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Scientist/Senior Scientist, Advanced analytics- Cell Therapies

応募後で応募 求人ID R0066056 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 Scientist/Senior Scientist, Advanced Analytics - Cell Therapies where you will lead and develop the novel analytical solutions to facilitate next gen cell therapy development. You will drive and lead the development of cell therapy advanced functional analytic platforms and be responsible for using existing assays and/or developing new analytical methods to support cellular product development and IND enabling studies. e.g. CAR T, CAR NK, CAR gdT products (primary and/or iPSC derived).

How you will contribute:

  • Prepares study protocols, reports, technology transfer documentation, and regulatory documents for various studies.

  • Responsible for participating and interacting on matrix project teams, presenting study results at team or department meetings, to external partners or at conferences.

  • Understands project timelines and deliverables and plans/coordinates project work accordingly with departmental, functional and external stakeholders.

  • Leads and develops the novel analytical solutions to facilitate next gen cell therapy development.

  • Independently make plans and executes experiments to test CAR-T / CAR-NK/CAR gdT products.

  • Serves as a technical resource for junior staff and leverages expertise in laboratory technology as a functional resource/trainer.

  • Prepares study protocols, reports, technology transfer documentation, and regulatory documents for clinical trials.

  • Reviews, interprets and communicates data cross-functionally within CMC and/or project teams.

  • Plans and implements resolutions to technical problems/issues.

  • Works collaboratively with other members from different teams and demonstrates independent, self-starting and supportive of team-based research and able to work effectively in a matrix organization.

  • Builds and maintains relationships with key vendors and assists with technical aspects of vendor negotiations.

  • Assists with the development of analytical strategy and communicates complex data/decisions within department and cross functionally as necessary.

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • PhD in Immunology, Cancer biology, stem cell biology and biomedical engineering or related pharmaceutical science; 0-5+ years relevant industry/academic experience

  • Experience in developing and executing cellular characterization assays, including flow cytometry, xCelligence and/or incuCyte based cell function assay as well as cytokine release assay.

  • Expertise in T cell/ NK cells/ gdT cell and/or Innate cell biology.

  • Experience with xCelligence or incuCyte platform is desirable.

  • Analytical and Problem-Solving Skills - Able to troubleshoot critical issues or problems, and determine causes and possible solutions

  • This position is looking for talent who has a solid background in immune-oncology and innate immunology.

  • May require approximately 0-10% travel.

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.

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