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Pfizer

Pfizer

Massachusetts, USA
Posted on Monday, August 21, 2023

Why Patients Need You

Everything we do, every day, is in line with an unwavering commitment to the quality and the delivery of safe and effective products to patients. Our science and risk-based compliant quality culture is flexible, innovative, and customer oriented. Whether you are involved in development, maintenance, compliance or analysis through research programs, your contribution will directly impact patients.

What You Will Achieve

Pfizer’s BioMedicine Design group (BMD) is seeking a creative and driven Scientist to join our efforts in the development of novel RNA therapeutic platforms. The candidate will play an essential role in providing molecular biology expertise and contribute to innovation in engineering and development of the next generation RNA therapeutics such as circRNA, saRNA and others. This candidate will work in a dynamic group of innovative scientists to push the boundary of RNA design, stability and translation efficiency. This candidate will have a background in RNA Biology. They will be self-motivated, demonstrate intellectual curiosity and thrive in a collaborative setting. They will be proficient in molecular cloning, developing and implementing molecular biology as well as biochemical strategies to support creative RNA design, structural and functional evaluation for an array of therapeutic applications.

How You Will Achieve

  • Explore and identify new RNA design strategies to develop circular and other RNA molecules expressing genes of interest
  • Support plasmid vector cloning and RNA production as needed to evaluate novel designs
  • Drive technology innovation: design and implement molecular biology strategies to enable small scale analysis of RNAs
  • Proactively collaborate and coordinate cross-functional project activities including evaluation of emerging technologies
  • Develop and maintain working relationships across multidisciplinary teams in BMD and other therapeutic discovery and research teams
  • Routinely provide updates at internal and cross-functional project meetings
  • Possess excellent communication and record-keeping skills

Qualifications

  • BS with 4 or more years or MS with 2 or more years of relevant experience in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Biology, Biomedical Sciences, or a related discipline
  • Hands-on experience with RNA design, in vitro production and QC, biochemical and biophysical evaluation, and molecular cloning
  • Experience in gene therapy, RNA therapeutics and LNP delivery is highly desired
  • Strong written and oral communication skills and ability to work effectively in cross functional teams
  • Organized, detail oriented, multi-task, and remain flexible with changing needs
  • Must be self-motivated and able to work under strict timelines


Relocation assistance may be available based on business needs and/or eligibility.

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EEO & Employment Eligibility

Pfizer 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. Pfizer also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act and IRCA. Pfizer is an E-Verify employer.

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