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Sanofi Group Senior Associate Scientist in Waltham, Massachusetts

We are seeking a highly motivated Senior Associate Scientist to join the Non-viral Gene Therapy group within the Genomic Medicine Unit of Sanofi.

The individual in this position should have hands-on experience in the formulation of lipid nanoparticles, familiar with nanoparticles characterization methods and instruments. This position will work in a team setting to develop novel targeted non-viral gene delivery vehicles for various therapeutic areas.

Benefits of working in this role

  • Position supports career growth within the scientific track.

  • The individual in this position will have the opportunity to contribute to the development of novel non-viral gene therapies to treat a variety of disease indications.

  • The Genomic Medicine Unit provides a dynamic and collaborative environment to apply cutting edge science and technology to the development of novel therapeutics. This creates a great opportunity for junior scientists to learn and grow.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Plan, execute, and record experiments as guided in a time sensitive manner.

  • Actively collaborate with therapeutic area team to support in vitro and in vivo experiments.

  • Assume responsibility for critical reagent sourcing and maintain adequate supply and inventory.

  • Author standard operating procedures, study plans and reports and present findings.

Basic Qualifications:

  • The candidate must hold a bachelor’s degree in the field of chemical/biomedical engineering, pharmaceutical sciences, or related field with minimum 3 years of industry experience.

  • Experience with mRNA/DNA and LNP analytical characterization such as particle size, zeta potential, gel electrophoresis, UV-vis spectroscopy, RP HPLC etc.

  • Direct formulation experience with lipid nanoparticles preferred.

  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills along with the ability to work collaboratively in a team setting.

  • Demonstrated knowledge and skills in solving scientific problems, ability to troubleshoot, and willingness to learn.

At Sanofi R&D North America, we deliver meaningful solutions for patients. We transform science into breakthrough, best-in-class and first-in-class medicines and vaccines. We believe in creating a diverse and inclusive workforce – and workplace – which brings together the collective brainpower of over 2,000 colleagues and provides you with an exciting place to grow and develop. We set the bar high, and we deliver. Join us and together we will build on our trusted legacy of breakthroughs for society.

As a healthcare company and a vaccine manufacturer, Sanofi has an important responsibility to protect individual and public health.This position will require individuals to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as part of your job responsibilities.

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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