Associate Scientist I/II – Cell & Molecular Biology Research - Neuroimmunology - United States
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|External Posting Title||Associate Scientist I/II - Cell & Molecular Biology Research - Neuroimmunology|
|Job Description||Biogen is seeking a motivated individual to join our Neuroimmunology group as an Associate Scientist. The primary responsibility of the individual will be to develop and carry out assays to study the function of targets of interest and support drug discovery efforts. The position requires experience with basic cell and molecular biology techniques necessary to study intracellular signaling pathways. The individual will work under the guidance of current scientists, but it expected to be able to carry out tasks independently, analyze the results, and present in small group meetings. The applicant should be able to read and understand the literature as it relates to their job responsibilities. The applicant may be asked to participate in protocol modification or development.|
|Location||Cambridge, MA, US|
• Previous bench research experience required
• Proficiency in basic cell and molecular biology techniques: mammalian cell culture, RNA isolation and qPCR, western blot. Experience with flow cytometry/FACS, handling of mouse and/or human blood is a plus
• Ability to carry out experiments independently, analyze results, and make recommendations based on results
• Willingness develop new protocols and troubleshoot existing ones
• Strong communications skills to be able to present results to internal stakeholders
• BS/MS in Biology or related field, preferably with emphasis on neurology, immunology or neuroimmunology
|About Biogen||Corporate Overview|
Through cutting-edge science and medicine, Biogen discovers, develops and delivers worldwide innovative therapies for people living with serious neurological and neurodegenerative diseases. Biogen is a pioneer in biotechnology and today the Company has the leading portfolio of medicines to treat multiple sclerosis (MS), has introduced the first and only approved treatment for spinal muscular atrophy, and is at the forefront of neurology research for conditions including Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Biogen also manufactures and commercializes biosimilars of advanced biologics. Our global organization of nearly 7,000 employees is committed to a single mission: making a meaningful difference in the lives of patients with few or no treatment options.
We aspire to have the greatest impact on patients and science of any biotechnology company in the history of our industry. To us, that means creating novel medicines that benefit individuals and society, and bringing new scientific understanding to diseases for which there are no adequate treatments.
The same intellectual discipline and passion that drives our science is reflected in our corporate citizenship, environmental sustainability, and commitment to diversity and inclusion. As a company, we are focused on improving science education and limiting the impact of our company on the environment. In 2015, we became a carbon neutral company and ranked first place on Newsweek’s 2015 Green Rankings, and we are an industry leader on the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index. Biogen was named to Science’s list of Top Employers of 2015 and in 2017 received a perfect score of 100 for the fourth consecutive year on the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Corporate Equality Index, which also named Biogen as one of its Best Places to Work.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, race, color, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, religion, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law. Biogen is an E-Verify Employer in the United States.
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