Sanofi Group Senior Research Associate, Rare Disease Research in Framingham, Massachusetts

Senior Research Associate, Rare Disease Research


Sanofi Genzyme focuses on developing specialty treatments for debilitating diseases that are often difficult to diagnose and treat, providing hope to patients and their families.

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.

Job Responsibilities/Department Description:

Job responsibilities: We are seeking a highly motivated individual to join a team of scientists in the Rare Disease Research group developing novel therapies to treat genetic kidney diseases. This individual will design and execute experiments for target validation, in vitro assay development, biomarker identification, in vivo model development, and in vivo efficacy testing.


Basic Qualifications: Requires a B.S. in biology, biochemistry, or a related discipline, with a minimum of 5 years of experience, or a M.S. in biology, biochemistry, or a related discipline and a minimum of 3 years of experience. Experience with basic cellular or molecular biology techniques (such as mammalian cell culture, transfection, gene expression analysis, in vitro assay development, in vivodrug administration/injection, blood/tissue collection, Western blotting, immunohistochemistry, or DNA/RNA isolation) is required.

Preferred Qualifications : Experience with assay development, automated liquid handling systems, or high content screening is desirable.

Job: Laboratory/Process/Device Development

Primary Location: United States-Massachusetts-Framingham

Job Posting: Sep 17, 2016, 12:35:16 PM

Job Type: Regular

Employee Status: Regular