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Astellas Pharma Research Associate II, Incubation Lab in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Do you want to be part of an inclusive team that works to develop innovative therapies for patients? Every day, we are driven to develop and deliver innovative and effective new medicines to patients and physicians. If you want to be part of this exciting work, you belong at Astellas!

Astellas Pharma Inc. is a pharmaceutical company conducting business in more than 70 countries around the world. We are committed to turning innovative science into medical solutions that bring value and hope to patients and their families. Keeping our focus on addressing unmet medical needs and conducting our business with ethics and integrity enables us to improve the health of people throughout the world. For more information on Astellas, please visit our website at www.astellas.com .

Astellas is announcing a Research Associate II, Incubation Lab opportunity at their Astellas Innovation Management (AIM) site in Cambridge, MA.

Purpose:

Research Associate II of Incubation Lab (I-Lab) in AIM is responsible for supporting to build and advance early stage research programs in line with the I-lab strategy. One of the key role of Research Associate II in I-Lab is to create experiment plans and to conduct it under the direction of leaders. Other key role of Research Associate II in I-lab is to connect with third parties (Academia, CRO, etc.) and support the collaboration with them under the direction of leaders to generate the data.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • To establish experiment plans to support to advance early stage programs under the discussion with internal leaders.

  • To conduct experiments and analytical procedures through implementing the latest techniques.

  • To communicate multiple types of third party (Academia, CRO, etc.) and support some portion of the collaboration under the discussion with internal leaders.

  • To communicate and collaborate with internal functions.

  • To conduct lab management works.

  • To provide good presentation based on the written and oral communication skills.

Quantitative Dimensions:

  • Support to enrich and advance internal early stage portfolio.

Organizational Context:

  • The Research Associate II reports to Senior Director, Head of I-Lab.

Preferred:

  • Lab management experiences and skills

  • Knowledge and expertise on Pharma drug discovery research

Benefits:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance

  • Generous Paid Time Off options, including Vacation and Sick time, plus national holidays including year-end shut down

  • 401(k) match and annual company contribution

  • Company paid life insurance

  • Annual Corporate Bonus and Quarterly Sales Incentive for eligible positions

  • Long Term Incentive Plan for eligible positions

  • Referral bonus program

Astellas is committed to equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment. EOE including Disability/Protected Veterans

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Category Research and Development

Astellas is committed to equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment. EOE including Disability/Protected Veterans

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