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Scientist

Organization
Sanofi
Job Location
640 Memorial Drive
Cambridge, MA 02142
United States
Job Description
  • Position Overview/Key Responsibilities

    • Work as part of a global research team to discover and develop new protein therapeutics for cancer immunotherapy
    • Follow directives and able to complete tasks and experiments expeditiously to meet project timeline and goals
    • Work in alignment with manager and project lead to independently plan and design experiments and establish protocols based on published literature and project needs
    • Drive research programs by performing in vitro and ex vivo experiments, including isolation and characterization of mouse and human primary immune cells using standard immunological techniques
    • Independently execute experiments, perform data analysis, interpret experimental results and generate presentation materials
    • Document all experimental design, protocols, results and interpretations in electronic laboratory notebook in a timely manner
    • Present research findings and progress at project team meetings
Requirements
  • Basic Qualifications

    •  Bachelor degree with minimum of 8 years or Master degree holders with a minimum of 4 years of industry experience
    • Working experience with mammalian cell cultures, including using cell lines and primary human and mouse immune cells for discovery or MoA studies
    • Deep understanding of human immunobiology, especially T cells and NK cells
    • Hands-on experience in performing primary immune cell-based assays, including immunophenotyping, cell proliferation and cytokine/chemokine profiling, utilizing multi-parameter flow cytometry and multiplex technologies
    • Able to independently perform data analysis using basic software, such as FlowJo and GraphPad Prism
    • Working knowledge of mouse tumor models, including isolation and characterization of tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes, cytokine measurements and other relevant techniques is preferred
    • Be able to effectively communicate and function in a highly collaborative, matrix environment
    • Self-motivated, science and data-driven.  Must be able and willing to learn and incorporate new ideas and technologies

     

    Preferred Qualifications

    • PhD in Immunology with less than 4 years of relevant experience, including postdoctoral training
    • Prior experience in biopharmaceutical industry is strongly preferred
    • Prior experience with immuno-oncology drug discovery, especially biologics, is preferred
    • Understanding of immune cell signaling is preferred
About Our Organization
  • Sanofi Inc. and its U.S. affiliates are Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employers committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; creed; religion; national origin; age; ancestry; nationality; marital, domestic partnership or civil union status; sex, gender, gender identity or expression; affectional or sexual orientation; disability; veteran or military status or liability for military status; domestic violence victim status; atypical cellular or blood trait; genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other characteristic protected by law.

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