Lineage Cell Therapeutics is a clinical-stage biotechnology company developing novel cell therapies for unmet medical needs. Successful Lineage team members are adaptable, accountable, engaged, collaborative, creative, and willing to roll up their sleeves to get any job done. We offer a challenging and motivating work environment, along with competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package.

Please send your resume to [email protected] if you would like to be part of this growing and dynamic team.

Currently Available Positions

We are seeking a Vice President of Oncology to join our team.

This new position will provide strategic direction, leadership, and hands-on management for Lineage’s oncology programs, ranging from designing new product candidates through planning phase 2 clinical trials. Individual will receive high levels of independence and flexibility to develop and advance specific and overall therapeutic area strategies to ensure achievement of corporate and business objectives as a valued member of the senior executive team.


  • Create and lead multidisciplinary project teams to advance development of an ongoing Phase 1 and future product candidates from the Company’s oncology platform
  • Participate in long-term strategy and planning as key member of the Lineage management team
  • Provide and effectively communicate a compelling scientific and strategic vision to current and future business partners and members of the board of directors
  • Contribute to business development efforts and partnership alliance management
  • Build and maintain key opinion leader and investigator relationships
  • Provide expert opinion and technical support for development and due diligence activities
  • Establish key objectives and timelines for cross-functional development programs for complex oncology product candidates, coordinating with R&D, preclinical, clinical, CMC and Regulatory functions. Manage timeline adherence and project quality deliverables
  • Manage CROs, outside collaborations and external R&D activities for oncology programs
  • Conduct reviews to evaluate progress compared to baseline estimates
  • Identify opportunities for additional intellectual property
  • Engage frequently with CEO and the Board of Directors
  • Additional activities consistent with experience and skills


Education and Training: 

  • D. MD/Ph.D. in a biological science with 15-20+ years of experience, preferably including some exposure to regenerative medicine, cell therapy, tissue engineering, biosurgery, or combination products.  Business development experience and/or MBA is a plus.


  • 10+ years of product development experience in oncology/immuno-oncology in pharma and/or biotech.
  • 5+ years in a senior leadership position.
  • Success in startup entrepreneurial ventures and large biomedical companies
  • Experience with advanced therapies, gene/cell-based products
  • Strong working knowledge of regulatory environment guiding advanced therapies/regenerative medicine product development
  • Experience assembling scientific and clinical advisory

Knowledge and Skills:

  • A leadership mindset coupled with the innate ability to engage and motivate scientific colleagues
  • Experienced and optimistic leader with problem-solving attitude
  • Good project/program management skills
  • Strong working knowledge in immunology and oncology
  • Superior communication skills: listening, speaking, reading, writing, and persuasion
  • Strategic and analytical thinker
  • Flexible/adaptable to rapidly changing business environment
  • Good organizational management skills

This is a direct hire position. Recruiter submissions are not being accepted at this time.