Scientist II, Drug Product Development

Boston, MA

Vaccines prevent 2 to 3 million deaths each year and have transformed global public health. For the past 70 years, Takeda has supplied vaccines to protect the health of people in Japan. Today, Takeda's global vaccine business is applying innovation to tackle some of the world's most challenging infectious diseases, such as dengue, COVID-19, Zika and norovirus. Takeda’s team brings an outstanding track record and a wealth of knowledge in vaccine development, manufacturing and global access to advance a pipeline of vaccines to address some of the world's most pressing public health needs.

Job ID R0123107 Date posted 05/16/2024 Location Boston, Massachusetts

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Job Description

Takeda Vaccines, Inc. is seeking a Scientist II, Drug Product Development in Cambridge, MA with the following requirements: Master’s degree in Biological Sciences, Life Sciences or related field or foreign academic equivalent plus 4 years of related experience. Prior experience must include: Perform research and development, qualification, validation and implementation of bioanalytical methods including data analysis; perform an exhaustive characterization of candidate molecules utilizing a range of biophysical and biochemical techniques to assess their stability and manufacturability profile; prepare protocols, technical reports, summaries, for distribution and/or presentation to project teams, and for inclusion in reports and regulatory agency submissions; create and implement process development studies aimed at optimizing manufacturing unit operations. Up to 20% remote work allowed.

Full time. $91,700 - $157,200 per year.

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Boston, MA

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