Sanofi Group Scientist in Framingham, Massachusetts
Job Responsibilities / Department Description:
Sanofi is seeking a highly motivated Scientist to join the Analytical Development team in Bioanalytics, Framingham, MA. The candidate is expected to have a strong scientific background in cell based assay and immunoassay development, as well as excellent oral and written communication skills. This successful candidate will play a key role in the design and development of cell based potency assays to support preclinical and clinical lot release and stability testing of biotherapeutics, including enzymes, antibodies and other therapeutics.
Define scientific approaches and analysis methods for quantitative bioassays.
Participate in the development of bioassays and immunoassays.
Take leadership role contributing to the scientific literature.
Ensure timely completion and delivery of analytical results and documentation (technical reports, SOPs, etc.) to support product development during clinical phases.
PhD in Biological Sciences (Cell Biology, Biochemistry, Immunology or related field) or Master’s Degree in a relevant discipline and at least 4 years of relevant experience, or Bachelor’s Degree in relevant discipline and at least 6 years of relevant experience.
Experience in developing and analyzing quantitative cell-based and biochemical/immunological assays in the context of relative potency.
Post-doctoral experience and strong publication record.
Understanding of MOA for antibody and gene therapy-based therapeutics.
Familiarity with software packages to analyze dose-responses and statistical analysis (SoftMax, JMP, etc).
Experience with flow cytometry, ELISA, western blotting, cell based cytotoxicity/proliferation assays and effector function assays (ADCC, CDC, FcyR binding, C1q binding) to characterize antibody therapeutics.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
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