Senior Scientist, Translational Sciences, Genomics – Genzyme – Framingham, MA

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Senior Scientist, Translational Sciences, Genomics-POS_00471635-0001JC

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Genzyme has pioneered the development and delivery of transformative therapies for patients affected by rare and debilitating diseases for over 30 years. We accomplish our goals through world-class research, collaboration with the global patient community, and with the compassion and commitment of our employees. With a focus on rare diseases and multiple sclerosis, we are dedicated to making a positive impact on the lives of the patients and families we serve. Genzyme's portfolio of transformative therapies, which are marketed in countries around the world, represent groundbreaking and life-saving advances in medicine. As a Sanofi company, Genzyme benefits from the reach and resources of one of the world's largest pharmaceutical companies, with a shared commitment to improving the lives of patients.

Sanofi, an integrated global healthcare leader, discovers, develops and distributes therapeutic solutions focused on patients’ needs. Sanofi has core strengths in the field of healthcare with seven growth platforms: diabetes solutions, human vaccines, innovative drugs, consumer healthcare, emerging markets, animal health and the new Genzyme.

Genzyme Corporation (a Sanofi company) and its U.S. affiliates are Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employers 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, gender identity or expression; affectional or sexual orientation; disability; veteran or military status or liability for military 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.

Senior Scientist, Translational Sciences, Genomics

As part of the Translational Sciences Department, the Genomics Group in the Sanofi Genzyme R&D Center seeks a highly motivated genomics scientist / disease biologist to work in a dynamic and cross-functional team supporting genomics and translational research and therapeutic product development. Disease biology expertise sought in neurobiology or immunology. Main responsibilities are to provide data analysis and functional interpretation using a variety of molecular profiling data, including DNA and RNA sequencing, GWAS analysis and network biology. You will interact with research scientists on biomarker discovery, mechanism of action, and disease biology projects at every stage of the project, from experimental design to data analysis and interpretation. You will be expected to keep abreast of the latest systems biology analytics in the literature and collaborate with informatics engineers to benefit the internal analytic process. You will drive the generation and testing of hypothesis leading to new biological insights. You will decipher and interpret disease biology from genomics data leading a team of biologists specialized in genomics, molecular biology and cellular biology. You will be expected to effectively communicate analytical results with internal project collaborators through both presentations and one-on-one interactions.

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Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:
MS or Ph.D. degree in biological sciences and/or computational biology with both a strong quantitative and disease biology background with 5-10 years of experience in bioinformatics/genomic research and data analysis. Experience must include hands on analysis of next generation sequencing data, GWAS, and microarray data and expert use of relevant software. Working knowledge of biological knowledge bases and functional interpretation engines preferred. Team management experience desired but not necessary. Additional desired characteristics include: self-starter, faster learner, creative, hands-on, team player.

Job : Laboratory/Process/Device Development
Primary Location : United States-Massachusetts-Framingham

Job Posting : Oct 16, 2016, 12:43:06 PM

Job Type : Regular
Employee Status : Regular


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