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Senior Research Associate I/II - Discovery Research

Company: Takeda Pharmaceutical
Location: Medford
Posted on: May 9, 2022

Job Description:

By clicking the "Apply" button, I understand that my employment application process with Takeda will commence and that the information I provide in my application will be processed in line with Takeda's and . I further attest that all information I submit in my employment application is true to the best of my knowledge.Job DescriptionOBJECTIVES/PURPOSE Looking for a highly motivated individual who can perform in vitro laboratory experiments primarily related to the discovery of novel therapeutics for the advancement of treatments for rare hematologic disorders (non-oncology) within the Rare Diseases Drug Discovery Unit (RD DDU). - ACCOUNTABILITIES - - - - -

  • Under minimal supervision, performs a wide range of assigned research experiments with efficiency, accuracy and attention to detail (e.g. selects methods, troubleshoots routine procedures)
  • Exercises technical judgement in execution of specialized procedures and interpretation of -results
  • Initiates routine and non-routine problem investigation and recommends solutions
  • Performs calculations and basic analysis on experimental results and develops hypotheses
  • Contributes to design of well-defined experimental procedures
  • Maintains responsibility for routine laboratory instrumentation and supplies
  • Maintains good recordsEDUCATION, BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:
    • MS in a scientific discipline (or equivalent), or BS with 2+ years relevant experience.
    • The successful candidate will ideally have the following attributes:
    • Skills: Hands on experience with mammalian cell culture, ELISAs, SDS-PAGE/Western blotting, flow cytometry, and enzymatic activity assays. In addition, basic understanding of coagulation assays such as clotting (aPTT/PT) and TGA/CAT are a strong plus.
    • Ability to perform experiments and data management with minimal supervision.
    • Proficiency in technical writing and presentation.
    • Strong computer skills including extensive experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point - -
    • Contribute specific experimental designs and test conditions based on knowledge gained through prior hands-on experience and/or review of relevant technical literature
      • In accordance with the CO Equal Pay Act, -Colorado Applicants Are Not Permitted to Apply.Effective November 1, 2021, absent an approved religious or medical reason, all US office-based and lab-based Takeda employees who work fully on-site or in a hybrid model (as determined by Takeda) must be fully vaccinated to work at a Takeda site or to engage with Takeda colleagues or anyone else on behalf of Takeda. As of the same date, absent an approved religious or medical reason, US field-based employees, employees must be fully vaccinated in order to continue in their current roles. US employees who work at a Takeda manufacturing facility, and those who work at a BioLife center or BioLife lab, may be subject to different guidelines. Candidates are encouraged to speak with their recruiter to seek further information on the applicable guidelines for the Business Unit/Function for which they have applied.EEO StatementTakeda is proud in its commitment to creating a diverse workforce and providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, parental status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship status, genetic information or characteristics, marital status, status as a Vietnam era veteran, special disabled veteran, or other protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws, and any other characteristic protected by law.LocationsUSA - MA - Cambridge - Binney StWorker TypeEmployeeWorker Sub-TypeRegularTime TypeFull time

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