US-MA, Sr Research Associate- Clinical Biomarker Assay Development R0001861-MZ
Are you looking for a patient-focused company that will inspire you and support your career? If so, be empowered to take charge of your future at Takeda. Join us as a Senior Research Associate in our Cambridge office.
Here, everyone matters and you will be a vital contributor to our inspiring, bold mission. As a Senior Research Associate working on the Translational Biomarker Research team, you will be empowered to provide your technical expertise with flow cytometry and immunoassays and successfully manage our vendors, and a typical day will include:
A Translational and Biomarker Assay Research Associate is an acknowledged subject matter expert in several technology and patient characterization platforms including flow cytometry and immunoassays and whose primary role is vendor management. Responsibilities include directing translation of preclinical assays into a clinically feasible format and overseeing the development, validation and execution of clinical biomarker assays at vendor labs supporting clinical strategy for core therapeutic area programs: Oncology, Gastrointestinal and Neuroscience. The Translational and Biomarker Assay Scientist is also responsible for executing contracts with vendor labs, supporting clinical study start-up activities including reviewing study lab manuals and associated documentation and monitoring the performance of the biomarker assay during clinical study conduct. The Translational and Biomarker Assay Scientist will partner with Discovery scientists, Translational and Biomarker Scientific leads, Translational and Biomarker Operations group and clinical project teams to provide scientific and technical expertise for the development and execution of clinical biomarker assays. This biomarker remit includes target engagement, pharmacodynamic and patient selection. The goal is to deliver high-quality clinical biomarker data to advance clinical programs to key decision points. The Translational and Biomarker Assay Scientist also must remain current and lead scientific due diligence to assess cutting-edge technologies and establish external partnerships as needed.
EDUCATION, BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:
WHAT TAKEDA CAN OFFER YOU:
- 401(k) with company match and Annual Retirement Contribution Plan
- Tuition reimbursement
- Company match of charitable contributions
- Health & Wellness programs including onsite flu shots and health screenings
- Generous time off for vacation and the option to purchase additional vacation days
- Community Outreach Programs
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