Scientist Ii/Iii, Cardiometabolic (In Vivo)

Boehringer Ingelheim Ridgefield , CT 06877

Posted 2 weeks ago

Candidate will be hired at level commensurate with experience and education

Description:

Boehringer Ingelheim is seeking a highly motivated in vivo Scientist II/III to join a team of talented scientists committed to the discovery of innovative medicines to improve the lives of patients with cardiometabolic diseases at our R&D site in Ridgefield, CT. This position requires performing rodent studies to advance innovative and novel research programs in cardiometabolic diseases specifically in the area of liver diseases (NASH, cirrhosis). Direct experience in this disease area is desired, however not required.

This successful candidate will bring enthusiasm, creativity, and a strong work ethic to the group in combination with a passion for learning and strong communication and organizational skills. Our research facilities are located in Ridgefield, CT, which is in close proximity to New York City, and harbors the R&D activities of Boehringer Ingelheim in the USA.

The main responsibilities of the Scientist II/III include: independently developing, troubleshooting, and testing therapeutics in rodent animal models with minimal supervision, as well as investigation and implementation of new technologies to advance the field.

As an employee of Boehringer Ingelheim, you will actively contribute to the discovery, development and delivery of our products to our patients and customers. Our global presence provides opportunity for all employees to collaborate internationally, offering visibility and opportunity to directly contribute to the companies' success. We realize that our strength and competitive advantage lie with our people. We support our employees in a number of ways to foster a healthy working environment, meaningful work, diversity and inclusion, mobility, networking and work-life balance. Our competitive compensation and benefit programs reflect Boehringer Ingelheim's high regard for our employees.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Initiates and completes routine in vivo studies in an independent and efficient manner, with minimal supervision. Demonstrates the ability to interpret outcome of experiments and to propose appropriate follow-up.

  • Demonstrates technical ability to assist in the design and execution of non-routine experiments in the context of liver disease in vivo models and conducts exploratory experiments under supervision.

  • Compliance with all IACUC regulations is required.

  • Applies basic scientific principles with minimal guidance; performs literature searches and extracts relevant information from published protocols.

  • Proposes, gains support for, and implements new ideas and technologies from individual's knowledge of science and technology and understanding of drug discovery and development process.

  • Independently operates and is responsible for lab equipment; troubleshoots effectively.

  • Communicates own work effectively orally and in writing; contributes to writing protocols, procedures, and technical reports; provide input for scientific reports.

  • Reports and treats data with a high level of integrity and ethics.

  • Complies with applicable regulations, performing all work in a safe manner; maintains proper records in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures and policies.

Scientist II Requirements:

  • Master's Degree, or Bachelor's Degree with 3 years of experience in related scientific discipline; pharmaceutical, biotechnology or CRO experience is highly desirable

  • Apply knowledge of basic theory and scientific principles of liver disease for conducting in vivo research; direct experience in rodent models of liver disease is preferred but experience with in vivo models of other disease areas is acceptable

  • Experience in routine routes of rodent dosing, health monitoring, and sample collection.

  • Setting up and running qPCR on tissue samples including tissue prep and data analysis and basic biomarker assays is desirable

  • Proven problem-solving ability

  • Proficiency with computers and data analysis software

  • Ability and willingness to work effectively in a highly collaborative environment

Scientist III Requirements:

  • Master's Degree with 3 years of experience, or Bachelor's Degree with 7 years of experience in related scientific discipline; pharmaceutical, biotechnology company or CRO experience is highly desirable

  • Meet all requirements for a Scientist II

  • Experience developing, troubleshooting, and validating models of liver disease including preparing tissues for histology; and minor surgical skills are desirable

  • Ability to perform routine biochemical and/or histological analysis is a plus.

  • Setting up and running qPCR on tissue samples including tissue prep and data analysis and basic biomarker assays is desirable

  • Experience on drug discovery project teams is a plus

  • Propose new ideas and share them across teams

  • Contribute to publications within area of expertise

  • High level communication skills to facilitate direct interaction with project teams

Eligibility Requirements:

Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction.

Must be willing to take a drug test and post-offer physical (if required)

Must be 18 years of age or older

Who We Are:

At Boehringer Ingelheim we create value through innovation with one clear goal: to improve the lives of patients. We develop breakthrough therapies and innovative healthcare solutions in areas of unmet medical need for both humans and animals. As a family owned company we focus on long term performance. We are powered by 50.000 employees globally who nurture a diverse, collaborative and inclusive culture. Learning and development for all employees is key because your growth is our growth.

Want to learn more? Visit boehringer-ingelheim.com and join us in our effort to make more health. Boehringer Ingelheim is an equal opportunity global employer who takes pride in maintaining a diverse and inclusive culture. We embrace diversity of perspectives and strive for an inclusive environment, which benefits our employees, patients and communities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to a person's actual or perceived race; color; creed; religion; national origin; age; ancestry; citizenship status, marital status; gender, gender identity or expression; sexual orientation, mental, physical or intellectual disability, veteran status; pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition; genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other class or characteristic protected by applicable law.

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