Senior Scientist, Neuroimmunology/Immunology Research

Job Description

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

Must have Industry experience

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

Additional Information

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