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Sanofi Group Scientist in Cambridge, Massachusetts

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

We are seeking a highly motivated and creative Scientist to join the Immunology and Inflammation Therapeutic Area located in Cambridge MA. Focusing on Type 2 inflammation and Fibrosis, your position will contribute to and direct our research towards identifying and validating novel targets, and drive discovery research programs into early clinical development. The position requires an ability to work independently, have excellent written and oral communication skills, and work effectively in a collaborative team environment.

We are seeking candidates with a strong working knowledge and demonstrated scientific success in the field of Type 2 immunity with the ability to lead scientific discoveries through cutting-edge technologies and innovation. The ideal candidate will possess strong laboratory experience and technical expertise in molecular and cellular immunology (including ELISA and cytokine multiplex assay systems, cell and tissue culture, sample preparation, acquisition and analysis using flow cytometry, primary immune cell assays and ex vivo analysis). Experience with single cell, next generation sequencing and bioinformatic analysis are strongly desired.

Summary of Key Responsibilities:

  • Scientific contribution and leadership towards novel target identification and validation

  • Scientific contribution and leadership in drug discovery project teams, working with scientific platform teams to advance projects from discovery into early clinical development.

  • Design, develop and perform experiments to characterize targets and pathways to select functional antibody or small molecule therapeutic candidates. Hands-on laboratory contribution is essential.

  • Analyze, interpret, and document data and communicate results in team, group, and leadership settings

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

Essential Qualifications:

  • PhD in immunology or a related field with 0+ years, or MS with 3+ years of relevant research experience in an academic or biopharmaceutical setting

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1-3 years of postdoctoral training, industry experience.

  • A broad & deep understanding of the pathophysiology, molecular mechanisms, and common therapeutic paradigms in Type 2 immunity (e.g., allergy, atopy).

  • A broad understanding of immunological/mechanistic interdependencies and drug discovery paradigms across inflammatory and autoimmune diseases.

  • Strong hands-on in vitro experimental biology skills in immunology (e.g., multicolor flow cytometry, and functional assay development using human and mouse immune cells),

  • DNA/RNA/protein quantification platforms (e.g., Nanostring, qPCR, MSD, Luminex)

  • Experience in single cell and next generation sequencing assays is highly desired.

  • Bioinformatics analysis capability for sequencing analysis using tools or pipelining is a plus (e.g. IPA, Cell ranger, Array studio, SeqGeq, and experience with R).

  • Knowledge and/or experience with systems biology principles and tools (e.g., generating and/or exploring high dimensional datasets to generate and test biological hypotheses)

  • Excellent organization, communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills

  • A creative, problem-solving, collaborative, and goal-oriented mindset

  • Fundamental pharmacological principles in drug discovery

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Sanofi has core strengths in diabetes solutions, human vaccines, innovative drugs, consumer healthcare, emerging markets, animal health and Genzyme.

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