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Sanofi Group Scientist - Rare and Neurological Diseases in Framingham, Massachusetts

Position Overview:

Sanofi is seeking an experienced, versatile, and self-driven individual to join our Rare and Neurological Diseases group. The scientist will directly contribute to discovery efforts for next generation small molecule and/or biologic therapeutics to treat diseases with great unmet need. They will design, execute, and interpret laboratory experiments to test hypotheses concerning target validity and associated disease biology. Disciplined, data-driven decision making, and objective analytical skills are essential for this position. Applicants should be collaborative team members, with excellent organizational and communication skills.

NOTE: While this position is currently at the Framingham site, it will move to the new Cambridge Crossing campus in Cambridge, MA in the spring of 2022.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design and perform in vitro and in vivo target validation studies.

  • Develop expertise in a disease area to explore new disease modifying strategies.

  • Interact effectively with colleagues spanning the spectrum of relevant functions throughout the company.

Basic Qualifications:

  • PhD in molecular/cell biology, biochemistry, physiology, or related discipline, with 1-3 years post graduate experience.

  • Ability to work independently as well as in a collaborative team environment.

  • Technical expertise facilitating development of cellular models of genetic diseases and in vivo proof-of-concept studies.

  • Proficiency in or a strong desire to learn and perform various mouse techniques such as injections, oral gavage, blood draws, perfusions, necropsies. Experience in behavioral studies in mice a plus.

  • Organizational skills concerning prioritization, data management, internal and external presentations, and writing.

  • Strong publication record.

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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