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Scientist

Date: Nov 19, 2021

Location: Redwood City, California, US, 94063

Company: Teva Pharmaceuticals

Company Info

Teva is a global pharmaceutical leader and the world's largest generic medicines producer, committed to improving health and increasing access to quality health solutions worldwide. Our employees are at the core of our success, with colleagues in over 80 countries delivering the world's largest medicine cabinet to 200 million people every day. We offer a uniquely diverse portfolio of products and solutions for patients and we've built a promising pipeline centered around our core therapeutic areas.  We are continually developing patient-centric solutions and significantly growing both our generic and specialty medicines business through investment in research and development, marketing, business development and innovation. This is how we improve health and enable people to live better, healthier lives. Join us on our journey of growth!

Job Description

Teva Pharmaceuticals, Biologics Division, located in Redwood City, is seeking a highly motivated immunologist to participate in the discovery and advancement of novel immuno-therapies for the treatment of cancer and autoimmune disease. 

 

As a Scientist within the Biologics Division, you will lead and support biotherapeutic drug discovery and investigate the mechanism of action of candidate lead molecules. You will be expected to independently design, execute and manage internal research projects, collaborate with other functional groups within the broader organization and contribute to external academic and industry collaborations. 

 

In addition, you will contribute to patent filings and publications and present research finding to various audiences including senior management.
 

Qualifications

What you will bring to the role:

  • PhD in Immunology or a closely related discipline  including tumor immunology, infectious disease or autoimmunity 
  • Minimum 3 years of direct experience with contemporary immunological techniques, including isolation and stimulation of primary immune cells (of human and rodent origin), multi-color flow cytometry, immune cell-based assay development

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior post-doctoral research experience and training in either adaptive (T cell) or innate immunity (dendritic cell, NK cell and/or macrophage), either in an academic setting and/or in an industry drug discovery setting (biotech or pharma)
  • Prior experience in biotherapeutic discovery and preclinical development, together with a strong understanding of ligand-receptor biology is highly desirable
  • Prior experience in human immunology 
  • Prior experience working with mouse models of human immunity
  • Prior experience working with syngeneic tumor models to evaluate mechanisms of immune evasion, therapeutic efficacy and/or drug mechanism of action within the tumor microenvironment is highly desirable
  • Experience presenting scientific material to large groups 

Function

Research & Development

Teva’s Equal Employment Opportunity Commitment

Teva Pharmaceuticals is committed to equal opportunity in employment. It is Teva's global policy that equal employment opportunity be provided without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, ancestry, veteran status, national or ethnic origin or any other legally recognized status entitled to protection under applicable laws. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace for all. If you are contacted for a job opportunity, please advise us of any accommodations needed to support you throughout the recruitment and selection process. All accommodation information provided will be treated as confidential and used only for the purpose of providing an accessible candidate experience. Teva Pharmaceuticals USA requires all U.S. new hires to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to the first date of employment. As required by applicable law, however, Teva will consider requests for reasonable accommodations.


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