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Scientist I/II, Non-Clinical Research, Metabolic/Liver Disease Gene Therapy

Company: Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: September 14, 2020

Job Description:

Ultragenyx is a commercial-stage biopharmaceutical company committed to developing and commercializing novel therapies for the treatment of rare and ultra-rare genetic diseases. The company has rapidly built a diverse portfolio of small molecules, biologics, gene therapies and nucleic acids to target debilitating genetic diseases for which the unmet medical need is high, the biology for treatment is clear, and for which there are typically no approved therapies treating the underlying disease. Ultragenyx Gene Therapy is headquartered in Cambridge, MA with additional locations in Woburn, MA. We are looking for exceptional individuals who share our passion for developing novel therapies to treat rare diseases and advancing the field of gene therapy. Developing new treatments for rare genetic diseases is challenging work. It takes courage, talent, and dedication to look past the easy answers and uncover new solutions that can make a meaningful impact. At Ultragenyx we push each other to perform at our very best, because we never lose sight of our mission – to make a difference in our patients’ lives. Come join our team during this exciting time of growth and opportunities! During the COVID-19 Outbreak we are committed to our hiring process. The health and safety of our employees and prospective employees take priority which means at this time our process will include remote based web-ex video discussions, interviews & onboarding. Position Summary The candidate will support advancement of innovative AAV-based therapeutics by applying their expertise in liver and metabolic diseases to answer scientific questions, investigate various therapeutics molecules, and perform in-house assays. Responsibilities Design and conduct in vitro and in vivo experiments in support of drug candidate selection and advancement of platform process improvements, with a focus on liver/metabolic diseases Implement and optimize a variety of bioassays to support in vitro and in vivo work, including in vitro models of liver/metabolic diseases Research, identify, and propose pilot programs for new gene therapy programs Communicate results and research progress during team and departmental meetings Prepare, write, analyze, and present data and reports Expand upon scientific knowledge and contribute innovative ideas to product development Requirements PhD with 0-5 years of experience in academic or industry setting; experience managing nonclinical studies a plus Desire to work in a fast-paced, start-up environment, innovate and independently drive projects forward Ability to simultaneously support multiple programs and ensure meeting of timelines Strong collaboration, team-working skills and communication skills Self-motivated and detail-oriented with good problem solving ability #LI-CZ1 Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical is an equal opportunity employer & prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin/ancestry, age, disability, marital and veteran status. Reasonable accommodation will be provided for qualified individuals with disabilities and for qualified disabled veterans in job application procedures, as required by applicable law. If you have any difficulty using our online application system and need an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact Talent Acquisition by calling: (415) 483-8800 or by emailing us at talentacquisition@ultragenyx.com. For electronic email and mail inquiries, please include a description of your requested accommodation, your name and contact information. Note to External Recruiters: All candidate activity and open positions are managed strictly through our Human Resources Department. Our Human Resources Department kindly requests that recruiters not contact employees/hiring managers directly in an attempt to solicit business and present candidates. Please note that failure to comply with this request will be a factor in determining a professional relationship with our organization. Submission of unsolicited resumes prior to an agreement set in place between the Human Resources Department and the recruiting agency will not create any implied obligation. Inquiries on developing a recruiting relationship with us, may be directed to: talentacquisition@ultragenyx.com.

Keywords: Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical, Cambridge , Scientist I/II, Non-Clinical Research, Metabolic/Liver Disease Gene Therapy, Other , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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