Senior Principal Scientist, Computational Biology, Antibody Discovery

Sanofi Aventis   •  

Framingham, MA

Industry: Pharmaceuticals & Biotech


Not Specified years

Posted 273 days ago

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Job description:

Sanofi is seeking a highly motivated candidate with an innovative mind set, experienced in in silico platforms for antibody design and/or generation, NGS and other large data mining.   The main objective for this candidate will be to establish a computational discovery platform to deep-mine antibody repertoire. The candidate should be well versed in antibody discovery technologies and have direct experience or at least a good insight of emerging technologies on B-cell repertoire handling. The candidate will be expected to coordinate research activities in a multi-disciplinary setting. This is a senior level position requiring scientific expertise and vision and excellent interpersonal skills.

Essential qualifications:

A Ph.D. degree and post doctoral experience in bio-informatics, computational  science, immunology, biochemistry, or other related disciplines with proven experience in antibody or TCR field. Demonstrated successful experience in antibody research, preferably in an industry setting is required. The candidate must have a strong scientific understanding of immunology and conceptual/ technical expertise in bioinformatics.  Experience in leading and advancing projects is required. In addition, excellent written and verbal communication skills are needed for this role.

Preferred qualifications:

Candidates with one or more of the following skills are highly desired: Thorough understanding of immune repertoire analysis and computation of large data sets such as NGS.

Prior experience with microfluidic technology is a highly desirable.