Job title : 2024 Fall Co-op - Data and Computational Science, mRNA Center of Excellence, Sanofi - Vaccines

  • Location: Waltham, MA

About the job

We are an innovative global healthcare company that helps the world stay ahead of infectious diseases by delivering more than 500 million vaccine doses a year. Across different countries, our talented teams are exploring new technologies to protect people and promote healthy communities. We chase the miracles of science every single day, pursuing progress to make a real impact on millions of patients around the world.

Looking to launch your career at the cutting edge of healthcare? Join Sanofi for a chance to develop with mentoring and guidance from inspirational leaders while helping to make an impact on the lives of countless people worldwide. As a 2024 Fall Co-op - Data and Computational Science, mRNA Center of Excellence, Sanofi - Vaccines in our Process & CMC Data Science Team, you’ll focus on In Vitro Transcription (IVT) modelling, Model-based Design of Experiments (MBDoE), advanced process control (APC), machine learning and data visualization, supporting the main functions in the CMC data science team. The candidate will have opportunities to learn about mRNA technology, unit operations and to demonstrate the benefits of process modelling and advanced control in a non-GMP lab environment.

Main responsibilities:

  • The successful candidate will work with his/her supervisor to develop dynamic models for In Vitro Transcription (IVT) reactions.

  • The activities include to investigate how process parameter influence product quality attributes and uncertainty quantification, design model-based DoE for model structure selection and parameter optimization, and scalability and robustness analysis of the developed models.

About you

  • Currently enrolled in a biology, chemical or biochemical engineering, or equivalent program and working toward BS, MS, or PhD degree program

  • Basic understanding of mRNA technology

  • Knowledge in enzymatic reactions such as in vitro- transcription, capping and tailing

  • Experience in First principle and hybrid dynamic modelling, and model-based DoE

  • Familiar with mathematical software and packages (Python, Julia, MATLAB, PYOMO, sklearn, gPROMS)

Why choose us?

  • Bring the miracles of science to life alongside a supportive, future-focused team.

  • Discover endless opportunities to grow your talent and drive your career, whether it’s through a promotion or lateral move, at home or internationally.

  • Enjoy a thoughtful, well-crafted rewards package that recognizes your contribution and amplifies your impact.

  • Take good care of yourself and your family, with a wide range of health and wellbeing benefits including high-quality healthcare, prevention and wellness programs.

  • Play an instrumental part in creating best practice within our manufacturing facility.

Pursue Progress . Discover Extraordinary .

Progress doesn’t happen without people – people from different backgrounds, in different locations, doing different roles, all united by one thing: a desire to make miracles happen. You can be one of those people. Chasing change, embracing new ideas and exploring all the opportunities we have to offer. Let’s pursue progress. And let’s discover extraordinary together.

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