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Research Scientific Associate Director: TME Tumor Lab, ODDU

応募 後で応募 求人ID R0123793 掲載日 06/04/2024 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 Scientific Associate Director: TME Tumor Lab, ODDU where you will contribute to the overall deliverables of the ODDU and beyond by leading a team of lab-based scientists who adopt state-of-the-art molecular biology and cancer signaling technologies, and standardizes most-frequent-used assays, enabling teams to characterize mechanistic studies needed to advance our portfolio. You will also provide technological/assay support, strong expertise and have a collaborative mindset to help manage resources across the team and the broader ODDU elevating new concepts to help initiate and advance projects in our portfolio. As part of the Oncology Drug Discovery Unit (ODDU) within the Tumor Microenvironment (TME) Disruptor group, you will report to TME Disruptor Portfolio Lead.

How you will contribute:

  • Demonstrate independence and resourcefulness with the ability to identify innovative approaches to support drug discovery and development in an industry setting to support our evolving portfolio in collaboration with research teams.

  • Foster a collaborative and empowering mindset while establishing best practices for their team of lab-based scientists who are responsible for creating defining and executing rigorous experimental plans supporting research into tumor intrinsic mechanisms.

  • Collaborate with other Lab Heads and leaders within the ODDU to establish workflows and allocate resources effectively, maximizing the impact of data generated to facilitate portfolio progression.

  • Collaborate with other departments, and disciplines, acting as scientific authority within discipline

  • Contribute to continual deepening of scientific expertise through external network development; evaluating new external opportunities in partnership with business development.

  • Capable of playing an active role in the evaluation of potential drug candidates for in-licensing or partnering.

  • Familiarity with Electronic Lab Notebooks and best practices for documenting experiment is required. Preference for those with experience preparing/editing/reviewing of documents for regulatory submission (i.e., study reports, IB's, IND's).

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • PhD degree in a scientific discipline with 6+ years experience, or MS with 10+ years experience, or BS with 12+ years experience.

  • Right attitude (agile, curious, positive, open-minded, "can-do" mindset), must be willing and able to be "hands on," results-oriented mindset.

  • Determine methods on new assignments; make strategic recommendations on projects; demonstrated independence; ability to manage junior staff with an emphasis on mentoring.

  • Demonstrate well-developed knowledge of other disciplines/departments and how they function together.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including writing, reviewing and editing scientific documents and presenting to a range of stake-holders.

  • Ability to work and drive decision-making within a multi-disciplinary, multi-regional, matrix teams with a global perspective with cultural competency.

  • Takeda's high-engagement and ONE Research DEI culture is an important factor in our success; we seek team members who will contribute to and further strengthen that culture in all ways of working.

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.


Takeda Compensation and Benefits Summary

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For Location:

Boston, MA

U.S. Base Salary Range:

$149,100.00 - $234,300.00

The estimated salary range reflects an anticipated range for this position. The actual base salary offered may depend on a variety of factors, including the qualifications of the individual applicant for the position, years of relevant experience, specific and unique skills, level of education attained, certifications or other professional licenses held, and the location in which the applicant lives and/or from which they will be performing the job.The actual base salary offered will be in accordance with state or local minimum wage requirements for the job location.

U.S. based employees may be eligible for short-term and/or long-termincentives. U.S.based employees may be eligible to participate in medical, dental, vision insurance, a 401(k) plan and company match, short-term and long-term disability coverage, basic life insurance, a tuition reimbursement program, paid volunteer time off, company holidays, and well-being benefits, among others. U.S.based employees are also eligible to receive, per calendar year, up to 80 hours of sick time, and new hires are eligible to accrue up to 120 hours of paid vacation.

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.


Boston, MA

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