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At AstraZeneca we work together across global boundaries to make an impact and find answers to challenges We do this with the upmost integrity even in the most difficult situations because we are committed to doing the right thing We continuously forge partnerships that help pursue world-class medicines in new ways, combining our peoples exceptional skills with those of people from all over the globe

Position Summary

As a Research Associate II in the Microbial Sciences group at AstraZeneca you will be studying the impact of the microbiome on the host immune response Were constantly pushing the boundaries of science to deliver life-changing medicines to patients, with a passion for discovery and a pipeline to show for it Were pioneering innovative research and exploring novel pathways through which the microbiome can be used across key therapeutic areas including oncology, respiratory, inflammation and autoimmunity and cardiovascular and metabolic disease Were industry-leading in immunology, protein engineering and translational science We offer a unique and strong collaborative network as part of the AstraZeneca family, as together we explore synergies between small and large molecules

AstraZeneca has a dynamic environment that fosters collaboration and innovation We attract top minds, and we nurture and build top talent

Main Responsibilities

Conduct in vivo/in vitro experiments to assess the impact of the microbiome on mucosal immunology, systemic inflammation/autoimmunity, metabolic function, and therapeutic efficacy in models spanning AstraZeneca disease areas

Minimum Requirements

Experience working with animals is required and prior experience with the microbiome is highly desired
Broad experience required in immunologic assays (eg flow cytometry, nucleic acid purification, PCR, ELISA), cell culture and animal models of disease
Additional experience in high throughput screening assays and molecular biology would be a plus
Dedicated to maintaining high laboratory standards with regard to safety and quality, and must possess good organization, record keeping and communication skills
Must be able to understand, conduct and interpret results of technically challenging experiments with minimum supervision
Initial supervision and training by supervisor/team members, but independence expected in long term

Minimum Education Requirements

Bachelors degree in related field

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AstraZeneca embraces diversity and equality of opportunity We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse team representing all backgrounds, with as wide a range of perspectives as possible, and harnessing industry-leading skills We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be We welcome and consider applications to join our team from all qualified candidates, regardless of their characteristics We comply with all applicable laws and regulations on non-discrimination in employment (and recruitment), as well as work authorisation and employment eligibility verification requirements

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Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Biotechnology/Pharmaceutical/Medicine, Manufacturing/Industrial
Functional Area : Bio Tech/R&D/Scientist
Role : Bio-Technology Research
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 06th Apr 2020

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