passionate and engaged people to join Aerogen and build your career with us. We understand that your life evolves through different stages, and we are here to support our global team with a range of financial and non-financial rewards and benefits. There’s something for everyone! Here is an idea of what we offer:
• Excellent medical care.
• Bonus.
• Pension.
• Long-Term Incentive Plan.
• ‘Aerogen Connect’ – our employee led programme which supports our global teams to unite and have fun.
• We pledge 1% of profits and time to charities and organisations.

Aerogen is committed to promoting diversity, inclusion and equality in the workplace. If you have any difficulty using our application process, please contact us by emailing Please include your name and preferred method of contact.

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Job Title
Science Manager


 10+ years of experience in the research/pharmaceutical and/or medical device industry.  5+ years of experience in a similar/related role is essential.  Masters or Ph.D. in the Life Sciences.