Sanofi Group Senior Scientist - In Vitro Biology in Waltham, Massachusetts

Job Description :

We are seeking a highly motivated individual to join the In Vitro Biology Group (Waltham, MA) as a Scientist . The successful candidate will join a multidisciplinary research and development team dedicated to small molecule drug discovery; independently conduct in vitro studies and be responsible for development and validation of a variety of biochemical assays, following by iteratively testing compound characteristics including potency, MOA (Mechanism Of Action) to drive SAR (Structure Activity relationship). The successful candidate is also expected to support HTS/MTS campaigns. As an active member of high value project teams, candidate will work collaboratively with medicinal chemists, biologists, DMPK scientists, etc., presenting his/her results at team meetings and participating in decision-making discussions. With an appropriate sense of urgency, the successful candidate will bring valuable experiences to address scientific questions, and is expected to be open-minded to learning new skills and new ways to streamline workflows and drive priorities.

Basic Qualifications:

Ph.D. with 5-7 years of professional experience developing in vitro biochemical assays in the biotech/pharmaceutical environment, or equivalent. Experience in variety of enzymatic assay formats and a strong background in enzymology, biochemistry, biophysics is required. Experience with DMPK assays and/or medicinal chemistry background is a plus.

Preferred Qualifications:

Strong enzymology background; experience working on early-stage drug discovery project teams is highly desirable. Experience with assay validation is a plus. Strict attention to detail and excellent communication (oral and written) skills are required. The candidate must be motivated to excel in both individual and team environments.

Education:

Ph.D. with 5-7 years of professional experience developing in vitro assays in the biotech/pharmaceutical environment, or equivalent.

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