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Research Principal Scientist, Global Biologics

Company: Takeda
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: November 20, 2023

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Job Description

About the role:

At Takeda, we are a forward-looking, world-class R&D organization that unlocks innovation and delivers transformative therapies to patients. By focusing R&D efforts on four therapeutic areas and other targeted investments, we push the boundaries of what is possible in order to bring life-changing therapies to patients worldwide.

Join Takeda as a Principal Scientist where you will independently design and implement extensive scientific research projects. You will also contribute to multiple projects, being senior scientific consultant, as well as a project team leader or provide key technical knowledge to a project team. As part of the Global Biologics team, you will report to the Associate Director and work with the organization.

How you will contribute:

  • Functional area leader with strong expertise in biologics characterization including deep understanding of binding kinetics using SPR and other orthogonal methods.
  • Effective project and resource management skills in matrix organization.
  • Build new capabilities to broaden scope and capacity of Protein analytics workflow.
  • Experience presenting data and strategy to be presented across Takeda network involving multiple sites and disease areas.
  • Experience in assay development and data analysis.
  • Ability to work independently and thrive in team environment.

    Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

    • PhD degree in a scientific discipline with 8+ years experience , or
    • MS with 12+ years experience, or
    • BS with 14+ years experience
    • Minimum 5 years of industry experience in hands-on analytical characterization of biologics is required.
    • Experience in assay development and data analysis with a focus on SPR assays, knowledge of Kinexa assay or experiences in Kinexa assay is a nice to have.
    • Demonstrate either or both: exceptional project management skills or broad recognition for in-depth expertise in a scientific discipline.
    • Collaborate with other departments, and disciplines, acting as scientific authority within discipline.
    • Determine methods on new assignments; makes strategic recommendations on projects; greater demonstrated independence; may manage junior staff.

      What Takeda can offer you:

      • Comprehensive Healthcare: Medical, Dental, and Vision
      • Financial Planning & Stability: 401(k) with company match and Annual Retirement Contribution Plan
      • Health & Wellness programs including onsite flu shots and health screenings
      • Generous time off for vacation and the option to purchase additional vacation days
      • Community Outreach Programs and company match of charitable contributions
      • Family Planning Support
      • Flexible Ways of Working
      • Tuition reimbursement

        More about us:

        At Takeda, we are transforming patient care through the development of novel specialty pharmaceuticals and best in class patient support programs. Takeda is a patient-focused company that will inspire and empower you to grow through life-changing work.

        Certified as a Global Top Employer, Takeda offers stimulating careers, encourages innovation, and strives for excellence in everything we do. We foster an inclusive, collaborative workplace, in which our teams are united by an unwavering commitment to deliver Better Health and a Brighter Future to people around the world.

        In accordance with the CO Equal Pay Act, Colorado Applicants Are Not Permitted to Apply.


        EEO Statement

        Takeda is proud in its commitment to creating a diverse workforce and providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, parental status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship status, genetic information or characteristics, marital status, status as a Vietnam era veteran, special disabled veteran, or other protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws, and any other characteristic protected by law.


        USA - MA - Cambridge - Binney St

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Keywords: Takeda, Cambridge , Research Principal Scientist, Global Biologics, Other , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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