Sanofi Group Scientist, Type 2 Immunity and Fibrosis, Immunology and Inflammation Research in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Scientist, Type 2 Immunity and Fibrosis, Immunology and Inflammation Research

The Immunology and Inflammation Research and Early Development Therapeutic Area in Sanofi is building a world-class immunology team and is seeking highly motivated scientists to lead projects evaluating novel therapies in the fields of Type 2 Immunity and Fibrosis, Immune Checkpoint Biology, Type 1 Diabetes, Autoimmunity and Innate Immunity.

We are seeking a Scientist in our Type 2 Immunity & Fibrosis Cluster of our Immunology & Inflammation Research Therapeutic Area . The candidate will explore mechanism of action, mono- and combination therapeutic strategies, and biomarkers and therapeutic responses in pre-clinical models. The candidate will work closely with other disciplines across Sanofi to drive early discovery research programs into early clinical development, providing scientific and technical leadership.

Summary of Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead drug discovery project teams working with scientific platform teams and champion projects from discovery into early clinical development.

  • Develop strategies and technologies needed to conduct experiments and analytical procedures, applying a wide variety of scientific principles and concepts.

  • Coordinate research efforts and makes key technical and intellectual contributions that affect the direction of the group and/or project.

  • Develop and utilize innovative preclinical animal models that enable the interrogation of mechanism of action of immune responses that can dictate drug discovery and development projects

  • Help establish interactions with collaborators within and outside the Immunology and Inflammation Research and Early Development Therapeutic Area.

  • Provide scientific expertise, establish and manage external scientific collaborations, monitor external market, and provide critical assessment.

  • Provide and promote support for operational excellence according to Sanofi values and ethics.

  • Prepare publications, research and clinical/regulatory documentation in accordance with Sanofi quality standards.

Essential Qualifications:

  • PhD in Immunology with 0+ years of industry or academic experience in immunology and in vivo pharmacology; or MS in Immunology with minimum of 2 years of industry or academic experience in immunology and in vivo pharmacology; or BS in Immunology with minimum of 5 years of industry or academic experience in immunology and in vivo pharmacology.

  • Track record of excellent recent scientific publications and demonstrated proficiency with mechanistic studies relevant to human immune regulation.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working with models of human disease is highly desirable

  • Experience with in vitro functional assays using human immune cells is highly desirable

  • Strong people organizational and presentation skills

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Excellent interpersonal and team skills; track record of success working collaboratively across disciplines

Sanofi US Services, 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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