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Sanofi Group Senior Associate Scientist for Cell Therapy and Genome Editing in Waltham, Massachusetts

Position Overview:

We are seeking a Senior Associate Scientist to be part of a team focused on cell and genome engineering in the Genomic Medicine Unit. The successful candidate will play an important role to support the activities around various projects that involve genome editing technology as an approach for treatment of common or rare diseases.

Key Responsibilities:

Specifically, the remit of the candidate will be to:

  • Technically support genome editing team.

  • Experiment and develop techniques for successful editing of various cell types (including technologies such as nucleofection and electroporation with various editing).

  • Evaluate target editing using various types of analysis to evaluate mRNA and protein expression (including FACS (experience with ACEA Quanteon and/or CyTek Aurora Preferred), alpha-LISA and other applicable technologies).

  • Design and work with cell culture systems to evaluate function of edited cells.

  • Collaborate across teams within the GMU.

  • Acts as an impactful contributor in different projects in the group.

  • Incorporates strong research integrity practices.

Basic Qualifications:

  • BSc with 3 years of laboratory experience, with a minimum of 2 years industry experience.

  • Prior experience involving genome editing applications required, including editing of primary human T cells and NK cells.

  • Driven and results-oriented, with a track record of contribution to research projects

  • Demonstrated ability to work well under supervision and to deliver well curated results on time

  • Good written and oral communication skills.

  • Candidates must be authorized to work in the USA.

Sanofi US Services, 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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