In Vivo Scientist - Cell Therapies at Takeda Development Center Americas, Inc. in Boston, Massachusetts

Posted in General Business 11 days ago.

Type: Full-Time





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Job Description

Are you looking for a patient-focused, innovation-driven company that will inspire you and empower you to shine? Join us as an In Vivo Scientist in our Cell Therapy Innovation group in our Cambridge, MA office.

At Takeda, we are transforming the pharmaceutical industry through our R&D-driven market leadership and being a values-led company. To do this, we empower our people to realize their potential through life-changing work. Certified as a Global Top Employer, we offer stimulating careers, encourage innovation, and strive for excellence in everything we do. We foster an inclusive, collaborative workplace, in which our global teams are united by an unwavering commitment to deliver Better Health and a Brighter Future to people around the world.

Here, you will be a vital contributor to our inspiring, bold mission.

As an In Vivo Scientist you will be a part of our Cell Therapy Oncology organization and you will report into our Novel Technologies division. You will be a part of a team who are committed to expanding our cell therapy pipeline.

POSITION OBJECTIVES:


  • You will establish and utilize in vivo model systems to determine the efficacy and mechanism of action of novel cellular therapy products.


  • You will contribute to study design and be responsible for independently executing in vivo experiments to support optimization and validation of cell therapy products.


  • Following completion of the experiment, you will analyze the data, present it to the team, and play an active role in the subsequent discussions leading to decisions and next steps.


  • You will be accountable for the quality of the data and complying with record keeping requirements.


POSITION ACCOUNTABILITIES:


  • The In Vivo Scientist will be responsible for the investigation of new experimental approaches to specific problems using scientific theory and technical literature


  • You will identify plan and execute well defined scientific projects


  • You will use defined practices and theoretical knowledge to perform analysis, interpret results and determine appropriate action


  • You will utilize relevant information, technology and resources, contributing to complex team problem resolution and objectives


  • You will interpret results of complex experiments


  • You will prepare and present comprehensive technical or project reports and formal presentations / posters to full range of internal / external audiences


  • Conducts scientific presentations to internal audiences


  • Receives high level instructions on all work, determines methods on new assignments, works closely with manager, you may manage junior staff


EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:

Education and Experience:

Required:


  • BS (Biology/Pharmacology) and at least 5 years of research experience or MS and at least 3 years of research in a lab setting working with animals


  • Strong experimental skills, including mammalian tissue culture, in vivo model development, drug administration by multiple routes (IV, SQ, IP, IT, PO), and blood/tissue collection. Imaging experience is highly desirable.


  •  Knowledge in immunology and/or immune oncology. Understanding of cell and gene therapies is strongly preferred.


  • Experience with flow based assays is desirable


  • Data analysis skills, including proficiency with commonly used software


  • Excellent organizational skills, and oral and written communication skills


  • Demonstrated ability to work in a collaborative team environment


WHAT TAKEDA CAN OFFER YOU:


  • 401(k) with company match and Annual Retirement Contribution Plan.


  • Tuition reimbursement.


  • Company match of charitable contributions.


  • Health & Wellness programs including onsite flu shots and health screenings.


  • Generous time off for vacation and the option to purchase additional vacation days.


  • Community Outreach Programs.


Effective November 1, 2021, absent an approved religious or medical reason, all US office-based and lab-based Takeda employees who work fully on-site or in a hybrid model (as determined by Takeda) must be fully vaccinated to work at a Takeda site or to engage with Takeda colleagues or anyone else on behalf of Takeda. As of the same date, absent an approved religious or medical reason, US field-based employees, employees must be fully vaccinated in order to continue in their current roles. US employees who work at a Takeda manufacturing facility, and those who work at a BioLife center or BioLife lab, may be subject to different guidelines. Candidates are encouraged to speak with their recruiter to seek further information on the applicable guidelines for the Business Unit/Function for which they have applied.

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EEO Statement

Takeda is proud in its commitment to creating a diverse workforce and providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, parental status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship status, genetic information or characteristics, marital status, status as a Vietnam era veteran, special disabled veteran, or other protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws, and any other characteristic protected by law.

EEO Statement

Takeda is proud in its commitment to creating a diverse workforce and providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, parental status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship status, genetic information or characteristics, marital status, status as a Vietnam era veteran, special disabled veteran, or other protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws, and any other characteristic protected by law.

Locations

Boston, MA

Worker Type

Employee

Worker Sub-Type

Regular

Time Type

Full time





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