Sanofi Group Senior Research Associate in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Job Responsibilities/Department Description:

At Sanofi, we are seeking a highly motivated individual to join the Type 2 Immunity and Fibrosis Cluster located in Cambridge, MA. You will be part of a dynamic team responsible for discovery and project progression in the preclinical research space. This position is intended to support mechanistic biology activities to enable credentialing of early and late stage programs using in vitro and in vivo biology skills.

  • Working semi-independently, carry-out biological studies (immunology, biochemical, cell biology, ex vivo assays, in vivo pharmacological and molecular biology) for the advancement of therapeutic enabling/validation programs.

  • Plan studies to generate, process and present high-quality data to supervisor /immediate working group/program team. Provide documentation of studies according to Quality SOPs.

  • May be asked to assume other Department responsibilities (e.g. Safety, Quality).

Applicants with laboratory experience in either 1) cellular immunology (including cell separation and selection, tissue culture, preparation, acquisition and analysis of flow cytometry data, perform ELISAs and Luminex assays, immunological profiling of samples obtained from relevant human subjects, ex vivo assessment of cellular immune responses in samples), 2) in vivo pharmacology, 3) molecular techniques (including Next Generation Sequencing, TaqMan/PCR, RNA isolation, western blotting) are aligned with our needs and ongoing areas of science.

Successful applicants must be well-organized and detail-oriented. They must have meticulous record keeping and documentation according to Sanofi quality SOPs, capable of working independently with minimal supervision, ability to work productively in a team environment, and the ability to adapt to changing project priorities and timelines with willingness to learn new techniques.

Basic Qualifications:

  • B.S. in Biology or related discipline with 3-6 years of relevant experience OR an M.S. with 2-4 years of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Basic in vitro assay skills are required and proven assay development skills would be an advantage.

  • Experience with handling and profiling of human samples

  • Multi-color flow cytometry analysis would also be an advantage.

  • Strong communication and presentation skills, along with a strong work ethic

  • Motivated to excel in both individual and team environments.

  • A background in immunology research would be an advantage.

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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Sanofi is dedicated to supporting people through their health challenges. We are a global biopharmaceutical company focused on human health. We prevent illness with vaccines, provide innovative treatments to fight pain and ease suffering. We stand by the few who suffer from rare diseases and the millions with long-term chronic conditions.

With more than 100,000 people in 100 countries, Sanofi is transforming scientific innovation into healthcare solutions around the globe.

Sanofi, Empowering Life