Posted: Tuesday, May 9, 2017 1:32 AM
External Posting TitleAssociate Director, Translational NeuroPathology Laboratory
Job DescriptionWe are looking for a talented pathologist to provide scientific guidance and leadership within the Translational Pathology Laboratory. The successful candidate will work in close collaboration with drug discovery research units and will be responsible for the execution of proof:of:concept and pre:clinical efficacy studies in AD, PD, ALS/FTLD, MS, and other neurological disorders. We seek a candidate with knowledge of the biology of neurodegeneration, the pathology of neurological disease, immunohistochemistry, in:situ hybridization, and immunofluorescence. The candidate will be required to perform microscopic evaluation and interpretation of tissues and coordinate quantitative image:based assessment of pathological endpoints. He/she will succeed by collaborating closely with other Biogen scientists and clinicians in the areas of neurodegeneration, neuroimmunology and repair, as well as experts in the multiple therapeutic modalities : small molecules, antibodies, biologics, antisense oligonucleotides and gene therapy : in the Biogen portfolio. We particularly seek candidates who have demonstrated strong scientific rigor while exploring novel pathways and mechanisms in humans and model systems and in leading research teams. Demonstrated expertise in experimental animal models of neurodegenerative disease would be an advantage but is not required.
LocationCambridge, MA, US
QualificationsExceptional scientific rigor in neurodegenerative diseases or related field(s)
Minimum of 5 years of independent research experience; experience in a pharmaceutical/biotechnology industry is preferred.
Excellent leadership, team management, and communication skills
EducationMD or MD/PhD in neurosciences or related field with American Board of Pathology board certification in Anatomic Pathology. Board certification in Neuropathology is preferred.
DVM/PhD in neurosciences or related field with American College of Veterinary Pathologists board certification in Anatomic Pathology.
About BiogenThrough cutting:edge science and medicine, Biogen discovers, develops and delivers worldwide innovative therapies for people living with serious neurological and neurodegenerative diseases. Founded in 1978, Biogen is a pioneer in biotechnology and today has the leading portfolio of medicines to treat multiple sclerosis, has introduced the first and only approved treatment for spinal muscular atrophy and is at the forefront of neurology research for conditions including Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Biogen also manufactures and commercializes biosimilars of advanced biologics.
With more than 7,000 people worldwide, Biogen is truly a global organization. We are headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts, which is home to our research operations. Our international operations are based in Zug, Switzerland and we have world:class manufacturing facilities in North Carolina and Denmark. With a strong affiliate presence and a network of distribution partners, Biogen has established a global footprint that allows us to capture the greatest value for the products we develop.
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