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Senior Scientist

Date: Apr 14, 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. 


Essential duties and responsibilities: 


Primary responsibilities will be to lead and support biotherapeutic drug discovery and to investigate the mechanism of action of candidate lead molecules. The successful candidate 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, the candidate will contribute to patent filings and publications and present research finding to various audiences including senior management.


Education-  PhD in immunology or related discipline and a minimum of 3 years of post-doctoral research experience in tumor immunology, infectious disease or autoimmunity. Exact title will be commensurate with level of expertise and experience.


  • Direct and extensive experience with a broad range of 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
  • Well-developed organizational, creative problem solving and collaborative skills
  • Must be self-motivated and proactive, able to multi-task, and detail oriented
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, as well as effective listening and interpersonal skills


Preferred experience-

  • Prior 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 is highly desirable
  • 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


Research & Development

Sub Function

Drug Analysis and Formulation

Reports To

Director R&D, Biologics Discovery Science

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