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Sanofi Group Senior Associate Scientist in Framingham, Massachusetts


Sanofi 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. Sanofi’s portfolio of transformative therapies, which are marketed in countries around the world, represent groundbreaking and life-saving advances in medicine.

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, human vaccines, innovative drugs, consumer healthcare, emerging markets, and animal health.

Sanofi 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.


Manufacturing Sciences and Technology is responsible for development, scale-up, transfer, and characterization of purification processes for commercial manufacturing of therapeutic proteins from a mammalian cell culture production platform. In addition, the department develops next generation bioprocessing and process development technologies such as integrated and continuous bioprocessing, high throughput process development, and mechanistic modeling of bioprocesses. The department also works to support a global purification network.


We are looking for candidates for the position of Associate Scientist. This individual should be able to use scientific principles and professional practices to solve a wide range of challenges, while ensuring that the highest standards of safety, environmental and regulatory compliance are maintained in the workplace.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Ability to work under moderate supervision and function within a collaborative/team-oriented environment.

  • 80% benchwork and 20% analyzing data and presenting results

  • Participate in various stages of protein purification including process characterization from early development to regulatory filings

  • Collaborate with MSAT and manufacturing teams to troubleshoot, design and optimize experiments, and provide hands-on support

  • Effectively communicate results through written reports and oral presentations across various organizational levels

  • Actively review literature and propose innovative solutions


  • BS/MS in Chemical engineering, biology, chemistry, or closely related discipline with 2-5 years’ experience.


  • Growth mindset with ability to learn new techniques and adapt to changing priorities

  • Must have good organizational, record keeping and safe working environmental skills

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Must have permanent US work authorization


  • Downstream protein processing experience using AKTA

  • Experience with affinity, SEC, IEX, HIC, HPLC and/or SDS-PAGE

  • Experience with automation of protein production/therapeutics

  • Experience with design of experiments (DOE) using statistical analysis

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.



At Sanofi diversity and inclusion is foundational to how we operate and embedded in our Core Values. We recognize to truly tap into the richness diversity brings we must lead with inclusion and have a workplace where those differences can thrive and be leveraged to empower the lives of our colleagues, patients and customers. We respect and celebrate the diversity of our people, their backgrounds and experiences and provide equal opportunity for all.