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Research Investigator, Comparative Medicine North America

Company: Takeda Pharmaceuticals International GmbH
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

*Please be aware of an Identity Theft Scheme targeting individuals seeking jobs with Takeda and other employers. See below or here for more info. Research Investigator, Comparative Medicine North America Job ID R0042176 Date posted 07/16/2021 Location Cambridge, Massachusetts 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 Research Investigator, Comparative Medicine Are you looking for a patient-focused company that will inspire--you and support your career? If so, be empowered to take charge of your future at Takeda. Join us as a--Research Investigator, Comparative Medicine in our--Cambridge, Massachusetts office. Here, everyone matters and you will be a vital contributor to--our inspiring, bold mission. As a--Research Investigator, Comparative Medicine, you will be empowered to perform advanced dosing, sample collection, and histology preparation with efficiency, accuracy, and attention to detail and a typical day will include: POSITION OBJECTIVES:

  • Independently plans and performs complex projects supporting multiple therapeutic areas of the Company including Oncology, Neuroscience, Rare Diseases, Vaccines, and GI. Performs advanced dosing, sample collection, and histology preparation with efficiency, accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Oversees daily operation of internal in vivo studies.
  • Responsible for integrity of data. Possesses level of expertise critical to group success. Requires minimal to no supervision.
  • Designated technical trainer for all in vivo users as Takeda-Boston. POSITION ACCOUNTABILITIES:
    • Demonstrates proficiency in advanced technical skills required including routes of administration and sample collection in the laboratory rodents.
    • Selects appropriate experiments/techniques based on understanding of discipline. Guides and understands implications of lab operations decisions.
    • Inputs study design into online data collection systems, reviews and analyses data collection forms, and communicates study related findings to Technical Services Management and Scientists.
    • Supervises daily operations of internal in vivo studies.
    • Creation and maintenance of data forms and inventories. Performs complex calculations.--
    • Utilizes expertise to share with internal and external audiences. Provides technical leadership related to experiment choice and plan. Effectively coaches others in problem solving and troubleshooting.
    • Exercises judgment to evaluate a variety of technical factors and obtain optimum solutions.--
    • Reports animal well being concerns to Comparative Medicine veterinary staff and Technical Services Management. Reports all safety issues to the EH&S Department.
    • Takes responsibility to maintain knowledge on industry and technical advances.--
    • Working knowledge of all policies and procedures for animal users. Demonstrates expertise in operation of laboratory support equipment.--
    • Develops and edits Standard Operating Procedures and Work Practices.
    • Assists in capital equipment identification, procurement and refresh. EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
      • Requires A.S. /B.S. or equivalent in a scientific field with 5+ years of previous laboratory animal experience.
      • Demonstrates proficiency in advanced technical skills including routes of administration and sample collection in laboratory rodents. LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS:
        • AALAS certification at the LATG level required within six months of hire. PHYSICAL DEMANDS:--
          • Ability to lift 50 lbs
          • Must be willing to work off-hours, holidays and weekends. TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS:
            • Occasional, may travel for external conferences/meetings.
              WHAT TAKEDA CAN OFFER YOU:
              • 401(k) with company match and Annual Retirement Contribution Plan
              • Company match of charitable contributions
              • Health & Wellness programs including onsite flu shots and health screenings
              • Generous time off for vacation and the option to purchase additional vacation days Sign up to receive the latest career opportunities directly to your inbox. First Name Last Name Phone Number Email Address Select a job category from the list of options. Select a location from the list of options. Finally, click "Add" to create your job alert. Job Category Location
                • Research Science, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States Remove Upload Resume By submitting your information, you acknowledge that you have read our applicant privacy notice and consent to receive email communication from Takeda Pharmaceuticals. Job Seekers: Protect yourself against identity theft Please be aware there are instances of identity thieves posting Takeda-branded jobs and posing as employees to steal personal information. They visit job-related websites and invite candidates to online chats. During the chat, they press job seekers to provide bank account information and Social Security numbers. At Takeda, we do not ask for personal financial information during telephone, in-person or video interviews. And we are investigating ways to mitigate or stop this scheme. If you have concerns related to this issue, consider the following actions: 1) If in the U.S., place a freeze on your credit reports: https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/articles/0497-credit-freeze-faqs; 2) file a complaint with the U.S. Federal Trade Commission: https://www.ftccomplaintassistant.gov/; and/or 3) file a report with your local police department. Copyright 1995-2021 Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited. All rights reserved.

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