Vertex Pharmaceuticals is currently searching for a talented, highly motivated and creative bench research scientist to join a dynamic research team dedicated to discovering new therapeutic agents for serious renal diseases. Candidates will report directly to the program leader. This position will focus on establishing cellular models of disease using advanced cellular biology techniques. The applicant should have a strong background in primary cell culture, iPSC-derived culture and/or organoid culture. The applicant will be integrated into a fast-paced drug discovery team.
The successful candidate must have obtained a doctorate degree (Ph.D) in Cellular, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry or any related field with in-depth knowledge in primary cell culture. The candidate will be joining a drug discovery team focused on developing novel therapeutics for serious kidney diseases which will change the course of human health.
Ability to achieve goals within an allotted timeframe, and deliver high quality results;
Strong analytical capabilities and scientific critical judgment
Ability to work in a fast-paced and ever changing environment,
Strong communication skills and ability to work cross functionally within teams.
Vertex is a global biotechnology company that invests in scientific innovation.
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