Celgene Scientist I, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology in Cambridge, Massachusetts


Celgene is a global biopharmaceutical company leading the way in medical innovation to help patients live longer, better lives. Our purpose as a company is to discover and develop therapies that will change the course of human health. We value our passion for patients, ​quest for innovation, spirit of independence and love of challenge. With a presence in more than 70 countries, and growing - we look for talented people to grow our business, advance our science and contribute to our unique culture.

Responsibilities include:

  • Develop robust cell based approaches and technologies to establish the activity and mechanism of action of candidate therapeutics.

  • Employ state of the art cell and molecular biology tools to understand the biology of proteins of interest and validate novel therapeutic targets

  • Develop and/or execute cell assays amenable to phenotypic screens or to support drug development

  • Remain current in and critically evaluate literature to extract and present ideas and approaches for addressing experimental challenges

  • Remain an active laboratory contributor and supervise junior scientists

  • Prepare, review and deliver scientific presentations as needed

Credentials, Skills, Behaviors & Knowledge

  • PhD with postdoctoral experience (additional industrial experience a strong plus) or Master’s degree with at least 8 years industrial experience

  • Enthusiastic about discovering therapeutic drugs and contributing to the science literature

  • Command of current cell and molecular biology approaches

  • Command of a human disease relevant biology, ideally immunology, though other areas will be considered

  • Ability to collaborate in teams and work with others in a matrixed environment

  • Demonstrated effectiveness in a fast-paced and dynamic environment

  • Excellent communication, presentation, collaboration and organizational skills

Comfortable with changing direction and taking risks

Celgene is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status. Celgene complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act. All applicants must have authorization to work for Celgene in the U.S.COMMITTED TO IMPROVING THE LIVES OF PATIENTS WORLDWIDE

At Celgene, we seek to deliver truly innovative and life-changing drugs for our patients. Our vision as a company is to build a major global biopharmaceutical corporation while focusing on the discovery, the development, and the commercialization of products for the treatment of cancer and other severe, immune, inflammatory conditions.

“At Celgene, we seek to deliver truly innovative and life-changing drugs for our patients.”

There are more than 300 clinical trials at major medical centers using compounds from Celgene. Investigational compounds are being studied for patients with incurable hematological and solid tumor cancers, including multiple myeloma, myelodysplastic syndromes, chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL), triple-negative breast cancer and pancreatic cancer. As committed as we are to clinical accomplishment, we are equally committed to patient support, which is a guiding principle at Celgene. We believe all who can benefit from our discoveries should have the opportunity to do so. Celgene puts patients first with industry-leading programs that provide information, support and access to our innovative therapies.