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Scientist I- Oncology

Company: Takeda Pharmaceutical
Location: Reading
Posted on: May 9, 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 and . 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 Scientist I where you will contribute to and implement new ideas with in vitro and in vivo proof of concept studies to enable initiation of new discovery project concepts. As part of the Oncology Drug Discovery Unit, you will report to one of our Senior Scientists.How you will contribute:

  • Partner with teams to implement decision allowing preclinical experiments to better understand mechanisms of action of novel therapeutics
  • Independently and collaboratively design, validate, and implement a variety of assays to understand biology associated with targets of interest for I/O applications
  • Use technical literature to implement novel procedures, changes, and improvements within a project. Can duplicate and modify experimental procedures based on the literature
  • Help execute specific research procedures, coordinating schedules of experiments and procedures (-75% of time in the laboratory).
  • Compile data from complex experiments, implement analysis and communicate findings through presentation format
  • Present comprehensive technical or project reports and formal presentations /posters to full range of our audiencesMinimum 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.
    • Demonstrate knowledge of immunological principles including prior experience carrying out data acquisition, analysis and interpretation of molecular or cell-based assays and in vivo experiments
    • Independence with multiplexing immune profiling platforms (cell separation, sterile culture, multi-dimension Flow cytometry, Luminex, MSD).
    • Independence in protein analytical methods (ELISA, Western Blotting).
    • Independence in molecular biology applications (DNA/RNA prep, qPCR, nanostring)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 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 ApplyEEO 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

Keywords: Takeda Pharmaceutical, Somerville , Scientist I- Oncology, Healthcare , Reading, Massachusetts

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