Biogen Scientist II / Sr. Scientist, Research in Cambridge, Massachusetts
About This Role: As part of the Multiple Sclerosis and Neurorepair Research Unit, the individual will be expected to lead, design and execute research strategy and projects in the field of Neuroimmunology aiming at the development of innovative therapeutic approaches to target disease progression in multiple sclerosis and other neuroinflammatory diseases. The work will involve a wide array of in vitro and in vivo techniques using cellular and molecular approaches and is expected to advance projects from target identification to R2D and yield high quality publications. What You Will Do Develop creative and innovative research plans to advance drug discovery programs in the field of Neuroimmunology Design and conduct in vitro and in vivo experiments Supervise Associate Scientist(s) and lead in a highly matrixed environment Prepare, review and deliver scientific presentations for internal/external use Keep abreast of, and use, state-of-the-art technologies in drug discovery Build strong internal and external collaborations including hosting seminar speakers Write reports, manuscripts and generate data packages supporting drug candidate advancement and/or publication. Who You Are You enjoy working independently and creatively in a highly matrixed and cross-disciplinary environment, drawing on deep and current knowledge of pertinent literature, as well as fostering internal and external collaborations to advance the studies. You have excellent technical skills, a track record of hypothesis-driven experimentation and primary authored publications, excellent communication and collaboration skills, and a sense of urgency Required Skills Ph.D. degree in Neuroimmunology, Immunology, Cell Biology or Pharmacology Postdoctoral experience in Neuroimmunology and/or Immunology Immunologists without Neuroimmunology expertise will be considered provided they have drug development experience in pharmaceutical industry settings. Preferred Skills Strong scientific background in Neuroimmunology Prior experience with microglia biology, neuroinflammatory diseases, multiple sclerosis All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.