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Scientist I, Incubation Lab

Company: Astellas
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: July 11, 2021

Job Description:

Do you want to be part of an inclusive team that works to develop innovative therapies for patients? Every day, we are driven to develop and deliver innovative and effective new medicines to patients and physicians. If you want to be part of this exciting work, you belong at Astellas!

Astellas Pharma Inc. is a pharmaceutical company conducting business in more than 70 countries around the world. We are committed to turning innovative science into medical solutions that bring value and hope to patients and their families. Keeping our focus on addressing unmet medical needs and conducting our business with ethics and integrity enables us to improve the health of people throughout the world. For more information on Astellas, please visit our website at

Astellas is announcing a Scientist I, Incubation Lab opportunity at their Innovation Management (AIM) site in Cambridge, MA.


The Scientist I, Incubation Lab (I-Lab) in AIM is responsible for creating and advancing early stage research programs in line with the I-lab strategy. One of the key roles of the Scientist I in I-Lab is to create research plan and to conduct experiments. Other key roles are to communicate with third parties (Academia, BV, CRO, etc.) and facilitate the collaboration with them under the direction of leaders to accelerate network type drug discovery research.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

* To establish research plans to create and advance early stage programs under the discussion with internal leaders. * To conduct internal research by performing the experiments and analytical procedures through implementing the latest techniques. * To communicate multiple types of third party (Academia, BN, CRO, etc.) and facilitate the collaboration under the direction with internal leaders. * To communicate and collaborate with internal functions under the discussion with internal leaders. * To conduct and coordinate lab management works. * May be responsible for lower level researchers in the execution, design and interpretation of experiments. * May lead some aspect of a project in a small lab group. * To provide good presentation based on the written and oral communication skills.

Quantitative Dimensions:

* Support to enrich and advance internal early stage portfolio.



* D. with 0-3, MS with 6+ or BS with 8+ years laboratory experience * Knowledge and expertise on molecular biology and/or pharmacology * Good communication skill that can facilitate the relationship with internal colleagues and external (potential) partners


* D. and/or MD * Knowledge and expertise on Drug toxicology, DMPK, development and IP.


* Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance * Generous Paid Time Off options, including Vacation and Sick time, plus national holidays including year-end shut down * 401(k) match and annual company contribution * Company paid life insurance * Annual Corporate Bonus and Quarterly Sales Incentive for eligible positions * Long Term Incentive Plan for eligible positions * Referral bonus program

Astellas is committed to equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment. EOE including Disability/Protected Veterans


Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Keywords: Astellas, Cambridge , Scientist I, Incubation Lab, Other , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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