Scientist III, ‘V’ gene recovery/Molecular Biology
Boehringer Ingelheim - Connecticut

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Boehringer Ingelheim

is currently seeking a talented and innovative

Scientist III ‘V’ gene recovery/Molecular Biology

to join our


department located at our

Ridgefield, CT

facility. The Scientist III contributes to R&D discovery research by independently performing scientific research. As a Scientist III you will implement and modify protocols as required. The Scientist III provides scientific ability and results within the

Lead Optimization Group

aiding the Biotherapetics department productivity. The Scientist III represents an area of expertise within project teams and maintains sufficient knowledge of skill center process to integrate contributions to projects.

As an employee of Boehringer Ingelheim, 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 Boehringer Ingelheim's high regard for our employees.

Duties & Responsibilities:
Clone out V-genes from B-cells or hybridomas and generate chimeric antibodies

Perform high-throughput sequence analysis

Design and build platform vectors for the rapid generation of expression constructs

Performs as an expert in a specialized area in order to introduce and perform technical functions. Requires limited guidance to perform technical protocols.

Designs, analyses, and interprets own experiments with input from project or technical teams. Routinely suggests follow-up experiments.

Demonstrates clear understanding of research or development team goals and works effectively toward achieving them; Has ability to participate on project teams and contribute to defining expertise-related aspects of program goals.

Applies experimental design principles to modify protocols. Performs literature searches and extracts relevant information

Contributes to training colleagues and junior scientists in area of technical expertise. Maintains understanding of drug discovery process. Drafts and audits technical reports.

Complies with all applicable regulations; Ensures that work performed in area of responsibility is conducted in a safe and compliant manner; Maintains proper records in accordance with SOPs and policies.

Contributes to departmental administration; Demonstrates fiscal responsibility with respect to cost of experiments, technology, external collaborations, and travel.

Masters degree (e.g. MBA, MSc) with a focus in Biology AND/OR 6 years of industry experience in Chemistry AND/OR Biochemistry

  • Hands-on molecular biology experience (i.e. restriction cloning, PCR, RT-PCR, and plasmid construction)
Ability to work within a collaborative team environment and present and defend results to project and technical teams.

Desired Experience, Skills and Abilities:
Experience with design of constructs for both prokaryotic and eukaryotic protein expression systems

Ability to propose new experimental designs, conduct probing experiments

Knowledge of DNA sequence processing software such as Vector NTI, Sequencher, Lasergene, or equivalent

Ability to plan and conduct laboratory experiments then evaluate and interpret data

Ability to propose new experimental designs, conduct probing experiments

  • Well-organized and able to carry out several projects simultaneously
Eligibility Requirements:
Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction.

Must be willing to submit to a background investigation, including verification of your past employment, criminal history, and educational background

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 a different kind of pharmaceutical company, a privately held company with the ability to have an innovative and long term view. Our focus is on scientific discoveries that improve patients' lives and we equate success as a pharmaceutical company with the steady introduction of truly innovative medicines. Boehringer Ingelheim is the largest privately held pharmaceutical corporation in the world and ranks among the world's 20 leading pharmaceutical corporations. At Boehringer Ingelheim, we are committed to delivering value through innovation. 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. Boehringer Ingelheim, including Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Boehringer Ingelheim USA, Boehringer Ingelheim Roxane Inc., Roxane Laboratories Inc., Boehringer Ingelheim Chemicals, Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica Inc. and Ben Venue Laboratories Inc., is an equal opportunity employer. M/F/D/V



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As the US headquarters of German drug maker  Boehringer Ingelheim, Boehringer Ingelheim Corporation oversees about half a dozen stateside...