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External Posting TitleAssociate Scientist II, Neuroimmunology, ResearchJob DescriptionThe Neuroimmunology department at Biogen is searching for a committed, enthusiastic and dependable associate scientist to assist with the design, execution and interpretation of preclinical studies for drug discovery and development. The incumbent will be part of a multifunctional team with responsibility for target validation and evaluation of novel drug candidates for neurodegenerative/neuroinflammatory diseases. He/she should be able to plan and execute in vivo and in vitro experiments with high level of independency, organization and scientific rigor. He/she should be able to maintain an up-to-date knowledge of pertinent literature and possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills to efficiently present results to project team members.*LI-RD2LocationCambridge, MA, USJob CategoryResearchRequisition Number29427BRQualificationsBS/MS in neurobiology, biology, or related field and a demonstrated track record of hands-on experience with in vivo and in vitro procedures• Neuroinflammation/neurodegeneration background is highly preferable• General molecular biology skills (DNA/RNA isolation, qPCR), knowledge of IHC/IF• Experience with mammalian tissue culture techniques (primary cells and cell lines)• Significant experience with protein analysis (Western blot, ELISA, protein extraction)• Small rodent handling and dosing via standard delivery routes• Imaging and FACS analysis preferable• Strong commitment and high flexibility of work schedule is requiredEducationBS or MS degree in life science field.About BiogenBiogen (NASDAQ: BIIB) is a biotechnology leader that discovers, develops and delivers innovative therapies for the treatment of neurodegenerative and rare diseases. Patients worldwide benefit every day from our medicines for multiple sclerosis (MS) and hemophilia.Founded in 1978, Biogen is one of the world’s oldest independent biotechnology companies. Our development pipeline is focused on areas of high unmet medical need, as we pursue new therapies for patients suffering from diseases with few or no treatment options. These include programs for Alzheimer’s Disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), Parkinson’s disease, spinal muscular atrophy and neuropathic pain amongst others.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. We offer therapies globally through direct affiliate presence in 30 countries and a network of distribution partners in over 50 additional countries.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, race, color, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, religion, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law. Biogen is an E-Verify Employer in the United States.Please be advised that all legitimate correspondence from a Biogen employee will come from "@biogen.com" email accounts..

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