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Scientist I, Immunology and Inflammation

Req #: 1700971
Location: Cambridge, MA US
Job Category: Research and Early Development
Work Location: 200 Cambridge Park Drive CAMBRIDGE2 02140
Organization: Celgene Corporation
Schedule: 40
Employee Status: Full time
Job Type: Regular
Job Level:
Other Locations:US- MA- Cambridge


Celgene is a global biopharmaceutical company leading the way in medical innovation to help patients live longer, better lives. Our purpose as a company is to discover and develop therapies that will change the course of human health.  We value our passion for patients, ​quest for innovation, spirit of independence and love of challenge. With a presence in more than 70 countries, and growing - we look for talented people to grow our business, advance our science and contribute to our unique culture.

Responsibilities will also include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Develop cell based and biochemical approaches and technologies to establish the activity and mechanism of action of candidate therapeutics.  This will include assay troubleshooting skills and in depth knowledge of cell culture, ELISA, protein signaling, qPCR technology platforms, FACS analysis, imaging and assay automation techniques.
  • Independently review the relevant literature to understand and propose the best methods that can be applied to the needs of the group.
  • Provide strategic input and propose new initiatives for methods to validate novel targets and test therapeutics.
  • Hands-on experience and excellent teamwork skills in liaising with other departments.
  • Keep abreast of, and use, state-of-the-art technologies in target validation.
  • Prepare, review and deliver scientific presentations for internal/external use.

Skills/Knowledge Required:

  • Ph.D. with at least 2 years of work experience, preferred.  Bachelor’s degree in a scientific discipline with at least 10 years work experience or Master’s degree with at least 8 years work experience.
  • Research experience in inflammation, fibrosis or a related field is required
  • Ability to collaborate in teams and work with others in a matrixed environment
  • Ability to demonstrate effectiveness in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
  • Excellent communication, presentation, collaboration and organizational skills. 
  • Ability to prioritize responsibilities
  • Clear evidence of sustained independent thought and creativity in developing and implementing advanced technology and ideas for new projects
  • Comfortable with changing direction and taking risks
  • Create solutions for technical challenges


Celgene is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status. Celgene complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act. All applicants must have authorization to work for Celgene in the U.S.
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