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Scientist II/III, Cancer Immunology & Immune Modulation

Description: Boehringer Ingelheim is currently seeking a talented and motivated Scientist II/III to join our Cancer Immunology & Immune Modulation (CI & IM) Research Group located at our Ridgefield, CT facility. The successful candidate will actively contribute to the identification and validation of novel IM therapeutic concepts, and to the development of novel and differentiated clinical candidates (both large and small molecules) for immunological diseases. As an employee of Employer, 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 Employer's high regard for our employees. Duties & Responsibilities\: Conduct experiments aimed at target identification and validation using molecular and cellular immunological approaches Design, execute, and troubleshoot experiments independently and efficiently Analyze data and effectively communicate results Keep abreast of relevant literature and technologies to expand scientific/technical knowledge Collaborate with members of IM and other departments (i.e. Inflammation & Respiratory; Cancer Immunology) when required to support project advancement and decision making Prepare and deliver internal scientific presentations and reports as needed Operate and maintain lab equipment Comply with applicable regulations, performing all work in a safe manner Maintain proper records in accordance with SOPs and policies. Scientist II Requirements\: Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution with three-plus (3+) years of experience in related scientific discipline or Master's Degree from an accredited institution in related scientific discipline or equivalent experience in related field Must have good understanding of basic scientific principles and research practices in the field of immunology Prior research experience in molecular and immunological techniques such as cell isolation/sorting, immunophenotyping, T cell functional assays, ELISA/Luminex/MSD, mammalian cell tissue culture, transfection, western blots, flow cytometry and/or RT-qPCR Experience with in vitro or in vivo model systems to evaluate immune cell function is preferred. Excellent oral and written communication skills Proficiency with computers and data analysis software Ability and willingness to work effectively in a highly collaborative research environment Scientist III Requirements\: Master's Degree from an accredited institution with three-plus (3+) years of experience in related scientific discipline, OR Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution with seven-plus (7+) years of experience in related scientific discipline or equivalent experience in related field Must have good understanding of basic scientific principles and research practices in the field of immunology Proficient in a variety of molecular and immunological techniques/technologies such as cell isolation/sorting, immunophenotyping, T cell functional assays, ELISA/Luminex/MSD, MLR, mammalian cell tissue culture, transfection, western blots, flow cytometry and/or RT-qPCR. Prior research experience in assay development/optimization is desirable Experience with in vitro or in vivo model systems to evaluate immune cell function is preferred. Analyzes data, interprets results, troubleshoots and solves technical issues independently. Excellent oral and written communication skills Proficiency with computers and experience with data analysis software Ability to work effectively in a highly collaborative research environment 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 Our Culture\: Boehringer Ingelheim is one of the world's top 20 pharmaceutical companies and operates globally with approximately 50,000 employees. Since our founding in 1885, the company has remained family-owned and today we are committed to creating value through innovation in three business areas including human pharmaceuticals, animal health and biopharmaceutical contract manufacturing. Since we are privately held, we have the ability to take an innovative, long-term view. Our focus is on scientific discoveries and the introduction of truly novel medicines that improve lives and provide valuable services and support to patients and their families. Employees are challenged to take initiative and achieve outstanding results. Ultimately, our culture and drive allows us to maintain one of the highest levels of excellence in our industry. We are also deeply committed to our communities and our employees create and engage in programs that strengthen the neighborhoods where we live and work. Employer, including Employer Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Employer USA, Employer Animal Health USA, Inc., Merial Barceloneta, LLC and Employer Fremont, Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; creed; religion; national origin; age; ancestry; nationality; marital, domestic partnership or civil union status; sex, gender identity or expression; affectional or sexual orientation; disability; veteran or military status, including protected veteran status; domestic violence victim status; atypical cellular or blood trait; genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other characteristic protected by law. Boehringer Ingelheim is firmly committed to ensuring a safe, healthy, productive and efficient work environment for our employees, partners and customers. As part of that commitment, Employer conducts pre-employment verifications and drug screenings. #LI-SS1 Department: Research & Development

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