Associate Scientist II/III, iPSC Research - United States
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|External Posting Title||Associate Scientist II/III, iPSC Research|
|Job Description||Biogen is seeking an outstanding associate scientist to join the Stem Cell Biology Lab to assist in developing human stem cell based models for drug discovery. The lab actively partners with the neurology and neuro-inflammation therapeutic area leaders for exploratory research, target discovery, biomarker discovery and modeling of disease using human iPSC derived cells. |
• Responsible for performing experiments in support of project and company drug discovery and development goals.
• Work with supervisor to design, execute and troubleshoot experiments and to analyze and interpret results.
• Document and communicate experimental results clearly and concisely
• Provide regular updates, documentation and communication of project results.
• Due to the demands of maintaining healthy human pluripotent stem cell cultures, weekend work will be required.
|Location||Cambridge, MA, US|
|Qualifications||The ideal candidate should have more than 2 years of hands on experience propagating human pluripotent stem cells (hiPSCs/hESCs) and differentiating them into neuronal lineages. Expertise in molecular and cellular biology techniques, including q-PCR, in-situ hybridization, confocal microscopy, and high content imaging are a plus. A strong background in neurobiology and molecular biology is also highly desired.|
|Education||BS or MS in Biological sciences with 2+ years of hands-on human pluripotent stem cell research experience|
|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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