Scientist – Integrated Drug Discovery | Sanofi

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Scientist – Integrated Drug Discovery | Sanofi

Description of Position:

The Cell Biology Team in the In Vitro Biology Department of Sanofi’s  Integrated Drug Discovery Platform is seeking an experienced and highly-motivated Scientist.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support early drug discovery projects by testing small molecule candidates in various cellular models and assays
  • Establish cellular models to support multiple therapeutic areas as well as characterize these models for target/disease relevance.
  • Serve as an active member of project teams, work collaboratively with medicinal chemists, biologists, pharmaceutical scientists
  • Present scientific results at team meetings and make decisions frequently impacting the project direction.
  • Bring valuable experiences to address scientific questions with new methods and processes.
  • Work under limited supervision with periodic review of results and methods advancement reviewed systematically. 

Basic qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Cell Biology or related discipline
  • Experience developing and validating in vitro cellular screens, backed by solid technical skills in cellular characterization and target probing techniques.
  • Deep knowledge of cell biology with proven scientific achievements (patents, literature…)
  • Good communication and organizational skills
  • Knowledge of high-content screening is a plus, as is familiarity with derivation, differentiation, maintenance of iPSC’s.
  • The successful candidate will become a resource across the IVB platform and must possess ability to drive projects and platform initiatives

Preferred qualifications:

  • Minimum of 3 years of professional experience developing in vitro cell-based assay
  • Track record of technical expertise via publications

Sanofi Inc. and its U.S. affiliates are Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employers committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; creed; religion; national origin; age; ancestry; nationality; marital, domestic partnership or civil union status; sex, gender, gender identity or expression; affectional or sexual orientation; disability; veteran or military status or liability for military status; domestic violence victim status; atypical cellular or blood trait; genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other characteristic protected by law.



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Scientist – Integrated Drug Discovery | Sanofi

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