MIT Biotechnology Group

Senior Scientist at Sanofi


Location Framingham, Massachusetts
Job Category Laboratory
Requisition Number POS_00471635-0001JC
Senior Scientist, Translational Sciences, Genomics-POS_00471635-0001JC
Genzyme has pioneered the development and delivery of transformative therapies for
patients affected by rare and debilitating diseases for over 30 years. We accomplish our
goals through world-class research, collaboration with the global patient community,
and with the compassion and commitment of our employees. With a focus on rare
diseases and multiple sclerosis, we are dedicated to making a positive impact on the
lives of the patients and families we serve. Genzyme’s portfolio of transformative
therapies, which are marketed in countries around the world, represent groundbreaking
and life-saving advances in medicine. As a Sanofi company, Genzyme benefits from the
reach and resources of one of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies, with a
shared commitment to improving the lives of patients.
Sanofi, an integrated global healthcare leader, discovers, develops and distributes
therapeutic solutions focused on patients’ needs. Sanofi has core strengths in the field
of healthcare with seven growth platforms: diabetes solutions, human vaccines,
innovative drugs, consumer healthcare, emerging markets, animal health and the new
Genzyme Corporation (a Sanofi company) 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.
Senior Scientist, Translational Sciences, Genomics
As part of the Translational Sciences Department, the Genomics Group in the Sanofi
Genzyme R&D Center seeks a highly motivated genomics scientist / disease biologist to
work in a dynamic and cross-functional team supporting genomics and translational
research and therapeutic product development. Disease biology expertise sought in neurobiology
or immunology. Main responsibilities are to provide data analysis and
functional interpretation using a variety of molecular profiling data, including DNA and
RNA sequencing, GWAS analysis and network biology. You will interact with research
scientists on biomarker discovery, mechanism of action, and disease biology projects at
every stage of the project, from experimental design to data analysis and interpretation.
You will be expected to keep abreast of the latest systems biology analytics in the
literature and collaborate with informatics engineers to benefit the internal analytic
process. You will drive the generation and testing of hypothesis leading to new
biological insights. You will decipher and interpret disease biology from genomics data
leading a team of biologists specialized in genomics, molecular biology and cellular
biology. You will be expected to effectively communicate analytical results with internal
project collaborators through both presentations and one-on-one interactions.
Basic Qualifications:
MS or Ph.D. degree in biological sciences and/or computational biology with both a
strong quantitative and disease biology background with 5-10 years of experience in
bioinformatics/genomic research and data analysis. Experience must include hands on
analysis of next generation sequencing data, GWAS, and microarray data and expert
use of relevant software. Working knowledge of biological knowledge bases and
functional interpretation engines preferred. Team management experience desired but
not necessary. Additional desired characteristics include: self-starter, faster learner,
creative, hands-on, team player.
Job : Laboratory/Process/Device Development
Primary Location : United States-Massachusetts-Framingham
Job Posting : Mar 29, 2017, 4:45:12 PM
Job Type : Regular
Employee Status : Regular

Post expires at 12:19pm on Monday July 17th, 2017

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