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Functional Genomics Scientist

Company: Sanofi US Services Inc.
Location: Framingham
Posted on: June 1, 2021

Job Description:

Position Overview:Molecular and/or cellular biologist with interest in advancing the field of functional genomics applied to the molecular dissection of disease and disease therapeutics. The role will be within the Translational Sciences Genomics group focused on a diverse therapeutic portfolio within rare disease, neurobiology, gene therapy and immunology. The Translational Sciences Group in Sanofi strives to generate scientific knowledge that translates into transformative therapies for patients with unmet medical needs. Translational Sciences is building a world-class genomics team that is passionate to contribute to the discovery and development of novel therapeutics for patients. The Translational Sciences Genomics team is seeking highly motivated genomics scientists to join the multidisciplinary team to apply functional genomics to multiple disease areas. As a result, the successful candidate would contribute to various drug discovery and development projects for a number of indications of interest to Sanofi. The successful candidate will have the training, knowledge and expertise in the application of advanced approaches on a diverse set of biological samples to generate datasets to develop actionable hypotheses. The successful candidate would have the ability to learn and acquire new techniques and methodologies. The selected candidate is expected to contribute to developing analytical strategies for the identification of novel therapeutic targets, the discovery of predictive biomarkers for patients' stratification, and analysis of molecular data to define disease and therapeutic molecular mechanisms. This exciting role will afford talented molecular biology or genomics scientists the opportunity to translate their data-generation and analytical abilities into novel actionable hypotheses.Key Responsibilities:As a member of multidisciplinary team will apply functional genomics platforms and technologies to a variety of disease and therapeutic models as well as human cell systems.Provide functional genomics and molecular biology laboratory expertise.Produce, QC, and interpret genomics data.Communicate and collaborate with therapeutic collaborators.Collaborate with other groups in Translational Sciences and Therapeutic Area partners and help the group champion projects from discovery to early clinical development.Prepare publications, research and clinical/regulatory documentation in accordance with Sanofi quality standards.Essential Qualifications:Bachelor's degree with 6 years of relevant research experience OR Master's degree with 3 years of relevant research experience OR a PhD in biochemistry, molecular biology, or genomics.Hands on molecular biology and/or genomics laboratory experience with the ability to largely work independently in the lab.Team player able to collaborate with multiple project teams.Preferred Qualifications:CRISPR and/or siRNA laboratory and design expertise.miRNA design and testing.Excellent written and oral communication skills.Excellent interpersonal and team skills.Established publication record.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.#GD-SA#LI-SAPDNAt Sanofi diversity and inclusion is foundational to how we operate and embedded in our Core Values. We recognize to truly tap into the richness diversity brings we must lead with inclusion and have a workplace where those differences can thrive and be leveraged to empower the lives of our colleagues, patients and customers. We respect and celebrate the diversity of our people, their backgrounds and experiences and provide equal opportunity for all.

Keywords: Sanofi US Services Inc., Framingham , Functional Genomics Scientist, Other , Framingham, Massachusetts

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