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Postdoctoral Scientist - Translational Oncology
A career with EMD Serono is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 60,300 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in Healthcare, Life Science and Electronics. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. EMD Serono is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.
United As One for Patients, our purpose in Healthcare is to help create, improve and prolong lives. We develop medicines, intelligent devices and innovative technologies in therapeutic areas such as Oncology, Neurology and Fertility. Our teams work together across 6 continents with passion and relentless curiosity in order to help patients at every stage of life. Joining our Healthcare team is becoming part of a diverse, inclusive and flexible working culture, presenting great opportunities for personal development and career advancement across the globe.
We are seeking a candidate for a postdoctoral position in the Translational Oncology group at EMD Serono. The candidate will work in our state-of-the-art EMD Serono Research & Development Institute located in Billerica, MA, and closely interact with the Oncology drug discovery labs. The successful candidate will study cellular response to DNA damage using novel small molecules in development for cancer therapy. While addressing important scientific questions by cutting-edge research, the postdoctoral scientist will have the opportunity to expand his/her knowledge and experience in an industry setting.
Postdoctoral tenure at EMD Serono is for two years, with the option to extend for an additional year. Postdoc salaries are competitive, commensurate with other industry programs. EMD Serono offers a comprehensive benefits package, which includes; medical, dental, vision coverage, 401(k) savings and retirement account plan. Postdocs are also eligible to receive a yearly bonus based on individual and company performance.
Who you are:
- PhD in Molecular, Cell Biology or other Life Science discipline
- Extensive experience in cancer research. Expertise in one or the following areas is highly desirable: DNA repair, checkpoint control of cell cycle, p53, apoptosis, senescence
- First-author research publications in high impact scientific journals
- Demonstrated ability to think critically and independently
- Excellent written and oral communication skills
- Ability to collaborate and interact effectively with colleagues
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Join us in building a culture of inclusion and belonging that impacts millions and empowers everyone to bring their curiosity to life!
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