Offers “Sanofi”

Expires soon Sanofi

Scientist, Immuno-Oncology

  • Internship
  • Cambridge (Cambridgeshire)
  • Teaching

Job description

Position Overview:

Sanofi Immuno-Oncology Therapeutic Area is seeking a highly motivated individual with solid training in immunology to join our group located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA, as a Scientist. This individual will apply strong scientific expertise in plate and cell-based functional assays using primary human cells to support the development of multi-specific protein therapeutics in cancers.  The successful candidate will work in a dynamic and multi-disciplinary environment in early drug discovery with significant career development opportunity.

Key Responsibilities :

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Work as part of a global research team to support the discovery and development of new protein therapeutics for cancer immunotherapy.

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Follow directives and able to complete tasks and experiments expeditiously to meet project timeline and goals.

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Work in alignment with manager and project lead to independently plan, design experiments and establish protocols based on published literature and project needs.

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Performing in vitro and ex vivo experiments, including isolation and characterization of mouse and human primary immune cells using standard immunological techniques.

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Perform data analysis, interpret experimental results and generate presentation materials.

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Document all experimental design, protocols, results and interpretations in electronic laboratory notebook in a timely manner.

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Present research findings and progress at project team meetings.

Basic Qualifications :

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Bachelor’s Degree plus minimum 4 years of relevant research experience in an academic or biopharmaceutical setting OR Master’s Degree plus minimum 1 year of relevant research experience in an academic or biopharmaceutical setting.

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Working experience with mammalian cell cultures, including established cell lines and primary human and mouse immune cells.

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Deep understanding of human immunobiology, especially T cells and NK cells.

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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.

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Able to independently perform data analysis using basic software, such as FlowJo and GraphPad Prism.

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Working knowledge of mouse tumor models, including isolation and characterization of tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes, cytokine measurements and other relevant techniques.

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Be able to effectively communicate and function independently in a highly collaborative, matrix environment.

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Must be self-motivated and data-driven. 

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Must be able and willing to learn and incorporate new concepts and technologies.

Preferred Qualifications:

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Prior experience in biopharmaceutical industry is strongly preferred.

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Prior experience with immuno-oncology drug discovery, especially biologics, is strongly preferred.

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Understanding of immune cell signaling is preferred.

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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