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Scientist Bioscience Immunology, Early Respiratory And Immunology

Ort Waltham, Massachusetts, USA Anzeigen-ID R-199433 Veröffentlichungsdatum 10/07/2024

Scientist Bioscience Immunology, Early Respiratory And Immunology

Are you passionate about science and eager to apply your expertise in a company that follows the science and turns ideas into life-changing medicines? If so, AstraZeneca might be the one for you! We are seeking a highly motivated research associate or scientist with hands-on experience with human immune cells to join our growing Immunology Bioscience team within the Early R&I department. This is a lab-based position based in Waltham, MA within AstraZeneca’s state-of-the-art laboratories. This position offers a unique opportunity to work and grow in a dynamic and innovative environment developing your career at the interface of mechanistic research, drug discovery, and preclinical drug development.


In this role, you will demonstrate a high level of enthusiasm for innovative scientific research leading to the discovery and development of novel therapeutics. You’ll primarily work with human immune cells from healthy donors and patients in vitro. You will contribute to new target identification strategies, characterization of novel immunological pathways in health and disease, and support the development of novel drug candidates. You will also drive innovation and scientific excellence through rigorous research, contribute to the development of new assays and novel techniques, publish your work in high impact journals, create and maintain a productive and collaborative work environment, and work closely with highly accomplished scientists across different functional teams and locations.

Essential Skills/Experience:

-  Relevant degree in biology, immunology, or a relevant discipline: Ph.D. OR MS with 2+ years OR BS with 5+ years of full-time research experience in Immunology, Cell Biology, In vitro Pharmacology or related scientific area. Industry experience is strongly preferred.

-  Strong hands-on skills with human immune cell culture, flow-cytometry, functional assays and assay development are essential. Experience with cellular therapies and/or Treg is preferred.

-  Hands-on experience in other cell biology and molecular biology techniques, such as lenti/retroviral transductions, qPCR, ddPCR, stable cell line generation, is a plus.

-  Demonstrated ability to work in a dynamic and collaborative environment, record protocols and experiments detailed and in a timely manner and maintain an excellent laboratory notebook.

-  Strong written and oral communication skills and the ability to critically analyze data set are essential.

Desirable Skills/Experience:

-  Familiarity with molecular biology techniques, in vitro 3D models or in vivo models is a bonus.

When we put unexpected teams in the same room, we unleash bold thinking with the power to inspire life-changing medicines. In-person working gives us the platform we need to connect, work at pace and challenge perceptions. That’s why we work, on average, a minimum of three days per week from the office. But that doesn't mean we’re not flexible. We balance the expectation of being in the office while respecting individual flexibility. Join us in our unique and ambitious world.

Why AstraZeneca?

As Clinical Development Physicians and Scientists in Oncology, we push the boundaries of science to change the practice of medicine and transform the lives of patients living with cancer. We are a science-based, leading and decisive Oncology enterprise united in our vision to eliminate cancer as a cause of death. With one of the broadest and deepest Oncology pipelines in the industry, there are many opportunities to work with new and novel drugs and help discover what's next. We foster a mindset of courage, where everyone is empowered to step up, innovate and work at pace. We lead through true collaboration, building collective wisdom by giving everyone a chance to input. It's science with an impact-making a difference for patients and people around the world.

Ready to make a difference? Apply today!

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