Senior Therapeutics Scientist at Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts

Posted in Science 10 days ago.

Job Description:

Harvard University

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Senior Therapeutics Scientist
Harvard Medical School

Job-Specific Responsibilities

The Translator at Harvard Medical School is a new organization that is tasked with accelerating the movement the fundamental science at Harvard Medical School toward the medicines of tomorrow. The Translator works across a number of disease areas and therapeutic modalities via several translational research programs, including the Quadrangle Fund for Advancing and Seeding Translational Research (Q-FASTR) program and the Blavatnik Therapeutics Challenge Awards (BTCA). The Translator seeks a Senior Therapeutics Scientist to be a senior member of the Translator team.

Primary duties and responsibilities:
  • Work with individual investigators in the Harvard community on translational proposals within the HMS Translator (e.g., BTCA, Q-FASTR, etc.) and provide scientific advice to aid execution of existing grants.
  • Act as a staff member of the Translator function, offering advice and guidance as part of the educational initiative within Therapeutics, with particular emphasis on projects within the Longwood Life Lab (under construction).
  • As needed, manage outsource vendors or additional external experts as projects require.
  • Serve as a key member of the Translator staff.
  • On a case-by-case basis, may also function as a team member or team lead for projects in the Longwood Life Lab where projects from HMS are being principally run through the Life Lab.

The position is a part-time position (a full-time position can be discussed as needed), and is renewed annually.

Basic Qualifications
Minimum job qualifications:
  • Ph.D. required
  • 15+ years in pharmaceutical/biotech research in a relevant subdiscipline (e.g., chemistry, AAV, etc.)

Job Function

Sub Unit

USA - MA - Boston

Therapeutics Initiative

Time Status

00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary

Salary Grade

Pre-Employment Screening
Education, Identity

Part-time schedule | 17.5 hrs per weekPI124660291