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EMD Serono

Scientist, Cellular Pharmacology

Post Date:Apr 21, 2017Type:Full-Time
Start Date:4/21/2017Salary:
Location:US-MA-Billerica Job Reference:154408

Job Description:

A Senior Scientist Cellular Pharmacology position is available to join the Discovery Pharmacology department at EMD SERONO in Billerica. Discovery Pharmacology provides key in vitro pharmacology expertise and to progress small molecules, biologicals or antibody drug conjugates from generation concept to clinic. The incumbent will develop and run autonomously cellular assays for compound profiling and execute mechanism of action studies to understand compound behavior is relevant cellular system. Experience in working with human immune related cell preparation and immune cell based assays requested. Hands on experience in flow cytometry-based analysis for mechanistic studies and cell surface binding studies preferred.

Key tasks and responsibilities

  • Develop and run cell based assays (50%)
  • Mechanism of action studies to provide key data to projects (30%)
  • Project team member (20%)

    Education and Language

  • BS/MS in cell biology/immunology.
  • Fluent in English

    Professional skills and experience

  • 3 years’ experience in drug discovery
  • Background in in-vitro biology/immunology
  • Experience in flow cytometry/PBMC/whole blood/cytokine based assays
  • Understanding of assay robustness/reproducibility
  • Excellent communication skills

    EMD Serono is the biopharmaceutical division of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, a global pharmaceutical and chemical group. We strive to create value and benefit patients by transforming medical science into breakthrough solutions in our core therapeutic areas of neurodegenerative diseases, fertility and metabolic endocrinology, as well as oncology and autoimmune/inflammatory diseases as emerging areas of expertise.

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

    No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

    This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment.

    Any applicant or employee who believes they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to his/her Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because he/she made a good faith report of discrimination.

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