Posted to MedZilla on 5/27/2017

Takeda Pharmaceuticals

US-MA, Research Associate 1701099-MZ


  • Assists in animal studies supporting multiple therapeutic areas of the Company including Oncology, Drug Metabolism and Pharmacokinetics, CNS, CV, Inflammation, Metabolic Disease and Imaging.
  • Manages sample transfer, formulation requests, and study updates with multiple groups.
  • Responsible for integrity of data.
  • Introduction to in vivo manipulations and techniques.


  • Assist technical team in completing in vivo studies, gaining exposure to study design, technical procedures, and basic laboratory equipment
  • hands-on introduction to laboratory animal technical skills program
  • Perform in vitro experiments
  • Work in a team environment and collaborate with multiple functions
  • Record clear and concise study data with integrity
  • Maintain study correspondence for assigned studies
  • Track reporting deliverables and graph real-time data
  • Participate in the Takeda-Boston internship program


  • Candidate should be a self-starter, and able to work in a team environment to achieve objectives in a timely manner
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and other common electronic systems
  • Completion of college level animal science/biology coursework is preferable but not necessary


  • Routine demands of an office based environment.
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs.
  • Must be willing to work off-hours, holidays and weekends.

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