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Sanofi Group Scientist II in Framingham, Massachusetts

JOB TITLE: Scientist II

DEPARTMENT: Manufacturing Science and Analytical Technology

REPORTS TO (Position): Director

DESCRIPTION:

Genzyme has pioneered the development and delivery of transformative therapies for patients affected by rare and debilitating diseases for over 30 years. We accomplish our goals through world-class research, collaboration with the global patient community, and with the compassion and commitment of our employees. With a focus on rare diseases and multiple sclerosis, we are dedicated to making a positive impact on the lives of the patients and families we serve. Genzyme's portfolio of transformative therapies, which are marketed in countries around the world, represent groundbreaking and life-saving advances in medicine. As a Sanofi company, Genzyme benefits from the reach and resources of one of the world's largest pharmaceutical companies, with a shared commitment to improving the lives of patients.

Sanofi, an integrated global healthcare leader, discovers, develops and distributes therapeutic solutions focused on patients’ needs. Sanofi has core strengths in the field of healthcare with seven growth platforms: diabetes solutions, human vaccines, innovative drugs, consumer healthcare, emerging markets, animal health and the new Genzyme.

Genzyme Corporation (a Sanofi company) 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, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.

POSITION OVERVIEW WITH KEY RESPONSIBILITIES :

  • Develop and execute bio-, binding and immunoassays for various biologic modalities, including, mAbs, ADCs, multi-specific antibodies, enzymes and recombinant proteins, and other biologic modalities

  • Leading and performing method qualification and transfers in and out of the department

  • Develop and implement technology platforms, including novel techniques and technologies, and study plans independently and with guidance from the direct manager and other SMEs

  • Collaborate with other scientists in the team, as well as interact cross-functionally in the Global MSAT organization and interface functions and organizations, such as Development/CMC, Quality, Manufacturing, CMO/CROs as appropriate

  • Serve as representative on cross functional teams including Sanofi network teams, technology transfer teams and project teams

  • Lead and perform characterization and comparability studies

  • Author protocols, technical memos and reports, data analysis summaries, process investigations and procedures

  • Understand and participate in establishment of control strategy in the area of expertise, e.g. bio- and immunoassays

  • Support regulatory filings as appropriate

  • May supervise associates or junior scientists

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • PhD with 3+ years' of experience OR Master’s degree with 6+ years' OR Bachelor’s degree with 9+ years' AND

  • Experience in Biopharmaceutical Industry

  • Fields of Discipline: preferably in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry or similar field of study

  • 5+ years’ experience with bioassays and immunoassays

  • Experience with bioanalytical equipment and software

  • Experience in experimental design, method development/troubleshooting

COMPETENCIES/OTHER SKILLS:

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, as well as collaboratively

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Candidate with demonstrated ability to work in a matrix and a highly technical environment

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Knowledgeable and has publications in the field of bioassays, binding and immunoassays

  • Familiarity with novel biologic modalities, such as gene and cell therapies and RNA based therapeutics

  • Knowledge of mammalian cell culture and commercial protein purification processes​

  • Experience with statistical tools and high level data analysis

DISCLAIMER: Above information was designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees with this job description. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” employment relationship.

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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