Posted to MedZilla on 4/25/2017

Takeda Pharmaceuticals

US-CA, Senior Scientist, Immuno Biologics - Immunology 1602317-MZ



The focus of this position will be to independently carry out experiments to address the pathology of immunology and gastrointestinal diseases and to address the mechanism-of-action of therapeutic molecules.


  • Independently performs and evaluates experiments from conception through data interpretation
  • Evaluates, designs and helps execute collaborations with external partners (academic / industry)
  • Manages resource allocation across programs based on needs and prioritization
  • Provides analysis and interpretation of data; writes study reports and presents data effectively in all settings and with participants of all levels of the organization
  • Partners with translational medicine and early clinical teams to propose and validate biomarker strategies for clinical proof-of-mechanism
  • Spends up to 90% of time in laboratory, including hands-on mentoring of scientists
  • Presents results both written and verbal and delivers completed reports within a multidisciplinary team environment
  • Complies with laboratory safety procedures



  • Ph.D. in Immunology and/or Molecular Biology with 4+ years of relevant experience or MS/MA with 14+ years of relevant experience or BS/BA with 16+ years of relevant experience
  • Experience with Immunology research is necessary
  • Experience with gastrointestinal biology and/or pathology is preferred
  • Minimum 5 years Industry experience in advancing Biologics programs
  • Experience in cross-mentoring talent in a matrix environment
  • Carrying, handling, and reaching for objects up to 25lbs
  • Able to work in a lab environment
  • Willingness to travel to various meetings including overnight trips. Some international travel may be required.
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