Job Title: Genomic Medicine BioAnalytics, Senior Scientist (Biophysics)


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Position Overview/Department Description

We are seeking a motivated Senior Scientist to join our BioAnalytics Characterization group in Genomic Medicine Unit within Sanofi. The Genomic Medicine Unit (GMU), a part of Sanofi’s CMC Development organization, is dedicated to the establishment of best-in-class platforms to support development of life-changing advanced cell and gene therapy products, including recombinant AAV vectors, lipid nanoparticles, and cell therapy products. The BioAnalytics Characterization group uses advanced analytical techniques for in-depth structural and functional characterization of gene therapy/cell therapy products in support of drug development, from pre-candidate selection through commercialization. This role is an opportunity to gain experience in the rapidly growing modality of genomic medicine. The future of medicine is happening now at Sanofi – apply today and future-proof your career by putting yourself at the forefront of the next wave of therapeutics!

The position will have the following responsibilities:

  • Develop strategies and technologies to characterize various biopharmaceutical candidates of viral vectors for gene therapy and cell therapy.

  • Perform biophysical/separation characterization techniques such as DLS, SV-AUC, AF4/FFF, MALS, NTA, CE, cIEF, MFI

  • Design and perform structure/function studies in collaboration with analytical development, process development and research groups.

  • Author technical reports, study protocols and articles for publication; contribute to scientific literature and conferences.

  • Write analytical sections of IND/IMPD filings.

  • Mentor and provide technical oversight for early-career scientists.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. degree in a Biochemistry, or Chemistry-related field with a minimum of 3 years’ relevant industry experience or MS with 7 years’ relevant industry experience or BS with a minimum of 10 years’ relevant industry experience

  • Moderate familiarization and previous experience in several of the biophysical/separation techniques listed above

  • Some experience leading the implementation new analytical technologies

  • Experience characterizing proteins, viral vectors or cell therapies using multiple tools and orthogonal data to build and study protein and viral degradation and behavior.

  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, communication and problem-solving skills

  • Candidates with no previous experience with gene and cell therapy modalities are still encouraged to apply!

Success Profile

  • Courageous

  • Results-driven

  • Proactive

  • Problem-solver

  • Leadership

  • Team player

Culture: Play to Win

  • Growth

  • Innovation

  • Efficiency

  • Collaboration


Health & Wellness

Comprehensive coverage including medical, dental, vision, and health and wellness programs.


Sanofi wants to ensure employees are equipped for financial health, Sanofi provides a competitive 401K Match program and Financial Wel-Being Tools and Programs.


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Work/Life Balance

Sanofi provides significant Work/Life benefits to help you excel beyond the workday. Including Workplace Flexibility through part‑time, remote work, flex‑time and job share options.

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