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Research Scientist, NGS Sequence Analysis / Antibody- Discovery, Global Biologics

Company: Takeda Pharmaceutical
Location: Weymouth
Posted on: November 19, 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 Privacy Notice and Terms of Use . I further attest that all information I submit in my employment application is true to the best of my knowledge. Job Description About the role: At Takeda, we are a forward-looking, world-class R&D organization that unlocks innovation and delivers transformative therapies to patients. By focusing R&D efforts on four therapeutic areas and other targeted investments, we push the boundaries of what is possible in order to bring life-changing therapies to patients worldwide.Join Takeda as a Research Scientist where you will join a team of motivated and enthusiastic scientists in the Cambridge MA location and be directly involved in antibody or biologic discovery and engineering efforts. You will be a key driver of NGS-based approaches supporting the antibody-discovery efforts. As part of the Global Biologics team, you will report to the Associate Scientific Director and work with the Biotherapeutic Engineering team, the discovery and engineering group within Takeda's Global Biologics Department. How you will contribute: A self-starter, being able to set-up and lead NGS workflows, focusing on sequence analysis and visualization, of antibody repertoires, from various antibody discovery sources.Provide guidance to team members, on sample preparation for analysis.Lead expansion of existing NGS capabilities, for new functions.Familiarity with 10X Genomics platforms is an advantage.Work closely with project team leads to develop project strategies and to coordinate work within Global Biologics organization.Upload and track data into data management systems and maintain detailed electronic notebook.Work with a fast pace to meet program and team needs.Effective resource and time management is essential.Effective oral and written communication as well as strong interpersonal skills required.Hard working, enthusiastic, self-motivated, team-oriented with a strong collaborative spirit. Minimum Requirements/Qualifications: PhD or MS (6+ years experience) in Molecular Biology, Protein Engineering, Biochemistry or similar.Strong scientific expertise and knowledge in all aspects pertaining to the NGS workflow, in the context of antibody discovery/repertoire analysis.A good understanding of antibody structure and function, and various antibody display platforms.Strong computational/sequence analysis capabilities.Experience with In-silico tools for protein structure modeling, is desirable, not necessary. What Takeda can offer you: Comprehensive Healthcare: Medical, Dental, and VisionFinancial Planning & Stability: 401(k) with company match and Annual Retirement Contribution PlanHealth & Wellness programs including onsite flu shots and health screeningsGenerous time off for vacation and the option to purchase additional vacation daysCommunity Outreach Programs and company match of charitable contributionsFamily Planning SupportFlexible Work PathsTuition reimbursement More about us: At Takeda, we are transforming patient care through the development of novel specialty pharmaceuticals and best in class patient support programs. Takeda is a patient-focused company that will inspire and empower you to grow through life-changing work.Certified as a Global Top Employer, Takeda offers stimulating careers, encourages innovation, and strives for excellence in everything we do. We foster an inclusive, collaborative workplace, in which our teams are united by an unwavering commitment to deliver Better Health and a Brighter Future to people around the world.In accordance with the CO Equal Pay Act, Colorado Applicants Are Not Permitted to Apply.EEO Statement Takeda 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. Locations Boston, MA Worker Type Employee Worker Sub-Type Regular Time Type Full time

Keywords: Takeda Pharmaceutical, Weymouth , Research Scientist, NGS Sequence Analysis / Antibody- Discovery, Global Biologics, Other , Weymouth, Massachusetts

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