• Biogen Idec
  • $77,520.00 -128,560.00/year*
  • Cambridge , MA
  • Scientific Research
  • Full-Time
  • 101 Auburn St


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Job Description Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Research Unit at Biogen seeks an accomplished and driven neuroimmunologist or immunologist to join the Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Research Unit (AD&D RU) as a Research Fellow for a duration of up to 18 months. The AD&D RU is focused on leveraging genetics and human biology for developing and delivering innovative therapeutic intervention strategies for AD and other dementias. The Research Fellow will be a be a part of a fast-faced and motivated drug discovery group and will be focused on developing new medicines for microglial targets for AD. Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Research Unit at Biogen seeks an accomplished and driven neuroimmunologist to join the Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Research Unit (AD&D RU) as a Research Fellow. The AD&D RU is focused on developing and delivering innovative therapeutic intervention strategies for AD and other dementias. The Research Fellow will be a part of a fast-faced and motivated drug discovery group within the AD &D RU that is focused on developing novel drug candidates for microglial targets for AD. The successful candidate must have in-depth knowledge and expertise in neuroimmunology or immunology. The candidate must have a first-hand experience with a variety of in vitro and in vivo models; and techniques to investigate immune cell function and immune modulation. The candidate must be able to utilize these models for target validation, mechanism of action studies and support for drug discovery projects. The position requires in-depth expertise in state-of-the-art immunological, biochemical and cell biological techniques as well as broad in vivo experience to study neuroimmune modulation in neurodegenerative diseases. The candidate must be driven and willing to be a part of and contribute to fast paced drug discovery projects in the neuroimmunology space. As Research Fellow, the candidate should be capable of identifying and planning projects and studies, independently executing and interpreting experiments to achieve agreed upon objectives. The candidate should be able to work in a collaborative environment. #LI-IJ1 Qualifications The successful applicant will have: o An in-depth and up-to-date knowledge of concepts and hands-on experience in neuroimmunology or immunology (required), and application of neuroimmune mechanisms in AD and other neurodegenerative mechanisms (preferred). o Extensive hands-on experience with immunological, biochemical, molecular and cellular techniques to study immune cells. (required) o a keen understanding of experimental design, underlying scientific principles, and the ability to rigorously analyze and document results (required). o strong interpersonal and organizational skills, ability to clearly communicate results to a scientific audience and to maintain detailed written records (required). o demonstrated ability to independently and successfully conduct research projects and publish in peer-reviewed journals. (required). o Work in a collaborative environment. (required). Education PhD in neuroimmunology or immunology biological sciences with focus on neuroimmunology or immunology and a minimum of 3 years of post-doctoral experience in academia. Must be a post-doc to apply. 36727BRSalary Range: NAMinimum QualificationNot Specified years
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