iMove, the Sanofi VIE Program, is available to citizens of the European Economic Area (EU + Norway, Liechtenstein and Iceland) aged between 18 and 28.
PLEASE NOTE that since this program is primarily an international development program, candidates cannot apply to a VIE assignment in their own country of citizenship.
PLEASE NOTE that applications that are only submitted in French cannot be considered by our non-French speaking partners at Sanofi worldwide.
Therefore, only applications that are submitted in English will be considered.
At Sanofi diversity and inclusion is foundational to how we operate and is embedded in our Core Values. We respect the diversity of our people, their backgrounds and experiences. 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 employees, patients and customers.
We are looking for: Scientist in Analytical Sciences (Biochemistry) - VIE Contract (W/M)
Target start date: 01/02/2024
Lead the development & qualification of appropriate assays for the release, characterization, & stability assessment of vaccines
Lead the design & execution of experimental studies for the development of new test methods for use as release, stability, & characterization assays for new vaccine products through literature search, feasibility assessment, assay optimization and robustness testing, and qualification/validation
Lead method transfers to or co-validations with other testing labs, investigations, and test performance monitoring/trending
Be responsible for the day-to-day functions within the laboratory to ensure project milestones are achieved on time & performed in a GMP (Good Manufacturing Practice) compliant manner with respect to training, documentation, & instrumentation
Lead the evaluation of new technologies in their area of expertise to improve upon throughput, precision, accuracy, and overall quality of methods employed
Work within the policies, procedures and regulations as required by the Company and under the Occupational Health and Safety Act
Responsible for implementation of analytical strategy with thorough method development and qualification
Promote good communication and teamwork to ensure flexibility in the workplace and transversal cooperation with internal customers and other testing groups
M.Sc. in Biochemistry / Analytical Chemistry / Molecular Biology or Biotechnology with a minimum of 2 years relevant experience preferred
Fluent English and French
Specific scientific experience in the development of new analytical methods for biomolecules and/or vaccines
Familiarity with a broad range of analytical instrumentation and techniques with proven familiarity for analytical chromatography and/or mass spectrometry-based methods: High/Ultra Performance Liquid Chromatography (H/UPLC), Quadrupole Time-of-Flight (QToF), Triple Quadrupole (QQQ), and/or Orbitrap is highly preferred
Familiarity with spectroscopy methods (UV-vis and fluorescence), electrophoresis-based methods (Capillary Gel Eletrophoresis (CGE), Capillary IsoElectric Focusing (cIEF), western blot, capillary western such as Protein Simple Wes/Jess) and multiple chromatography detectors (UltraViolet (UV), Fluoresence Detector (FLD), Refractive Index (RI), Multi Angle Light Scattering (MALS), Charged Aerosol Detector (CAD), Pulsed Amperometric Detection (PAD)) is preferred
General knowledge of protein physiochemical characterization methods (DSC, nanoDSF, particle sizing/characterization methods such as Dynamic Light Scattering (DLS), laser diffraction, micro-flow imaging, zeta potential) is preferred
Experience in analytical method development, validation/transfer, data management, automation, and general statistics preferred
Experience in maintaining laboratories and equipment in cGMP (Current Good Manufacturing Practice) compliance. Familiarity with testing in compliance with current electronic data integrity regulations is preferred
Proven verbal and written communication and planning/organizational skills are required
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.