Senior Scientist, Stromal Biology/Tumor Microenvironment

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Employer
Boehringer Ingelheim
Location
Ridgefield, Connecticut, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jun 04, 2021
Closes
Jun 15, 2021
Ref
2187453035
Discipline
Biology
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
Boehringer Ingelheim is an equal opportunity global employer who takes pride in maintaining a diverse and inclusive culture. We embrace diversity of perspectives and strive for an inclusive environment which benefits our employees, patients and communities.
Description:
As an active team member of the innovative Cancer Immunology and Immune Modulation (CI&IM) research group at Boehringer-Ingelheim's US research facility in Ridgefield, CT, the Senior Scientist will contribute to the design, and independently execute, experiments that focus on novel approaches to modulate the stromal microenvironment of tumors, in order to allow for effective T cell-mediated tumor immunity. The Senior Scientist 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 Ingelheim's high regard for our employees.
Duties & Responsibilities:
- Contribute to exploratory/discovery research identifying and validating new therapeutic concepts; developing novel approaches to study tumor stroma - immune cell interactions
- 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; may direct and oversee experimental design and results of technicians and junior level scientists
- 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
- Operate in a highly organized fashion in terms of goal setting and achieving for multiple experiments/tasks
- Independently performs 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
- 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
Requirements:
- Ph.D. from an accredited institution or equivalent experience in a related field
- Successful postdoc in a related field as determined by publication(s)
- Expertise in the area of tumor microenvironment required; with experience studying the tumor stroma (CAFs, ECM, vasculature) and/or tumor immune microenvironment
- Demonstrates a broad knowledge of field
- Excellent cell culture and cellular and molecular biology skills, including experience with relevant primary cell types (fibroblasts, myeloid cells, T cells, e.g.)
- Experience with advanced imaging techniques including confocal microscopy required
- Experience with basic immunology techniques such as immune cell isolation, ELISA and flow cytometry required
- 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 and image analysis software (ex. ImageJ, Velocity, Imaris, Halo, Visiopharm, etc).
- Appropriate level of understanding of applicable regulations
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
Who We Are:
At Boehringer Ingelheim we create value through innovation with one clear goal: to improve the lives of patients. We develop breakthrough therapies and innovative healthcare solutions in areas of unmet medical need for both humans and animals. As a family owned company we focus on long term performance. We are powered by 50.000 employees globally who nurture a diverse, collaborative and inclusive culture. Learning and development for all employees is key because your growth is our growth.
Want to learn more? Visit boehringer-ingelheim.com and join us in our effort to make more health. Boehringer Ingelheim is an equal opportunity global employer who takes pride in maintaining a diverse and inclusive culture. We embrace diversity of perspectives and strive for an inclusive environment, which benefits our employees, patients and communities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to a person's actual or perceived race, including natural hairstyles, hair texture and protective hairstyles; color; creed; religion; national origin; age; ancestry; citizenship status, marital status; gender, gender identity or expression; sexual orientation, mental, physical or intellectual disability, veteran status; pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition; genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other class or characteristic protected by applicable law.
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Organization: US-BI Pharma/BI USA
Title: Senior Scientist, Stromal Biology/Tumor Microenvironment
Location: Americas-US-CT-Ridgefield
Requisition ID: 216273

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