Principal Scientist, Pharmacology
  • DESCRIPTION:

    Boehringer Ingelheim is currently seeking a talented and innovative Principal Scientist, Pharmacology to join our Biotherapeutics department located at our Ridgefield, CT facility.

    As an employee of Boehringer Ingelheim, you will actively contribute to the discovery, development and delivery of our products to our patients and customers. Our global presence provides opportunity for all employees to collaborate internationally, offering visibility and opportunity to directly contribute to the companies' success. We realize that our strength and competitive advantage lie with our people. We support our employees in a number of ways to foster a healthy working environment, meaningful work, diversity and inclusion, mobility, networking and work-life balance. Our competitive compensation and benefit programs reflect Boehringer Ingelheim's high regard for our employees.

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    •Design and implement strategies for the functional characterization and optimization of antibody-based therapeutics
    •Manage a group of scientists to ensure high quality results and timely project support
    •Actively participate in, with the ability to lead, antibody-based drug discovery project teams
    •Effectively collaborate with colleagues in the antibody lead identification, engineering and purification groups
    •Participate in the evaluation of biologic-based therapeutic technologies
    •Maintain excellent communication within the Biotherapeutics Dept. and across all research project teams and departments
    •Ensure all R&D activities meet the highest quality standards and are conducted in accordance with all regulations and safety procedures and practices

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    •Ph.D. degree in cell biology, pharmacology, a biomedical science or equivalent experience
    •Knowledge of the principles of biochemical and cell-based functional as-ays
    •At least 5 years experience in antibody-based drug discovery research, including post-doc

    DESIRED EXPERIENCE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

    •At least 4 - 5 years industry and supervisory experience preferred
    •Strong data analysis and troubleshooting skills
    •Technical expertise in the functional characterization of therapeutic antibodies
    •Experience in the use of ex vivo and in vitro studies to investigate autoimmune or cardiometabolic-related mechanisms preferred
    •Demonstrated ability to think strategically and work effectively in teams; experience with drug discovery project leadership preferred
    •Strong verbal and written communication skills

    Boehringer Ingelheim is firmly committed to ensuring a safe, healthy, productive and efficient work environment for our employees, partners and customers. As part of that commitment, Boehringer Ingelheim conducts pre-employment background investigations and drug screenings.

    Boehringer Ingelheim is an equal opportunity employer. M/F/D/V

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    To apply, use the link below:

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