Sanofi Group Principal Research Associate, Immuno-Oncology - Cambridge, MA in Cambridge, Massachusetts
Sanofi Immuno-Oncology Therapeutic Area is seeking a highly motivated Principal Research Associate with 3 or more years of research experience in immunology or immuno-oncology to support our drug discovery programs. The position is based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA.
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/experiments expeditiously to meet project timeline and goals
Work closely with manager to 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 lab meetings and share materials and slides with colleagues for project or unit presentations
Basic Qualifications :
Master’s degree in biomedical sciences with 3-5+ years of lab experience in immunology, immuno-oncology or related disciplines; or bachelor’s degree in biomedical sciences with 5-8+ years of lab experience in immunology, immuno-oncology or related disciplines
Experience in cell culture and primary immune cell-based assays, including multi-color flow cytometry, cytokine profiling (ELISA, Luminex, MSD) and cell proliferation
Ability to perform data analysis using 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
Strong ability to communicate, highly collaborative and able to work effectively in a matrix environment
Self-motivated, science driven and willing to learn and incorporate new ideas and technologies
Prior experience in biopharmaceutical industry is strongly preferred
Prior experience with immuno-oncology drug discovery (biologics or small molecule) is desirable
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