Scientist Staff II (BioFormulations) Job Listing at Genzyme Corporation in Framingham, MA
Scientist Staff II (BioFormulations)-32400
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 ground breaking 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. Learn more at www.genzyme.com.
Job Responsibilities/Department description:
As part of the BioFormulations Development group you will report to the Sr. Director of the BioFormulations Department and manage the technical aspects of development projects. Evaluate and define appropriate approaches. Coordinate research efforts and make key technical contributions affecting the direction of the group or project. The candidate may lead the design of multiple scientific research studies, including innovative techniques and methodologies to be used. Responsibilities will include participation in pre-formulation screening, dosage forms development, comparability assessments, research into protein solution behavior and investigations into alternate modes of therapeutic protein delivery. You will be expected to provide comprehensive oral and written evaluations of laboratory data and project activities to different functional teams. This position involves working independently as well as being a multi-disciplinary team member. You will supervise junior personnel, represent the department at different team meetings, and contribute to scientific literature and conferences.
Ph.D. degree (or equivalent) in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Engineering or Protein Chemistry with 3 - 5 years industrial lab experience in protein therapeutics.
Experience in therapeutic protein formulation development, protein solubility and stability
Prior experience supervising junior staff is highly desired.
Strong technical background protein characterization
Familiarity with GLP/GMP requirements.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Job : Research And Development
Primary Location : United States-Massachusetts-Framingham
Job Posting : Feb 26, 2013
Shift : Day Job
Job Type : Regular
Employee Status : Regular
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