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Senior Scientist - Systems Biology

Description: Description\: The Integrative Toxicology group at Employer is currently seeking a Senior Scientist within Nonclinical Drug Safety-Development at the Ridgefield, CT site. The incumbent will bring network analysis to complement our laboratory-based group's safety de-risking activities which uses state-of-the-art molecular/cell-tissue biology and biomarker technologies, immunopharmacology endpoints, and computational systems modeling and data analytics. This Senior Scientist position in Network Pharmacology-Toxicology will apply or adapt network analysis approaches to support preclinical safety assessments of novel therapeutic concepts and new molecular entities. The incumbent will bring his/her training in network biology or pharmacology to perform analysis of integrated data sources to increase mechanistic understanding of toxicology findings and predict their human relevance. 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\: Apply or adapt network analysis approaches to integrate and interrogate diverse data sources (molecular, cellular, and animal/human) to postulate mechanism of action for adverse effects and predict human relevance Independently communicates results, interacts and communicates effectively in a team setting Participates in relevant external meetings, keeps abreast of relevant literature, generates external presentations or peer-reviewed publications Requirements\: PhD, DVM degree or equivalent experience in a relevant field (e.g., Network or Systems Biology, Pharmacology; Bioinformatics) Demonstrated skills in network or systems biology/pharmacology, pathway analysis and visualization. Post-doctoral experience desirable Proficient in using common bioinformatics systems, as well as molecular interaction, network/pathway analysis and visualization tools Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing, and work with others in an interdisciplinary team 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\: Employer 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, 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. Employer 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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