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Senior Principal Scientist, Lab Head

Company: Sanofi
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Senior Principal Scientist / L3.2 Position Overview:Senior Principal Scientist with high and well-recognized expertise in cancer biology and especially cancer dependency, targeted protein degradation, drug discovery, managerial skills and high experience in project leadership including strategic mindset and demonstrating high level of decision making, autonomy and transversal/cross-functional capabilities.Key Responsibilities:Lead projects from target discovery to IND.Explore new emerging concept in cancer, propose and validate targets, initiate new project and contribute to build molecular oncology portfolio.Lead external collaboration(s).Preclinical support to the clinical Sanofi oncology assets.Develop protein degradation strategy and innovative technology platforms such as a screening platform for targeted protein degradation.Lead and manage a team, associate, and post-Doc.Guide direct report through professional growth and career development discussions.Assess and due diligence of external opportunities.Basic Qualifications:PhD with minimum 10 years of relevant research experience in an academic and biopharmaceutical setting (Prior experience in pharma or biotech is required).Deep experience cancer biology, cancer resistance and drug discovery.Experience in target identification and validation.High experience in targeted protein degradation.Strong experience in gene knockout/in using crisper technology (including functional genomic crisper screens).Ability to work with bioinformatics experts to establish hypothesis for cancer dependencies and mining of patient molecular profiling data to identify new targets.Industry knowledge to design and independently execute projects that shape the strategic direction of one or more projects.Excellent interpersonal skills, negotiation skills, and verbal and written communication skills.Ability to thrive in a fast-paced team environment, and to work independently on projects.Ability to think strategically and translate to tangible and actionable plans.high record of publications, patents, external invited presentations.At Sanofi R&D North America, we deliver meaningful solutions for patients. We transform science into breakthrough, best-in-class and first-in-class medicines and vaccines. We believe in creating a diverse and inclusive workforce - and workplace - which brings together the collective brainpower of over 2,000 colleagues and provides you with an exciting place to grow and develop. We set the bar high, and we deliver. Join us and together we will build on our trusted legacy of breakthroughs for society.Sanofi Inc. 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.As a healthcare company and a vaccine manufacturer, Sanofi has an important responsibility to protect individual and public health. All US based roles require individuals to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as part of your job responsibilities.Fully vaccinated, according to the CDC, an individual is considered to be "fully vaccinated" fourteen (14) days after receiving (a) the second dose of the Moderna or Pfizer vaccine, or (b) the single dose of the J&J vaccine. Fully vaccinated, for new Sanofi employees, is to be fully vaccinated 14 DAYS PRIOR TO START DATE. GD-SALI-SAPDNAt Sanofi diversity and inclusion is foundational to how we operate and embedded in our Core Values. We recognize to truly tap into the richness diversity brings we must lead with inclusion and have a workplace where those differences can thrive and be leveraged to empower the lives of our colleagues, patients and customers. We respect and celebrate the diversity of our people, their backgrounds and experiences and provide equal opportunity for all.PDN-95f67678-6932-4feb-a7cb-5b235a28b99e

Keywords: Sanofi, Cambridge , Senior Principal Scientist, Lab Head, Healthcare , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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