• Senior Scientist - Myeloid and Dendritic Cell Biology , Cancer Immunology Jobs in United States Of America - 23783922

  • Boehringer Ingelheim India Pvt Ltd
  • United States Of America, Usa
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  • 3 - 5 Years
  • Posted : above 1 month

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Senior Scientist - Myeloid and Dendritic Cell Biology, Cancer Immunology - 195023


As an active team member of the innovative Cancer Immunology and Immune Modulation (CI&IM) research group at Boehringer-Ingelheims US research facility in Ridgefield, CT, the Senior Scientist will contribute to the design, and independently execute, experiments that focus on novel approaches to investigate and modulate myeloid cells and dendritic cell, in order to optimize anti- tumor immunity The candidate should have a desire to build on their knowledge of tumor microenvironment/immunology and learn new technologies and methodologies in an innovative research environment

As an employee of Boehringer Ingelheim, you will actively contribute to the discovery, development and delivery of our products to our patients and customers Our global presence provides opportunity for all employees to collaborate internationally, offering visibility and opportunity to directly contribute to the companies success We realize that our strength and competitive advantage lie with our people We support our employees in a number of ways to foster a healthy working environment, meaningful work, diversity and inclusion, mobility, networking and work-life balance Our competitive compensation and benefit programs reflect Boehringer Ingelheims high regard for our employees

Duties & Responsibilities

Develop novel approaches to study the interaction between immune cells and tumor stroma
Work closely with the manager to design and execute in vitro and in vivo experiments relevant to tumor immunology Independently perform scientific experiments with a predefined goal including developing new methodologies, protocols and or test procedures that contribute to core group/research goals and reflect expert knowledge; May direct and oversee experimental design and results of technicians and junior level scientists
Operate in a highly organized fashion in terms of goal setting and achieving for multiple experiments/tasks
Collaboration, exchange, and contribution to a stimulating scientific and laboratory culture along with other members of the Cancer Immunology and Immune Modulation group is expected
Continuously develop scientific and drug development expertise by expanding scientific/technical knowledge and skill sets, and publishing in peer-reviewed journals and speaking at internationally-recognized scientific conferences
Develops an understanding of R&D team goals and works effectively toward achieving them; Either assumes departmental responsibility for projects when necessary OR has ability to participate as representative on multiple project teams and contribute to defining expertise-related aspects of overall program goals
Prepares clear technical reports, publications and oral presentations Independently communicate results in the form of reports and or presentations; Presents responsibly and defends own work at meetings; May deliver updates to senior level management in context of overall project goals
Develops expertise in a specific project-relevant area OR technology; May provide guidance and expertise to advance specific projects OR evaluate and propose new technologies and concepts in support of multiple projects
Keeps abreast of relevant literature; Develops visibility outside of functional area
Assumes responsibility for direct reports as needed including recruiting, managing, mentoring and developing scientific staff
Complies with all applicable regulations; Ensures that work performed in area of responsibility is conducted in a safe and compliant manner; Maintains proper records in accordance with SOPs and policies
Contributes to departmental administration; Demonstrates fiscal responsibility with respect to cost of experiments, technology, external collaborations, and travel


PhD from an accredited institution or equivalent experience in a related field
Demonstrates a broad knowledge of field
Excellent cell culture and cellular and molecular biology skills, including experience with relevant primary cell types (myeloid cells, dendritic cells, T cells, eg), and genetic modification of cell lines
Demonstrated research experience with a focus on basic immunology techniques, such as multi-channel flow cytometry, FACS sorting, ELISA, Western blot and confocal microscopy
Hands-on experience with in vivo disease models and immune monitoring, and/or human tissue processing and immune monitoring
The ideal candidate should have competent computer skills and familiarity with Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, Graph Pad Prism and Power point), analysis of flow cytometry data using Flowjo or FCS express, and basic understanding of bioinformatics analysis and biological pathways (programming is not required
Appropriate level of understanding of applicable regulations
Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing in an inter disciplinary environment

Eligibility Requirements

Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction
Must be willing to take a drug test and post-offer physical (if required)
Must be 18 years of age or older

Our Culture

Boehringer Ingelheim is one of the worlds top 20 pharmaceutical companies and operates globally with approximately 50,000 employees Since our founding in 1885, the company has remained family-owned and today we are committed to creating value through innovation in three business areas including human pharmaceuticals, animal health and biopharmaceutical contract manufacturing Since we are privately held, we have the ability to take an innovative, long-term view Our focus is on scientific discoveries and the introduction of truly novel medicines that improve lives and provide valuable services and support to patients and their families Employees are challenged to take initiative and achieve outstanding results Ultimately, our culture and drive allows us to maintain one of the highest levels of excellence in our industry We are also deeply committed to our communities and our employees create and engage in programs that strengthen the neighborhoods where we live and work Boehringer Ingelheim, including Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc, Boehringer Ingelheim USA, Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA, Inc, Merial Barceloneta, LLC and Boehringer Ingelheim Fremont, Inc is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; creed; religion; national origin; age; ancestry; nationality; marital, domestic partnership or civil union status; sex, gender identity or expression; affectional or sexual orientation; disability; veteran or military status, including protected veteran status; domestic violence victim status; atypical cellular or blood trait; genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other characteristic protected by law

Boehringer Ingelheim is firmly committed to ensuring a safe, healthy, productive and efficient work environment for our employees, partners and customers As part of that commitment, Boehringer Ingelheim conducts pre-employment verifications and drug screenings

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 : 08th Apr 2020

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