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Research Principal Scientist, Rare Disease

Company: Takeda Pharmaceutical
Location: Revere
Posted on: May 9, 2022

Job Description:

By clicking the "Apply" button, I understand that my employment application process with Takeda will commence and that the information I provide in my application will be processed in line with Takeda's and . I further attest that all information I submit in my employment application is true to the best of my knowledge.Job DescriptionAs the Principal Scientist, reporting to the Pathway Head, Rare DDU, you will contribute to the discovery of novel therapeutics within the Rare Diseases Drug Discovery Unit (RD DDU), independently designing pre-clinical scientific research projects. With a focus on rare hematological disorders (non-oncology), this scientist will also be a senior scientific consultant on multiple programs, and lead matrixed teams that will drive our vision to discover transformative therapies.ACCOUNTABILITIES - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

  • Design and direct research strategy and activities to meet program goals; provide leadership, timelines and contingency plans
  • Establish project direction integrating science, essential technical knowledge, and program goals
  • Work with other departments, being the scientific authority within discipline
  • Be a senior company / project representative at external conferences, or business meetings
  • Manage workload and expectations
  • Identify project goals, activities and constraints and propose mitigation plans
  • Communicate project status, risks and changes to plan to leadership team
  • Guide a small team of internal scientists and help build their scientific and career development goals
  • Contribute to the preparation/editing/review of documents for regulatory submission
  • Be an essential liaison with external collaborators and team members and help guide research strategy in the focused therapeutic areaEDUCATION, BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS: -
    • PhD degree in a scientific discipline with 6+ years experience ,or MS with 12+ years experience, or BS with 14+ years experience in a biopharmaceutical R&D, health-related consulting company, or academic role focusing on preclinical research.
    • You have passion for early drug discovery, along with the following attributes
    • A background in hematological disorders, with experience in biologics and gene therapies
    • An understanding of biological mechanisms that improve thrombosis and hemostasis, and preclinical models for studying these pathways
    • Experience delivering novel therapeutics from idea to early clinical development.
    • Demonstrate the capability to inspire and motivate others and build authentic relationships
    • Demonstrate desire to participate in teams in a matrix organizational structure
    • Experience in completion of project deliverables
    • An in-depth understanding of clinical needs as it relates to guiding early programs towards successful translation to therapeutics to bring meaningful benefit to patients
    • Manage across multiple projects
    • Lead matrix teams to meet project goals.
    • Manage research vendors including negotiating sponsored research agreements/contracts, analyzing scope of work, facilitating the resolution of actions and issues.Effective November 1, 2021, absent an approved religious or medical reason, all US office-based and lab-based Takeda employees who work fully on-site or in a hybrid model (as determined by Takeda) must be fully vaccinated to work at a Takeda site or to engage with Takeda colleagues or anyone else on behalf of Takeda. As of the same date, absent an approved religious or medical reason, US field-based employees, employees must be fully vaccinated in order to continue in their current roles. - US employees who work at a Takeda manufacturing facility, and those who work at a BioLife center or BioLife lab, may be subject to different guidelines. Candidates are encouraged to speak with their recruiter to seek further information on the applicable guidelines for the Business Unit/Function for which they have applied.This job posting excludes CO Applicants.EEO StatementTakeda is proud in its commitment to creating a diverse workforce and providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, parental status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship status, genetic information or characteristics, marital status, status as a Vietnam era veteran, special disabled veteran, or other protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws, and any other characteristic protected by law.LocationsUSA - MA - Cambridge - Binney StWorker TypeEmployeeWorker Sub-TypeRegularTime TypeFull time

Keywords: Takeda Pharmaceutical, Revere , Research Principal Scientist, Rare Disease, Other , Revere, Massachusetts

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