Postdoctoral Research Fellow - Medicine Design

Pfizer Groton , MA 01450

Posted 4 weeks ago

ROLE SUMMARY

The Medicine Design group in Groton, CT is seeking an enthusiastic and skilled lipidomics expert to help discover new insights into the function and specificity of solute carrier transporters (SLCs) with a focus on SLCs involved in lipid transport. This is a unique opportunity to participate in a public-private precompetitive partnership, where the primary objective of the RESOLUTE consortium (https://re-solute.eu/), is to create a comprehensive set of long-lasting, well- characterized tools and data packages for the SLC family to enable SLC research and knowledge. Pfizer's Postdoc program offers competitive salary and benefits, bonus eligibility, career and professional development training opportunities, industry experience, and the opportunity to publish and showcase new data externally.

ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Mass spectrometry-based quantification of lipids both inside and outside the cell and in tissues

  • Mammalian cell culture

  • Development of competition assays using fluorescent probes

  • Assessment of data quality

  • Publication and presentation of findings

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • PhD in analytical or biological sciences

  • Lipidomics or metabolomics experience

  • Cell culture experience

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Plate-based assay development

  • Cross-training of other scientists

  • Exceptional communication skills (oral and written)

  • Eager to learn

  • Lipidomics or metabolomics data analysis

  • Diligent notebook and record keeping

  • Knowledge of enzyme kinetics

  • Knowledge of solute carriers/transporters

Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus

Eligible for Relocation Package

  • LI-PFE

Sunshine Act

Pfizer reports payments and other transfers of value to health care providers as required by federal and state transparency laws and implementing regulations. These laws and regulations require Pfizer to provide government agencies with information such as a health care provider's name, address and the type of payments or other value received, generally for public disclosure. Subject to further legal review and statutory or regulatory clarification, which Pfizer intends to pursue, reimbursement of recruiting expenses for licensed physicians may constitute a reportable transfer of value under the federal transparency law commonly known as the Sunshine Act. Therefore, if you are a licensed physician who incurs recruiting expenses as a result of interviewing with Pfizer that we pay or reimburse, your name, address and the amount of payments made currently will be reported to the government. If you have questions regarding this matter, please do not hesitate to contact your Talent Acquisition representative.

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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