ISA Pharmaceuticals is always looking for highly qualified, enthusiastic and entrepreneurial people to join its R&D team in particular. ISA values people who are excited about what they do, have high standards of integrity and can motivate themselves and those around them to achieve results.

If you want to play a role in improving clinical outcomes for patients and to help build a rapidly growing and successful company, then we would like to hear from you.

For further information, please contact Gerben Moolhuizen at


Founded in 2004, ISA Pharmaceuticals is a privately held company based in Leiden, the Netherlands. With a dedicated team of 25 professionals, ISA focuses on the development of immunotherapies for the treatment of cancer and persistent viral infections. ISA’s immunotherapy platform is based on its proprietary SLP® (synthetic long peptide) and AMPLIVANT® technologies. Various clinical trials up to completion of Phase II have demonstrated the safety, tolerability and clinical efficacy of SLP® immunotherapies. ISA’s lead product is entering pivotal clinical trials. Because of our ongoing expansion we have the following job openings:

Director, Business Development

Your challenges are to drive the next phase of ISA’s business development activities, identify commercial opportunities for ISA, negotiate contracts with potential partners, suppliers and service providers, represent ISA at business  conferences, and provide commercial input for ISA’s product portfolio as part of a multi-functional team.

You have significant experience in business development for a life sciences company. You have an academic degree or equivalent experience  in a Life Sciences-related area.  You are a flexible person with a hands-on mentality and good communication skills who acts as a team player. Experience in oncology, in particular with immune-oncology therapy, is an advantage.

We offer you a challenging strategic position in a rapidly developing organization. You will be part of a team of top professionals, working  with  next generation  technologies in an inspiring environment with opportunities for personal and professional growth.

For further information on this job opening and related career opportunities, please contact Gerben Moolhuizen at or +31 71 3322310. Acquisition based on this advertisement is not appreciated.