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Senior Research Associate, Novel Technologies, Cell Therapy Innovation

応募後で応募 求人ID R0066226 掲載日 05/05/2022 Location:Boston, Massachusetts

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Job Description

About the role:

At Takeda, we are a forward-looking, world-class R&D organization that unlocks innovation and delivers transformative therapies to patients. By focusing R&D efforts on four therapeutic areas and other targeted investments, we push the boundaries of what is possible in order to bring life-changing therapies to patients worldwide.

Join Takeda as a Research Associate / Senior Research Associate where you will conduct scale viral vector production and functional titer assay to support pre-clinical research as part of a larger multidisciplinary team effort. You will also plan and perform experiments, and analyze and present data.

How you will contribute:

  • Help carry out of experiments, and analyzing and presenting data.

  • Keep accurate and complete documentation of experimental studies in the ELN and contribute to technical reports and protocols.

  • Work with BSL 2 materials, follow safe lab procedures and maintain good laboratory practices (GLPs).

  • Help with lab operation including inquiry and inventory management.

  • Coordinate with colleagues within the team or from other departments on project work.

  • Stay updated on new, relevant technologies and published literature to support innovation within the group.

  • Support new technology evaluations to increase product yield and process understanding.

  • Communicate with team, by email, meetings, presentations, and posters.

  • Occasionally, perform weekend and holiday work to support ongoing lab activities

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in biology, molecular biology, biomedical engineering or related pharmaceutical science and 2+ years relevant industry experience

  • Masters degree in biology, molecular biology, biomedical engineering or related pharmaceutical science and 0+ years relevant industry experience.

  • Appropriate laboratory training

  • Experience with adherent and suspension cell culture techniques with understanding of aseptic operations is required.

  • Experience with transfection, viral production and purification experience is required.

  • Practical knowledge in a range of analytical techniques, such as microscope, flow cytometer, PCR, ELISA, western blotting, immunofluorescent staining and image analysis.

  • Experience with automated liquid handler and high-throughput processes.

  • Experience with cell culture and aseptic techniques is required.

  • Experience with transfection, viral production and molecular biological analysis is required.

  • Experience with high-throughput and automation.

What Takeda can offer you:

  • Comprehensive Healthcare: Medical, Dental, and Vision

  • Financial Planning & Stability: 401(k) with company match and Annual Retirement Contribution Plan

  • 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 and company match of charitable contributions

  • Family Planning Support

  • Flexible Work Paths

  • Tuition reimbursement

More about us:

At Takeda, we are transforming patient care through the development of novel specialty pharmaceuticals and best in class patient support programs. Takeda is a patient-focused company that will inspire and empower you to grow through life-changing work.

Certified as a Global Top Employer, Takeda offers stimulating careers, encourages innovation, and strives for excellence in everything we do. We foster an inclusive, collaborative workplace, in which our teams are united by an unwavering commitment to deliver Better Health and a Brighter Future to people around the world.

In accordance with the CO Equal Pay Act, Colorado Applicants Are Not Permitted to Apply.

EEO Statement

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Boston, MA

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