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Research Scientist: Immuno-Oncology Drug Discovery

Company: Takeda Pharmaceutical
Location: Boston
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

By clicking the "Apply" button, I understand that my employment application process with Takeda will commence and that the information I provide in my application will be processed in line with Takeda's Privacy Notice and Terms of Use . I further attest that all information I submit in my employment application is true to the best of my knowledge.Job DescriptionAbout the role: Our vision is to be a forward-looking, world-class R&D organization that unlocks innovation and delivers transformative therapies to patients.Join Takeda as a Research Scientist where your work will contribute to our bold, inspiring vision: We aspire to cure cancer. Here, you'll build a career grounded in purpose and be empowered to achieve your best. As part of the Oncology Drug Discovery Unit, you will report to Senior Scientist Ashvin Jaiswal.How you will contribute: Contribute to pre-clinical projects by developing well-defined mechanistic experiments and projects within immuno-oncology research. Opportunity to lead from the lab to promote novel immuno-oncology therapeutic modalities toward clinical milestones. Execute functional in vitro and ex vivo assays to understand the mechanism of action of novel therapeutic agents. Implement well-defined experiments and projects based on scientific theory, all data, and technical literature to promote data-driven decisions. Propose novel projects based on internal results, external partners, and published reports. Demonstrate knowledge of immuno-oncologyMinimum Requirements/Qualifications: PhD degree in a scientific discipline (no post doc experience required) , or MS with 4+ years experience, or BS with 6+ years experience Experience with data analysis software, such as FlowJo and GraphPad Prism Demonstrate scientific leadership from the lab within project teams. Experience isolating, phenotyping, and manipulating primary human and murine immune cells for in vitro and ex vivo assays (e.g. immune cell function assays, T cell activation assays, cytotoxicity, MLR, and co-culture assays.) In-depth understanding of T cell biology and flow cytometry expertise that can be applied to projects Experience with qPCR and Luminex/MSDWhat 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 reimbursementMore 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.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. US field-based employees must be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment, absent an approved religious or medical reason. 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. If you are contacted by a Takeda recruiter about your job application, we encourage you to seek more information on the applicable guidelines for the Business Unit/Function to which you have applied.In accordance with the CO Equal Pay Act, Colorado Applicants Are Not Permitted to Apply.EEO StatementTakeda 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.LocationsBoston, MAWorker TypeEmployeeWorker Sub-TypeRegularTime TypeFull time

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