Who We Are:
EMD Serono, Inc. is proud to belong to the oldest pharmaceutical and chemical company in the world. With a history spanning more than 300 years, our parent company, Merck KGaA, still operates successfully in both sectors. We are known in the United States as EMD, a name that stands for Emmanuel Merck, Darmstadt, heralding back to our roots in Germany.
EMD Serono is a recognized leader in the biopharmaceutical industry, with more than 1,100 employees throughout the United States. We strive to create value and benefit patients by transforming medical science into breakthrough solutions in our core therapeutic areas of neurodegenerative diseases, fertility and metabolic endocrinology, as well as oncology and autoimmune/inflammatory disease.
We are seeking candidates for a postdoctoral fellow position in the ImmunoOncology group at EMD Serono. The candidate will work in our state-of-the-art EMD Serono Research Institute located in Billerica, MA, and closely interact with the ImmunoOncology drug discovery labs. The successful candidate will study the mechanisms regulating immunological responses, with the goal to develop novel tumor immunotherapies.
Postdoctoral tenure at EMD Serono is for two years, with the option to extend for an additional year. Postdoc salaries are competitive, commensurate with other industry programs. EMD Serono offers a comprehensive benefits package, which includes; medical, dental, vision coverage, 401(k) savings and retirement account plan. Postdocs are also eligible to receive a yearly bonus based on individual and company performance.
Applicants should have the following qualifications: (1) A recent PhD from an internationally reputable institution (*see below); (2) Extensive practical research experience in the fields of cell biology and immunology or cancer immunology; (3) At least one first-author research publication in a prominent scientific journal; (4) A demonstrated ability to think critically and independently; (5) Strong written and oral communication skills; (6) A demonstrated ability to collaborate and interact effectively with scientific colleagues.
*Junior scientists with one previous postdoctoral position will also be considered.
EMD Serono is an equal opportunity employer.
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