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Research Associate / Scientist I - Immunohistochemistry IHC Assay Development

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Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc.

Location
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US-MA, Research Associate / Scientist I - Immunohistochemistry (IHC) Assay Development

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Are you looking for a patient-focused company that will inspire you and support your career? If so, be empowered to take charge of your future at Takeda. Join us as a Research Associate / Scientist I in our Cambridge office.

Here, everyone matters and you will be a vital contributor to our inspiring, bold mission. As a Research Associate / Scientist I working on the Translational and Biomarker Research team, you will be empowered to work with cross-functional teams and external partners and provide IHC assay development expertise, and a typical day will include:

POSITION OBJECTIVES:

The Translational and Biomarker Research (TBR) group at Takeda designs the clinical biomarker and patient characterization strategies, develops and implements clinical biomarkers assays through a network of external laboratories and delivers high quality biomarker, PK, immunogenicity and patient characterization data to support early and late stage clinical programs. TBR is dedicated to technical innovation for clinical application across multiple platform types and investigates novel technologies as needed for clinical goals and patient characterization. TBR biomarker strategies and clinical assays are utilized in all therapeutic areas of Takeda s focus: Neuroscience, Oncology and GI.

To continue to support our clinical biomarker activities we are expanding our IHC and other tissue-based assay capabilities. We seek candidates with extensive lab experience and knowledge of technology platforms with a focus on IHC and multiplex protein platforms such as IMC/MIBI to lead the development of clinical assay and outsourcing to clinical testing labs. This person will work with internal groups and outside contract organizations to ensure timely development and implementation of clinical biomarker assays using various technology platforms. Additional responsibilities include operational support of biomarker data collection in clinic and acting as subject matter expert for technical questions. The preferred candidate will have a scientific biology background to enable understanding of disease and drug mechanisms supporting assay use and increase their contributions.

POSITION ACCOUNTABILITIES:

Collaborate to transfer biomarker assays, develop, optimize and validate IHC, and other tissue based assays according to fit-for-purpose principle

Interact with contract organizations to outsource the biomarker assays for clinical trials

Collaborate with internal groups to ensure timely execution of assay development, transfer and outsourcing

Present biomarker data at projects team meetings

Responsibilities include 100% outsourcing of biomarker assays and clinical trial support activities

Flexibility to provide ELISA support

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:

BS/MS with 3 years of technical/lab experience

Hands on experience with immunohistochemistry and other tissue-based assays is required

ELISA experience highly desired

Relevant industry experience and understanding of assay regulatory guidelines highly desired

Biology background and experience with clinical biomarker assay development is highly desired

Experience with outsourcing and vendor lab management is highly desirable

Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, ability to work independently

Excellent written and oral communication skills

WHAT TAKEDA CAN OFFER YOU:

401(k) with company match and Annual Retirement Contribution Plan

Tuition reimbursement

Company match of charitable contributions

Health & Wellness programs including onsite flu shots and health screenings

Generous time off for vacation and the option to purchase additional vacation days

Community Outreach Programs

Empowering Our People to Shine

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Takeda is an EEO employer of minorities, women, disabled, protected veterans, and considers qualified applicants with criminal histories in accordance with applicable laws. For more information, visit

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Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc.
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Company Profile
As a wholly owned subsidiary of Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited, Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc. (TPUSA) is among the top 15 pharmaceutical companies in the United States. TPUSA was founded in 1998 to accelerate Takeda's global expansion into the U.S. market. Takeda's U.S. clinical development activities are conducted via Takeda Development Center Americas, Inc., which has a robust pipeline of compounds in multiple therapeutic areas including metabolic and cardiovascular diseases, central nervous system, respiratory and immunology, oncology and general medicine. Striving toward better health is at the center of everything we do. Takeda is enjoying tremendous growth as an emerging global leader in the pharmaceutical industry, but remains ever mindful of our commitment to serve people worldwide by striving toward better health through leading innovation in medicine.The spirit of our commitment extends to our employees, partners and the larger community.

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